ARSENAULT CAPTURES FIRST WIN IN PURE STOCKS

Amy Arsenault broke from the pole and into the lead at the start of the Pure Stock feature . . . twenty-five laps later she had held off a charging Jesse Melberg for her first win after six years of competing in the division.  It was a gritty win as Melberg had worked his way from the rear of the pack, owing to last week’s victory and threatened to make it two in a row, but Arsenault hung tough through lapped traffic with Jesse on her...

Read More

MELBERG DOMINANT IN PURE STOCK WIN

Reigning Pure Stock Champ, Jesse Melberg was the only driver to post a lap under 16 seconds with a 15.991 enroute to a brilliant win in Pure Stock competition.  Melberg started low in the fifth row, thanks to a second place finish one week earlier.  On his right shoulder was teammate and last week’s winner, Chris Lima.  Melberg surged through the field and was troubling leader Amy Arsenault by lap 12.  They raced door-to-door for the...

Read More

LIMA OUTRUNS TEAMMATE MELBERG TO STRIPE FOR .006-SECOND WIN

Chris Lima dashed to the front past John Robidoux early in the race and seemed to have the field to himself, but out of the pack came teammate and ruling Pure Stock champ, Jesse Melberg.  Melberg quickly closed the distance and showed the crowd he wasn’t about to let his teammate win easy.  Lap after lap, Melberg went to the outside to drive around Lima, but was denied.  He fell in behind, gathered it back up and in the final lap made...

Read More

Bill Doyle breaks thru for win

Bill Doyle of Bourne broke through and picked up his first career Pure Stock feature. Tom Blackwell jumped out to the early lead, and set the pace with a lot of pressure from behind. John Robidoux pressured Blackwell for the first several laps before Doyle moved in. While Doyle played follow the leader, waiting for an opening, defending Pure Stock champion Jesse Melberg was making his own way up on the outside. Melberg moved past...

Read More
2013 Pure Stocks: Pure Excitement
May29

2013 Pure Stocks: Pure Excitement

  One of the most exciting classes at Seekonk is the Pure Stocks. Over the past several seasons, we have seen some of the best two and three wide racing anywhere. Defending champion Jesse Melberg is loaded for bear, as the target on him got bigger and bigger over the winter. And why not? 6 wins over the season and a dominating performance to the title. But all of those wins weren’t him going out and dominating. Some of them came...

Read More
Jesse Melberg starts out on top
May06

Jesse Melberg starts out on top

Defending Pure Stock champ moved past Bill Doyle just past the halfway point, and never looked back as he picked up the opening day victory. Chris Lima followed suit into second, with Doyle hanging on to third. Amy Arsenault and John Robidoux were fourth and...

Read More