David Arute Wins NAPA Auto Parts SK Modified® Rookie of the Year Honors
(Stafford Springs, CT)—After driving in Stafford Speedway’s Street Stock, Limited Late Model, and SK Light divisions from 2010-2017, David Arute made the move into the premier SK Modified® division for the 2018 season with the goal of winning the NAPA Auto Parts Rookie of the Year title. Arute and the #75 Big Haus USA team won not only the SK Modified® Rookie of the Year award, but they were also the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Division 1 Connecticut state Rookie of the Year. Both awards bring with it a $1,000 bonus.
Marcello Rufrano Wins 2018 SK Light Championship at Stafford Speedway
(Stafford Springs, CT)—In one of the most thrilling championship battles in Stafford history, Marcello Rufrano outlasted Bryan Narducci in the race for the 2018 SK Light championship. The fight for the championship came down to the final race of the season with Rufrano and Narducci tied in the points standings with whoever finished in front of the other in the season ending NAPA Fall Final would become champion.
Christopher, Wray & Pearl Score NAPA Fall Final Wins At Stafford; Marcello Rufrano Wins SK Light Track Championship
(Stafford Springs, CT)—Stafford Motor Speedway concluded its 2018 NASCAR racing season with feature events for the SK Modified®, Late Model, and SK Light Modified divisions as part of its NAPA Auto Parts Fall Final Weekend. Taking down feature wins were Michael Christopher, Jr. in the SK Modified® feature, Michael Wray in the Late Model feature, and Alexander Pearl in the SK Light feature. Marcello Rufrano clinched the SK Light Modified track championship after both he and Bryan Narducci wrecked while racing for the lead in the closing laps of the feature event.
Fearn, Bessette, Dion, & DeSanctis Score NAPA Fall Final Saturday Feature Victories At Stafford Speedway
(Stafford Springs, CT)—Stafford Motor Speedway kicked off its final race event of the 2018 season with feature events for its Limited Late Model, and Street Stock divisions, as well as a feature event for the Vintage All-Stars and the special Ladies Challenge feature that raised over $35,000 for various charities as part of the Saturday NAPA Auto Parts Fall Final Weekend festivities. Taking feature wins were Ryan Fearn in the Limited Late Model feature, George Bessette, Jr. in the Street Stock feature, Scott Dion in the Vintage All-Stars feature, and Debbie DeSanctis in the Ladies Challenge feature.
Andrew Molleur Excited to Make NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Debut at Stafford’s NAPA Fall Final
(Stafford Springs, CT)—For Shelton native Andrew Molleur, the 2018 season at Stafford Speedway has been all about making dreams come true. The 15-year old driver has scored 4 wins this season in his first full season of SK Light competition and as he looks to close out the year with another victory, he will realize another dream by making his first ever NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour start this weekend, September 29-30 in the NAPA Fall Final 150 behind the wheel of the #35 RaceChoice.com / Bud’s Diesel Chevrolet.
Justin Bonsignore Can Clinch Whelen Modified Tour Championship At NAPA Fall Final This Weekend At Stafford
(Stafford Springs, CT)—For Justin Bonsignore and the #51 Phoenix Communications Inc. team, the 2018 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season has been a year for the ages. Bonsignore has won half of the 14 NWMT races this season, he has recorded top-8 finishes in all 14 races, and his average finish for the season is a miniscule 2.9. This dominant performance sees Bonsignore leading the NWMT championship chase by 74 points over Chase Dowling and he can clinch the championship this weekend, September 29 & 30 at Stafford with a finish of 21st or better, 22nd or better if he leads one lap, or 23rd or better if he leads the most laps.