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Tue, 03 Dec 2019, 11:25 AM

Peter Maduri Jr Wins 2019 TNT Super Series Championship
Courtesy of Ted Barnes=20

Second TNTSS championship for Maduri!

Peter Maduri Jr
The wrap up for the 2019 Joe's Transmission TNT Super Series came down = to the final weekend - Championship weekend presented by Sam LoVetro Automotive - where every = round mattered. When the dust settled, it was Peter Maduri Jr with his dad Pete Maduri Sr as = co-driver, winning the 13th TNTSS title.

The Maduri team came into the weekend with a mere one point lead over = second place, having just taken the lead the race before. In true championship form, Maduri Jr = drops himself into the #1 qualifying position with a perfect 10.900 to get maximum points. If that = wasn't enough, he made it to the semi-finals that day which gave him a 32 point lead over Tyler = Halleen. Young Halleen was on a mission of his own, winning Saturday and putting himself in serious = contention for the championship going into Sunday.

On day two, rain was in the forecast. Halleen qualified 3rd and Maduri = 7th, shrinking the points lead. When the skies opened up after round one and the event was = cancelled, the title was clinched and the Maduri team were TNTSS champions.

This season, he had one TNTSS event win and was seen deep into = eliminations more often than not. Couple that with a string of top 5 qualifying efforts and he was tough = to beat. Maduri Jr also won the Jim Thomson RACE OF CHAMPIONS presented by Revs Full Throttle = Powersports at Grand Bend in July.=20

"This is my 11th series championship as a driver, second one in TNTSS, = the first one came in 2010," said Maduri Jr.

Peter Maduri Jr
Maduri Motorsports is sponsored by Dynabrade Industrial Power Tools - = the worldwide leader in abrasive power tool technology. Maduri Jr is the Corporate Trainer for = the company. They sell to 93 countries with the only manufacturing facility in the world being = just outside of Buffalo, New York, so it is truly a USA made product. "It was great to put the = Dynabrade Race Team - Maduri Motorsports in first place in probably the toughest sportsman series in = the Northeast," he added.

Maduri Jr drove a combination of the Dynabrade S-10 Truck and the = Dynabrade Monza this season in the series. The truck is powered by a 582" Jan-Cen BBC and can hit the = 10.90 index at 151 mph. The Monza, powered by a 540" Jan-Cen BBC is also capable of hitting the = 10.90 index at over 150 MPH.

"I want to thank my dad for all of his support over the years. He = completely rebuilt the Monza this past off season and it certainly repeats! It was an honor to be = able to team up with the guy who got me started in the sport and take home the TNT Super Series = Championship!" said Maduri.

"I want to thank my fianc=E9, Jennifer, for all her support. She is = fairly new to the racing scene, but has been behind me 100% from the start. It has already been = announced that you will see her in a dragster next year." Maduri Jr was quick to thank his mother and sister for all their support = and putting up with his racing habit. "Thanks to Robert Bauer III and the Bauer family for all = their continued support and help along the way. Also, special thanks to Jim Stoneman, Jamie = Stoneman and Jeff Gregorie for their support! Also, Jason Vitez, Joe Lilienthal, Mike Swinarski, Don = Raiser, Billy Leber, Bobby Vitagliano (Fred's Collision), Mike Kalin and the team at Aeromotive = Fuel Systems for all their help and support!"

"Finally, and most importantly, thank you Joe Boniferro and Ted Barnes = for putting this series together," Maduri continued. "It is truly a wonderful series and the = competition is extremely tough! In addition to that, Joe builds the best transmission in the = area. All of our cars are equipped with a Joe's Transmissions piece and work flawlessly! Thanks = to Charlene Lepp and Laurie Orr for all their hard work as well!"

Specialty Awards - Saturday=20
Hoosier Tire Canada $100 certificate - Number One Qualifier=20
Peter Maduri Jr with a 10.900
J&S Collision $50 cash - Closest to the Index (1st Round Loser)
Tom Coonly with a 10.919
VP Fuels $50 certificate - Closest to the Index (2nd Round Loser)=20
Kirk Parry with a 10.907
VP Fuels $50 certificate - Closest to the Index (3rd Round Loser)=20
Robert Bauer III with a 10.87

=20 Specialty Awards - Sunday=20 Hoosier Tire Canada $100 certificate - Number One Qualifier=20 Chris VanBaalen with a 10.901 J&S Collision $50 cash - Closest to the Index (1st Round Loser) Steve McCarrick with a 10.900

2019 Joe's Transmission TNT Super Series Points Standings - Final=20 1 Pete Maduri Jr/Pete Maduri Sr 731 2 Tyler Halleen 697 3 Doug Lynden 686 4 Robert Bauer III 674 5 Ryan Boniferro 631 6 Ted Barnes 615 7 Kirk Parry 592 8 Patrick Boniferro/Kevin Orr 568 9 Steve McCarrick 518 10 Ben Haight/Chris VanBaalen 502

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