What Won the Race: Anthony Nocella passed Dan Meservey on the outside on a restart near the halfway point.
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The Skinny: Nocella dominated the second half of the race after passing Meservey and beat Jon McKennedy to the checkers.
Winning Quote: “The car was pretty good, the guys gave me an almost perfect car. I got to the lead, tried to set my own pace, we still had a decent car at the end, a little loose, but pretty good for how quick we went.” – Anthony Nocella
-Jon McKennedy won last time out at Speedway 51 in Groveton, NH.
–This is the fourth event of 2016 and the only at Seekonk Speedway.
-Richard Savary is the defending MRS race winner at Seekonk. He also won the Tri-Track Modified event last July. He is going for his third straight at the “Cement Palace”. Savary was fastest in final practice.
-Chase Dowling is making his first MRS appearance of the season, he is driving a Bob Katon car which last saw action in 2015 on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour with Ted Christopher. He was late getting out for practice as the team had to make some additions to the roll cage to meet MRS rules.
-Nick Ladyga is making his first Modified start of 2016.
-Dan Meservey led the second practice and Woody Pitkat led the first.
Car Count: 26 Modifieds are signed in to qualify.
Title Fight: Woody Pitkat comes in as the points leader by 22 points over Mike Willis Jr. and 32 over Jon McKennedy.
Winning Chassis: Race Works
Winning Engine: Petit
Winning Crew Chief: No designated crew chief.
On the Move: Jon McKennedy came back to finish second after a mid-race spin.
Biggest Loser: Dick Houlihan was running as high as third before losing an engine on lap 45.
Last-Chance Race Results:
No Consolation event. All cars will start.
Heat Race Results:
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There are no time trials scheduled.
4pm: Rotating Practice
6:30pm: Heat Races
Who To Watch For:
Jon McKennedy won last time out at Speedway 51. Woody Pitkat at Stafford. Chris Pasteryak won at Monadnock in April. Richard Savary was last year’s winner at Seekonk.
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Seekonk Speedway; Seekonk, MA (1/3 Mile Paved Oval)
Weather: Partly Sunny, 80’s, Breezy
Next Series Race: June 18, Oxford Plains Speedway (ME).