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TURKEY CHASE WEEKEND - BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY NOV
Sean Carman is looking for an opportunity to
return to the 5/8 mile oval in either a 358 Sportsman or Big Block car
for the Turkey Chase Weekend at Bridgeport Speedway on November 22,
2008. If you'd like to give Sean this opportunity please call him
anytime on his Cell Phone @ (908) 892-2833. Thank you all in
September 14th 2008: Sean Carman & Sean Carman
Motorsports would like to announce that they have sold all racing
equipment and would like to thank all of their sponsors and fans for
their continuous support throughout the years. They would also like to
make a note that although Sean does not have any of his own equipment
he would be more than interested in driving for someone in any
division at any track so please feel free to contact him if you would
like to give him that opportunity. Thanks again...Sincerely, Sean
Carman & The 47 Racing Team!!!
6/15/08: Sean and the SCM Team travel to Shenandoah Speedway after
sitting out almost a year....
Sean Carman and the SCM Team decided why not? Sean and the team's car
and equipment have been parked in the shop since August 11, 2007 but
the team decided to take the 5.5 hour ride to Shenandoah Speedway in
Virginia for the 35-Lap Main Event. Sean time trialed the car in 6th
spot and finished 4th in the Main Event. Sean and the Team couldn't be
happier with the results. "I really missed racing and it felt great to
be back in a car after so long! We came down here this weekend with
old tires just to have some fun and make some laps. To time trial as
well as we did and to have a solid top-5 finish this weekend was an
added bonus. I just have to thank USAC, Richard Petty Driving
Experience, and everyone who makes this series possible. Also a huge
thank-you to my Mom, Dad, and fiancé Valarie for all of the hard
work and dedication this weekend!"
Full Results listed below and photos should be
posted shortly...so please check back!! Thanks for your interest in
Sean Carman & Sean Carman Motorsports!!
Please note...The Complete racing operation is still for sale. If
you're looking to get into the sport...we've got everything you need
to be competitive week in and week out! Please contact Sean anytime at
(908) 892-2833 or via email
firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like the full details.
June 15, 2008
QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Shane MacMillan, 45,
Fedrizzi-15.700; 2. Steven Intravaia, 73, Intravaia-15.721; 3. Michael
Mohelski, 12, Mohelski-15.727; 4. Bradley Riethmeyer, 11,
Trotter-15.766; 5. Rick Fedrizzi, 43, Fedrizzi-15.839;
6. Sean Carman, 47, Carman-15.858; 7.
Eric Coomes, 14, Fedrizzi-15.864; 8. Michael Ward, 80, Ward-15.920; 9.
Ryan Osborne, 38, Osborne-15.922; 10. Marc Daily, 6, Fedrizzi-16.004;
11. Scott Hunter, 44, Brown-16.015; 12. Rhett Tucker, 99,
Tucker-16.151; 13. Chris Lamb, 19L, Lamb-16.250; 14. Bryce Burden, 17,
Burden-16.464; 15. Brian Ames, 26, Ames-16.639.
(35 laps) 1. Michael Mohelski, 2. Bradley Riethmeyer, 3.
Ryan Osborne, 4. Sean Carman, 5.
Marc Daily, 6. Rhett Tucker, 7. Rick Fedrizzi, 8. Steven Intravaia, 9.
Chris Lamb, 10. Scott Hunter, 11. Eric Coomes, 12. Bryce Burden, 13.
Shane MacMillan, 14. Michael Ward, 15. Brian Ames. NT
FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-5 Coomes, Laps 6-12 Ward, Laps
13-22 Fedrizzi, Laps 23-35 Mohelski.
Everything Racing Must Go! USAC Ford Focus / NEMA Lite Midget and complete
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Sean taking over 2nd place in the Heat Race on the outside at Wall
Twp Speedway. More Pictures Below.
STATE BEATS LOCALS IN WALL USAC FORD MIDGETS
WALL TWP., N.J. -- Jesse State, of Hyde Park, NY, held off New
Jersey natives Sean Carman and Ryan
Osborne to snap Pat Abold's Wirtgen America USAC Northeast Ford Focus
Series Midget winning
streak at Wall Township Speedway Saturday night.
