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SPARKY ARSENAULT WINS BIG IN DAV SPORTSMEN FEATURE

  Sparky Arsenault chased John Hanafin for the lead over the first dozen laps of the 30-lap feature in the D. A. Venditti Memorial, then stuffed his Sportsman underneath to grab the lead. And he never looked back, running hard to the checkers for the coveted season’s-end win. Had he checked his mirror, he’d have seen trouble: two laps later, 2017 champ Scott Bruneau was all over Sparky’s bumper, and he stayed all over it until Ryan Flood made a bold move to snare second on the event, relegating the tenacious Bruneau to third. It was a good day...

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A view from above… With RaceVoice at the Fall Classic

The 2017 DAV Fall Classic is in the books and it was a great day of racing. While the car counts weren’t what we were expecting, those that did show put on a great show. The Pro Stocks were 22 cars strong, and we were fortunate to have some great competition on hand. Eddie McDonald ran his Pro Stock and Late Model. Wayne Helliwell came to compete. So did Joe Squeglia, Travis Benjamin, Devin O’Connell, Nick Lascoula, and more competing against the best Seekonk has to offer. The 150 lapper had some great racing. The first 125 laps were...

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PARENT WINS SECOND STRAIGHT LATE MODEL D.A.V FALL CLASSIC

  For the second straight year, Ray Parent was the driver celebrating in Everett’s Auto Parts Victory Lane on Saturday at Seekonk Speedway. Parent scored the victory in the 50 lap Late Model main event behind the wheel of the No. 98 Make A Wish machine. Parent didn’t start on the pole, but worked his way to second before the first caution of the race flew for a crash by Charlie Rose in turn four. On the restart, Parent took the point from the outside of Vinny Arrenegado and was able to get some clean air on the nose...

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HEDGES TAKES NEW TRUCK INTO WINNER’S CIRCLE

  New truck, same result for Josh Hedges. In Saturday’s 30 lap D.A.V. Fall Classic feature for the Seekonk Sport Trucks, Hedges started from the outside pole behind the wheel of the No. 44. The truck was painted and numbered as a throwback to former Seekonk competitor Jim Rosenfield and was a new ride for Hedges. He purchased the truck from former driver Jim Hawkins and in his first race with it, he rolled it into Victory Lane. At the drop of the green flag, Ed Perry sat on pole position and was in the lead for the first...

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DAV Fall Classic Saturday Recap With Kyle Souza

  With $6,000 up for grabs, we knew plenty of outside invaders would enter Seekonk Speedway on Saturday afternoon hoping to capture the big check and the D.A.V. Fall Classic trophy. Names like Derek Griffith, Eddie MacDonald and Wayne Helliwell rolled into the third-mile and all were competitive in practice. However, when it came time to write the check, it was two of Seekonk’s weekly regulars that would battle side-by-side for the final laps. David Darling, who had dominated the division all season with eight feature wins, had to hold off a hard-charging Ryan Vanasse in the final circuits...

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