Wheelers Auto Service offers NAPA SK 5k heat race bonuses in Stafford

For the 8th season in a row, John and Maina Rufrano of Wheelers Auto Service of Hamden, CT will be giving away heat racing bonuses for this Friday night’s NAPA SK 5k event at Stafford Speedway. Rufrano’s and Wheelers Auto will offer a total bonus of $2,000 for SK Modified® heat races, with each heat race winner paying $250, every second $150 and every third $100. The $2,000 in Heat Race Bonuses, when combined with the Race Purse and other emergency rewards, pushes the total rewards posted for the 9th Annual NAPA SK 5k to well over 35,000 $.

“It’s something we like to do every year for the NAPA SK 5k race and it’s a great way to make qualifying races a little more exciting,” said John Rufrano. “Bonus money gives drivers something more to aim for and while it might not be much, a little something is better than nothing and we hope that helps drivers.”

Entering the 9e Annual NAPA SK 5k, there have been 9 different winners in the first 13 races of the season. David Arute and Stephen Kopcik are the only riders with more than one win to their name and they each have 3 wins to date. Single-event feature winners this season include leading Rookie of the Year nominee Anthony Bello, Cory DiMatteo, Tyler Hines, Bryan Narducci, Todd Owen, Keith Rocco and Ronnie Williams.

In pursuit of the SK Modified® Track Championship, defending champion Todd Owen currently leads the standings with a 68-point margin over Ronnie Williams. Marcello Rufrano is third in the standings, at 78 points. 7 of 9 SK Modified® feature winners occupy the top 10 spots with Rufrano in third and Michael Gervais, Jr. in 10e place the only 2 drivers without a win in the top 10 of the ranking.

Stafford Speedway PR

Alejandro L. Myatt