State, who won his career first N.E. Focus race at Seekonk, Mass. June
6, first ran in Carman's draft as they
passed polesitter Osborne on the opening lap. The No. 18 Bay Auto
Center Hawk-Ford Focus
series rookie then took the lead from Carman
on lap three and pulled to a 3.670-sec. victory margin on
Carman after 25 laps.
State, 18, has previously run on the adjacent Garden State Quarter
Midget Racing Club's one-20th-mile "Little Wall" oval. He considers
"Big Wall" his home track despite the two-hour drive. "Getting my
first win at Seekonk was special," said State to series announcer
Glenn Todd. "I never thought I'd get my second so soon."
Carman, of Stockton, and Osborne, of
Milford, who rounded out the podium, also considered WTS as their home
track. All 13 starters finished the 25-lap all-green-flag feature in
five min., 29 sec. with an 91.045 mph average lap speed. Jon Seaman,
Jr., of Southbury, CT finished fourth. The New Jersey State Police
minimum age and accidents from the July 7 round at Oswego, N.Y., put
six drivers on the sidelines. Shaun Gosselin, who won the Ford Focus
N.E. Series' WTS debut last year, finished 10th.
Osborne and Michael Mohleski, of Frederick, Md., split the two
eight-lap heats. Mohleski, in his second start of the year, was making
his WTS debut despite having run at "Little Wall."
The N.E. series is to head for the Waterford (Conn.) Speedbowl
Saturday before returning to Wall Aug. 18.
USAC NORTHEAST FORD FOCUS SERIES RACE RESULTS:
July 14, 2007 - Belmar, New Jersey -
Wall Township Speedway
(8 laps) 1. Mike Mohelski (#12
Mohelski), 2. Jesse State (#18 State), 3. Dan Moore (#04 Moore), 4.
Jon Seaman (#63 Seaman), 5. Shaun Gosselin (#26 Gosselin), 6. Jeremy
Tsihlis (#48 Tsihlis), 7. Mike Hoffman (#74 Hoffman). NT
(8 laps) 1. Ryan Osborne (#38 Osborne),
2. Sean Carman (#47 Carman), 3. Steven Intravaia (#73 Intravaia),
4. P.J. Stergios (#57 Stergios), 5. Jeff Abold (#05 Abold), 6. Rick
Hart (#22 Hart). NT
(25 laps) 1. Jesse State,
2. Sean Carman, 3. Ryan Osborne, 4. Jon
Seaman, 5. Steven Intravaia, 6. Jeff Abold, 7. Mike Mohelski, 8.
Jeremy Tsihlis, 9. P.J. Stergios, 10. Shaun Gosselin, 11. Dan Moore,
12. Mike Hoffman, 13. Rick Hart. NT
FEATURE LAP LEADERS:
Laps 1-3 Carman, Laps 4-25 State.
Above Pictures From Wall Twp Speedway 7-14-07 - Click on Images
USAC CAROLINA FORD FOCUS
SERIES RACE RESULTS June 30, 2007 Hickory Motor Speedway
Andre Villarreal, 6, Villarreal-14.789; 2. Michael Sboro, 24,
Sboro-14.842; 3. Rick Fedrizzi, 43, Fedrizzi-14.946; 4. Jon Saeman,
63, Saeman-14.947; 5. Tanner Swanson, 2, Trotter-15.085; 6. Kyle
Bonsignore, 72, Bonsignore-15.088; 7. Mark Burt, 22, Burt-15.088;
8. Sean Carman, 47, Carman-15.090; 9.
Terry Hall, 8, Hall-15.144; 10. Caitlin Shaw, 89, Shaw-15.233; 11.
Shane MacMillan, 45, Fedrizzi-15.297; 12. Tyler Irwin, 21,
Irwin-15.300; 13. Ryan Osborne, 38, Osborne-15.335; 14. Michael
Mohelski, 12, Mohelski-15.542; 15. Mike Hoffman, 74, Hoffman-15.583;
16. Scott Hunter, 44, Brown-15.620; 17. Marc Daily, 14,
Fedrizzi-15.625; 18. Chris Lamb, 19L, Lamb-16.160.
