Marcello Rufrano Joins 2019 SK Modified® Rookie Class at Stafford
(Stafford Springs, CT)—When Stafford’s SK Modified® division hits the track for the season opening NAPA Spring Sizzler on April 26-28, defending SK Light champion Marcello Rufrano will be living a dream by being part of the starting field. Rufrano will make the jump from the SK Lights into the premier SK Modified® division in 2019 and he will go back to his original number 48 on his Wheelers Auto sponsored modified.
Kyle Casagrande Returning to Competition at Stafford
(Stafford Springs, CT)—Hometown driver Kyle Casagrande will return to compete in the Limited Late Model division for the 2019 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series season at Stafford Speedway. Casagrande ran in the DARE Stock (Street Stock) division from 2007-2013 then ran a full season of Late Model competition in 2014 and is looking forward to getting himself back into NAPA Victory Lane.
LAKEVILLE, Conn.—Lime Rock Park, the historic motorsports and entertainment destination nestled among the hills of beautiful Northwest Connecticut, is gearing up for an impressive 2019 season, including three major events. Tickets are currently on sale at holiday discount rates, which will continue through Jan. 2, 2019, when advance pricing takes hold. Each of the three events will offer traditional racing matched with new features to excite long-time fans and newcomers alike.
Big Discount on Stafford Speedway 2019 Season Tickets Ends December 14th
(Stafford Springs, CT)—Stafford Motor Speedway’s 2019 season ticket early buy discount ends Friday, December 14th. Time is running out to take advantage of early buy savings on Paddock Passes, General Admission, Reserved Seat, and Kids Fast Pass tickets. All season ticket packages offer big savings compared to purchasing a ticket for each of the 22 scheduled race events.
Wild Thing Kart Graduate Steven Chapman to Challenge For SK Light Rookie of the Year Honors in 2019
(Stafford Springs, CT)—After a 5-race foray into Stafford Speedway’s SK Light division in 2018, 15-year old Ellington native Steven Chapman will join the division full time in 2019 and challenge for Rookie of the Year Honors. Chapman is a graduate of the Monday night Wild Thing Karts program at Stafford where he won the 2014 Tiger A championship and the 2016 Jr. Outlaw championship. With three top-10 finishes in his brief 5-race stint during the 2018 season, Chapman is looking forward to racing full-time behind the wheel of his #14 Chapman Apartment Homes machine.
THOMPSON SPEEDWAY MOTORSPORTS PARK ANNOUNCES 2019 SCHEDULE
CHANGES ON TAP WITH 10-RACE SLATE PLANNED
By Kyle Souza for Thompson Speedway
THOMPSON, Conn. – Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park has revealed a 10-race schedule for the 2019 NASCAR Whelen All American Series (NWAAS) season. Three added events to the oval schedule for the newest campaign are sure to give fans added excitement and opportunity at the Connecticut oval.
Terry Eames, Thompson’s newly appointed General Manager, put together the 10-race slate as the oval looks to spark further growth for the Whelen All American Series and give fans as many chances as possible to be at the track. (more…)