LASCUOLA ADDS DAV TO SYRA 600 CHAMPIONSHIPS

Nick Lascuola from Brockton led all but 4 laps of the 25-lap SYRA 600 race, giving him the Venditti Memorial trophy to add to his divisional championship.  He finished with a whopping 7-second lead over runnerup Jason Enos II of Assonet, MA.  Branden Dion of Taunton was third.   Rounding out the field were Chase Belcher of West Wareham, MA, Shelby Donovan, Waterford, CT, Curtis Rolando, Newport, RI, Christine Cavallaro, Seekonk, Willy...

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UHRIG TAKES PURE STOCKS FROM GREEN TO CHECKERs

Pure Stock champion for 2010, Nick Uhrig of Warwick, RI, leapt off the pole and led the field from start to finish.  Jamie Salley of Taunton, MA, gave chase from the outside pole to the checkers, but could not overhaul the champ on his way to the DAV win.  Ed Flanagan Jr. from Warwick finished third.  Rounding out the top ten were Mark Boisvert, Uxbridge, Ma, Amy Arsenault, Concord, NC, Earl Curtin III West Warwick, RI, Bill Chouinard...

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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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LATE MODEL CHAMP VANASSE WINS LATE MODELS

Tiverton, RI driver Ray Parent went to the front on lap 9 of the 50-lap Late Model feature at the DAV Memorial race, then led the rest of the 50 laps to the finish, only to be disqualified during post race tech inspection. That left the rest of the story in Ryan Vanasse’s hands.  The reigning divisional champ, from Warwick, RI, had chased Parent from the midpoint of the race to the finish and was waiting in the wings.  Colbey Fournier...

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