By Erika Palmai WagnerBRIDGEPORT, N.J. – In honor of their family patriarch, the family of Craig Pellegrini Jr., the driver of the no. 27 Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series IMCA Racesaver Sprint Car, has graciously chosen to sponsor top five finishers in the season opener at Bridgeport Speedway on April 30 in memory of Albert A. Pellegrini, Craig’s car owner, grandfather and mentor, who passed away earlier this year.“My grandfather was a dedicated race fan who just loved going to the races when he could,” Pellegrini Jr. noted. “As a child, I can remember spending my weekends with him and my dad at Bridgeport Speedway on Saturday nights, and also he often liked coming and watching me race go karts when we ran them before moving into a full-sized Sprint. With this being the first race of the season since his passing, and also with it being the first race for the Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series, we couldn’t have thought of a better way to remember him by than raising the ante on opening day in his name.”On April 30 at Bridgeport Speedway, dubbed the “fastest dirt track in the east,” Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series drivers will race for an increased purse thanks to the Pellegrini family.The winner of the 20-lap feature event will take home $500, with second earning $300, third place will receive $225, fourth will get $175 and fifth place will collect the advertised $150 plus a brand new Hoosier Racesaver Spec right rear tire.Additional bonuses, including $50 to each heat race winner, and other added weekly contingency bonuses will also be up for grabs to MASS members.Among confirmed entries for the series opener, in addition to Craig Pellegrini Jr., are Tim Tanner, Tommy Carberry, Bryant Davis, Stef Carberry, Joe Kay, Eddie Wagner, Jeff Geiges, David Bonner, Logan Diehl, Rick Stief, Bryant Davis, Brendon Poff, Harris Kohen and Dave Brown Jr.The list of rookies making their MASS debut includes Patrick Compton, Austin Burke, Bobby Schreff, Dean Conk Jr., Tom Carberry, Doug Snow and John Webster Jr.Pit gates open at 2 p.m., hot laps are at 4 p.m. and racing starts at 5 p.m. on opening night.Albert A Pellegrini of Buena, N.J., was a zoning officer for Buena Vista township for over 25 years and also was employed by Bernal Mechanical for over 30 years as an estimator and purchasing agent. Pellegrini also owned a gas station in Vineland, N.J., where he built and worked on race cars that he raced at Vineland Speedway. Dedicated to his work and family, Albert never wanted anything less for his three sons and grandchildren whom he was survived by.“He really made me smile at the track, and he always knew what was best for me,” Craig Jr. recalls. “We were really looking forward to this upcoming season because we were finally going to be racing closer to home, but his memory will keep me going, and I will always be thinking of him and what he strived for me to be … fast.” For more info on what’s going on with the Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series, visit our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/midatlanticsprintseries/ or visit our new website at www.masprintseries.com.
Share Marek Suchar: “As esports betting grows, we will no longer speak about it as one sport” June 18, 2020 Submit Share Related Articles LiveScore adds new leagues to streaming offering August 12, 2020 Highlight Games goes global with ComeOn deal June 19, 2020 StumbleUpon Highlight Games, the specialist games developer who are 38% owned by Swedish gambling firm Cherry AB, has announced an agreement to integrate its flagship SOCCERBET product with Eurobet.Tim Green, Highlight Games Chief Executive Officer, commented: “SOCCERBET represents an exciting evolution of the virtual sports formula, and we are delighted to extend its reach with an operator as large and respected as Eurobet. “Italy is a nation of football lovers, and we are certain that our unique and exciting game featuring the biggest stars and best action from Serie A will strike a chord with Eurobet players across the country.”SOCCERBET Italia, which is to harness years of real life Serie A action, will be made available to customers of the Italian operator across retail, online, and mobile channels.The product is currently undergoing ‘extensive’ player testing to optimise the full product launch, with it scheduled to be rolled out in mid 2018.Carlo di Maio, Sportsbook Director at Eurobet, added: “SOCCERBET Italia is a revolutionary new video rich virtual product, and we are excited to be at the forefront of its launch in our home market.“Being able to provide our customers with real action footage of their favourite Italian sides is a huge step forward, and we look forward to enjoying a rewarding relationship with Highlight Games.”An innovative take on virtual sports, SOCCERBET combines six ten second clips from football fixtures across several seasons, and presents the minute long package as an individual game.Stating that it is ‘capable of slotting seamlessly into an operator’s omni-channel offering, the game offers all the betting markets that sports fans have come to expect from the modern-day betting experience.’
AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisALPENA,Mich.— When entering a public facility, the local health department is encouraging residents to wear face masks. Joann Fabrics and Crafts Store in Alpena is giving away free masks to residents and local agencies who need them.Cloth face masks are free to the community and pre-assembled. The inside of Joann’s is closed to the public, but masks are available for curbside pick up.Staff is operating from 11am to 6pm Monday through Sunday.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisContinue ReadingPrevious COVID-19 testing site now available to patientsNext Survey shows one in seven small businesses not confident of surviving the COVID-19 Pandemic