Heading into Wednesday night’s Budweiser 150 at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park (CT), many that follow the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour had a feeling that it would be a night people would talk about for some time. Low and behold, that’s exactly what happened.   Ryan Preece was in the middle of it all again. Leading […]

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If there is anything on the side of Ryan Preece currently, it is momentum. After a life changing win just six days earlier at Iowa Speedway in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, the Connecticut driver got back behind the wheel of the Partridge family No. 6 Modified at the familiar confines of Stafford Motor Speedway. By […]

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For much of Saturday’s NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway it appeared that the race would come down to Ryan Preece and Ryan Newman.  Then it appeared that it could be Doug Coby’s race to win.  But at the end of 100 laps, it was Bobby Santos coming out of nowhere […]

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As we head to the New Hampshire Motor Speedway or the “Magic Mile” for the next stop on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, we look back on some of the numbers that surround the history of Modifieds at NHMS and how the current roster has done on the 1-mile oval.   5: Four-time NASCAR Whelen Modified […]

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Over the last three years, Doug Coby has collected plenty of accolades on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. The four-time and defending series champion has won the last three championships, becoming the only driver in the modern era to accomplish the feat. And over that three-year stretch, Coby has used success at […]

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(Press release provided by Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park with permission from RaceDayCT.com)   There was a time in Doug Coby’s young racing career that the Milford driver seemed to be on the fast track toward the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East division.   At that point, when Coby was winning championships in the Late Model […]

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Race fans and race teams can find pertinent information about Open Wheel Wednesday at Seekonk Speedway (MA) in 51's Fast Facts below.    Date: June 28   Track: Seekonk Speedway (1/3-mile, semi-banked, asphalt oval)   Location: 1782 Fall River Ave, Seekonk, MA, 02771   Sanction: Tri-Track Open Modified Series   Distance: 100 laps   General Admission Tickets: Adults $25, Kids 12 and […]

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Seekonk, MA - Doug Coby of Milford, CT, the defending race winner, will head to the Tri-Track Open Modified Series (TTOMS) season opener at Seekonk Speedway on Wednesday with a vengeance. Coby is not only looking to defend his title and pocket the $10K winner’s share but also for his first win of the 2017 […]

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Timmy Solomito scored his second victory of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season, taking the lead after late-race contact with Doug Coby as they battled for the lead at Larry King Law’s Langley Speedway.   “I hate to race that way,” Solomito told Speed51.com Powered by JEGS.  “We had a really fast car tonight.  I […]

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STAFFORD, Conn. -- Returning to the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour full-time this year, Ryan Preece was itching to get back into Victory Lane.   He accomplished that goal Sunday in the 46th running of the NAPA Spring Sizzler at Stafford Motor Speedway.   He took the lead from race leader Doug Coby with 13 laps […]

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