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Pennink Best of Modified East-West

- Justin St. Louis on 22 May 2010

Rowan Pennink of Huntington Valley, PA, won the inaugural Modified Racing Series/Race of Champions Tour East-West Showdown at Albany-Saratoga Speedway on Friday night. (Jim DuPont/MRS photo)Malta, N.Y. -- Modified Racing Series driver Rowan Pennink of Huntington Valley, Pa., overcame a cut tire on lap three and came back to win the East-West Showdown 100 at Albany-Saratoga Speedway on Friday night. The race was co-sanctioned by the Modified Racing Series, sponsored by the BobValentiAutomall.com and the Race of Champions DART Asphalt Series.

RoC driver Pete Brittain of Oakhurst, N.J., led the first 47 laps before fellow Roc racer Earl Paules of Palmerton, Pa., took over. Pennink led the final 24 laps before taking his second career Modified Racing Series win.

Sean Bodreau of Claremont, N.H., finished third ahead of Les Hinckley and Rob Goodenough.

MacDonald Wins Again at Oxford

- Justin St. Louis on 16 May 2010

Eddie MacDonald of Rowley, Mass., won again at Oxford Plains Speedway on Sunday. (Justin St. Louis/VMM photo)OXFORD, Me. -- Eddie MacDonald is considered the man to beat every time he races at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, and with four wins there since 2008 he’s earned that recognition. After his American-Canadian Tour victory on Sunday, the same could be said about him at Maine’s Oxford Plains Speedway. Full Story | Results

Rolfe Beating Cancer, Winning Races

- Justin St. Louis on 16 May 2010

Ricky Rolfe won his ACT Late Model Tour qualifying heat at Oxford on Sunday. He'll begin chemotherapy treatments on Monday morning. (Justin St. Louis/VMM photo)OXFORD, Me. -- As Ricky Rolfe pulls into technical inspection at Oxford Plains Speedway, it appears to be business as usual. The 46 year-old from nearby Albany Township is a multi-time champion at the track and is among the all-time winners, surely winning a 12-lap qualifying heat is no big deal.

But on Sunday, it was a big deal. Rolfe begins his first round of chemotherapy for colon cancer at 7:00 on Monday morning. Full Story

UPCOMING EVENTS

ACT LATE MODEL TOUR
Sun., May 15
Oxford Plains Speedway
Oxford, Me.

VALENTI MODIFIED RACING SERIES
Sat., May 28
Twin State Speedway
Claremont, N.H.

PASS NORTH SUPER LATE MODELS
Sat., May 14
Star Speedway
Epping, N.H.

SPRINT CARS OF NEW ENGLAND
Fri., May 13
Canaan Dirt Speedway
Canaan, N.H.

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