R.A.D. Auto Machine and Gaston Racing Enterprises Boost SK Light Modified and Street Stock Payouts for Call Before You Dig Modified Classic

(Stafford Springs, CT)—Race fans and race teams are abuzz about the Call Before You Dig Modified Classic slated for Saturday, October 24th. The event, which serves as the first Stafford appearance for the Tri-Track Modified Series, boasts a purse of nearly $50,000, including $10,000 to win.

Accompanying the 81-lap Modified feature at the late October event will be Stafford Speedway’s SK Light Modified and Street Stock divisions. Both divisions will run 25-lap features, an additional 5 laps from their regular weekly distance of 20 laps. The purse for both events will also be increased courtesy of R.A.D. Auto Machine and Gaston Racing Enterprises.

Both the SK Light Modified and Street Stock payouts will be increased by approximately 60%. The SK Light Modified division features $5,510 in posted awards with the increased base purse courtesy of R.A.D. Auto Machine. The SK Light drivers will compete for $850 to win after contingency bonuses from Dunleavy Truck and Trailer Repair, Maybury Material Handling, and Sunoco Race Fuels. Spark Virtual Reality and Olson Apartments will also pay their weekly $100 and $75 bonuses for 2nd and 3rd.

The posted awards for the Street Stock feature is $3,245, with the increased purse courtesy of Gaston Racing Enterprises. The 25-lap feature will pay $425 to the winner after the $75 weekly bonus from Big Haus Racing Enterprises.

Additional rules and regulations have been released for this event. The starting line-up will be determined by the +/- qualifying scoring system also used in Stafford’s Open Modified 80 events.  The Stafford Speedway tire inventory rule will not be in effect for the event, teams will be required to use the same tire used weekly in Stafford’s SK Light Modified and Street Stock divisions. Race teams with any questions are encouraged to contact the track office by phone (860-684-2783) or send an email to tech@staffordspeedway.com.

Tickets for the October 24th Call Before You Dig Modified Classic are now on sale at StaffordSpeedway.com/tickets. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, capacity for the event remains limited and race fans and teams are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance. Once the capacity limit is reached additional tickets will not be available. The event will also be broadcast live on StaffordSpeedway.tv for just $30.

For more information, visit www.staffordspeedway.com, checkout Stafford Speedway on Facebook or Twitter, or contact the track office at 860-684-2783.


Street Stock 25 Purse (10/24/20)   SK Light Modified 25 Purse (10/24/20)
1st $350   1st $550
2nd $300   2nd $400
3rd $250   3rd $350
4th $225   4th $300
5th $200   5th $275
6th $175   6th $250
7th $150   7th $225
8th $125   8th $200
9th $120   9th $195
10th $100   10th $190
11th $95   11th $185
12th $90   12th $180
13th $85   13th $175
14th $80   14th $170
15th $80   15th $165
16th $80   16th $160
17th $75   17th $155
18th $75   18th $150
19th $75   19th $125
20th $70   20th $125
21st $70   21st $125
22nd $70   22nd $125
23rd $65   23rd $105
24th $65   24th $105
Total $3,070   Total $4,985