First Look at Early Entries for the 50th Running of the NAPA Spring Sizzler

(Stafford Springs, CT)— It may only be December but over 15 teams have already registered to compete in the 50th running of the NAPA Auto Parts Spring Sizzler scheduled for April 23 and 24, 2022. A mix of Stafford regulars and Stafford invaders highlight the early entries including 2021 Spring Sizzler winner Patrick Emerling and 2015 Spring Sizzler winner and hometown hero Woody Pitkat.

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Noah Korner Perseveres To Claim SK Modified® Rookie of the Year Honors at Stafford Speedway

(Stafford Springs, CT)—After running a partial 5-race SK Modified® schedule in 2020 in order to maintain his rookie driver status, Noah Korner made the full-time move into the division for the 2021 season.  The driver of the #31 Midstate Site Development Chevrolet drove to 5 top-5 and 8 top-10 finishes with a season best finish of second on August 20th and October 1st to finish the season 10th in the SK Modified® standings and claim NAPA Auto Parts SK Modified® Rookie of the Year honors.

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Tyler Barry Races to R.A.D. Auto Machine Rookie of the Year Honors at Stafford Speedway

(Stafford Springs, CT)—The 2021 season at Stafford Speedway saw 15-year-old Tyler Barry make the move from Legend Cars to the SK Light Modified division.  The 4th generation driver with a name familiar to many modified fans had an up and down year but he ended his rookie season on the highest of notes by taking his #18 Clearcom I.T. Solutions / Pro Systems Integration Chevrolet to NAPA Victory Lane.  For the season, Barry posted 1 win, 4 top-5, and 10 top-10 finishes to carry him to R.A.D. Auto Machine SK Light…

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Stafford Launches Lap Sponsors for Spring Sizzler

(Stafford Springs, CT)—Stafford Speedway has launched a new program that allows race fans to sponsor a lap at the 50th running of the NAPA Auto Parts Spring Sizzler®. All lap sponsors will receive a limited-edition Spring Sizzler® 50th Anniversary poster featuring every winner in the history of the Spring Sizzler®. The poster, a throwback to the Spring Sizzler® poster of the early 1990’s, will only be available to lap sponsors.

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Matt Scappini Goes From Snow to Asphalt to Win Limited Late Model Rookie of the Year at Stafford

(Stafford Springs, CT)—Matt Scappini took a somewhat unique path to joining Stafford Speedway’s Limited Late Model division as a rookie driver.  Prior to the 2021 season, Scappini’s only racing experience consisted of a limited amount of go kart racing and snowmobile racing.  Scappini’s lack of experience never manifested itself during the 2021 season as he drove his #10 JRC Transportation Chevrolet to NAPA Victory Lane on September 3rd as part of his 3 top-5 and 20 top-10 finishes that helped him capture R.A.D. Auto Machine Limited Late Model Rookie of the…

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Travis Downey Races From the Desert to Stafford’s R.A.D. Auto Machine Street Stock Rookie of the Year

(Stafford Springs, CT)—When the 2021 season kicked off at Stafford Speedway, Street Stock driver Travis Downey made the move into the world of asphalt oval track racing after coming from a background in desert trophy truck off-road racing.  The Barkhamsted, CT native and driver of the #42 P.J. Ladola & Sons Electrical Contractors, Inc. Chevrolet made the transition from the deserts of Parker, Arizona and Las Vegas to the asphalt of Stafford Speedway a smooth one as he scored 3 top-5 and 13 top-10 finishes in 18 starts to claim…

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Todd Owen Races to Long Awaited SK Modified® Championship at Stafford

(Stafford Springs, CT)—After having finished in the top-10 of the Stafford Speedway SK Modified® points standings every year since 2003, including three runner-up finishes, Todd Owen finally won a long sought after track championship.  Owen and the #81 Cooker Construction team notched 15 top-5 and 18 top-10 finishes with 3 victories that resulted in a first career championship at Stafford.

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Michael Bennett Becomes a 2-Time Stafford Late Model Champion

(Stafford Springs, CT)—After two winless seasons driving for Rob Russell, Michael Bennett made the decision over the off season to go back to being an owner/driver in the hope that would help him get back to NAPA Victory Lane in Stafford Speedway’s Late Model division.  Bennett and the #19 Aubuchon Hardware team not only found their way back to victory lane, but put together a season that saw Bennett win his second career Late Model championship at Stafford, which was his third overall career track title.

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Derek Debbis Rolls to Stafford SK Light Championship

(Stafford Springs, CT)—Following a rookie season that resulted in 5 feature wins and a second place finish in the points standings would be a tough act for any driver to follow, but for Oakdale, CT native Derek Debbis and the #56 Donna May Fisheries team, there were no such issues in his sophomore season.  Debbis followed up his extraordinary rookie campaign with a division leading 7 win season that helped propel him to the top of the championship standings and become the 2021 SK Light championship.

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Tri Track Open Modified Series Announces Seven-Race Schedule For 2022 Season

SEEKONK, Mass. — Tri Track Open Modified Series officials confirmed on Tuesday a seven-race schedule for the 2022 season. The series will visit six different tracks in four states spreading from April through the end of October, with the champion coronation set to return to Seekonk Speedway on October 22.

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