What You Need To Know: 51st Spring Sizzler At Stafford Motor Speedway
May 10, 2023The Spring Sizzler® tradition continues with the 51st running of the NAPA Auto Parts Spring Sizzler® Friday, May 12th & Saturday, 13th. Here’s what you need to know about the “Greatest Race in the History of Spring”.
Stafford Spring Sizzler Postponed Due To Unfavorable Forecast
Apr 27, 2023Stafford Springs, CT — Unfavorable weather has forced Stafford Speedway officials to postpone the 51st NAPA Auto Parts Spring Sizzler® to Friday, May 12th and Saturday, May 13th.
A Look At The Stacked Entry List For The 51st Spring Sizzler At Stafford
Apr 26, 2023“The Greatest Race in the History of Spring” returns this weekend with the running of the 51st NAPA Spring Sizzler at Connecticut’s crown jewel half-mile, Stafford Motor Speedway. As the track and the competitors continue to prepare for the event, Stafford Motor Speedway officials have released a massive entry list stacked with talent.
ACT Ready To Break 38-Year Drought At Stafford Motor Speedway
Apr 26, 2023Barre, VT — Not since 1985 has Stafford Motor Speedway held an American-Canadian Tour race, and that all ends this Saturday afternoon. On April 29, the modern stars and heroes of the international touring series will invade the iconic Connecticut oval for the first time in 38 years during the track's traditional season-opening event, the 51st NAPA Spring Sizzler weekend.
"Mad" Max McLaughlin Files Entry For 2023 Spring Sizzler At Stafford
Mar 23, 2023Entries continue to trickle in for the 51st Annual Spring Sizzler at Connecticut’s Stafford Motor Speedway. The latest entry is one of the biggest names in Modified racing, but the dirt kind. That name is Max McLaughlin, a multi-time Dirt Modified race winner.
Jimmy Blewett Returning To Full-Time Competition At Stafford Motor Speedway
Mar 20, 2023Showtime is back. Petty Cash Motorsports has announced Jimmy Blewett as their full-time driver for the 2023 SK Modified® season at Stafford Motor Speedway. Blewett will assume driving responsibilities of the No. 85 SK Modified®, driven by Bryan Narducci for the 2022 season.
Two Short Track Stars For Each Track On 2023 SRX Schedule
Dec 21, 2022Since the inaugural Superstar Racing Experience (SRX) season in 2021, the series has provided a stage for local race car drivers to shine. In addition to nationally-known names like Tony Stewart, Bobby Labonte and Bill Elliott, a long list of local racing heroes like Bubba Pollard, Doug Coby, Luke Fenhaus and Scott Bloomquist have enjoyed their time in the spotlight.
Stafford Speedway And FloRacing Continuing Live Streaming Partnership
Dec 14, 2022Stafford Springs, CT --- A groundbreaking streaming partnership in asphalt racing that debuted in 2021 will continue for its 3rd season in 2023. Stafford Speedway and FloRacing have once again partnered to live stream the entire season from the Connecticut half-mile on the FloRacing platform.
Stafford Speedway 2023 Schedule Sees ACT Tour Return After 38 Years
Nov 11, 2022(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.
Huge Field Expected For Fall Final At Stafford Motor Speedway
Sep 20, 2022One of the most anticipated pavement modified events of the year is shaping up to be a doozy this weekend at Stafford Motor Speedway. The traditional Fall Final race featuring the Monaco Modified Tri-Track Series is expected to draw more than 50 of the best modified drivers in the country.
Marcello Rufrano Wins Stafford's Ninth Annual SK 5K
Aug 6, 2022(Stafford Springs, CT)---Stafford Speedway hosted the biggest and richest SK Modified® race of the 2022 season on Friday, August 5 with the 9th Annual NAPA Auto Parts SK 5k. A draw just prior to the start of the race determined the feature distance would be either 60, 70, or 80 laps and the 80 lap number was drawn by NAPA rep Bruce Pinto. Marcello Rufrano scored his first career SK Modified® victory in the biggest race of the season. Rufrano’s win gave him a payday of $5,725 in purse and contingency money from total posted awards of over $35,000. Other feature wins on the night were scored by Tom Fearn in the Late Model feature, Tyler Alkas in the SK Light feature, Jeremy Lavoie in the Limited Late Model feature, and Travis Downey in the Street Stock feature.
Michael Christopher Jr. Looking For His Winning Ways At Stafford's SK 5K
Aug 1, 2022(Stafford Springs, CT)---For Stafford Speedway SK Modified® driver Michael Christopher, Jr., the 2022 season has been a struggle. The 2021 season saw Christopher win a total of 4 races, including the non-points All-Star Shoot-Out as well as the NAPA SK 5k, and he finished second in the points. One year later sees Christopher with only one podium finish and two top-5 finishes through the first 12 races. Christopher and the #82 New England Turf / Eastport Feeds team have been hard at work looking to get back to their winning ways and he has the August 5 NAPA SK 5k circled on his calendar as the race that could see them return to feature winning glory.
Stafford Motor Speedway Adds New Twist To SK 5K
Jul 27, 2022Stafford Springs, CT -- The NAPA Auto Parts SK 5K returns to Stafford Speedway Friday, August 5 for the ninth running of the $5,000-to-win SK Modified® event. The NAPA SK 5K has become the biggest event of the season for the SK Modified® division with an impressive list of past winners including Ted Christopher, Rowan Pennink, Ryan Preece, Chase Dowling, Ronnie Williams, and Mike Christopher. The 2022 edition will feature prize money in excess of $30,000.
Woody Pitkat Doubles Up In Open Modifieds At Stafford
Jul 2, 2022Stafford Springs, CT -- Open Modified cars returned to Stafford Motor Speedway for their fourth of five visits of the 2022 season on Friday, July 1 for the GAF Roofing Open 80. Woody Pitkat dominated the race to take down his second consecutive open modified victory at Stafford after winning the Bud Light 80 last month.
2008 Daytona 500 Winner Ryan Newman Enters GAF Open Modified 80 At Stafford
Jun 21, 2022(Stafford Springs, CT)—The 2008 Daytona 500 winner, Ryan Newman, has filed his entry to compete in the July 1st GAF Roofing Open Modified 80 at Stafford. Newman has entered the #53 Mike Curb owned Troyer Modified with support from Casella Waste Systems.