Matt Clement Enjoying The Ride in Stafford’s Limited Late Models
(Stafford Springs, CT)—The 2019 season marks Matt Clement’s fifth full season of competition in the Limited Late Model division and coming into this year, he had yet to win a race. With 5 races left in the 2019 season, Clement and the #59 Aquatic Wildlife / Elmo’s Dockside Restaurant team lead all drivers with 6 wins and they also lead the points standings by a slim 6-point margin over defending champion Jeremy Lavoie.
KYLE GERO UP FRONT IN LIMITED SPORTSMAN TITLE CHASE AT THOMPSON SPEEDWAY MOTORSPORTS PARK
By Kyle Souza, Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park
THOMPSON, Conn. — With just three races remaining in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series season, Kyle Gero is right in the middle of a tight Limited Sportsman championship race.
The former Thompson Mini Stock competitor, and New London-Waterford Speedbowl X-Car champion, is second, just eight points out in the title fight. He’s trailing two-time and defending division champion Shawn Monahan, who has three wins in the first seven events.
(Stafford Springs, CT)—Stafford Speedway returned to NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing action with the Late Model division taking center stage with their extra distance Late Model 50 feature event. Ryan Fearn came away the big winner on the night, capturing his first career Late Model feature win. Fearn’s winnings from the night totaled $3,450 with $1,200 in purse money, $1,900 from the Gaston Racing Enterprises High Roller Challenge that saw Fearn roll a 1 in victory lane for the winner takes all option, and $350 in contingency bonus money from iRacing, New England Racing Fuel, Sunoco, and Bob’s Painting and Del’s Vinyl Siding. Other winners on the night included Ronnie Williams in the SK Modified® feature, Bryan Narducci in the SK Light feature, Alexandra Fearn in the Limited Late Model feature, and Meghan Fuller in the Street Stock feature.
Stafford Late Model Rookie Richard Ciriello Optimistic For Late Model 50
(Stafford Springs, CT)—After running two full seasons in Stafford’s Street Stock division, Reading, MA native Richard Ciriello made the move up the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series ladder into the Late Model division for the 2019 season. Ciriello and the #69 Ciriello Motorsports team are confident for their first taste of extra distance racing in this Friday night’s Late Model 50 at Stafford. The longest race that Ciriello has previously logged was 25 laps in the Street Stock division.
Tyler Leary Back On Track Heading Into Stafford Late Model 50
(Stafford Springs, CT)—Stafford Speedway’s Late Model division is taking center stage this Friday, August 16 for a 50-lap extra distance event that carries a purse of $10,000. Tyler Leary, Hatfield MA native, is looking to end a victory drought that dates back to the NAPA Fall Final in 2017, a stretch of nearly 2 years. Leary and the #11 Amherst Trucking / Raynor Garage Doors team head into the Late Model 50 feeling like the extra distance event could be the perfect opportunity to end their winless streak.