Seekonk, MA –  Seekonk Speedway on Saturday hosted the third of five guaranteed starter races for the second annual U.S. Pro Stock/Super Late Model National Championship race, slated for July 12 at the “Cement Palace” Seekonk Speedway paying a cool $10,000 to the winner of the 200-lap Summer Classic.

 

David Darling of Seekonk, MA, a four-time Seekonk Pro Stock track champion, will represent Seekonk Speedway and is joined by Jeremy Davis of Tamworth, NH and Phil Richardson of Hermon, ME.

 

Davis will represent the Granite State Pro Stock Series after winning a guaranteed starer race at Lee USA Speedway (NH), while Richardson will represent Wiscasset Speedway (ME) after winning the second guaranteed starter race on June 3. The three competitors have secured provisional starting positions.

 

300x250 Seekonk Speedway 2017.07.12 SLM Championship(2)Seekonk Speedway joins four other tracks hosting the guaranteed starter qualifying events; Lee USA Speedway, Wiscasset Speedway, Beech Ridge Motor Speedway (ME) on June 24 and New Hampshire Motor Speedway on July 1.

 

Race teams along the East Coast continue to show interest in the 2017 event with many racers indicating they will return after last year’s popular and successful outcome.

 

The inaugural race and its wild finish received national recognition by the racing website Speed51.com, when they nominated the battle between Derek Griffith and Dalton Sergeant in the closing laps for Best Finish of the Year. The crowd-pleasing finish finished runner-up in an off-season poll.

 

Anyone seeking information for this year’s event can contact Gary Sagar (Promoter) [email protected], or 508-728-8835.

 

-Pro Stock/Super Late Model Nationals Press Release

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