LEARN ABOUT MONACO'S DECADES LONG TRADITION OF LOCAL MODIFIED RACING
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MODIFIED RACING ROOTS
Monaco Ford has long been involved in local modified racing, beginning back in the 1940s with Sonny Monaco. In the 70s and 80s, David Monaco continued the family tradition, competing throughout New England including at the Connecticut short tracks of Stafford, Thompson, and Waterford.
Not only have the Monaco’s been drivers and crew members, but they have also been sponsors for multiple race teams – including being the primary sponsor for 2020 Stafford SK Light Champion Brian Sullivan. In 2023, Brian returns to the SK Light division again driving under the Monaco Ford banner.
Monaco Ford has also entered into a multi-year deal providing safety vehicles for Stafford Motor Speedway’s highly efficient track crew. They look forward to servicing all of Stafford’s on-track action throughout the race season and beyond.
Monaco Ford - Glastonbury, CT
Monaco Ford of Niantic, CT
2023 MARKS MONACO FORD'S
101 YEAR IN BUSINESS
Peter Monaco opens Monaco's Garage in 1922. Originally licensed to work on horse-drawn carriages, the Monaco Family begins selling vehicles of all makes and models out of their Glastonbury, Connecticut location.1922
Officially becoming a Ford dealership in 1957, Monaco Ford continues to grow with involvement from Peter's sons: Albie, Billy, Charlie, Johnny, and Sonny.1922-1957
Charlie's son, David, becomes involved fulltime in the day-to-day dealership operations, and, in 1988, is named President. During David's tenure, Monaco Ford grows to become a top-performing New England Ford dealership.1972-1988
Chrissy & Mike Monaco
Having grown up around the dealership, David's two children, Chrissy and Mike, learned how to run the business, how to treat customers fairly, and how to make a positive impact on the local community. In 2021 Chrissy and Mike officially take over the reins of Monaco Ford.2021
Monaco Ford of Niantic
Expanding the Monaco Ford brand reach, Chrissy and Mike open a second Ford dealership location along the shoreline in Niantic, Connecticut.2021
Honored to be celebrating their milestone 100th year in business, Monaco Ford is now proudly co-owned and operated by fourth generation siblings Chrissy and Mike Monaco.2022
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