5:37

 

From the entire staff at Speed51, thank you for tuning into today’s coverage of Lee Oktoberfest Saturday.

We’ll see you tomorrow morning.

 

 

5:36

There is no rain in the forecast for tomorrow’s events with temperatures expected to be in the high 50’s, low 60’s. If you are tuning in today and are able to attend tomorrow’s events, we strongly suggest doing so. You can find more information by visitingLeeUSASpeedway.com.

We will return to Lee USA Speedway tomorrow morning with Trackside Now coverage starting at 10:30 a.m.

 

5:35

Due to the track conditions and the rain storm currently over the race track, we are going to close up shop here at Lee USA Speedway for the day in order to prepare for a busy day of feature event coverage tomorrow afternoon.

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5:20

They will now be bringing the enduros onto the track for their heats. Since they have treaded tires, they will run those cars before they bring the Late Model Sportsman and other divisions with slicks onto the track.

 

5:13

Grant Athier, the 2013 Late Model Sportsman champion at Lee Speedway just took a few laps around the track and told track owner Red McDonald “no way” when asked if the track is ready for competition. They have now taken all vehicles off the track and will be making a decision shortly on whether to continue or not.

 

4:55

Track drying continues here at the track. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

4:37

NEMA officials announce that they will not run qualifying heats today. Both NEMA and NEMA Lites will run features only tomorrow.

 

4:26

Masse did not appear to suffer any damage in the incident during his qualifying heat. He was forced to the inside of the track, but he was able to save the car from spinning and re-joined the tail end of the field.

 

4:26

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Is Masse’s car damaged?

 

4:25

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4:24

South Alabama Speedway will host their big Fall event, the Alabama 200, on Saturday, October 19. There will be a 100-lap Pro Late Model feature, a 50-lap Street Stock Madness, and a 50-lap Modified event. Plus the Motorcycles and Coyotes will be in action as well. For more information, please visit www.southalabamaspeedway.com.

 

4:24

Wreckers and other vehicles are now on the track to keep heat into the asphalt.

 

4:23

We’re back under a rain delay. They have pulled the second Small Block Super Modified heat off of the track.

 

4:07

VMRS Qualifying Heat #3 Results

1 9 Tommy Barrett
2 38 Mike Willis Jr.
3 99 Richard Savary
4 79 Max Zachem
5 55 Joe Doucette
6 06 Les Hinckley
7 05 Jacob Dore
8 28 Dwight Jarvis
9 53 Norm Wrenn
10 13 Steve Masse

 

4:06

CHECKERED FLAG: Tommy Barrett wins the final VMRS qualifying heat race.

 

4:05

Lap 11: Masse makes contact with another car and is sent into the infield.

 

4:04

Lap 10: They’re still side-by-side throughout the whole field.

 

4:04

Lap 7: Barrett and Willis side-by-side for first. Savary and Zachem for third. Doucette and Hinckley for fifth.

 

4:03

Lap 5: They’re now side-by-side throughout the entire 10-car field.

 

4:02

Lap 3: They’re two-by-two all the way back to eighth.

 

4:02

GREEN FLAG: Barrett and Willis side-by-side into turn one. Willis battles strong on the outside. They remain side-by-side all the way around the track.

 

4:01

Tommy Barrett is the defending race winner of this event.

 

4:01

VMRS Qualifying Heat #3 Lineup

1 9 Tommy Barrett
2 38 Mike Willis Jr.
3 99 Richard Savary
4 79 Max Zachem
5 55 Joe Doucette
6 06 Les Hinckley
7 13 Steve Masse
8 28 Dwight Jarvis
9 53 Norm Wrenn
10 05 Jacob Dore

 

4:00

VMRS Qualifying Heat #2 Unofficial Finish

1 0 Mike Holdridge
2 57 Jeff Rocco
3 85 Louie Mechalides
4 24 Todd Patnode
5 5 Chris Pasteryak
6 92 Anthony Nocella
7 17 Todd Owen
8 58 Eric Goodale
9 41 Chris Cunningham
10 93 George Sherman

 

3:59

CHECKERED FLAG: Mike Holdridge wins the second VMRS qualifying heat.

 

3:59

Lap 10: Patnode inside of Pasteryak for fourth.

