Stafford Speedway hosted another spherical of Stafford Weekly Racing on Friday, August 6th with the Whelen Modified Tour also on hand for the GAF Roofing 150. Having down attribute wins have been Todd Owen for the 2nd consecutive week in the SK Modified® feature, Kevin Gambacorta in the Late Design aspect, Derek Debbis in the SK Light-weight attribute, Jeremy Lavoie in the Limited Late Product function, and Nickolas Hovey in the Road Stock attribute.
In the 40-lap SK Modified® function function, Doug Meservey, Jr. and Michael Gervais, Jr. ran the initially lap aspect by aspect for the guide prior to Meservey was obvious on lap-2. Mikey Flynn was third followed by the aspect by facet duo of David Arute and Matt Vassar for fourth with Tyler Hines and Chase Dowling guiding them.
Gervais manufactured a go to the inside of of Meservey and he took around the guide on lap-5. Flynn was still third but Hines was now fourth with Dowling and Arute behind him. Just powering Arute was a facet by aspect fight amongst Stephen Kopcik and Keith Rocco in a combat for seventh place. After some shuffling, Gervias and Meservey had been however the two direct vehicles with 14 laps entire but Hines was now up to 3rd with Dowling fourth and Flynn fifth. Rocco and Todd Owen were being aspect by aspect for sixth with Kopcik proper at the rear of them in eighth location. Vassar spun coming out of change 4 to convey the warning flag out with 19 laps entire.
Gervais took the guide on the restart with Meservey in 2nd and Owen in 3rd. Dowling was fourth with Rocco in fifth. Hines was sixth adopted by Kopcik, Michael Christopher, Jr., Marcello Rufrano, and Flynn. Bryan Narducci spun coming out of convert 2 to carry the caution back out with 23 laps total.
Gervais yet again took the lead on the restart while Owen received by Meservey to take next. Rocco was up to fourth driving Meservey with Kopcik in fifth. Hines was sixth in line adopted by Dowling, Christopher, Flynn, and Rufrano. Owen stalked Gervais right until lap-38 when he made his move to get in excess of the guide. Owen then led Gervais to the checkered flag to select up his next consecutive earn of the 2021 period. Meservey completed third with Rocco and Kopcik rounding out the major-5.
In the 30-lap Late Design function celebration, Rick Lanagan spun in switch 4 in advance of a lap could be completed to convey the caution flag out. John Blake took the lead with Paul Varricchio, Jr. in next. Andrew Molleur was 3rd in line adopted by Paul Arute and Michael Wray. Molleur took 2nd from Varricchio on lap-5 with Blake nevertheless out entrance and Arute in fourth. Kevin Gambacorta was aspect by side with Wray for fifth on lap-5 and he took fifth put on lap-6. Tom Butler followed Gambacorta by Wray to go into sixth and fall Wray again to seventh. Rob Dow spun in the middle of turns 3+4 to carry the warning out with 7 laps comprehensive.
The subject finished just one lap after the restart before Arute spun in turn 1 and collected the car of Tom Fearn with Tyler Leary and Rob Dow both equally also included to bring the warning back again out. Molleur took the lead from Blake on the restart with Wray, Al Saunders, and Andrew Durand behind him. Blake drifted up the monitor coming out of turn 2 on lap-11 and he fell back again a number of places, but the warning flew for a spin on the backstretch by Trace Beyer, which put Blake again into second for the upcoming restart.
Molleur took the lead on the restart with Varricchio having second. Gambacorta moved up to 3rd with Durand in fourth and Michael Bennett came up to fifth in line. Tom Fearn and Arute touched going into convert 3, which despatched Al Saunders backing into the transform 3 wall, but he was able to pull his car or truck to pit street and the race stayed eco-friendly. The caution came out with 13 laps total for Dow, who came to a cease at the pit street entrance.
Again less than inexperienced, Molleur took the guide with Varricchio and Gambacorta facet by side for next. Bennett was fourth with Durand appropriate driving him in fifth. Durand went by Bennett to move into fourth on lap-15 although Gambacorta went all around Varricchio to move into second place as Molleur continued to direct. The warning came back out with 16 laps finish as Darrell Keane and Blake touched with Blake going all around in turn 3.
Molleur took the lead on the restart right after holding off a challenge from Gambacorta. Varricchio was 3rd with Bennett and Durand facet by side for fourth. A multi-automobile incident broke out coming out of change 4 to bring the caution back out with 18 laps full.
On the restart, the cars and trucks of Fearn and Lanagan got hooked collectively and went into the turn 1 wall to bring the warning proper back out. Varricchio received out of condition on the restart and fell from 3rd to exterior the leading-10 though Molleur took the guide followed by Gambacorta, Durand, Bennett, and Keane.
Gambacorta and Molleur had been beginning to pull absent from the trio of Durand, Bennett, and Keane and Gambacorta was looking substantial and reduced for a way to get all around Molleur and get the race guide. Gambacorta designed his go on lap-26 with a go in turns 1+2 to transfer into the lead.
The motion at the rear of Gambacorta and Molleur bought wild on lap-28 as Bennett tried out to make a transfer for third but obtained out of shape and fell again to sixth as Durand preserved 3rd. Keane, Durand, and Wray went 3-wide on lap-29 with Keane coming out in third with Durand fourth and Wray in fifth. Up entrance, Molleur could not capture Gambacorta as Gambacorta took down his 3rd gain of the 2021 period. Keane concluded 3rd with Durand and Wray rounding out the leading-5.
