Seekonk Speedway is a family entertainment venue that features racing of all kinds on a semi-banked 1/3 mile paved oval located on U.S. Route 6 in Seekonk, Massachusetts.
The track holds the distinction of being the longest continually family operated race track in the United States, under the guidance of the Venditti family since it opened on May 30, 1946. It is also the widest track in New England at 72 feet.
The track's all-time winningest drivers include George Summers and "Radical" Rick Martin of Westport, Massachusetts.
Typically starting on the first Sunday of May, the Action Track of the East plays host to short track action every Saturday night, depending on the weather. Most weekly programs are composed of Seekonk's four regular divisions: Pro Stock, Late Model, Sport Truck,Street Stock,SK Lite. In addition to the staple series, a variety of touring series visit the speedway. The Valenti Auto Mall Modified Racing Series, NorthEastern Midget Association, Pro 4 Modifieds of New England, and Pro All Stars Series all have events on the Seekonk calendar, with the former three visiting on multiple occasions.
The Seekonk weekly motorsport program ends on the second Sunday of October with the D. Anthony Vendetti Memorial event. The Valenti Modifieds join the open-competition Pro Stock, Late Model, Sport Truck and Car, and Street Stock divisions for a two-day spectacular of extra-distance and extra-money racing.
Since 2005, Seekonk has featured an exclusively open-wheel program on one Wednesday of the summer, with the NEMA Midgets, NEMA Lites, and Pro 4 Modifieds underlining the main event, a $10,000-to-win True Value Modified race. The event has become one of the most popular on the Seekonk schedule, with a large crowd each year.
Fast Friday Series
On Friday nights, Seekonk Speedway is open for lower-budget competition as well as youth racing. In 2012, Legend Car Racing was added in the Fast Friday lineup. In 2013 Nicks Pit Stop jumped on board as the title sponsor for the legend cars. Nick Lascola won the championship in the legend division and moved up the ladder to then Late Model class in 2014. Seekonk's least expensive divisions are the Sport4 (stock 4-cylinder car with minor safety enhancements) and Pure Stock, that are same as 4-cylinder class, only 8 cylinders. These classes have a minimum age of 15 with proper paperwork on file with track. These cars race on the oval along with the two Seekonk Youth Racing Association Mini Cup (SYRA 650 and 750 classes) open to competitors age 10–18.
This years Late Model schedule is full of extra money races that is sure to pack the field in the growing division all season long. Dylan Estrella looks for a third straight championship but will be challenged by the like…