 

3:58

Lap 7: Goodale, Owen, and Nocella go three-wide down the frontstretch. Goodale gets sideways and makes a fantastic save to keep his car away from the outside wall.

 

3:57

Lap 5: Holdridge has checked out from the field. The battle is still for second.

 

3:57

Lap 4: Patnode and Nocella side-by-side for fifth.

 

3:57

Lap 3: Mechalides works the inside of Rocco for second.

 

3:56

GREEN FLAG: Holdridge and Rocco lead the field to green. Holdridge with a big jump on the inside.

 

3:54

YELLOW FLAG: George Sherman is stopped on the backstretch.

 

3:54

GREEN FLAG: Rocco leads the field into turn one.

 

3:54

VMRS Qualifying Heat #2 Lineup

1 57 Jeff Rocco
2 41 Chris Cunningham
3 0 Mike Holdridge
4 5ct Chris Pasteryak
5 85 Louie Mechalides
6 93 George Sherman
7 24 Todd Patnode
8 58 Eric Goodale
9 92 Anthony Nocella
10 17 Todd Owen

 

3:53

VMRS Qualifying Heat Race #1 Unofficial Finish

1 25 Rowan Pennink
2 66 Dylan Kopec
3 77 Matt Mead
4 21 Jon McKennedy
5 69 Jim Dolan
6 47 Jim Storace
7 1nh Rob Goodenough
8 70 Andy Seuss
9 27 Kevin Iannarelli
10 74 Dana Smith
11 07 Melissa Fifield

 

3:51

CHECKERED FLAG: Rowan Pennink wins the first VMRS qualifying heat.

 

3:50

Lap 10: Kopec is closing in on Pennink for the lead.

 

3:50

Lap 7: Pennink, Kopec, Dolan, Mead, McKennedy, Goodenough, Storace, Seuss, Iannarelli, Smith, and Fifield.

 

3:49

VMRS heat #1. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

3:49

Lap 5: McKennedy works the outside of Mead for fourth.

 

3:49

Lap 3: Kopec takes third and now looks to the outside of Dolan for second.

 

3:48

Lap 2: Pennink to the outside of Dolan for the race lead. Mead and Kopec also battle for third.

 

3:48

GREEN FLAG: Dolan with the advantage into turn one with Pennink all over his back bumper.

 

3:46

VMRS Qualifying Heat #1 Lineup

1 69 Jim Dolan
2 66 Dylan Kopec
3 25 Rowan Pennink
4 77 Matt Mead
5 1nh Rob Goodenough
6 49 Jim Storace
7 74 Dana Smith
8 21 Jon McKennedy
9 70 Andy Seuss
10 07 Melissa Fifield
11 27 Kevin Iannarelli

 

3:46

Valenti Modified Racing Series qualifying heat races are up next.

 

3:45

Late Model Qualifying Heat #2 Finish

1 29 Aaron Fellows
2 27 Wayne Helliwell Jr.
3 10 John Falconi
4 71 Gerry DeGasparre Jr.
5 2 Allen Fellows
6 4 Scott Dion

 

3:45

CHECKERED FLAG: Aaron Fellows wins the second Late Model qualifying heat.

 

3:44

Lap 8: Allen Fellows takes fifth from Dion.

 

3:44

Lap 7: Fellows, Helliwell, Falconi, DeGasparre, Dion, and Fellows.

 

3:44

Lap 4: DeGasparre makes contact with Aaron Fellows and he spins to the inside of the race track. He re-fires and we stay green.

 

3:43

Lap 3: Falconi and DeGasparre are door-to-door for third.

 

3:43

Lap 2: Helliwell now looks to the inside of Allen Fellows for second.

 

3:42

GREEN FLAG: The Fellows duo leads the field into turn one. They’re side-by-side into turn one. Aaron Fellows with the advantage as they hit the backstretch.

 

3:42

Late Model Qualifying Heat #2 Lineup

1 2 Allen Fellows
2 29 Aaron Fellows
3 10 John Falconi
4 27 Wayne Helliwell Jr.
5 71 Gerry DeGasparre Jr.
6 4 Scott Dion

 

3:41

Late Model Qualifying Heat #1 Results

1 53 Tyler Fiscus
2 20 John Lowinski-Loh
3 21 Shane Clark
4 04 Branden Dion
5 05 Ricky Bly
6 00 AJ Panessiti

 

3:40

CHECKERED FLAG: Tyler Fiscus wins the first Late Model qualifying heat.

