Seekonk Speedway DAV Fall Classic Results

Tom Scully Jr, Anthony Nocella, Gerry DeGasparre, Mike Mitchell and Mike Cavallaro are 2013 DAV winners at Seekonk.

Tom Scully Jr picked up his second DAV Fall Classic win on Saturday, holding off a hard charging Derek Ramstrom over the final laps. Kevin Folan and Ken Spencer raced wheel to wheel for the lead, with Spencer edging out Folan at the line on the 3rd lap. As the field headed into turn one, Dave Hutchins spun high in the turn. It looked like it would be a single car incident until Mike Brightman, Dave Darling and Dave Silvia made contact, eliminating all at the time. Silvia returned many laps behind.

Spencer took control and set the pace for the next dozen laps with some pressure from Scully. Spencer held on through a pair of restarts, but couldn’t hold off the Wheelock’s NAPA Auto Group Ford as on the sixteenth circuit, Scully moved past and into the lead. By the quarter-mark, Scully held a several length lead over Spencer, Larry Gelinas, Craig Weinstein and Derek Ramstrom.
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Seekonk Speedway Fast Friday October 4th Results

Nick Lascoula, Jay Fortin, Tyler Boudreau, Dave Lougee & Joey Lembo pick up Seekonk Fast Friday DAV wins.

In a legendary 2013 season, Abington’s Nick Lascoula had won just about everything there was at Seekonk. The 2013 Nick’s Pit Stop Legends championship, the Phil’s Propane Triple Crown Championship and Seekonk’s INEX Pro division Championship, to go along with eight feature wins. On Friday night, he picked up his third DAV Fall Classic title.

Lascoula started on the pole in the 25 lap finale, and was clearly the driver to beat. Stephen Kopcik hung with Lascoula all he could, keeping within a couple of car lengths but had his hands full with Chris Robbins and TJ Thompson, who swapped the third position back and forth. Over the final laps, Robbins fell back to fourth and battled with Jesse Melberg, hosing off the former Pure Stock Champion.
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Dick Houlihan, Jeramee Lille, Crystal Serydynski and Mike Cavallaro win final Saturday features

seekonkKevin Folan started on the pole, and led the first 30 laps of the 40 lap Pro Stock feature. Mike Mitchell, Dave Silvia and then Ken Spencer all took turns trying to hunt down the Pro Stock sophomore. At the halfway point, Folan had a 4 car length lead over Spencer, Mike Brightman, Tom Scully Jr and Ryan Vanasse.

The first caution came out on lap 30, when Bob Hussey and Daryl Stampfl got together. From there, the lead was about the place that no one wanted to be. On the restart, contact between Brightman and Folan sent the 17 around, and Brightman to the pits. Dave Darling and Tom Scully Jr were involved as well.

Spencer and Vanasse battled for the lead on the restart, and Spencer lost the back end and spun, bringing out the caution.
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Ed Flanagan Jr, Nick Lascoula, Shawn DeMello, Taylor Bowser and Kendra Levesque pick up final Fast Friday wins

Ed Flanagan Jr picked up his first win in over 2 years in the 25 lap Pure Stock feature. Dan Johnson of Rehoboth jumped out at the green and set the pace for the first half of the event. Flanagan ran second for a bit before Jamie

Salley got by and tried to chase down the rookie. With the leaders racing, the point championship contenders, John Robidoux and Earl Curtin III, were battling each other for position. The pair raced together, swapping positions in the top five as they tried to work through the field.

While they were racing for the fourth position, at the lap 12 mark, the pair made contact, and Curtin could not hold on, hitting the wall and ending his night.
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Ryan Vanasse wins the Crab Manchester LM Memorial. Darling, Martin and Negley visit Victory Lane

seekonkRyan Vanasse jumped behind the wheel of Bill Bernard’s team car and rolled to his first win in the LM division in over two years, like he never left. The two-time LM champion started fifteenth on the starting grid and used a couple of early cautions and some timely openings to battle for the win.

Branden Dion brought the field down and jumped out front until Dillon Moltz, looking for some redemption, moved around the rookie for the lead. Moltz held onto the lead through a couple of early cautions, including one that included Dillon Estrella and Gerry DeGasparre.

At the halfway point, Moltz started opening a sizeable lead, which went away after Bill Bernard spun with just 10 laps remaining. Vanasse had moved to third, and moved past Lineham for second. By this time, Moltz was fighting a right front tire that was going down, and couldn’t hold off The Rocket, as Ryan moved around the CT native for the lead with seven laps remaining. Vanasse held off Moltz and DeGasparre on a final Green-White-
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Al Wisialko, Earl Curtin, Len Sousa, Curtis Rolando and Cassie Meservey pick up Seekonk Fast Friday wins


Seekonk Speedway Fast Friday Results for 9/13/13
Al Wisialko, Earl Curtin, Len Sousa, Curtis Rolando and Cassie Meservey pick up Seekonk Fast Friday wins.

