VMRS at Monadnock 4/30/16

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What Won the Race: Chris Pasteryak got to the inside of Woody Pitkat at the halfway point and pulled away to capture his first career win at Monadnock.

 

The Finish:

Pos. No. Driver Laps
1 15CT Chris Pasteryak 100
2 43 Kirk Alexander 100
3 88 Russ Hersey 100
4 117 Donnie Lashua 100
5 29 Jon McKennedy 100
6 24 Todd Patnode 100
7 99 Richard Savary 100
8 52 Woody Pitkat 100
9 16 Colbey Fournier 100
10 0 Mike Holdridge 100
11 72 Ryan Khun 100
12 04 Brandon Dion 96
13 38 Mike Willis Jr. 92
14 15NH T.J. Bleau 90
15 22 Roy Seidell Jr 90
16 50 Carl Medeiros Jr 82
17 4 Jeffrey Gallup 81
18 32 Chris Bakaj 73
19 55 Joe Doucette 58
20 19 David Schneider 40
21 77 Matt Mead 24
22 93 George Sherman 24

 

The Skinny: With about 20 laps to go, Jon McKennedy got to the inside of Pasteryak for the lead in turn three, but spun to the inside. McKennedy took the blame, saying he thought he wheel hopped.

 

Winning Quote: "To finally seal the deal here (at Monadnock) feels really good, it's satisfying, like finally! We could've had two or three here already." - Chris Pasteryak

 

Notebook:

Rob Richardi Jr. lost an engine in practice and will be unable to make it out for heat races.

 

Car Count: 23 Cars

 

Title Fight: This is the first of 16 races for the MRS is 2016.

 

Winning Chassis: Troyer

Winning Engine: Bob Bruneau Engines

Winning Shocks: Billstein

Winning Crew Chief: Cam McDermott

 

On the Move: Despite the spin, McKennedy got as high as second and finished fifth after starting fifteenth, a gain of 10 positions.

 

Biggest Loser: David Schneider started the feature in the third position, but dropped out after 40 laps and finished 20th, a loss of 17 positions.  

 

Starting Line-Up:

1 99 Richard Savary
2 38 Mike Willis Jr.
3 19 David Schneider
4 117 Donnie Lashua
5 52 Woody Pitkat
6 15CT Chris Pasteryak
7 04 Brandon Dion
8 88 Russ Hersey
9 43 Kirk Alexander
10 50 Carl Medeiros Jr
11 0 Mike Holdridge
12 55 Joe Doucette
13 77 Matt Mead
14 93 George Sherman
15 29 Jon McKennedy
16 16 Colbey Fournier
17 4 Jeffrey Gallup
18 24 Todd Patnode
19 22 Roy Seidell Jr
20 32 Chris Bakaj
21 72 Ryan Khun
22 15NH T.J. Bleau

 

Last-Chance Race Results: No Consi scheduled

 

Heat Race Results:

Heat 1 Results
1 99 Richard Savary
2 117 Donnie Lashua
3 04 Brandon Dion
4 50 Carl Medeiros Jr
5 77 Matt Mead
6 16 Colbey Fournier
7 22 Roy Seidell Jr
Heat 2 Results
1 38 Mike Willis Jr.
2 52 Woody Pitkat
3 88 Russ Hersey
4 0 Mike Holdridge
5 93 George Sherman
6 4 Jeffrey Gallup
7 32 Chris Bakaj
8 15NH T.J. Bleau
Heat 3 Results
1 19 David Schneider
2 15CT Chris Pasteryak
3 43 Kirk Alexander
4 55 Joe Doucette
5 29 Jon McKennedy
6 24 Todd Patnode
7 72 Ryan Khun

 

Qualifying Results: No time trials scheduled

 

Qualifying Events: Three heat races.

Heat 1 Lineup
1 04 Branden Dion
2 77 Matt Mead
3 99 Richard Savary
4 16 Colbey Fournier
5 33 Rob Richardi Jr
6 22 Roy Seidell Jr
7 117 Donnie Lashua
8 50 Carl Medeiros Jr

 

Heat 2 Lineup
1 93 George Sherman
2 38 Mike Willis Jr.
3 15NH T.J. Bleau
4 52 Woody Pitkat
5 0 Mike Holdridge
6 32 Chris Bakaj
7 4 Jeffrey Gallup
8 88 Russ Hersey

 

Heat 3 Lineup
1 19 David Schneider
2 55 Joe Doucette
3 72 Ryan Khun
4 15CT Chris Pasteryak
5 24 Todd Patnode
6 43 Kirk Alexander
7 29 Jon McKennedy

 

Practice Results:

Woody Pitkat led the first practice with a 12.643 second lap followed by Kirk Alexander, Richard Savary, and TJ Bleau.

 

Russ Hersey led the second and final session at 12.569 seconds, Chris Pasteryak, Jon McKennedy, Todd Patnode, and Woody Pitkat were the top five.

 

Event Schedule:

Practice 2pm & 4:15pm

Heats: 6pm

Feature: 8:30pm

 

Who To Watch For:

Woody Pitkat is the defending series champion. Chris Pasteryak is a two-time series champion. Jon McKennedy has won two Southern Modified Racing Series events in 2016. Richard Savary, and Kirk Alexander, are drivers to always look out for.

 

Entry List: 23 Entries

0 Mike Holdridge
04 Branden Dion
4 Jeffrey Gallup
15NH T.J. Bleau
15CT Chris Pasteryak
16 Colbey Fournier
19 David Schneider
22 Roy Seidell Jr
24 Todd Patnode
29 Jon McKennedy
32 Chris Bakaj
33 Rob Richardi Jr
38 Mike Willis Jr.
43 Kirk Alexander
50 Carl Medeiros Jr
52 Woody Pitkat
55 Joe Doucette
72 Ryan Khun
77 Matt Mead
88 Russ Hersey
93 George Sherman
99 Richard Savary
117 Donnie Lashua

 

The Track: Monadnock Speedway (1/4 Mile, Highbanked Oval), Winchester, NH

 

Weather: Mostly Sunny, Mid 60's

 

Next Series Race: Friday, May 20 at Stafford Motor Speedway

Speed Central: Pasteryak Finally Gets His First Monadnock ‘W’