FEATURE #1: (25 laps) 1.
Michael Sboro, 2. Jon Seaman, 3. Andre Villareal, 4. Tanner Swanson,
5. Rick Fedrizzi, 6. Sean Carman,
7. Kyle Bonsignore, 8. Mark Burt, 9. Caitlin Shaw, 10. Terry Hall, 11.
Michael Mohelski, 12. Tyler Irwin, 13. Ryan Osborne, 14. Shane
MacMillan, 15. Scott Hunter, 16. Marc Daily, 17. Mike Hoffman, 18.
Chris Lamb. NT
FEATURE #2: (25 laps – No Points)
1. Jon Seaman, 2. Kyle Bonsignore, 3. Mark Burt, 4. Ryan
Osborne, 5. Michael Mohelski, 6. Shane MacMillan, 7. Mike Hoffman, 8.
Marc Daily, 9. Terry Hall, 10. Caitlin Shaw, 11. Michael Sboro, 12.
Tanner Swanson, 13. Sean Carman,
14. Rick Fedrizzi, 15. Andre Villareal, 16. Tyler Irwin, 17. Scott
Hunter, 18. Chris Lamb. NT
NORTHEAST FORD FOCUS SERIES RACE RESULTS: June 16, 2007 Chemung, New
York – Chemung Speedrome
FIRST HEAT: (8
laps) 1. Jeff Abold (#05 Abold), 2. Aaron Wall (#8 Wall), 3. Jon
Seaman (#63 Seaman), 4. Ryan Osborne (#38 Osborne), 5. Ginny Quinones
(#00 Quinones), 6. Rick Hart (#22 Hart), 7. Shaun Gosselin (#26
SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Steven Intravaia
(#73 Intravaia), 2. P.J. Stergios (#57 Stergios), 3. Jesse State (#18
State), 4. Sean Carman (#47 Carman), 5.
Dan Moore (#04 Moore), 6. Nick Ribbe (#85 Ribbe). NT
FEATURE: (25 laps) 1. Jeff Abold, 2. Jon
Seaman, 3. P.J. Stergios, 4. Ryan Osborne, 5.
Sean Carman, 6. Dan Moore, 6. Shaun Gosselin, 8. Nick Ribbe, 9.
Steven Intravaia, 10. Rick Hart, 11. Aaron Wall, 12. Ginny Quinones,
13. Jesse State. NT
FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-16 Wall, Laps
NEW NORTHEAST FORD FOCUS SERIES POINTS:
1-Abold-261; 2-Seaman-251; 3-Stergios-243; 4-Osborne-200;
7-Wall-180; 8-Ribbe-171; 9-State-159; 10-Gosselin-139.
NEXT NORTHEAST FORD FOCUS RACES
July 6 – Williamson, NY – Spencer Speedway
July 7 – Oswego, N.Y.
Va.(May 19, 2007) -- Results from Shenandoah Speedway USAC
Carolina Ford Focus Series race.
Rick Fedrizzi of Harrisburg, NC won Saturday’s 35-lap
USAC Carolina Ford Focus feature at Shenandoah Speedway. Fedrizzi, the
President of the Richard Petty Driving Experience,
passed Sean Carman on lap 23
and led the rest of the way to beat Mark Burtm Andre Villareal,
fast qualifier Michael Sboro and Michael Mohelski.
Carman led the first 22 laps. Tanner
Swanson, ninth in Saturday’s 35-lap race, is the new series point
QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Michael Sboro, 24,
Sboro-15.563; 2. Mark Burt, 22, Burt-15.572; 3. Andre Villarreal, 6,
Villarreal-15.596 4. Rick Fedrizzi, 43, Fedrizzi-15.664; 5. Michael
Mohelski, 12, Mohelski-15.673; 6. Scott Hunter, 44, Brown-15.706; 7.
Shane MacMillan, 45, Fedrizzi-15.802; 8. Sean
Carman, 47, Carman-15.828; 9. Marc Daily, 14,
Fedrizzi-16.053 10. Tanner Swanson, 2, Trotter-NT 11. Bradley
Riethmeyer, 11, Trotter-NT.
