Stephen Grant named new race Director for Fast Fridays
Feb28

Stephen Grant named new race Director for Fast Fridays

Seekonk Speedway and The Venditti family are pleased to introduce Stephen Grant as the new Race Director for Fast Fridays. Stephen will oversee all racing operations for all four divisions on the fast Friday series at Seekonk Speedway. Mr Grant brings a long resume of racing background to the position most recently with the NEMA lights. Stephen has a long history of involvement with youth sports and is very excited to be able to work...

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Pure Stock Champion John Robidoux: How Bizarre
Jan07

Pure Stock Champion John Robidoux: How Bizarre

When John was a young lad, he would come to Seekonk Speedway and enjoy the thrill shows. Then, he started competing in them, running the Enduro events on those thrill shows. The excitement, the thrill, and the crowd are what captured him. After competing in them for a few years, he was hankering for a chance at a more controlled, more ruled class of competition. That’s where the Pure Stocks came into play. “The enduros were a ton of...

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Jay Fortin with a great Pure Stock DAV win

Jay Fortin added his name to the DAV Fall Classic winners, picking up the 25 lap Pure Stock feature. Fortin and Ed Flanagan Jr brought the field down and spent the first 19 lap battling for the lead. Flanagan pressured the J Fortin Concrete Forms Chevy through a lap five restart, and threw everything he could at the leader. Several times, Flanagan was able to get a nose under Fortin, but each time, Fortin continued to hold off the...

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2014 Season Drivers meetings Scheduled

Drivers meetings to be held at the Seekonk American Legion at 351 Fall River Ave Oct 22nd SYRA, Sport 4 and Pure Stocks (6pm-SYRA/6:45pm-Sport4/7:30pm-PureStocks) Oct 23rd Street Stocks and Late Models (6pm-Streets/7pm-Late Model) Oct 24th Trucks and Pro Stocks (6pm-Trucks/7pm-Pro Stocks)

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IT’S FLANAGAN’S FEATURE BUT ROBIDOUX’S CHAMPIONSHIP, THANKS TO ED GOULD

Ed Flanagan, Jr took his first feature win on the season, holding off the charging John Robidoux, who wanted the win on the evening as badly as he wanted the season’s championship he won over Earl Curtin III, who went out of the race with twelve laps remaining after hitting the wall coming out of turn two.  Robidoux was aided to the win as he blew up in the heats, losing his motor but able to edge through the final lap.  Fellow...

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CURTIN OUTLASTS FORTIN FOR PURE STOCK WIN

Earl Curtin III stormed through the field from his seventh place start to take the lead of the Pure Stock feature on lap 3, then spent the rest of the race holding off the man he’d eased out of the position – Joseph Fortin.  There was plenty of action to behold as the race went green for the entire 25 laps and battles raged three wide in the pack behind the lead pair.  It wasn’t until lap 22 that Curtin was able to grab a single...

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