In the 20-lap SK Light-weight characteristic occasion, Steven Chapman took the early lead with Norm Sears, Amanda West, Tyler Chapman, and Chris Matthews lined up powering him. Brian Sullivan went by Bob Charland to go into sixth put on lap-3 and he pulled to the outdoors of Matthews on lap-4 to battle for fifth place. Sullivan took fifth and he ongoing his cost toward the front as he moved by West and took third on lap-6. Steven Chapman and Sears ended up still the two leaders but Derek Debbis was now up to fourth at the rear of Sullivan with West in fifth with 8 laps total. Josh Carey took a difficult strike into the turn 1 wall to deliver the red and yellow flags out with 10 laps total.
Sullivan took the guide from Chapman on the restart but by the time the automobiles acquired again to the line to entire lap-11, Debbis experienced taken the direct from Sullivan. Steven Chapman was 3rd in line with his brother Tyler in fourth and Charland was up to fifth. Anthony Forino spun in change 4 together with Mark Bakaj to deliver the caution again out with 13 laps full.
Debbis took the guide on the restart with Sullivan in next. Steven Chapman was third with Charland having fourth and Alexander Pearl transferring up to fifth and dropping Tyler Chapman back to sixth in line. Debbis led Sullivan to the checkered flag to pick up his fifth acquire of the 2021 season. Steven Chapman finished third with Charland and Pearl rounding out the prime-5.
In the 20-lap Constrained Late Design attribute occasion, R.J. Surdell took the early guide with Matt Scappini likely close to Gary Patnode to shift into second location on lap-2. Devon Jencik was fourth powering Patnode with Alexandra Fearn quickly shifting up to fifth. Jencik and Fearn the two received about Patnode on lap-4 to move into third and fourth and fall Patnode back to fifth as Surdell continued to hold the guide.
Jencik took 2nd area from Scappini on lap-5 and the caution flew with 6 laps full as Fearn and Jencik made contact and spun on the frontstretch.
Surdell took the guide on the restart but by the time the vehicles strike the backstretch, Surdell’s automobile appeared to quickly drop off the tempo, allowing Scappini to go into the direct. Jeremy Lavoie and Surdell were aspect by side for next with Patnode and Mike Hopkins facet by side for fourth. The caution came back again out with 9 laps finish as David Shinder and Kevin Crosby arrived jointly in switch 4 with Crosby getting a vacation through the grass and Shinder spinning.
Surdell and Scappini went facet by facet for the lead on the restart with Lavoie briefly earning factors a few vast coming out of transform 4 to entire lap-10. Lavoie emerged with the direct on lap-11 with Fearn transferring up to next. Jencik took 3rd with Surdell slipping back again to fourth and Scappini slipping back to fifth. Patnode spun on the backstretch with Damian Palardy also obtaining out of form to provide the caution back out with 12 laps entire.
Lavoie took the lead back underneath green with Fearn proper on his again bumper in second. Jencik was 3rd in line adopted by Surdell and Scappini. Fearn made a go to the inside of Lavoie on lap-15 to get around the direct. Jencik followed Fearn by Lavoie to drop Lavoie back to 3rd just before Scappini and Hopkins both of those got into the convert 2 wall to provide the warning again out with 15 laps full.
Contact involving Matt Clement and Surdell sent Surdell spinning in change 3 on the restart just before a lap could be concluded. Clement was sent to the rear of the discipline by Stafford officials for the make contact with.
The restart noticed one more 3-vast move as Jencik went 3-vast with Fearn and Lavoie for the direct. Lavoie emerged with the lead while Jencik took second and dropped Fearn again to 3rd. Hopkins was fourth with Clement likely around Palardy to consider fifth on lap-18. Hopkins took third from Fearn on lap-19 but Fearn arrived correct back on the final lap to retake third. Lavoie led Jencik to the checkered flag to pick up his initial acquire of the 2021 season. Fearn, Hopkins, and Matt Clement rounded out the leading-5 behind Lavoie and Jencik. Subsequent put up-race inspection, Jencik’s car or truck was located to have illegal spindles and he was disqualified from his 2nd position complete, creating the new best-5 Lavoie, Fearn, Hopkins, Clement, and Palardy.
In the 20-lap Avenue Inventory feature celebration, Travis Downey took the direct at the inexperienced and set the early rate. Jason Finkbein and Tyler Trott each got into the convert 2 wall to convey the warning out with 1 lap finish.
Downey charged back again into the lead on the restart with Nickolas Hovey likely 3-wide to move into 2nd. Bert Ouellette took 3rd with Travis Hydar and Adrien Paradis, III side by facet for fourth spot with Frank L’Etoile, Jr. in sixth and Chris Meyer in seventh.
L’Etoile and Meyer both went by Paradis on lap-5 to transfer into fourth and fifth when Hovey made a move to the inside of Downey on lap-6 but couldn’t entire the pass as Downey preserved the direct. Hovey manufactured one more shift for the lead on lap-7 and this time the move stuck as he moved into the lead. Meyer moved up to 2nd in the scramble powering Hovey with Ouellette third, Hydar fourth, and L’Etoile fifth.
At the halfway point of the race it was even now Hovey in command followed by Meyer, Ouellette, Hydar, and L’Etoile. L’Etoile bought all over Hydar to go into fourth on lap-13 and Paradis took fifth from Hydar on lap-15 when Meyer was even now chasing Hovey for the guide.
Meyer took the lead from Meyer on lap-18 and he held the lead coming to the white flag. Hovey bought to the within of Meyer coming out of change 2 on the ultimate lap and he was in a position to finish the pass in turns 3+4 and that shift permitted L’Etoile to just take 2nd as Hovey nailed down his next acquire of the 2021 season. Meyer completed third with Ouellette and Paradis rounding out the best-5.
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