The Northeast racing community lost one of it's most well-known and well-respected members Saturday. Howie Hodge, a veteran motorsports photographer, passed away at the age of 77.   Hodge and his wife Mary have been fixtures at short tracks throughout the Northeast and beyond for decades.  Traveling together, the duo captured action throughout New England […]

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The 2017 season is shaping up to be a busy one for Woody Pitkat. Already committed to a new NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour ride with Goodie Motorsports, and returning to his Stan Mertz owned No. 6 Sunoco Modified at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, Pitkat will also be driving Jeff Hartwel’s No. 91 Late Model entry. […]

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Seekonk, Ma. -- The Northeast Race Cars & Parts Tri-Track Open Modified Series has officially opened preregistration for the 2017 season. Race teams looking to compete in the four-race schedule with eligibility for the lucrative point fund and bonus plan must register by April 1, 2017.   TTOMS will host four races including events at […]

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Stafford Springs, CT -- After winning the Late Model championship at Stafford Speedway in 2015, hometown driver Michael Bennett decided to scale back his racing efforts to part-time status in 2016. With the 2017 season on the horizon at the Connecticut half-mile track, Bennett is ready to resume his full-time status in the track’s premier […]

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CLICK HERE FOR COVERAGE Speed51.com powers today's NASCAR Home Tracks Race Central Live coverage of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour finale with the Sunoco World Series at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park in CT.  Click the graphic below for the live at-track updates. Or click this link to coverage

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Keith Rocco has been down this road before.  It’s a road in which a driver controls nothing except his or her own destiny.  It’s a road that can wear down a driver physically, but even more so mentally.  The road is the battle for the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series national championship, and it’s a road […]

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Stafford, CT - The Fuller family is steeped in Modified tradition.  Rob Fuller, a former racer himself, has always been a “Modified guy” and will always be.  Now his company, LFR Chassis, is going to concentrate on Modifieds only.   The brand LFR is now moving back to Fuller’s New England home to expand into […]

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Tri-Track Open Modified Series - New London-Waterford Speedbowl - 8/25/16                                                   What Won the Race: Steve Masse passed Richard […]

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 CLICK HERE FOR COVERAGE Speed51.com powers today's NASCAR Home Tracks Race Central Live coverage of the Budweiser King of Beers 150 for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour at Thompson Speedway in CT.  Click the graphic below for the live at-track updates. Or click this link to coverage

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