RUSS WOOD TAKES NEMA LITES

One week after a difficult time with the old Cement Palace and finishing 19th in his ISMA Supermodified race, Russ Wood returned to Seekonk for the D. Anthony Venditti Memorial, hopped into his son’s NEMA Lite car and went out to dominate the field of competitors.  Russ Wood, Jr. was forced out of the event by a foot injury, so dad gladly filled the seat for him.  It was a win-win situation for Russ, Sr. and the fans. Wood, from...

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BOTELHO NABS NEMA CROWN AT DAV

Attleboro driver Keith Botelho came back to the sport and midget racing after a long layoff, in a veteran car with a veteran motor and a veteran crew.  The combination spelled victory for him as he took the lead away from John Zych, Jr. on lap 9 and lead the remaining 16 laps to the finish.  “I was expecting somebody to come by me,” said Botelho of the surprising ease of his victory.   “I knew Cicconi was back there and I was waiting...

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