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CHIAVETTONE STILL ROLLING STRONG AT 81

SEEKONK, Mass. — Sitting just over a mile from Seekonk Speedway, 81-year-old Nat Chiavettone turns plenty of wrenches on a daily basis. He isn’t working on a chassis setup on a race car, but instead he is turning wrenches on preparing engines that many teams will count on to get them into victory lane at Seekonk Speedway for the NASCAR Whelen All American Series season at the third-mile oval. Since he was 14 years old, Nat has been turning wrenches on engines of all different kinds. Some have been for oval track racing or drag racing, while others have been...

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2017 Seekonk Pro Stock Season Preview

Coming into the 2017 Pro Stock season, Tom Scully Jr. is at the top of the list when it comes to championship favorites. Last year, Scully finally was able to capture his first title in a consistent season while he captured some victories along the way. The plans for the West Warwick, R.I. driver are fairly simple — he wants to collect back-to-back crowns in Seekonk’s toughest class. However, it’s not going to be an easy task for the veteran. With a field of fellow veterans breathing down his neck, Scully will have to be on top of his...

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2017 Everett’s Autoparts Late Model Season Preview

Entering the 2017 NASCAR Whelen All American Series Everett’s Auto Parts Late Model season at Seekonk, everyone is trying to figure out the way they will beat two-time champion Dylan Estrella. The North Attleboro, Mass. driver has captured the last two crowns in the division in convincing fashion. In 2015, Estrella did it while driving for Bill Bernard. In 2016, Estrella teamed up with Everett’s Auto Parts while driving for Bernard and picked up right where he left off, winning more times than you can count on one hand. It’s going to be a difficult task for anyone that...

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Garage Pass – Vinny Arrenegado

Vinny Arrenegado has a pretty eventful year ahead of him.  From his newly purchased Late Model to him and his wife, Jen, expecting a little girl, Vinny has a lot to be thankful for.  I was able to meet up with the Warren, RI native to talk a little bit about this upcoming season and his woes of last season; and here’s what he had to say… How would you describe your 2016 Season? Vinny:  It wasn’t our best year.  We started off with bad luck.  We broke a sway bar in the first race.  We were fast, but...

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PURSE ANNOUNCED FOR MODIFIED MADNESS EVENT AT SEEKONK

PURSE ANNOUNCED FOR TTOMS EVENT AT SEEKONK Preregistration Deadline Fast Approaching   Seekonk, Mass. (March 27, 2017): The Tri-Track Open Modified Series (TTOMS) and Seekonk Speedway announced jointly the purse for the 14th annual Open Wheel Wednesday scheduled for Wednesday June 28. The event has become synonymous with the big names in racing as a direct result of the $10,000 payday for the winner.   “Seekonk Speedway is excited to continue its Open Wheel Wednesday $10,000 pay day with the Tri Track Series,” said Ed St. Germain, Director of Business Development for the Speedway. “Our fans love that the...

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