Ryan Preece rebounded from a broken driveshaft suffered during practice to win the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Thompson 125 at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park (CT) Wednesday night.   Preece of Berlin, CT suffered the broken driveshaft just two laps into the day’s only practice session, but those watching the 125-lap race would have never noticed. […]

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When you ask those who compete in or follow Northeast Modified racing who the best Tour-type Modified driver is outside the full-time roster of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, many will say it is five-time and defending Valenti Modified Racing Series champion Jon McKennedy. Both last season and this season, he continues to flex his […]

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THOMPSON, CT – NASCAR’s oldest division, the Whelen Modified Tour, is set to return to America’s original paved oval, Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, for the third running of the Thompson 125 on Wednesday, June 14. Unlike any other race on the schedule, this race is only 125-laps, creating an element of pit strategy that doesn’t exist […]

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There will be racing at Connecticut's shoreline oval, the New London-Waterford Speedbowl, during the 2017 season.  Speedway officials announced Monday afternoon via their Facebook page that an agreement has been reached to lease the track to longtime competitor George Whitney of Whitney Farm Racing, LLC.   Bruce Bemer, the owner of the facility, was arrested […]

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Stafford Springs, CT -- The Exit Realty Modified Touring Series made its first ever visit to Stafford for the MTS 125.  Taking the checkered flag was Jon McKennedy, who passed Ryan Preece with four laps to go to take the win.   Ted Christopher streaked into the lead on the outside of Keith Rocco to […]

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All eyes were on Rick Gentes and William Wall during the 25-lap Late Model race at the Second Annual Limited Sportsman Long Distance & Military Night. The two had an intense battle in the waning laps, with Gentes edging Wall in the final lap. Now, however, attention is turning to the intense points battle that […]

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(Stafford Springs, CT)---The Exit Realty Modified Touring Series will make its Stafford Speedway debut this Friday, June 2nd with a strong contingent of top modified talent lining the roster.  Headlining the current entry-list are two of the top modified drivers in the region, Ted Christopher and 2017 NAPA Spring Sizzler® Champion Ryan Preece.   Ted Christopher, the […]

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Ted Christopher has been around Modified racing for over three decades, with much of that time spent on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. But since the beginning of 2016, he has only made three Tour starts, focusing mostly on running SK Modifieds in Connecticut. This has left some in the Northeast wondering if this is […]

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This Sunday, May 21, Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park is hosting its second NASCAR race of the season: the Limited Sportsman Long Distance & Military Night, presented by Pepsi. The NASCAR Whelen All-American Series and Mr. Rooter ProTruck Series will battle it out on the 5/8-mile oval to determine who will walk away with the winner's spoils, which include […]

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Stafford Springs, CT --The Valenti Modified Racing Series made its first of two visits during the 2017 season to Stafford Motor Speedway for the 4th Annual VMRS 80.  Taking the checkered flag was Anthony Nocella, his first career Stafford VMRS victory.   Dave Etheridge took the early lead at the drop of the green flag […]

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