Earl Curtin III made quick work from his fourth row starting position, and moved past early leader Kei-Lyn Manfredo on the fourth circuit of the 25 lap Pure Stock feature to pick up his third victory of the season. Manfredo jumped out in front of Dan Johnson on the opening lap, and set the early lead. Her top position didn’t last long until Curtin found the outside and moved past the third year driver.

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Tom Scully Jr, Dylan Estrella, Mike Cavallaro and Paul Lallier pick up Seekonk Speedway checkers

seekonkTom Scully Jr picked up his second win of the season Saturday at Seekonk, making a three-wide pass under Mike Brightman and Kyle Casper off the second corner. Casper jumped out front for the opening laps with Brightman on his tail as they battled for the lead.

Rick Martin spun on lap 17, bringing out the caution, lining up the move that put Scully into the lead. As they raced off the second corner, Brightman, who was leading at the time. They came off the second corner, Brightman and Casper wheel to wheel. Scully saw an opening on the bottom, and squeezed his Wheelock’s NAPA Auto Group Chevy to the inside and made it a three wide battle for the lead.

The trip raced like that through the front stretch, where Scully was able to move past and take over with 22 laps remaining. Following Scully through was Dick Houlihan, who battled with Brightman for several laps, through a couple of cautions.
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Melberg, Lascoula, DeMello, Lougee and Kulpa win Fast Friday mains

seekonkJesse Melberg continued to show why he is the reigning champion for 2012 by coming from the back of the pack for a convincing win, edging race leader Amy Arsenault with six laps remaining in the 25-lap feature. He clambered from tenth on a field of twelve to fourth over the first eight laps, then settled in behind points leader John Robidoux for six laps, worked on Dave Desrosiers for three laps and then another three in second before he could get around Arsenault. Melberg made it happen the hard way, going around the outside each time. Earl Curtin III, who made a late climb from fifth, moved Arsenault back just two laps later to claim third, just three tenths of a second behind. Arsenault was third in a new car, .834 back. Ed Flanagan, Jr. and Robidoux rounded out the top five.

1) Jesse Melberg 2) Earl Curtin III 3) Amy Arsenault 4) Ed Flanagan Jr 5) John Robidoux 6) Jamie Salley 7) Dave Desrosiers 8) Mark Murphy 9) Dan Massa Jr 10) Dan Johnson 11) Keri-Lyn Manfredo 12) Ed Gould
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Seekonk Speedway Saturday 8/31 Results

seekonkDave Darling, Bobby Pelland III, Rick Martin and Ed Gannon pick up Saturday ARC wins.

Track Champ and points leader Dave Darling won once again, following the simple rule of staying out of trouble.

Darling took over the lead from Kenny Spencer at midrace, on a lap 19 restart. They had dueled on a lap 18 restart and again following cautions on laps 20, 22, 24, 29 and 30. Darling was able to hold on to the lead each time. The final ten laps ran caution free and Darling led Spencer over the stripe. Dick Houlihan, Fred Astle and Kevin Casper followed.

Signs for the race were bad from the first billowing of the green, as Kevin Folan and Mike Brightman were together and up into the wall before the starting line. They had started side-by-side and something had knocked Folan loose and into Brightman and they locked together in a slide into the wall at the base of the starter’s platform. Brightman pulled away and drove smoking to the pits. Folan, with his right front corner collapsed, had to be hauled to the pits before completing a lap. Brightman was able to return, but Bill Antonellis, who had been collected in the fray, was also out without finishing a circuit.
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Seekonk Speedway Fast Friday Results for 8/30/13

seekonkAl Wisialko picks up first career Nick’s Pit Stop Legends win. Melberg, Pelletier, Bowser and Morsehead celebrate wins.

Albert Wisialko took his first career win in Legends, working the right choice while approaching lapped traffic. Wisialko and TJ Thompson were dueling over the lead on lap 18 of the 25-lap feature, when they encountered John Bellucci as they entered lap four. As they pulled along behind, entering turn four, Thompson wavered in his decision on how to go around the lapped vehicle. Wisialko decided and dived for the bottom of the track. Thompson seemed to make a move to go around on the high side, then saw the room that Wisialko had left and turned down. He nearly collided with Bellucci and wavered getting underneath. This was all Wisialko needed to hammer down and pull into the lead on his own. Thompson pursued, with the field of Chris Robbins, Andrew Carpenter and Jesse Jakubajtys following.

1) Al Wisialko 2) TJ Thompson 3) Chris Robbins 4) Andy Carpenter 5) Jesse Jakubajtys 6) Curt Snow 7) John Bellucci 8) Nick Lascoula 9) Joe Putnam 10) Joey Parker 11) Matt Carpenter
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