Seekonk Speedway will celebrate champions from the 2021 season from both Fast Friday and NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series Saturday this January. Two different banquets will be held to appropriately honor all of the champions, top-10 finishers and special award winners from all nine of Seekonk’s racing divisions. Rookie of the Year awards will also be handed out during these banquets for those divisions who are eligible.
The NASCAR Saturday banquet will take place on Saturday, January 22, with the Fast Friday banquet set for Saturday, January 29.
New for this year, the banquets will move away from the Venus De Milo in Swansea after their closure and will now take place at White’s of Westport, located at 66 State Road in Westport, Massachusetts. Dinner will be a traditional dinner buffet with a mix of different meats, a fish option, sides, and more.
On Saturday, January 22, NASCAR divisions will celebrate accomplishments with Dave Darling hoisting his eighth championship in the Pro Stocks. Vinnie Arrenegado will earn his accolades from his first Everett’s Auto Parts Late Model title, while Chad Baxter and his team will celebrate winning the Helger’s South Coast Power Equipment Sportsman championship. Baxter’s NASCAR National Division III championship will also be recognized. And in the Chaz Auto Body Sport Trucks, Barry Shaw Jr. will officially collect his trophy after a dominant year en route to his first track title.
On Saturday, January 29, Fast Friday champions, top-10 points finishers and special award winners will be honored at White’s. Richie Helger Jr. will celebrate his first career championship in the Seekonk Grand Prix Bandolero Outlaw division, joined by fellow rising star Darren Krantz Jr., the Seekonk Grand Prix Bandolero Bandit champion. In the Nick’s Pit Stop Legends Cars, Luke LeBrun will be crowned the title holder after a dominant year with double-digit wins, while Mikey LeFort will celebrate another championship in the Everett’s Auto Parts Sport 4 division. For the second time in his career, Greg Perry will also be crowned the Helger’s South Coast Power Equipment Pure Stock champion.
The full Seekonk Speedway 2022 schedule will be announced in the coming weeks. The track has already announced Fast Friday, NASCAR Saturday and special event race dates. For more information, visit SeekonkSpeedway.com and follow the track on social media.
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