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Barry Wins At Beech Ridge, Becomes 10th MRS Winner

- Justin St. Louis on 09 Aug 2010

Ken Barry won the Modified Racing Series event at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway on Saturday night. (LinMat photo)PHOTO: Ken Barry won the Modified Racing Series event at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway on Saturday night. (LinMat photo)

(From series press release)

Preston, Conn., driver Kenny Barry scored his second career win Saturday night with the Modified Racing Series sponsored by, at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway in Scarborough, Me. Barry becomes the tenth different winner in eleven races in 2010, and the fifth different winner of the Beech Ridge 100-lap event.

Series point leader Jon McKennedy of East Chelmsford, Mass., took the lead from pole-sitter Jacob Dore of Sanford, Me., on lap three and set the pace for the next 63 laps before being passed by Barry. Barry led the final 33 laps to pick up the win, the first for his father, noted car builder and owner Art Barry.

For the second race in a row, Dwight Jarvis of Ascutney, Vt., finished second, followed by Mike Holdridge of Madison, Conn., Todd Annarummo of Swansea, Mass., and Les Hinckley, III, of Windsor Locks, Conn.

Sixth through tenth were rookie Max Zachem of Preston, Conn., Rowan Pennink of Huntingdon Valley, Pa., David Pinkham of Buxton, Me., Jack Bateman of Canaan, N.H., and Eddy Spiers of Beacon Falls, Conn.

The race was slowed by seven caution periods. Nineteen cars finished the race, with 16 drivers on the lead lap. The next event for the Modified Racing Series is at Waterford (Conn.) Speedbowl on August 14.

Modified Racing Series -- Beech Ridge Motor Speedway, Scarborough, Me.
Saturday, August 7, 2010

(Pos.-Start-Driver-Hometown-Laps-Tech Report)
# - denotes rookie

1. (8) Ken Barry, Preston, Conn., 100, Running
2. (7) Dwight Jarvis, Ascutney, Vt., 100, Running
3. (5) Mike Holdridge, Madison, Conn., 100, Running
4. (17) Todd Annarummo, Swansea, Mass., 100, Running
5. (15) Les Hinckley, III, Windsor Locks, Conn., 100, Running
6. (21) # Max Zachem, Preston, Conn., 100, Running
7. (12) Rowan Pennink, Huntingdon Valley, Pa., 100, Running
8. (9) David Pinkham, Buxton, Me., 100, Running
9. (10) Jack Bateman, Canaan, N.H., 100, Running
10. (14) Eddy Spiers, Beacon Falls, Conn., 100, Running
11. (2) Jon McKennedy, East Chelmsford, Mass., 100, Running
12. (3) Rob Goodenough, Swanzey, N.H., 100, Running
13. (11) # Joey Jarvis, Ascutney, Vt., 100, Running
14. (1) Jacob Dore, Sanford, Me., 100, Running
15. (18) Eric Goodale, Wading River, N.Y., 100, Running
16. (23) Bobby Drown, Mildale, Conn., 100, Running
17. (22) Charlie Pasteryak, Lisbon, Conn., 99, Running
18. (19) Eric Hudson, Goffstown, N.H., 99, Running
19. (4) # Norm Wrenn, Nashua, N.H., 81, Running
20. (6) Steve Masse, Bellingham, Mass., 78, Running
21. (13) # Geoff Gernhard, Salem, Conn., 57, Mechanical
22. (20) Jim Dolan, Bethel, Conn., 40, Accident
23. (16) Richard Savary, Canton, Mass., 40, Overheating
24. (25) Mike Keeler, Danbury, Conn., 40, Oil Leak
25. (24) Joe Doucette, Framingham, Mass., 2, Overheating


Feb. 13/14, 2011
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New Smyrna Beach, FL

March 27, 2011
Waterford Speedbowl
Waterford, CT

April 30, 2011
Beech Ridge Motor Speedway
Scarborough, ME

2011 Schedule TBA

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