Tom Fearn and Joey Ferrigno to Represent Stafford Motor Speedway at This Weekend’s PPB Motorsports Show in Philadelphia

January 26, 2016 12:48 pm0 comments

(Stafford Springs, CT)— Stafford Motor Speedway will be well represented at the PPB Motorsports Racecar and Trade Show this weekend at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center with Tom Fearn and Joey Ferrigno in attendance.

Fearn was invited to the show to receive an award from Area Auto Racing News for having the most asphalt Late Model feature wins in a season in the Northeast and he will also be on hand to sign autographs. Fearn drove his #92 King Ward/SAFCO Foam/Sarat Ford Fusion to 10 wins at Stafford last season, including a stretch of four wins in a row. While his 10 wins for Fearn set a track Late Model record for wins in a season, his winning streak of four races came up one short of Woody Pitkat, who won 5 consecutive feature events during the 2007 season. (more…)

Dunleavy’s Truck & Trailer Repair Renewing Stafford Contingency Program Sponsorship in SK Modified® and SK Light Divisions

January 25, 2016 4:51 pm0 comments

(Stafford Springs, CT)—Dunleavy’s Truck and Trailer Repair of Brookfield will once again contribute a bonus to the winner of each SK Modified® and SK Light Modified feature at Stafford Speedway during the 2016 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series season. Dunleavy’s will provide a winners bonus of $150 for each SK Modified® feature winner as well as a $125 bonus for each SK Light feature winner. With 22 races during the 2015 season, Dunleavy’s contributed $3,300 to SK Modified® feature winners and $2,750 to SK Light feature winners for a total of $6,050. (more…)

Former K&N Pro East Series Stafford Winner Eddie MacDonald Excited to Return in 2016

January 16, 2016 7:56 am0 comments

(Stafford Springs, CT)—When Stafford Speedway announced the addition of a K&N East Pro Series event on June 17 to its 2016 schedule, perhaps no driver was more excited than Eddie MacDonald.  The Rowley, MA native and driver of the #71 Grimm Construction Chevrolet has 7 career K&N East wins with one of those wins coming at Stafford back in 2007. (more…)

Cam McDermott Looking to Continue Success in First Full-Time Season of SK Modified® Competition at Stafford Motor Speedway

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(Stafford Springs, CT)—When Stafford Speedway’s premier SK Modifieds® take to the track in 2016, there will be a new face joining the regulars as Canterbury native Cam McDermott will be piloting the #5 SK Modified® sponsored by Maybury Material Handling.  McDermott is no stranger to Stafford Speedway and has made a handful of starts over the past four seasons in both the SK Light and SK Modified® divisions.

As McDermott prepares for his first full-time season at Stafford, he has enjoyed a wealth of success behind the wheel of his #5 Maybury Material Handling machine.  McDermott won back to back championships in the SK Light division at Thompson Speedway as well as a Thompson Modified championship.  McDermott has also won over 30 feature events at Thompson, with 20 SK Light wins, 11 Thompson Mod wins, and the 2015 season saw him win his very first SK Modified® feature.  With several second place finishes already to his credit in the SK Light ranks at Stafford, McDermott is looking forward to his full time entry into the premier SK Modified® division. (more…)

Keith Caruso Ready to Tackle New Challenge in SK Light Division at Stafford Motor Speedway

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(Stafford Springs, CT)—When Stafford Speedway’s SK Lights take the green flag for the 2016 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series season, Millbury, MA native Keith Caruso will begin a quest to add his name to the record books as a Rookie of the Year.

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Stafford Speedway Set to Host the K&N Pro East Series On June 17, 2016

January 11, 2016 12:07 pm0 comments

(Stafford Springs, CT)—After a 7 year hiatus the NASCAR K&N Pro East Series will return to Stafford Motor Speedway for the running of the NASCAR 150.  The Connecticut famed half-mile will be the only short track New England appearance for the series in 2016.

“We’re looking forward to hosting the NASCAR K&N Pro East Series,” said Stafford COO/GM Mark Arute.  “The K&N Pro East Series has always provided a nice mix of up and coming drivers with local drivers and there have been a great deal of K&N drivers that have succeeded at the highest levels of NASCAR.  Trevor Bayne and Joey Logano have both won the Daytona 500 and we’ve also had drivers like Martin Truex, Jr. and Austin Dillon, who have won championships in the premier divisions of NASCAR.  This season’s K&N Pro Series East drivers could very well be future Daytona 500 or premier series champions.” (more…)