Matt Galko, Stan Mertz Racing Have Winning in Mind Heading Back To Stafford

WHITINSVILLE, Mass. – For the fourth time this season, Stan Mertz Racing is heading to the track to battle for the trophy this week. Driver Matt Galko will wheel the No. 6 Koopman Lumber entry in the Bud Light Open Modified 80 at Stafford Motor Speedway on Friday, June 10. The 80-lap feature will mark the third race of the season at Stafford for the team, with the first two resulting in top-10 finishes.

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Chassis Upgrades and New Engine Have Palardy Primed to Chase First Win in Stafford’s Limited Late Models

(Stafford Springs, CT)—As he prepares for his third full season of Limited Late Model competition at Stafford Motor Speedway, 17 year old Willington native Damian Palardy has a renewed sense of confidence.  Over the off-season, Palardy and his father R.J. Surdell have been busy outfitting his #87 Casagrande Builders / NAPA of Tolland Chevrolet, which Palardy feels will give him a leg up in his quest to secure his very first career feature victory.

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Almost 400 Drivers Have Entered the Chili Bowl

Having already set a new record for number of entries, the Chili Bowl Midget Nationals may reach another benchmark on Saturday as teams begin to unload at the Tulsa Expo Center in Oklahoma. 400. This is the eighth consecutive year that the race has eclipsed 300 and the list features champions and contenders from the NASCAR Cup Series, IndyCar, World of Outlaws, All Stars Circuit of Champions and USAC.

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Parker Kligerman: ‘Sometimes You Have to Fight Fire with Fire’

MARTINSVILLE, VA – A spin, payback, and a late-race rally left Parker Kligerman of Westport, CT with a top-10 finish at Martinsville Speedway. With 42 laps to go in the United Rentals 200, Kligerman was inside the top-10 in the No. 75 Luck’s Beans Toyota Tundra. Contact with Johnny Sauter sent the Henderson Motorsports driver spinning in Turn 3. About 15 laps later, Kligerman found himself behind Sauter’s No. 13 Farm Paint Toyota Tundra. Tired of the lack of respect, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver sent his competitor…

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