VANASSE CAPTURES MANCHESTER MEMORIAL FOR LATE MODELS

Ryan Vanasse stepped into Bill Bernard’s team car for the James “Crab” Manchester Memorial race for late models, started fifteenth on a field of seventeeth and worked his way into second behind Dillon Moltz on the fortieth of fifty laps.  Moltz had led since lap three and been pursued by Ryan Lineham since lap 12.  He had built a commanding lead following a lap 15 restart, a straightaway over Lineham and then another 12 cars back to...

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DARLING WINS DON DIONNE MEMORIAL FOR PRO STOCKS

Dave Darling came on in the latter stages, once again, to win the Don Dionne Memorial Race for Pro Stocks after working his way up from tenth with ten laps remaining.  Darling engaged Dick Houlihan in a crowd-pleasing duel for the previous nine laps.  Houlihan had charged up from sixth to take over the lead from Kevin Folan on lap sixteen.  Folan had led since the outset.  Houlihan led eleven laps with Mike Brightman coming up to...

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LATE MODELS TO MOLTZ

Dylan Moltz, a Waterford Speedbowl veteran, who has spent several recent nights at Seekonk, came on in his third race at the Cement Palace to claim the Late Model division victory. He took the lead off a lap five restart and fought his way to the finish line with a convincing margin of victory. Dylan Estrella grabbed the runnerup slot just ahead of Bobby Pelland III, Gerry DeGasparre, Jr. and Brandon Dion. However, late breaking news...

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Pelland leapfrogs Dion into victory lane

Bobby Pelland III shook of the tough luck that has plagued him much of the season to take the final step in the Phil’s Propane Triple Crown for Late Models. Pelland spoiled the night for rookie Branden Dion, who led four fifths of the race from the pole position. The first 36 laps ran fault free until Ryan Lineham spun on lap 36 and went immediately to the pits for repairs. Lineham had been working Dion’s bumper since replacing Mark...

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DEGASPARRE CEMENTING LEAD WITH LATE MODELS WIN

Gerry Degasparre, Jr. took another win on the season to further strengthen his lead in the late models division, holding off late challenges by Charlie Rose and Dillon Moltz, who were forced, instead, to duel each other to the finish.  DeGasparre had arrived at the front on lap 14, depriving Rose of the lead he had wrested from Ryan Lineham just two laps earlier.  Rose was to pursue him to the finish line. DeGasparre’s path to the...

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Seekonk Speedway announces new Race Director.

With a handful of weeks left in the 2013 racing season, and an eye on 2014, Seekonk Speedway welcomes Frank Sgambato to the role of Race Director. Frank comes to Seekonk after spending several years in the same role at Stafford Speedway, and returns to the speedway where his father spent many years as the chief starter. Frank will take over the role vacated by Mike Chapman, who retired several weeks ago. He will take over Race...

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