 

3:39

Lap 8: Fiscus and Lowinski-Loh make contact at the stripe. Fiscus carries momentum into turn one and takes the race lead.

 

3:39

Lap 6: Fiscus dives back to the inside and makes it stick. They’re side-by-side for the lead.

 

3:39

Lap 5: Fiscus looks to the inside of Lowinski-Loh in turn three. Lowinski-Loh shuts the door.

 

3:38

Lap 4: Fiscus is sticking right to the back bumper of Lowinski-Loh.

 

3:38

Lap 3: Dion battles to the inside of Bly for fifth.

 

3:38

GREEN FLAG: Lowinski-Loh gets the jump into turn one. Fiscus settles into second.

 

3:37

Late Model Qualifying Heat #1 Lineup

1 28 John Lowinski-Loh
2 53 Tyler Fiscus
3 21 Shane Clark
4 00 AJ Panessiti
5 05 Ricky Bly
6 04 Branden Dion

 

3:37

Pro Stock Qualifying Heat #2 Unofficial Results

1 07 George Helliwell
2 3 Matt Frahm
3 36 Jay Sands
4 35 Unknown Driver
5 75 Gary Smith
6 11 Steve Johnson
7 8 Michael Screlli
8 66 Bobby Cabral
9 23 Dave Farrington Jr.

 

3:35

CHECKERED FLAG: George Helliwell wins the second Pro Stock qualifying heat.

 

3:34

Lap 7: Helliwell continues to extend his lead up front. Smith looks under Screlli for sixth. He takes the spot.

 

3:33

Lap 3: Heliwell now looks to the inside of Frahm exiting turn four. He takes the top spot.

 

3:32

Lap 2: Helliwell and Sands under Johnson for second and third.

 

3:32

GREEN FLAG: Frahm gets a big jump on the inside. He leads them into turn one.

 

3:32

They will resume the second qualifying heat with one lap complete.

 

3:28

They will be allowing one crew member for each Pro Stock to come onto the track to adjust tire pressures due to the cars sitting idle in the infield pits for a period of time.

 

3:26

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3:26

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3:25

Jim Wentworth wins the second NE Classic Lites qualifying heat race. Pro Stocks will now head back onto the track to complete the second qualifying heat.

 

3:21

The second Northeast Classic Lites qualifying heat is now on the track.

 

3:10

They will now be sending the Northeast Classic Lites onto the track for their qualifying heats.

 

3:06

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3:06

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3:03

Jim Dolan will start on the pole for the first VMRS heat race later today. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

3:01

Jon McKennedy at speed earlier today during VMRS practice. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

2:53

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2:53

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2:53

Cars are going to be sent into the pit area and they will be bringing safety vehicles onto the track to help dry the track.

 

2:52

Officials are talking to the drivers to make sure they believe the track is still safe enough to race on. There’s currently a light rain shower here at the track.

 

2:51

Prior to the caution, Frahm made a power move to the inside of Cabral making it three-wide for the race lead.

 

2:50

We also have a correction to make on the lineup. It is Matt Frahm in the No. 3, not Craig Brown as noted previously.

 

2:49

YELLOW FLAG: Cabral goes around on the backstretch and makes heavy contact with the backstretch wall. Farrington Jr. also involved and has heavy damage to the left rear of his car.

 

2:49

GREEN FLAG: Farrington Jr. gets a good jump on the outside, but Cabral battles back as they enter turn one.

 

2:48

Qualifying Heat Race #2 Lineup

1 66 Bobby Cabral
2 23 Dave Farrington Jr.
3 3 Craig Brown
4 11 Steve Johnson
5 75 Gary Smith
6 07 George Helliwell
7 8 Michael Screlli
8 36 Jay Sands

 

2:46

Pro Stock Qualifying Heat Race #1 Unofficial Finish

1 27 Wayne Helliwell Jr.
2 88 Kyle Desouza
3 18 Jeff Fagan
4 00 Bryan Kruczek
5 12 Derek Griffith
6 37 Larry Gelinas
7 55 Jesse Smith
8 29 Bary Gray
9 72 Charlie Colby
10 13 Jimmy Russell

 

2:45

CHECKERED FLAG: Wayne Helliwell Jr. wins the first Pro Stock qualifying heat race.

