Sprague and Robidoux get redemption. Logan picks up Allison Legacy North win. Rolando and Donovan win SYRA Mains.

On August 12th, the ”Fast Friday” program returned to the Seekonk Speedway for an action packed night of entry level racing. The Seekonk Youth Racing Association 600 and 750 classes, the Sport Four division, the Allison Legacy North Series, and Pure Stocks, took to the “Action Track of the East,” and Curtis Rolando, Kaitlyn Donovan, Rich Sprague, James Logan, and John Robidoux notched the victories. The SYRA 600s took the green flag...

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Alexander and Berghman file the first entries for the 7th Annual Modified Madness.

   In a race to become the first entry for the 7th annual Modified Madness, as part of Seekonk Speedway’s Open Wheel Wednesday, Kirk Alexander and Dave Berghman finished in a dead heat. As Alexander’s entry was being received by mail, Berghman’s entry was being delivered by hand.                                Kirk has picked up a few wins at Seekonk with the Valenti Modified Racing Series, making him one of the most successful...

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Tom Scully Jr becomes the sixth different Pro Stock winner in 6 events. Gambutti flies to ATQMRA win, Thompson, Gannon and Kohler repeat.

Tom Scully, Jr. of Saunderstown, RI, took over the lead from Bridgewater’s Dick Houlihan on lap 5 of 40 in the caution-filled early stages of Saturday’s Pro Stock feature He then determinedly pointed his nose toward the finish line and did not surrender, to the pursuing Houlihan or even after division champ, Fred Astle powered up behind to challenge on lap 12.  Mike Brightman got by Astle for a try on lap 18 and hounded him to the...

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Colby Fournier becomes Seekonk’s youngest Pro Stock winner. Rego gets redemption in Kraze’s 30/30 Street Stock feature. Brian Vincent wins Pro4 thriller. Vanasse and Cavallaro return to Victory Lane.

At the tender age of 17, Colby Fournier of Berkley, Mass, pulled off the first big win of his rookie Pro Stock Season by holding of a tenacious and hungry Tom Scully, Sr. for an entire race – 40 grueling laps, becoming the divisions’ youngest winner since the Pro Stocks began 33 years ago. Fournier came off the outside pole with Lowell’s Jason Ferreira on the low side.  The two battled briefly before Fournier had the lead coming out...

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Astle dominates 66th Anniversary Pro Stock Main. Thompson breaks through in the Late Models, while Cavallaro and Axon repeat in Tyson Foods Night.

Reigning Pro Stock king Fred Astle, Jr. of Westport broke into the win column on the new season with a convincing win in the laps-added run celebrating Seekonk Speedway’s 66th anniversary.  The track had opened in May of 1946.  In addition to the added laps, was some added prize money, brought about by the Pro Stock feature’s rainout two weeks earlier.             Astle began the feature in the seventh slot, and worked his way slowly...

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Dave Darling, Matt Breault, Justin Travis and Mike Cavallaro start the season off right at The ‘Konk.

Rehoboth’s Dave Darling made opening day his own once again, taking over at midrace and building a solid lead through to the checkered flag.  Darling likes the big race scenario, and this continued the momentum he had set up, winning 2010’s year-ending Venditti Memorial.                 Westporter Fred Astle, the 2010 division champ, finished second, .668 second back.  Mike Brightman, Tom Scully, Jr. and Ken Spencer filled out the top...

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