Eight wins, five poles, an average finish of 3.4 over 16 races, and a first career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season title. Those are some of the numbers that Justin Bonsignore put up over the 2018 Tour season, setting a standard that no one was able to come close to matching.   Despite clinching the […]

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Jeremy Gerstner was still seeking his first career Tour-type Modified victory when he entered the 2017 racing season. Just two years later and Gerstner is now able to call himself a two-time champion of the Southern Modified Racing Series.   Things sure have changed quick for the Wesley Chapel, Florida native. He’d been a strong […]

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Naples, ME – Officials from the Pro All Stars Series and Richmond Raceway announced today a new date and additional details for the inaugural PASS Commonwealth Classic following last October's postponement of the original date due to weather.   The PASS National Championship Super Late Models will headline the inaugural PASS Commonwealth Classic at […]

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Attleboro, MA — Stan Mertz Racing has announced that it will participate in multiple Bullring Bash Quarter Mile Challenge events in 2019 with its familiar No. 6 Modified. Two-time MRS champion and 2015 Thompson Speedway Sunoco Modified champion Woody Pitkat will continue his relationship with the team for the sixth straight year, and the team […]

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Attleboro, MA -- The Bullring Bash Quarter Mile Challenge will feature a purse of over $90,000 for its trio of 2019 events. The first round of the three-race, non-points challenge will see $30,000 paid out to Modified drivers at White Mountain Motorsports Park on June 16, with $4,500 going to the racer who bests the […]

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The resurgence of Modified racing during Florida Speedweeks at New Smyrna Speedway’s World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing has seen a great mix of star drivers make the trip down south in February the last two years. This includes some notable drivers making their first journey.   Less than two months from now, second-generation […]

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Winchester, NH. – It was three years ago that long-time local racer and Nashua, New Hampshire businessman Norman Wrenn Jr. contemplated buying Monadnock Speedway, the quarter-mile high-banked race facility, based in Winchester, New Hampshire, but the time wasn’t right for everyone involved until this past spring.   Wrenn finalized the purchase on Thursday, December 13, […]

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The Bullring Bash Quarter Mile Challenge will feature a unique race format during its inaugural season in 2019.  All three Tour-type Modified all-star events will use a three-segment format to crown an overall event winner.   Josh Vanada, founder of the Bullring Bash Quarter Mile Challenge, explained the format in detail to Speed51.com on Friday […]

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One of short track racing's biggest supporters passed away Wednesday.  Phil Kurze, the Vice President of Motorsports for Whelen Engineering Company, died at the age of 69 after a long illness.   As the VP of Motorsports at Whelen, Kurze played a major role in the company's involvement with NASCAR.  During his time, Whelen supported […]

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Tour-Type Modified racing will return to White Mountain Motorsports Park and Thunder Road Speedbowl in 2019 with the inaugural Bullring Bash Quarter Mile Challenge. The promotion includes three brand new events that will feature many of the top Modified and Legends Cars drivers and teams in New England.   The Bullring Bash Quarter Mile […]

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