 

2:44

Lap 10: Fagan is on the move. He gets by Kruczek for the third spot.

 

2:44

GREEN FLAG: Helliwell and DeSouza are side-by-side into turn one. Helliwell gets the jump as they exit turn two.

 

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2:43

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2:43

With 8 laps complete, Helliwell leads DeSouza, Kruczek, Fagan, Smith, Griffith, Colby, Gelinas, Russell, and Gray.

 

2:42

YELLOW FLAG: Barry Gray sits sideways in turn four.

 

2:42

Lap 8: Kruczek now works the outside of Smith for third. He takes the position.

 

2:41

Lap 6: Desouza is looking for racing room to the inside of Smith. He finds it and slips into the second spot.

 

2:41

Lap 5: Kruczek works the outside of Gray for fourth.

 

2:41

Lap 4: Desouza takes the third spot. Gray now looks to battle back to the inside of Desouza.

 

2:40

Lap 3: Gray and Desouza battle door-to-door for third.

 

2:40

GREEN FLAG: Helliwell with a huge jump on the restart. He clears Smith as they enter turn one.

 

2:39

Up front, Helliwell leads Smith, Desouza, Gray, and Griffith.

 

2:39

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2:39

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2:38

Cobly and Fagan try to re-take their spots up front, but race officials tell them both to go to the rear.

 

2:37

There appears to be some cosmetic damage on the left side of Colby’s car. Both cars have joined the rear of the field. Helliwell now leads.

 

2:36

YELLOW FLAG: Colby and Fagan make contact in turn three battling for the race lead.

 

2:36

GREEN FLAG: Fagan with a good run on the outside of Colby. They’re even into turn one.

 

2:34

YELLOW FLAG: They get mixed up in the middle of the pact and Kruczek sits sideways on the backstretch.

 

2:33

GREEN FLAG: Colby with a big jump on Smith. Heliwell tries to make it three-wide for second.

 

2:33

Russell has taken his car to the pit area.

 

2:33

Pro Stock/Super Late Model Qualifying Heat #1 Lineup

1 72 Charlie Colby
2 55 Jesse Smith
3 18 Jeff Fagan
4 27 Wayne Helliwell Jr.
5 00 Bryan Kruczek
6 29 Wayne Helliwell Jr.
7 88 Bary Gray
8 37 Larry Gelinas
9 12 Derk Griffith
10 13 Jimmy Russell

 

2:32

YELLOW FLAG: Jimmy Russell around in turn one.

 

2:31

GREEN FLAG: Colby and Smith lead the field into turn one.

 

2:29

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2:29

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2:29

Pro Stock qualifying heats are up next.

 

2:22

James Record wins the first Ironman Super Series qualifying heat.

 

2:17

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2:17

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2:16

The first qualifying heat for the Ironman Super Series is now on the track to start today’s qualifying.

 

2:16

Lee USA officials announce a new track record for cars here at Oktoberfest. Including the touring divisions (VMRS, NEMA, and NE Classic Lites) there are 307 cars here today. Our previous car count did not include the touring series.

 

2:13

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2:13

The All-American 400 is one of the most prestigious short track events in the country and it’s back in 2013 even bigger and better than before. Set for November 1 and 2 at Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville in Tennessee, the AA400 will be a return to glory for the event that has seen the biggest names in the sport go to its victory lane. Butch Lindley, Bob Senneker, Rusty Wallace, Darrell Waltrip, Butch Miller, Jeff Purvis, Bobby Gill, Freddie Query, Wayne Anderson and Mike Garvey have all etched their name onto the All-American 400 record books over the years. The top names in Super Late Model racing and more will be on hand to battle for the famed guitar that goes to the AA400 winner. This year’s event will be a Southern Super Series presented by Sunoco Super Late Model race co-sanctioned by Champion Racing Association. More details are to be announced soon for this year’s All-American 400. Visit www.fairgroundsspeedwaynashville.com‬‬ for more.

