(Stafford Springs, CT)— Stafford Speedway officials have put the finishing touches on their 2023 racing schedule. 23 events dot the calendar from late April to late September with a focus on weekly racing highlighted by special events throughout the season. The 2023 season marks the 53rd consecutive season the Stafford Springs, CT half-mile has been operated by the Arute family and will kick off with the biggest Modified event in the country, the 51st running of the NAPA Auto Parts Spring Sizzler®, April 29th & 30th.
WATERFORD – Stephen Kopcik jumped in the second SK Modified® for Ferguson Motorsports for the first time on September 3rd. In only his third start, he was able to park it in victory lane for the first time in the division. His one and only win at the shoreline oval came back in 2013 driving a Legend Car on Wild ‘n Wacky Wednesday.
(Stafford Springs, CT)—Stafford Speedway hosted its final Friday night race program of the 2022 season with NAPA Auto Parts Championship Night on September 30. Taking down feature wins on the night were Ronnie Williams in the SK Modified® feature, Wayne Coury, Jr. in the Late Model feature, Tyler Chapman in the SK Light feature, Alexandra Fearn in the Limited Late Model feature, and Bobby Stirk, III in the Street Stock feature.
(Stafford Springs, CT)—This Friday night, September 30th, will serve as NAPA Championship Night at Stafford Motor Speedway, with the track crowning its 2022 track champions. The SK Light and Limited Late Model titles will be decided this Friday night while three championships have already been decided with Todd Owen clinching his second consecutive SK Modified® championship, Adam Gray locking up his fourth career Late Model title, and Travis Hydar claiming the Street Stock crown.
(Stafford Springs, CT)—Stafford Speedway hosted the NAPA Auto Parts Fall Final headlined by the Monaco Modified Tri-Track Series with the SK Modifieds®, SK Lights, and Vintage All-Stars also in feature action. Anthony Bello was victorious for the second time during his rookie SK Modified® season, Steven Chapman dominated the 20-lap SK Light Invitational, and Tony Ferrante, Jr. won the Vintage All-Stars race. Todd Owen finished 5th in the SK Modified® feature, which was good enough to clinch his second consecutive SK Modified® track championship.
(Stafford Springs, CT)—Stafford Speedway hosted Weekly Racing action on Friday, September 23 with all 5 of its divisions in feature action.
(Stafford Springs, CT)—When the Monaco Modified Tri-Track Series comes to Stafford Motor Speedway this Saturday, September 24, there will be a robust field of 50 cars trying to qualify for the 80-lap, $15,000 to win feature event. Among the 50 entrants is a wealth of driving talent.
(Stafford Springs, CT)—The 49th Annual NAPA Auto Parts Fall Final will be headlined by the 80-lap, $15,000 to win, Monaco Modified Tri-Track Series event but also on the schedule is the SK Light Modified Invitational. A unique twist on SK Light Modified racing, the 20-lap feature will be open to any SK Light Modified competitor that has not won a race at Stafford in 2022.
(Stafford Springs, CT)—Stafford Speedway hosted First Responder Friday on September 9 with the TC 13 Shootout joining Stafford’s five weekly divisions in feature action. The SK Modified® division ran their regularly scheduled 40-lap feature as well as the 3rd Annual TC 13 Shootout, a 13 lap race contested between the top-13 finishers from the 40-lap feature.
(Stafford Springs, CT)—Stafford Speedway returned to NASCAR weekly racing action with the Late Model division taking center stage with their extra distance Paradiso Insurance Late Model 50 feature event. Tom Fearn was the big winner of the night by winning the 50-lap Paradiso Insurance 50-lap race for his first career extra distance victory among his now 61 career Late Model feature wins at Stafford.