Tri-Track Open Modified Series Opens Season Sunday At Claremont


(Press Release from Tri-Track Open Modified Series)

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The Tri-Track Open Modified Series (TTOMS) 2019 season kicks off this Sunday, May 26, with a visit to the granite state for the running of the second annual Ron Bouchard’s Auto Stores 100 at Claremont Speedway in Claremont, NH. 

A strong field of cars is expected on a full-night of racing that also includes the track’s Late Models, Street Stocks, Six Shooters, and Pure Stocks.  

Hometown favorite Mike Willis, Jr. of Grantham, NH, seeks to repeat in the Ron Bouchard’s Auto Stores 100 while Matt Hirschman of Northampton, PA, looks to start his Series title defense off with a win. The likes of Ron Silk, Woody Pitkat and Andy Jankowiak hope to continue their winning ways this season at Claremont.

And, while winning is on the top of everyone’s mind, the significance of Memorial Day Weekend is not lost on Series’ competitors or officials. 

“Together with our competitors, the Tri-Track Series aims to put on the best race event, but the meaning of this weekend is important to us all,” said Jim Schaefer, Series co-founder. “We do so knowing full-well that the sacrifices made by past, present and future generations of servicemen and women make this possible.” 

Racing gets underway with qualifying at 5:00pm and features at approximately 7:30pm.

Thanks to a cooperative effort between Monadnock and Claremont Speedways, a special promotion will allow race fans to see all the action at a great savings.  Grandstand admission tickets purchased for Monadnock on Saturday, May 25 will allow ticketholders FREE admission to Claremont on Sunday simply by showing their speedway ticket stub.  

Regular general admission for the night’s event is $25 for adults and $5 for kid ages 6-12. Children ages 5 and under are free.  Pit entry with a NASCAR license if $35 and $40 without.  Through the combined efforts of Claremont Speedway, Tri -Track management and Don Miller, all TTOMS drivers and pre-registered owners will receive free paddock admission.

Grandstands open at 1:30pm in time for rotating practice for all divisions. Following practice and qualifying will be consolation races for the Modifieds. An autograph session will be held for TTOMS drivers in the turn four hospitality area at 4:15Ppm. Feature races will begin at 7:30pm and may include a B-Main for the Modifieds.

The event is round one of the Ron Bouchard’s Auto Stores Challenge Cup. Round two is set for Saturday, September 14 at Monadnock Speedway.  The team with the highest point total following the two events will be awarded what will undoubtedly become one of the most coveted honors in Modified racing – Ron Bouchard’s Auto Stores Challenge Cup.

The purse for the Ron Bouchard’s Auto Stores 100 is over $50,000 with $7,000 to win, $1,200 to start and at least $500 to non-qualifiers.   The race winner will also receive a one-of-a-kind trophy presented by long-time TTOMS supporter Wayne Coat and crafted by Richard Brooks’ Buzzi Memorials in Waterford, CT. 

“We hope winning this race Sunday at Claremont Motorsports Park, will mean something extra special, knowing that Dick Williams has spent so much time over the winter securing funds for the race,” added Schaefer, “and that the winner will always have this unique trophy placed somewhere special to remember the day.”

To learn more about the Tri-Track Open Modified Series, visit tritrackmods.com or follow the series on Facebook and Twitter. For more information on the speedway visit ClaremontMotorsportsPark.com.

The Ron Bouchard’s Auto Stores 100 is the first of a six-race schedule for the series that includes dates at Star, Seekonk, Oxford Plains and Monadnock Speedways. 

Tri-Track Open Modified Series-Claremont 100- Entry List (as of May 23, 2019)

0 – Andy Jankowiak

02 – Geoff Rollins

04 – Joey Jarvis

06 – Sam Rameau

1 – Chris Ridsdale

3 – Matthew Swanson

3 – Matt Galko

6 – Woody Pitkat

7 – Andrew Charron

7 – Kurt Vigeant

10 – Bobby Jones 

13 – Cameron Sontag

14 – Dana Smith

16 – Colbey Fournier

21 – Les Hinckley

24 – Todd Patnode

25 – Brian Robie

25 – Calvin Carroll

25 – Ronnie Williams

26 – Bucky Demers

27 – Anthony Sesely

28 – Kreig Heroth¶

39 – Scott Adams

43 – Tommy Barrett

50S – Ron Silk

50 – Carl Medeiros Jr. 

60 – Matt Hirschman

63 – CJ Bolton

71 – Brad Babb

76 – Kirk Alexander

81 – Todd Owen

81ME – Josh Cantara 

82 – Mike Holdridge

83 – Mike Willis

88 – Russ Hersey

99 – Richard Savary

176 – Dana Dimatteo


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Comments

  1. Is the 21 the Art Barry machine?

  2. Fast Eddie says:

    I’m pretty sure the 21 is the Barry car. Les Hinkley has driven it in some of the TriTrack races before.

  3. James Schaefer says:

    Yes,the Art Barry 21,signed up with Les to drive at all 6 Tri Track races this season.

  4. Very nice. It will be good to see the ole 21 back out there in 2019. Thanks.

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