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04/24/06


CT. Gov. Jodi Rell To Serve As Grand Marshal For
35th Annual Tech-Net Spring Sizzler

 

    Stafford Springs, CT  The 35th annual Tech-Net Spring Sizzler presented by CARQUEST will have Connecticut Governor M. Jodi Rell serve as Grand Marshal. Rell will wave the green flag to send the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour field on their way in "The Greatest Race in the History of Spring."

    "We're looking forward to having the governor serve as our Grand Marshal for the Tech-Net Spring Sizzler," said Mark Arute, SMS CEO/GM. "We are very proud and honored to have the Governor of Connecticut serve as our Spring Sizzler Grand Marshal."

    Ms. Rell served in the Connecticut House of Representatives from 1984-1994, and she then served as Connecticut's Lt. Governor from 1995-2004, when she succeeded John Rowland as governor of Connecticut. Governor Rell is seeking reelection in 2006 as the Republican candidate for governor, and for more information on how you can support her reelection bid, visit www.jodirell06.com.


    The 2006 Tech-Net Spring Sizzler gets underway Friday, April 28 with a practice session for Stafford's weekly divisions. The practice session will be open to the public at no charge. Action continues on Saturday, April 29 with Bud Pole Qualifying for the Whelen Modified Tour cars, along with heat and consolation races for Stafford's weekly divisions and the NEMA Midget cars. Saturday will conclude with feature events for the SK Light, Limited Late Model, and DARE Stock divisions. The Sizzler concludes on Sunday,

    April 30 with the Tech-Net Pit Party followed by 300 laps of feature racing. Stafford's SK Modifieds(r) and Late Models will join the Whelen Modified Tour and NEMA Midgets in feature action.

    Tickets for the "Greatest Race in the History of Spring" are on sale now at the Speedway Box Office. Tickets are priced at $35.00 for adult general admission tickets, $5.00 for children ages 6-14, and children ages 5 and under are admitted free of charge when accompanied by an adult.

    Reserved seating is priced at $38.00 for all ages. As always, Stafford Motor Speedway offers free parking with overnight parking available.

    For more information on the 35th annual CARQUEST Tech-Net Spring Sizzler(r), or to order tickets, contact the Stafford Motor Speedway track office at 860-684-2783 or visit us on the web at  www.staffordspeedway.com.

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Source: Scott Running/NASCAR.com
Posted:  April 24, 2006

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