On Tap: Third Time’s A Charm For Modified Tour TSI Harley-Davidson 125 At Stafford

A dreadful Memorial Day weekend forecast saw NASCAR Modified Tour officials and the management at Stafford Motor Speedway decide to postpone the division’s TSI Harley-Davidson 125 to June 7.

Bobby Santos celebrates victory in the NASCAR Modified Tour Spring Sizzler on April 28 at Stafford Speedway (Photo: Alex Trautwig/Getty Images for NASCAR)

And two weeks later, Stafford Speedway and NASCAR were forced again to make a day before decision last week to call postpone the event again.

Attempt No. 3 is on deck.

We’re not even going to mention Friday’s forecast.

Where: Stafford Motor Speedway
What: NASCAR Modified Tour and NASCAR All-American Series event
When: Friday
Schedule: Modified Tour TSI Harley-Davidson 125, 40-lap NASCAR All-American Series SK Modified, 30-lap Late Model, 20-lap SK Light Modified, 20-lap Limited Late Model and 20-lap DARE Stock. Grandstands open: 4:15 p.m.; Qualifying begins: 6 p.m. Features begin: Approximately: 6:30 p.m.
Tickets: Adults $33, $35; Youth (6-14) $5, children 5 and under free.
More: The fourth week of Friday night racing at Stafford. … The third event of 14 events this season for the NASCAR Modified Tour. The event was originally scheduled for May 24 and was postponed because of rain to June 7 and then postponed once again to this week. … Mike Stefanik won the season opening Modified Tour event on April 14 at Thompson International Speedway. Bobby Santos III won the second event on April 28 at Stafford. A scheduled May 11 event for the series at Monadnock Speedway in Winchester, N.H. was rained out and postponed to July 27. … Rowan Pennink and Ryan Preece are tied for the points lead on the Modified tour. Stefanik is third, one point behind the leaders and Ted Christopher is fourth in the standings, two points off the lead. The top eight in the standings are separated by nine points. … Preece, Christopher and Pennink also make up the top-three in the standings in the SK Modified division standings at Stafford. Preece leads the standings with two victories this year. Christopher is 14 points behind and Pennink is tied for third with Danny Cates, 16 points behind Preece. … Pennink picked up his first career Stafford SK Modified victory on May 17. Danny scored his first career SK Modified victory at Stafford two weeks ago.

Where: Waterford Speedbowl
What: NASCAR All-American Series event
When: Saturday
Schedule: 35-lap NASCAR All-American Series SK Modified, 30-lap Late Model, 25-lap Street Stock, 25-lap Mini Stock, 25-lap SK Light Modified and 25-lap New England Truck Series. Grandstands open: 3 p.m.; Qualifying: 5:30 p.m.; Features: 7 p.m.
Tickets: Adults $17; Youth (6-14) $6, children 5 and under free.
More: The ninth event of the season at the shoreline oval. … Last week, Keith Rocco raced to his fourth victory of the season in the SK Modified division feature. There have been five different winners in eight SK Modified events at the track this season. Other winners include Rocco’s twin brother Jeff, Kyle James, Joey Gada and Tyler Chadwick.

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