REIGNING CHAMPION DJ SHAW SCORES FIRST PASS NORTH SLM VICTORY THIS SEASON AT LEE USA SPEEDWAY

dfghchvcbLee, NH – DJ Shaw of Center Conway, New Hampshire raced past early leader Derek Ramstrom of West Boylston, Massachusetts and drove to his first AIM Recycling USA PASS North Super Late Model victory of the 2015 season Friday night at Lee USA Speedway in Lee, NH.

Shaw, the reigning champion of the series, fought an overheating Precision JLM-sponsored racecar in the early stages of the race, and survived long bouts with lapped traffic during a 120-lap green flag stretch to claim first-place hardware at the MacDonald family’s racetrack.

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NEW ENGLAND MOTORSPORTS SOUTH

edrsdsdgdGillette Stadium and Fenway Park fit inside New Hampshire Motor Speedway’s 1.058-mile oval. On July 19, Super Bowl champion Rob Ninkovich and two-time American League All-Star Rico Petrocelli will celebrate the speedway’s 25th Anniversary by serving honorary roles during pre-race festivities for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series New Hampshire 301.

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BOBBY SEARS STILL GOING STRONG AT 70 AT NEW SMYRNA SPEEDWAY

Brad May has been a force all year since taking over the Bobby Sears Late Model rides (Jim Jones Photo)Although his driving days have ended, car owner Bobby Sears is still a weekly
fixture at New Smyrna Speedway. Sears will turn 71 later this year and he
shows no signs of slowing down as his race team has already scored several
wins in both the Super Late Model and Pro Late Model divisions with new driver
Brad May.

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Monadnock Speedway

MonadnockWinchester—This weekend Monadnock Speedway’s run of good weather came to an end, but not before some racing happened down on the track. This weekend, the NEMA Midgets and NEMA Lites were in town as well as the NE Racing Trucks.

Prior to the commencement of the heats, the Iron Mike Scrivani Memorial Ceremony was held down on the track remembering the former NEMA stalwart and father of NEMA President and supporter, Mike Scrivani Jr.

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Lee USA Speedway

Lee USA Joey Ploe in Victory LaneLee, NH – The Valenti Modified Racing Series was the added attraction to the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series weekly program at Lee USA Speedway on Friday night, with Chris Pasteryak once again staking claim the his familiar spot in victory lane at “New Hampshire‘s Center of Speed“.

Pasteryak opened the season with a huge win in “Bullring Bash”, the first race of the Tri-Track Open Modified Series for 2015, and he proved that win was no fluke with impressive runs in both ends of the twin 50-lap segment event that made up the VMRS’ first visit to Lee USA of the 2015 campaign.

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CHRIS KING WINS 50 LAP STREET STOCK FEATURE AT 95

fsdtsdgChris King of Burnham finally got the win he’s been looking for as he won the 50 lap Casella Waste Systems series race #2 at Speedway 95 Saturday night. King started fifth in the 12 car field, took the lead from Skowhegan’s Zach Audet on lap 19, and held off Frankfort’s Bob Seger Jr. for the win. Seger, who started the race in the fifth spot, spent the majority of the race trying to get past fourth place finisher Audet and third place finisher Alex Berry of Harrington to get in position to go for the win. Once past them, Seger was unable to close the gap to mount a serious challenge to King. Ellsworth’s Bradley Norris finished fifth in the caution free feature. King also won the 10 lap qualifier held earlier in the program.

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Szegedy and Pitkat Points Battle Continues In Lee Twin 50’s Friday

Valenti Modified Racing SeriesSzegedy and Pitkat Points Battle Continues In Lee Twin 50’s Friday

Canaan, NH. — With the points battle heating up and only eight

points separating them in the current standings, Todd Szegedy,

of Ridgefield, CT and Woody Pitkat, of Stafford Springs, CT,

lead the list of entries for Friday nights, Valenti Modified

Racing Series ‘Stratham Tire 100’ at Lee USA Speedway, Lee.

NH.
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Granite State Pro Stock Series Team Penalized Rules Infraction at Hudson International Speedway

GSPSS-logoGranite State Pro Stock Series Team Penalized Rules Infraction at Hudson International Speedway

WALPOLE, NH – The No. 37ME team that competes in the Granite State Pro Stock Series has been penalized for a rules infraction discovered during post-race inspection, June 14, at Hudson International Speedway. This infraction violates the following Section of the 2015 rule book:

12: Fuel
C. The “Official Fuel” will be supplied on-site at all GSPSS events and must be used for practice, qualifying and the race exactly as supplied by NERF. You will be fully responsible for any and all fuel purchased in bulk passing a fuel tech inspection.
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Lee USA Speedway 6/12/15 Race Report

dsjgsdjgnsLee, NH – The vintage racers of the Senior Tour Auto Racers joined the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series weekly regulars at Lee USA Speedway on Friday night, with Skip Stearns of Londonderry (Sportsman) and Maine legend Bobby Turner (Modified) taking down the wins in the first of two 2015 visits by STAR to “New Hampshire‘s Center of Speed“.

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Lee USA Speedway 6/12/15 Race Report

photo by Rich Hayes

photo by Rich Hayes

Lee, NH – The vintage racers of the Senior Tour Auto Racers joined the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series weekly regulars at Lee USA Speedway on Friday night, with Skip Stearns of Londonderry (Sportsman) and Maine legend Bobby Turner (Modified) taking down the wins in the first of two 2015 visits by STAR to “New Hampshire‘s Center of Speed“.

The Northeast Classic Lites also joined the action, with C.J. McLaughlin scoring his first career win in their main event. Jim Ayotte grabbed a career-best runner-up finish behind McLaughlin, with Dave Helliwell, Jon Fultz, Kevin Merryfield, Ed Gilman, Duane Skofield, Eric Skofield, Joe Janeiro, and Dan Poliquin, rounding out the top ten.

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