Stafford Motor Speedway announced on Wednesday that Twisted Tea will the sponsor the inaugural Open Modified 80 coming up on Friday, June 8. It will be the first of two Open Modified races as the second one will happen on Friday, July 13.
“Twisted Tea is coming to Stafford Speedway and we are thrilled to get involved with the Open Modified 80,” said Nick D’Angelo, Eastern CT District Manager for Boston Beer Works in a news release .
“We are looking forward to promoting great racing, meeting the fans, and creating some memories at the race track. Twisted Tea is excited to offer a sampling of some our Twisted favorites and offer some giveaways on race night. Be sure to grab your seats and an ice cold Twisted Tea as we all get ready for a great day at Stafford Speedway. Remember Tea fans, be sure to ‘Unwind with a Twist’.”
The race winner will receive $3,500 dollars and $600 to start. Twenty teams have already registered for the June 8 event that will include Woody Pitkat, Chase Dowling, Eric Goodale, and more.
“We are thrilled to have a reputable brand such as Twisted Tea supporting this new open show concept,” Stafford Assistant General Manager David Arute said in a news release.
“The rules package we pulled together is compatible with many open modifieds in the northeast, the purse is over $24,000, and now we have Twisted Tea on board. Twisted Tea products are always a fan favorite and we’ll make sure the winning driver and crew has a few Twisted Teas to enjoy in victory lane. Grab a Twisted Tea from Double Hooked Bar, and sit back, you don’t want to miss a lap.”
The Stafford Motor Speedway NASCAR Whelen All American Series five divisions will be apart of the program.