Although he is still a relative newcomer to racing at Stafford Motor Speedway, Steve Masse has enjoyed some strong finishes at the Connecticut half-mile.  In three VMRS starts in 2013 at Stafford, Masse recorded a win and a second place finish as well as running third before a faulty rear end forced him into a […]

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Canaan, NH. – The Valenti Modified Racing Series gets back at it Friday night, June 20, when Stafford Motor Speedway, Stafford, Connecticut, hosts the series for the first of three races this summer. Friday’s race is the 2nd annual Town Fair Tire 80, race number six on the series 17-race schedule. Five different drivers have […]

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Rick Ibsen, one of many talented Speed51.com photographers, was at Star Speedway in Epping, New Hampshire on Saturday for the 4th Annual SBM 125 Tour-Type Modified event.  With over $46,000 on the line, the action on the track was hot and fans in attendance got their money's worth plus some. Jon McKennedy took home the […]

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---Due to rainy weather conditions, Stafford Motor Speedway has canceled its Summer Blast-Off program that was scheduled for Friday, June 13th.  With the Summer Blast-Off becoming the fourth rain out of the 2014 season, Stafford Motor Speedway has added Friday, September 19 to its 2014 event schedule.  The DARE Stock Xtra Mart Xtra […]

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Stafford Springs, CT --The Valenti Modified Racing Series returns to Stafford for the first of 3 appearances during the 2014 season on June 20th with the race being brought to you by Town Fair Tire.  The 2014 season will mark the 16th consecutive season that Town Fair Tire has been an advertising partner at the famous […]

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---When the Valenti Modified Racing Series makes its first of three appearances of the 2014 season at Stafford Motor Speedway on June 20th for the Town Fair Tire VMRS 80, Rowan Pennink will be in search of his first Stafford victory.  Pennink has run well at Stafford in the past with the #25 Monk’s Hand […]

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As the Valenti Modified Racing Series searches for a new race director for the 2014 racing season, series president Jack Bateman told Speed51.com on Tuesday that he will serve as interim race director until the position is filled. Bateman confirmed on Tuesday that the series is currently looking to fill the race director position following […]

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After more than one year as race director for the Valenti Modified Racing Series, Scott Tapley, of Poland, Maine, has left his position as race director for the New England Modified touring series.  Tapley confirmed with Speed51.com on Monday his decision to leave the series effective immediately. The news, which was first reported by Shawn […]

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Steven Masse, of Bellingham, Massachusetts passed race leader Anthony Nocella, of Woburn, Massachusetts, on lap 9, and went on to win the Valenti Modified Racing Series sanctioned 100-lap feature race Saturday night at Seekonk Speedway, Seekonk, Massachusetts. Masse’s win, his first of 2014, his first at the famed Seekonk oval, and his eighth career VMRS […]

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Seekonk, MA. – 8-year old Allen Hinckley, the son of Valenti Modified Racing Series driver Les, and wife Tracy, is back home after a 17-day stay at Connecticut Children’s Hospital and a recent two-week stay at Boston Children’s Hospital where he underwent his third surgical procedure for a Congenital Arachnoid Cyst. Arachnoid Cysts […]

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