(Stafford Springs, CT)—Duane Provost is a 15-year veteran of Stafford Motor Speedway with 20 career feature wins and 2 championships to his credit. Provost began racing in the DARE Stock division in 2005 and found the division to be tough, scoring 2 wins in 5 seasons before moving to the Limited Late Model division where he won 18 races and 2 championships. Provost is set to make the move up to the Late Model division for the 2020 season and here we take a look back at how he has progressed through his racing career.(more…)
Meet 3-Time Stafford Speedway Champion Kevin Gambacorta
(Stafford Springs, CT)—With 17 wins spread across three different divisions and three career track championships at Stafford Motor Speedway to his credit, Kevin Gambacorta has enjoyed a career that most drivers would be envious of. Gambacorta has progressed his way up the full fender ladder at Stafford, racing 5 seasons in the Street Stock division and 7 seasons in the Limited Late Model division before his current stint of 8 years and counting in the Late Model division behind the wheel of his #23 Lavigne Law Dodge.
Here we take a look at how Gambacorta got involved in racing and how he has shaped his career path. Gambacorta got his first taste of racing through his father Vince, who was part of a 6-man enduro team in the mid to late ‘80’s.(more…)
Meet “The Mayor” Joey Ferrigno
(Stafford Springs, CT)—Chances are most fans of Stafford Motor Speedway are very familiar with SK Light driver Joey Ferrigno. The East Hartford native often referred to as “The Mayor” made his first start in 2003 and he has been racing at Stafford full-time since 2004 . But for those who may be unfamiliar, Ferrigno has amassed quite an impressive racing resume over his career, winning a Street Stock championship in 2005 and notching 25 career wins to date in three different divisions. For all that he has accomplished in his career, Ferrigno forged an unusual path for himself.
Unlike many young drivers of today, Ferrigno didn’t come from a racing family or have a background that saw him get started racing in go karts or quarter midgets at an early age. Ferrigno was introduced to racing through his babysitter and a house that happened to be on his paper route in East Hartford.(more…)
Stafford Speedway adds additional iRacing Events; Modified Invitational Set for Friday, May 15th
(Stafford Springs, CT)—Stafford Speedway has announced an additional 4 iRacing events over the next month. All Phases Renovations will continue to partner with Stafford Speedway to present the weekly iRacing broadcast from eStafford Speedway each Friday night. All Phases Renovations will also host this Friday’s Modified Invitational event which will feature Modified competitors battling it out in an 80 lap Tour-Type Modified iRace.
“We all know that iRacing is not as good as the real thing but it has been fun to host the iRacing broadcasts the last few weeks” explained Paul Arute of Stafford Speedway. “Larry at All Phases Renovations has been a big supporter of our broadcasts and we can’t thank him enough for the support. We’ve put together another 4 events starting next Friday with a 60-lap Late Model feature. We’ll also be back in action this Friday with a special Modified invitational featuring Modified drivers from all disciplines.”(more…)