FEATURE: (35 laps) 1. Rick Fedrizzi, 2.
Mark Burt, 3. Andre Villarreal, 4. Michael Sboro, 5. Michael Mohelski,
6. Scott Hunter, 7. Shane MacMillan, 8. Sean
Carman, 9. Tanner Swanson, 10. Marc Daily, NT
FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-22 Carman;
Laps 23-35 Fedrizzi.
BRIDGEPORT, NJ (May 5, 2007) –
In his second Limited Sprint race ever, Kevin
Darling blasted around the outside of race leader Hank Trum to pick up
his first victory. Darling’s teammate, Andy Best utilized the same
high line and came home in the runner-up position in his Sprint
debut. Trum rolled home in third, followed by Stockton, NJ’s
Sean Carman and
Mike Piersig rounding out the top five finishers.
Limited Sprint Cars
Heat 1 (8 Laps) –
1. Kevin Darling 2. TJ Petroni 3. Andy Best 4. Hank Trum 5. JJ
Grasso 6. Jeff Davis
Heat 2(8 Laps) –
1. Jeff Mueller 2. Sean Carman
3. Mike Piersig 4. Jamie Durboraw 5. Andrew Weldon 6. Steve Petry
Feature (20 Laps) –
1. Kevin Darling 2. Andy Best 3. Hank Trum
4. Sean Carman 5.
Mike Piersig 6. Jeff Mueller 7. Dave Brown 8. Jonathan Baker 9.
Jamie Durboraw 10. TJ Petroni 11. JJ Grasso 12. Jeff Davis 13.
Andrew Weldon 14. Steve Petry
April 28, 2007:
Although Sean & The Team didn't get the Feature finish they
wanted...they have finally found & fixed the overheating problem the
team has had for the past year! The first warmup session was the first
plague of the evening pinning the water temp gauge at 280* making Sean
pull off the speedway. Sean went out for the timed dash and had the
same problem. Before the Heat race the team changed the water pump and
had a "plug" fall out of the engine...it seems there has been a plug
in the water jackets of the engine restricting the water flow through
the engine. Sean finished 5th in his heat race and 8th in the Feature
Event. Sean and the Team are very excited to now concentrate on the
handling aspect of the racecar and they are looking forward to having
the Lentini Auto Salvage, Pleasure Pools, Media Camping Center Stealth
Midget up front for the rest of the season. Please Check back for
updates often...thank you!!!
Above Pictures are of Sean's New USAC Focus Midget for the 2007
Season. Lettered by Dennis Smith of Smith Lettering & Design!!
April 17, 2007:
Sean Carman and the Team are in the final stages of completing his new
USAC Midget for the 2007 assault on the Northeast and
Carolina/Virginia USAC Ford Focus Season. The car was just lettered
today and pictures will be posted tomorrow. The Northeast Season Opener
is on April 28th
at the Waterford Speedbowl in Waterford, CT. Please
check back often for updates. Thank you!
Other great news for the Sean Carman
Sean and the Team have several new sponsors that they would
like welcomed to their team for the 2007 Racing Season.
* Ralph Anthony Automotive Collision & Repair
*Media Camping Center, Fairless Hills, PA
*Ray Fisher Auto Body Inc.
(Please Click on the "Sponsors" Button Above to Visit their
CLICK ON THUMBNAIL ABOVE! Sean Carman's J&J Sprint Car for the 2007
Season just lettered by Dennis Smith of Smith Lettering & Design.
Pictures of the USAC Midget for the 2007 Season will be posted when
the car is done. Thank you!!
**Above pictures are from USAC's 51st Night Of Champions Banquet held
in Indianapolis Indiana. **
Sean Carman and the Carman
Motorsports Team have just released their 2007 Racing Season Schedule!
Please Click on the "Schedule" Button above to view it. The SCM Team
will be running a full schedule with the USAC Ford Focus Midgets
(Entire Northeast Schedule along with Select Carolina/Virginia &
National Races). The team has also recently purchased a J&J Chassis
Sprint Car that Sean will run at Bridgeport Speedway when his schedule
Sean and the team are currently looking for Marketing partners for
this season. If you and your company would like to join the SCM Team
please contact Sean at 908-892-2833. There are many different
marketing packages available to meet your companies' needs and are
available for the Sprint Car or USAC Midget...or both. Thank you for
your interest and check back often for updates!!!