 

2:12

Late Model Driver Roster

00 AJ Panessiti
1 Scott Fearn
2 Allen Fellows
4 Scott Dion
04 Branden Dion
05 Ricky Bly
10 John Falconi
21 Shane Clark
27 Wayne Helliwell Jr.
28 John Lowinski-Loh
29f Aaron Fellows
53 Tyler Fiscus
71 Gerry DeGasparre Jr.
75 Greg Smith

 

2:06

Outlaw Mini Stocks are now on the track to wrap up today’s practice. Heat races are up next.

 

1:58

Unofficially, there are 206 cars here today. Street Stock/Hobby Stocks lead the way with 47 cars.

 

1:57

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How are the car counts

 

1:56

A light sprinkle has forced teams to cover their cars in the pit area. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

1:55

Kyle Desouza’s Pro Stock sits on jackstands in the pit area. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

1:45

Aaron Fellows will be a favorite in the Late Model division. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

1:40

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Thank you for this weekend’s coverage!This is going to be a great show;Good Luck to all.

 

1:39

We have yet to receive an official roster for the Northeast Midget Association, but we did the best we could using the cars we saw on the track during practice to put together a roster for you.

4 Anthony Nocella
9 John Zych Jr.
21 Jim Chambers
26 Avery Stoehr
29 Ian Cummens
30 Paul Scally
39 Todd Bertrand
44 Joey Payne
47 Randy Cabral
50 Pete Pernisiglio Jr.
56 Bethany Stoehr
71 Seth Carlson
77 Doug Cleveland
80 Pete Pernisiglio
99 James Santa Maria

 

1:20

Thank you all for tuning in today. It’s a great day for racing here in Lee, NH. This race weekend is one of the best in New England. We encourage everyone tuning in today to make plans to be here next year.

 

1:18

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Thanks for the coverage….

 

1:16

Comment From Old Man Richard 

Thanks for all the coverage this weekend == Everyone have a safe race weekend == Conyers, Ga. ==

 

1:10

Valenti Modified Racing Series – Practice Results

1 85 Louie Mechalides 14.419
2 53 Norm Wrenn 14.532
3 55 Joe Doucette 14.534
4 70 Andy Seuss 14.534
5 25 Rowan Pennink 14.600
6 17 Todd Owen 14.633
7 21 Jon McKennedy 14.670
8 9 Tommy Barrett 14.681
9 06 Les Hinckley 14.703
10 24 Todd Patnode 14.705
11 57 Jeff Rocco 14.750
12 99 Richard Savary 14.815
13 13 Steve Masse 14.831
14 49 Jim Storace 14.837
15 5ct Chris Pasteryak 14.903
16 0 Mike Holdridge 14.928
17 92 Anthony Nocella 14.950
18 28 Dwight Jarvis 14.978
19 58 Eric Goodale 15.012
20 1nh Rob Goodenough 15.070
21 69 Jim Dolan 15.086
22 38 Mike Willis Jr. 15.120
23 27 Kevin Iannarelli 15.126
24 05 Jacob Dore 15.132
25 74 Dana Smith 15.139
26 79 Max Zachem 15.210
27 07 Melissa Fifield 15.230
28 77 Matt Mead 15.249
29 66 Dylan Kopec 15.278
30 41 Chric Cunningham 15.380
31 93 George Sherman 15.447

 

1:02

Valenti Modified Racing Series Driver Roster

0 Mike Holdridge
05 Jacob Dore
06 Les Hinckley
07 Melissa Fifield
1nh Rob Goodenough
5ct Chris Pasteryak
9 Tommy Barrett
13 Steve Masse
17 Todd Owen
21 Jon McKennedy
24 Todd Patnode
25 Rowan Pennink
27 Kevin Iannarelli
28 Dwight Jarvis
38 Mike Willis Jr.
41 Chris Cunningham
49 Jim Storace
53 Norm Wrenn
55 Joe Doucette
57 Jeff Rocco
58 Eric Goodale
66 Dylan Kopec
69 Jim Dolan
70 Andy Seuss
74 Dana Smith
77 Matt Mead
79 Max Zachem
85 Louie Mechalides
92 Anthony Nocella
93 George Sherman
99 Richard Savary

 

12:48

Louie Mechalides currently sits atop the speed chart with a fast lap of 14.419 seconds. Norm Wrenn, Joe Doucette, Andy Seuss, and Rowan Pennink are currently the top-five.

