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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Shaun Buffington, Chris Lima, Frank Shepard, Curtis Rolando and Matt Barboza pick up Fast Friday D.A.V. wins.

Shaun Buffington of Plainfield, CT picked up the Nick’s Pit Stop Legends win on Friday night in the 25 lap feature. Buffington started on the outside of the front row, courtesy of his heat win, and went on to lead the entire distance. His teammate Tom Gray started second, and sat there for the first several laps before Jordan Lamothe moved past from his fifth place starting position. Gray moved back by a half dozen laps later, but...

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Melberg and Buffington claim titles and wins. Shepard, Belcher and Barboza win while McDonald, Blais and Boudreau clinch Seekonk championships.

Jesse Melberg picked up his sixth win of the 2012 season at Seekonk Speedway, closing out the Fast Friday series with his first career championship in the Pure Stocks. Tim Demarderosian took the lead on the opening circuit of the 25 lap main, and held on for the first few circuits until he was caught up in an incident, eliminating him, Earl Curtin, John Robidoux and Bill Doyle. Amy Arsenault took over at the helm, and set the pace for...

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