On Tuesday, Speed51.com published a piece that outlined a 10-driver “wish-list” to take over the seat of the Bob Garbarino-owned Mystic Missile No. 4 Modified on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour.  One driver that was overlooked and left off of the list was Max Zachem.   When the piece ran, the comments section on Facebook […]

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When news broke that Jimmy Blewett and the Bob Garbarino-owned Mystic Missile were parting ways, the rumor mill began to churn with names of drivers that could possibly take over the legendary Modified seat.  We here at Speed51.com decided to come up with a list of 10 drivers that we think Bob Garbarino should give […]

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This weekend was a dream weekend for Jimmy Blewett.  The driver known by many as “Showtime” ran three races in two nights in two different states in two different types of cars.  A NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour race at Stafford Motor Speedway (CT), a local Modified race, and a Late Model race at Wall Stadium […]

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  MYSTIC, CT. Legendary NASCAR Whelen modified tour car owner Bob Garbarino will be back during the 2016 season with a new driver and national sponsor as he begins his 56th season and will be teamed with another legendary family name in modified racing in Jimmy Blewett.   A new sponsor, the L. S. Starrett […]

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One of the longest-standing driver/team relationships on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour has come to an end.  Two-time NWMT champion Donny Lia, the familiar face behind the wheel of the distinctive, yellow “Mystic Missile” No. 4 since 2007, has parted ways with team owner Bob Garbarino and will pursue other options for the 2015 racing […]

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