2006 USAC Northeast Ford Focus
Midget Series “Rookie of the Year”
‘The Stockton Stalker” - Sean Carman
Sean Carman, the 22 year old from Stockton, N.J., tried a major change
in his career in 2006. Switching from dirt racing, where he was very
successful, (2005 Bridgeport N.J. DIRT Sportsman Champion, and Most
Popular Driver), to the paved racing of the USAC Ford Focus Midget
Sean and the Carman Motorsports Team, worked hard at learning the new
racing surface last year. They traveled to Florida in early February,
to get some much needed experience, and came home with a couple of top
5’s, and a 12 place in the Florida Region points. They also proved
they were going to race as much as they could during the regular
season, and regularly traveling to race with the Carolina Series,
getting a top 10 in point in that Series.
The real story for the year was Sean and the way he adapted to the
paved tracks of The Northeast Ford Focus Series. The first race that
Sean competed in with them was a heat at the Waterford Speedbowl in
April, which he won. The feature had Sean finishing 4th, racing with
the leaders. The Northeast Series competitors knew they had a very,
very good rookie to compete against.
During the season, Sean had 5 top 5 finishes, with a best finish of
2nd at the Adirondack International Speedway in Lowville, N.Y. The
team was able to get 7th in the final point standings, giving him
“Rookie of the Year” with the Northeast Ford Focus Series. The award
will be officially being presented at the USAC Night of Champions
Awards Banquet that will be held in Indianapolis, In., on January
From the Official USAC Website:
Sean Carman is the USAC
North East Focus "Rookie of the Year"
Twelve USAC "Rookies of the Year" to Receive
Awards at Seasonal Banquets
INDIANAPOLIS - Twelve
drivers have been chosen to receive distinctive “Rookie of the Year”
awards this January as USAC celebrates its 2006 racing season in
Indianapolis, Ind. and Arcadia, Calif. The National awards are
presented by the University of Northwest Ohio.
Sean Carman of Stockton, N.J.
(Northeast Ford Focus Midgets),
Carman had a second, two thirds
and two fourths in eight starts and wound up seventh in the Northeast
Ford Focus standings.
FLASH!!! December 13,2006: Sean and the SCM Team are
leaving this afternoon, Wed December 13th, on their way to Orlando
Florida to participate in the 2nd Annual "PRI Sprint & Midget Classic"
at Orlando Speedworld. All practice and qualifying will be held
Thursday the 14th with Feature Events being held on Friday the 15th.
Check back here for updates!!!
Sean is also looking to for any
other opportunities to further his racing career. If you would like to
give Sean an opportunity to drive for you and your team please call
(908) 892-2833. He would be happy to have the opportunity to represent
your team/company on and off the track in a proffesional manner! Thank
you in advance!
October 23, 2006:
and the SCM Team missed the Season Finale for the USAC Northeast
Series, Sean still finished a solid 7th in the final points standings.
Sean and the team enjoyed racing this year and gained a lot of
valuable experience racing on asphalt. Sean and the team are undecided
on next years plans and Sean is looking for any opportunities to
further advance his racing career. Please stay tuned to
www.seancarman.com for any
updates as they will be posted here first!!! Thank you for supporting
Sean Carman Motorsports!
Please Check out the
"Schedule" page for this weekends results. The "Album" Page has also
Above Picture - Seekonk Speedway in Seekonk MA
August 26, 2006. Sean trailing leader and eventual winner John Seaman.
Seekonk Speedway - August 26,
2006 - In the USAC Ford
Focus Midget Series 29-lap event, Southbury, CT’s Jon Seaman went
green to checker to post his first win of the season. Seaman started
on the pole and withstood three caution flags, finishing 1.5 seconds
ahead of his closest challenger. Ryan Smith,
Sean Carman, Jeff Abold, a two-time winner at Seekonk in 2006,
and Nick Wean comprised the balance of the top five.
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