Valenti Modified Racing SeriesSavary Grabs VMRS Victory; His Second At Seekonk

(Seekonk, Mass) – Canton, Massachusetts, veteran Richard Savary started

third in a 25 car field Saturday night, and despite challenges from

modified aces Woody Pitkat, of Stafford, CT, and Todd Szegedy, of

Ridgefield CT, hung on to win the Valenti Modified Racing Series

sanctioned, ‘Seekonk 100,’ The win is Savary’s first this season.

Savary becomes the third different driver in three races to win in 2015.

Savary took command on lap 42 from early leader Dylan Kopec, of

Palmer, Mass, and was never headed. Mike Willis Jr, of Grantham, NH,

led the opening 10-laps before Kopec took charge.

Szegedy settled for second followed by, Kirk Alexander, of W.Swanzey,

NH, third, Rowan Pennink, of Huntingdon Valley, PA, fourth, and

Anthony Nocella, of Woburn, MA, fifth.

Woody Pitkat, Charlie Pasteryak, Norm Wrenn, Dennis Perry, and Donnie

Lashua, rounded out the top ten.

The race was slowed by seven caution flags and was completed a little less

than 52 minutes.

Qualifying heat winners: Savary, Kopec, Willis

All 25 teams that entered the event started the 100-lap race.

Next event: Lee USA Speedway Friday June 19,2015

Race Summary:

June 6, 2015

Race # 3

Entrants (25)

Distance: 100-laps

Time: 51:43:000

Margin of Victory: 0.256

Best Speed: 96.975 (Savary)

Best Lap Time: 12.362

Lead Changes: 2

Cautions: 7

Unofficial Order Of Finish: (1) Savary (2) Szegedy (3) Alexander (4)

Pennink (5) Nocella (6) Pitkat (7) Charlie Pasteryak (8) Wrenn (9) Perry

(10) Lashua (11) Fournier (12) Schneider (13) Pearl (14) Patnode (15)

Kopec (16) Mead (17) Sherman (18) Chris Pasteryak (19) Dion (20)

Medeiros (21) Kyle James (22) Annarummo (23) Meservey (24) Willis

(25) Ianarelli