Modified Touring Series – Monadnock Speedway (NH) – 8/19/17
Last updated: August 21, 2017 at 8:57 am
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What Won the Race: Rowan Pennink battled hard with Eric Goodale after a restart with 32 laps to go, eventually passing for the lead after the two banged wheels a little. Pennink held off a late charge by Woody Pitkat for his career MTS victory.
|15||1||Carl Medeiros, Jr.||45|
The Skinny: While Kirk Alexander led the majority of the race, Rowan Pennink spun twice in the race’s first half. After Alexander spun after contact with Eric Goodale, Pennink charged forward with a slightly fresher right-rear tire and got by Goodale on a crossover move after battling side by side on a Lap 93 restart.
Winning Quote: It’s good to be back in victory lane with the 25 car, we’ve had a lot of strong runs this year, good to get a win under our belts.
On the Move: Woody Pitkat recovered from a sub par heat race to come from 11th to finish the feature second.
Biggest Loser: Les Hinckley started third but got into a mid-race wreck which put him back to finish tenth.
-Race distance is 125 laps.
-Teams allowed one fresh tire to change per race.
-Russ Hersey is running his own car but renumbered to 29 to earn points for Jon McKennedy who is racing ISMA Supermodifieds tonight.
-Cameron Sontagg was originally supposed to score points for Ryan Preece, but decided against it. Preece will try to race his way into the Championship Race during the remaining Quest races.
-TJ Bleau had a severe oil leak in practice, the team is attempting to seal the leak.
-Tommy Barrett, Jr has been battling overheating woes, the team put in a fresh radiator after the heat races.
|14||1||Carl Medeiros, Jr.|
Heat Race Results:
|7||1||Carl Medeiros, Jr.|
Heat Race Lineups:
|8||9||Tommy Barrett, Jr|
|6||1||Carl Medeiros, Jr.|
Car Count: 15 MTS Modifieds
|1||Carl Medeiros, Jr.|
Qualifying Format: Two heats set the field for the feature, there will also be a redraw for the top ten.
Who to Watch For: Russ Hersey, Chris Pasteryak, Eric Goodale, Tommy Barrett, Richard Savary, Kirk Alexander
Title Fight: Jon McKennedy, Tommy Barrett, Jr., Woody Pitkat, Richard Savary, and Ryan Preece are currently the top five in the Quest for the Cup.
The Track: Monadnock Speedway (1/4 mile); Winchester, NH
Weather: Clear, warm, humid
Next Series Race: New London-Waterford Speedbowl; Saturday, September 9