Jack Arute’s Stafford Motor Speedway was host to Week Two of the iRacing.com Street Stock Series. Located in Stafford Springs, Connecticut, Stafford Motor Speedway opened in 1870 as a horse racing track and then starting hosting car races after World War II. Like many other tracks throughout the United States, Stafford Motor Speedway started out as a dirt track, but was paved with asphalt in 1967 and with that new coat of pavement came a reputation that the track enjoys to this day.
Richie Hornsby (Atlantic Club) has positioned himself on top of the championship point standings for Division One for the week earning 167 points, just five more than second place AJ Wood (Plains Club) who came home in second for Week One. Billy Roberts (Ohio Club), Alastair Topley (England Club) and current season championship leader Nick Ottinger (Carolina Club) complete the top five heading into Week Three at Thompson.
Anthony Kernan (Ohio Club) leads the Division Two standings for Week Two by a mere six points over second place Scott Hensley2 (Mid-South Club). Connecticut Club member Andrew Grigg, Todd Whiteside (Eastern Canada) along with Georgia’s Jason Magagna round out the top five for Divison Two coming out of the week’s online racing competition at Stafford.
Bill Fiske (New England Club) sits atop the Division Three standings for Week Two by just nine points over Carolina Club member Brad Newman. Kevin Loveys (Eastern Canada), Wanda Roberts (Mid-South) and Pennsylvania native Brad Vincent fill the top five for the Division for Week Two.
Darin Gangi (California Club) of Inside Sim Racing fame leads Division Four for Week Two with 129 points scored, 25 more than his closest competitor of Diego Comuni (International Club). Virginian Greg Hooks along with Shawn Hayes (Carolina Club) and Cody Byus (Pennsylvania Club) make up the remainder of the top five for Week Two in Division Four.
Indiana native Robert Eggert sits in position one for Week Two in Division Five. Eggert scored 96 points for the week, bettering Joseph Hogan III (Pennsylvania Club) by just four points for the week. Lance Young (Northwest Club) along with Daniel Miller (Carolina Club) and Texas’ Kyle Guerry complete the top five for Division Five during Week Two.
Eric Jones2 (Virginias Club) leads the Division Six championship point battle by just three points over West Club member Scott Moore. Travis Trussell (Virginias Club) along with Patrick Ligman (Australia/NZ Club) and New England’s Dale Alley round out the top five for Division Six.
Florida Club member Kris Rummel leads Divison Seven for Week Two with 88 points, a slight margin of just four points over Joshua Gayman (West Club). Michael Buckner (Georgia Club), Bryan Blaise (New York Club) and Carolina resident Doug VanWynen complete the top five in Division Seven.
Division Eight has the closest championship point battle so far with the top five separated by just four points. James Wood (Carolina Club) leads the group with 74 points. DE-AT-CH Club member Sebastian Steinreiter is a very close second with just one point in between him and the lead. Michael Olafson (Midwest Club) finishes Week Two with 72 points, Illinois native Vincent Cooper earned 71 points for his efforts during Week Two and rounding out the top five is Brazilian Denilson Costa, who earned 70 points for the week.
Trevor Pertteli2 has made Eastern Canada proud as he leads the Division Nine standings after Week Two at Stafford. David B Jackson (Midwest Club) trails Pertteli by ten points heading into Week Three. New Englander Shane Tatro along with Garrett Park (West Club) and Joshua Spann (Texas Club) round out the top five for Division Nine.
Domination is a strong word, but that is exactly what Mark Creighton (New England Club) did during Week Two in Division Ten. 28 points separate Creighton from Curtis Skene (Northwest Club) who finished second in championship points for the week. Chris Fletcher (Georgia Club), Leandro Pires (Brazil Club) and Dennis Blackburn (Carolina Club) complete the top five for Division Ten during Week Two.
The Rookie Division had as close as a battle as you can get for top honors during the week. Tucker Scanlon (Carolina Club) along with Ohio native Chris Luckey both earned 102 points for the week. Luckey is a common name in the top five as Richard, also from Ohio, came home third for the week. Stephen Morsillo (Massachusetts Club) and Denise Exum (Georgia Club) round out the top five for the Rookie Division for Week Two.
Qualifying for the week was a tough battle between two stars in their respective series. Theo Olson (Midwest Club), a current NASCAR iRacing.com Series World Championship driver bested Street Stock legend Nick Ottinger by just .006 seconds. Tanel Tallermo (Central-Eastern Europe Club) along with William Brown5 (Florida Club) and AJ Wood (Plains Club) round out the top five in qualifying for Week Two.
Nick Ottinger is also the leader of the Week Two time trial. Ottinger’s ten lap average was a 22.898, over a half tenth faster than second place William Brown5 (Florida Club). Eastern Canada’s Remi Perreault came home third followed by Greg Hooks (Virginias Club) and Nikolaus Neumann (International Club) completed the top five for Week Two time trial.
Please tune in next week as the stars of the iRacing Street Stock Series stay in Connecticut to take a trip to the Thompson International Speedway. As always, please visit https://www.iracing.com to become a part of the biggest online racing organization in the world.