Race fans and race teams can find pertinent information about Open Wheel Wednesday at Seekonk Speedway (MA) in 51’s Fast Facts below. 


Date: June 27


Track: Seekonk Speedway (1/3-mile, semi-banked, asphalt oval)


Location: 1782 Fall River Ave, Seekonk, MA, 02771


Sanction: Tri-Track Open Modified Series


Distance: 100 laps


General Admission Tickets: Adults $27, Kids 12 and Under Free


Media coverage: For the second straight year, Open Wheel Wednesday will be broadcast via a live pay-per-view broadcast on Speed51.com.  Race fans can watch all of the racing action for $24.99 by purchasing a live video ticket here. There will be a 100-mile blackout in effect surrounding the Seekonk, Massachusetts area.



Websites: www.seekonkspeedway.com


Track phone: (508) 336-9959


Notes: This is the 14th running of the Open Wheel Wednesday / Modified Madness event at Seekonk Speedway. The race took on the Tri-Track Open Modified Series sanction in 2014. Doug Coby and Matt Hirschman are the only multi-time race winners. Hirschman enters the race as the winner of two straight races at Seekonk after also winning the inaugural Haunted Hundred last October. Ryan Preece and the Eddie Partridge-owned No. 6 team will be looking for their first win in the race. Former Tri-Track Open Modified Series champion Jon McKennedy is entered for the race in the Tommy Baldwin Racing No. 7ny. Wednesday’s race will feature race winners and champions from the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series and Valenti Modified Racing Series.  Keith Rocco, a former NASCAR Whelen All-American Series champion and track champion throughout the state of Connecticut, is also entered.


Last Year’s Winner: Matt Hirschman


Previous Open Wheel Wednesday / Modified Madness Winners: 

2017 – Matt Hirschman

2016 – Doug Coby

2015 – Richard Savary

2014 – Tommy Barrett

2013 – Doug Coby

2012 – Matt Hirschman

2011 – Doug Coby

2010 – Todd Annarummo

2009 – Chris Pasteryak

2008 – Matt Hirschman

2007 – Vinnie Annarummo

2006 – Kirk Alexander

2005 – Donny Lia


Purse: $10,000-to-win


Expected Entry List (As of June 25): 

0 Mike Holdridge
06 Les Hinckley
4 Jeff Gallup
6 Sam Rameau
6 Ryan Preece
7 Rich Parker
7 Kurt Vigeant
7ny Jon McKennedy
8 Earl Paules
9 Tommy Barrett
10 Todd Annarummo
13 Steve Masse
14 Dana Smith
14 Blake Barney
16 Colbey Fournier
16 Ricky Collins
16 Kyle James
23 John Montesanto
24 Todd Patnode
25 Brian Robie
25 Rowan Pennink
25 Calvin Carroll
35 Derek Ramstrom
43 Ron Frees
45 Dan Meservey
48 Jon Kievman
50 Ronnie Silk
50 Carl Medeiros
52 Woody Pitkat
57x Andy Jankowiak
60 Matt Hirschman
62 Les Rose
63 CJ Bolton
66 Austin Kochenash
76 Matt Galko
82 Rob Murphy
83 Mike Willis
88 Russ Hersey
88 Keith Rocco
92 Anthony Nocella
99 Richard Savary
176 Dana Dimatteo


Event Schedule:

9:30 a.m. – Pits Open

11 a.m. – Modified Tire Sales Begin

12 p.m. – Modified Inspections Begin

1:45 p.m. – Modified Driver’s Meeting

2:30 p.m. – Rotating Practice Begins (Mods, NEMA, Lites)

4 p.m. – Front Gate Opens

4:30 p.m. – Practice Ends

4:45 p.m. – Modified Draw

5:15 p.m. – Modified & NEMA Autograph Session

6:25 p.m. – National Anthem

6:30 p.m. – Racing Begins

  • Modified Heats
  • NEMA Lites Heats
  • NEMA Midget Heats
  • Modified Consi
  • NEMA Lites Consi
  • NEMA Midgets Feature (29 laps)
  • NEMA Lites Feature (33 laps)
  • Tri-Track Open Modified Feature (100 laps)


-Featured photo credit: Seekonk Speedway / Pit Row Photos

Fast Facts: Open Wheel Wednesday at Seekonk (MA)