The next chapter in the history books for the North-South Shootout will be written Saturday at Caraway Speedway.  The event has been contested in North Carolina every year since 2003, when John Blewett, III won at Concord Speedway.   WATCH THE NORTH-SOUTH SHOOTOUT ON SPEED51.TV   Ahead of Saturday’s race at Caraway, here are the […]

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(Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared on Speed51.com on September 19th, 2017.)   Ted Christopher was simply the man. Ask anybody that he raced against. They’d use different words, but they all mean the same thing. A King. A Legend. A hero. Even a villain. Simply put, he was one of the greatest to ever […]

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Ted Christopher was simply the man. Ask anybody that he raced against. They’d use different words, but they all mean the same thing. A King. A Legend. A hero. Even a villain. Simply put, he was one of the greatest to ever strap into a Modified. He was one of the greatest to ever strap […]

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Timmy Solomito won the first event for the newly unified NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, surviving a series of frantic restarts to claim the victory at Myrtle Beach Speedway in South Carolina.  Solomito took the victory over Rob Summers, outdueling him on an overtime restart to claim his fifth victory on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. […]

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HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. –– Tommy Baldwin Racing (TBR) announced today their plans to compete on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour (NWMT) with driver Donny Lia in 2017. Returning to his roots, Tommy Baldwin will bring back the iconic No. 7NY as seen below.   The car number has a rich history in the NASCAR touring series and […]

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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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Doug Coby made his way to Loudon, New Hampshire this weekend with redemption on his mind.  Nine months after getting booed by the Granite State crowd for making contact with Ryan Preece on the final lap, Coby got that redemption on Saturday afternoon.   Coby of Milford, Connecticut held off a fierce charge from Jericho, […]

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For the third straight NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour event at Stafford Motor Speedway, it was three-time champion Doug Coby taking home the checkers Friday night in the TSI Harley-Davidson 125. Though the stats show a dominating performance, leading 129 of 130 completed laps, it was not as easy an effort as it appeared with a […]

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