Masse Leads Budweiser Blastoff Winners


WATERFORD, Conn. – The 63rd season opener at Waterford Speedbowl wrapped up Sunday with six main events as part of the track’s Budweiser Blastoff Weekend.

A total of 13 divisions were on hand for the three-day event, culminating with Sunday’’s Valenti Modified Racing Series feature.

Sunday’s winners included Steve Masse in the 100-lap Valenti Modified Racing Series event, the popular northeastern tour’s 10th anniversary season opener. In NASCAR Whelen All-American Series action

Keith Rocco scored wins in both the SK Modified and Bob Valenti Auto Mall Late Model division races, the second consecutive season he has opened the year with wins in each division.

Corey Hutchings was the Street Stock winner and Garrett Denton won the Mini Stock feature. Todd Bertrand of Suffield took down a popular win in the Northeastern Midget Ass’n race.