One Eye Open
Apr22

One Eye Open

A spotter’s view by Wayne “Muffy” Wildermuth Monadnock Speedway…….fun track, long day, cold weather and breakfast. Yes breakfast. The name on the nose of the car Denise Murray is our breakfast sponsor at The Notch in Northfield, Ma. A ritualistic stop on the way to the track for good food and lots of sarcasm to start the day off right. It’s typical for the Valenti Modified Racing Series to go to Manadnock Speedway early in the season...

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Pennink & Norton Takes Spring Dash Checkers
Apr21

Pennink & Norton Takes Spring Dash Checkers

By Gary Dutton WINCHESTER, NH – Young Gun Mike McGoldrick Jr. won the first race of the new season Saturday, April 19, at Monadnock Speedway, while the night’s big money winner was Valenti Modified Racing Series ace Rowan Pennink, who blistered the high-banked speedplant to duplicate his victory a year earlier of the Bond Auto Parts Spring Dash 100. Other winners among the 120 racers vying in the eight-division field Saturday were...

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Pennink Repeats As Spring Dash Winner At Monadnock
Apr20

Pennink Repeats As Spring Dash Winner At Monadnock

Winchester N.H. – With a large crowd braving bitter cold temperatures looking on, reigning Series Champion Rowan Pennink of Huntingdon Valley, PA., made it back to back wins when he won the “Spring Dash 100” Valenti Modified Racing Series event Saturday night, April 19, at Monadnock Speedway, Winchester, NH. The victory was Pennink’s 10th career VMRS win and his third at the Monadnock oval. Pennink started on the pole in a 25-car...

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Rowan Pennink Scores Monadnock VMRS victory
Apr20

Rowan Pennink Scores Monadnock VMRS victory

Rowan Pennink of Huntingdon Valley PA, the 2013 VMRS Champion, notched his first win of the season, but it wasn’t an easy win for the Kim and Gary Casella owned Monk Hand Cleaner sponsored modified. Through the luck of the draw, Pennink and Matt Mead of Richmond, NH led the field of Warren Alstons’ green flag. Before lap 1 was completed, contact between 3 cars created a caution, slowing the pack. On the restart Pennink pulled into the...

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Surprise Entry For Saturday’s VMRS Race At Monadnock
Apr16

Surprise Entry For Saturday’s VMRS Race At Monadnock

Canaan, NH. – Sitting at a desk Tuesday afternoon looking over notes saved in case he needed to refer to them one day, Kirk Alexander, the Valenti Modified Racing Series all-time winner at 31 victories, was trying to find the right set-up, the magic that worked for him so many times in the past, the magic he hopes he can create again when he climbs into the John Corliss owned, Trader John Guns sponsored, # 88 modified race car, on...

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