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On This Date in Stafford History: June 4

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1948

Bob Minor won an ARDC Midget feature, the only race he won at Stafford.

1965

Bill Wimble races to victory lane while Stafford was still a dirt track.  It was the first of 8 wins in 1965 for Wimble as he would go on to win the track championship.  The victory was the 13th of Wimble’s 21 career modified wins at Stafford, all on dirt.​

Modified feature winner Bill Wimble

1993

Mike Christopher won the SK Modified® feature, Tom Fearn won the Prostock feature, Larry Vassar won the Late Model feature, and Ryan Posocco won the DARE Stock feature.​  Christopher’s win was his 2nd of 3 wins in 1993 that saw him win the track championship and it was the 9th of his 28 career SK Modified® wins.  Fearn’s feature win was his first of 2 in 1993 that saw him claim the track championship.  It was the 4th of Fearn’s 17 career ProStock wins at Stafford.  Vassar’s feature win was his 3rd of 5 wins in 1993 and it was the 3rd of his 11 career Late Model wins.  Posocco’s win was his first of 2 wins in 1993 and it was his first career win at Stafford.  Posocco would go on to win 5 DARE Stock features, 45 Late Model wins, and 6 Late Model track championships.

1999

Mike Christopher won the SK Modified® feature, Doug Coby won the ProStock feature, Jim Peterson won the Late Model feature, and Rick Lanagan won the DARE Stock feature.  Christopher’s win was his 2nd of 5 wins in 1999 and it was his 23rd of 28 career SK Modified® wins.  Coby’s win was his 2nd of 6 wins in 1999 and his 2nd of 8 career ProStock wins.  Peterson’s win was his 1st of 2 wins in 1999 and it was his 8th of 30 career Late Model wins.  Lanagan’s win was his 2nd of 2 wins in 1999 and it was the 4th and final DARE Stock win of his Stafford career.

SK Modified® Feature Winner Mike Christopher

ProStock Feature Winner Doug Coby

Late Model Feature Winner Jim Peterson

DARE Stock Feature Winner Rick Lanagan

2004

Ted Christopher won the SK Modified® feature, Joe Rzeszutek won the Late Model feature, and Glenn Bartkowski won the DARE Stock feature.  In last chance qualifying races, John Sandberg won the SK Modified® 21 Means 21 feature and Marc Atkinson won the Late Model 16 feature.  Christopher’s win was his 2nd of 8 wins in 2004 that saw him win the track championship and it was the 71st of his 109 career SK Modified® feature wins.  Rzeszutek’s win was his first of 2 wins in 2004 and it was the first of his 5 career Late Model wins.  Bartkowski’s win was his only win of 2004 and it was his first and only DARE Stock win at Stafford.

SK Modified® Feature Winner Ted Christopher

Late Model Feature Winner Joe Rzeszutek

DARE Stock Feature Winner Glenn Bartkowski

SK Modified® 21 Means 21 Winner John Sandberg

Late Model 16 Winner Marc Atkinson

2010

Matt Gallo won the SK Modified® feature, Woody Pitkat won the Late Model feature, Tommy Barrett, Jr. won the SK Light feature, Kevin Gambacorta won the Limited Late Model feature, and Josh Wood won the DARE Stock feature.  Gallo’s win was his only win of the 2010 season and it is thus far the only SK Modified® win of his Stafford career.  Pitkat’s win was his 3rd of 8 wins in 2010 and it was the 21st of his 40 career Late Model wins.  Barrett’s win was his first of 10 wins in 2010 and it was the first of his 11 career SK Light wins.  Gambacorta’s win was his 2nd of 2 wins in 2010 and it was the 7th of his 8 career Limited Late Model wins.  Wood’s win was his 1st of 2 wins in 2010 and it was his first of 23 career Stafford victories (10 Limited Late Model, 6 Late Model, 6 DARE Stock).

SK Modified® Feature Winner Matt Gallo

Late Model Feature Winner Woody Pitkat

SK Light Feature Winner Tommy Barrett, Jr.

Limited Late Model Feature Winner Kevin Gambacorta

DARE Stock Feature Winner Josh Wood