 

12:47

Dwight Jarvis (28) leads a group into turn one during practice. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

12:34

Rob Goodenough leads the Valenti Modified Racing Series onto the track for their first practice session.

 

12:27

Bryan Kruczek rolls thru the pit area. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

12:26

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12:26

Northeast Classic Lites are now on the track for their practice session.

 

12:25

We are unaware of the total count for all divisions, but there are a lot of cars crammed into the pit area here today. It should make for some great qualifying action later today.

 

12:25

Comment From J5 

Hearing there are some great car counts like how Oktoberfest was 10-15 years ago. Any word on the actual totals for all divisions?

 

12:23

Bryan Kruczek has minor cosmetic damage to the right side of his car following final practice.

 

12:21

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12:21

Matt Frahm is also entered into the Pro Stock event in the twin car to Larry Gelinas’ No. 37.

 

12:18

Granite State Pro Stock Series competitor Barry Gray leads the Pro Stocks onto the track for practice.

 

12:18

Pro Stock/Super Late Model Driver Roster

00 Bryan Kruczek
3 Craig Brown
07 George Helliwell
8 Michael Screlli
11 Steve Johnson
12 Derek Griffith
13 Jimmy Russell
18 Jeff Fagan
23 Dave Farrington Jr.
27 Wayne Helliwell Jr.
29 Barry Gray
36 Jay Sands
37 Larry Gelinas
55 Jesse Smith
66c Bobby Cabral
72 Charlie Colby
88 Kyle Desouza

 

12:13

The Ironman Super Series is now on the track to begin practice.

 

12:02

2013 ACT champion Wayne Helliwell Jr is here today with a Late Model and Pro Stock. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

11:59

Small Block Supers will be the first to fire today. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

11:55

We’re going to head to the pit area. We’ll have more shortly.

 

11:55

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11:55

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11:54

31 Valenti Modified Racing Series competitors are here today attempting to qualify for tomorrow’s 100-lap feature. 26 cars will start tomorrow’s main event.

 

11:43

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Thank you to Speed51 for covering this weekends event. Great for Northeast racing.

 

11:43

Today’s Schedule of Events

8:30 a.m. – Tech and Scales Open
12:00 p.m. – Motors Can Be Fired
2:00 p.m. – Heats Start
Ironman Super Series (8 laps)
Pro Stucks/Super Late Models (12 laps)
NE Classic Lites (8 laps)
Late Models (10 laps)
Valenti Modified Racing Series (12 laps)
Small Block Supers (10 laps)
LMS/Super Streets (10 laps)
NEMA Midgets (10 laps)
Hobby/Strictly Stocks (8 laps)
NEMA Lites (8 laps)
Mini Stocks/Road Runners (8 laps)
6 & 8 Cylinder Enduros (8 laps)
Pure Stock 4 Cylinders (8 laps)
Outlaw/NE Pro 4 Cylinder (8 laps)
Ironman Super Series Segment #1 (25 Laps)

 

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11:34

Northeast Race Cars & Parts located in Pascoag, Rhode Island presents today’s Trackside Now coverage of Oktoberfest at Lee USA Speedway in Lee, NH. North East Race Cars & Parts has been helping Modified racers and more win races for years. Northeast’s staff has over 50 years combined knowledge of the racing business. Providing racers on the East Coast with the parts they need through their retail warehouse. Their large stock of inventory allows them to ship the parts you need right away, usually the same day, with the technical support and quality product lines they have used themselves for years. For more information on Northeast Race Cars & Parts, visit www.nerace.com.

 

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Good morning from Lee USA Speedway in Lee, NH. It’s a cool, fall morning here at the track as teams prepare their cars for today’s practice and qualifying. 14 divisions including the Valenti Modified Racing Series, Northeast Midget Association, and Super Late Models will be competing here at Lee Oktoberfest this weekend.

 

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Trackside Now – Oktoberfest – Lee USA Speedway (NH) – 10/12/13