Twelve days.  Three races.  Three different race tracks.  One state.  411 laps of racing.  It's the busiest stretch of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season and it kicks off Saturday night at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl (CT) with the Mr. Rooter 161.  It could seem daunting to some people, but not to the crew chief […]

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The Northeastern Midget Association is a club that boasts a loyal group of drivers and owners, but on this Friday night at Chemung Speedrome (NY) it was a couple racers that have been recognized for their skills in another open wheel machine that took the victories.   2012 and 2014 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion […]

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Performing in the clutch is what separates a winning driver from the rest of the pack.  Flexing muscle at the right time is something that true talents possess.  Often luck plays a big role in winning versus losing, but being able to squeeze just enough strength out at the perfect opportunity is what separates winners […]

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The second event of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour’s 30th Anniversary season will take place on Sunday, April 26 at Connecticut’s Stafford Motor Speedway with the NAPA Spring Sizzler 200. Below is a statistical look at the performance of the tour and selected drivers at the track: NAPA Spring Sizzler 200 Setup: […]

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.  – Doug Coby will look to match a feat that only one other driver has accomplished in 30 previous years of NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour competition when he takes the NAPA Spring Sizzler 200 green flag Sunday at Stafford Motor Speedway.   Ted Christopher stands alone as the only driver to win […]

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. (April 13, 2015) – LFR Chassis earned its first win in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour (NWMT) after dominating the field this past weekend at Thompson Speedway. Between Doug Coby and Ron Silk, LFR Chassis was fastest in practice, won the pole and led every lap of the Icebreaker 150.   “All of […]

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Doug Coby took a big swing during the offseason when his Mike Smeriglio Racing team made the change from a Troyer chassis to a new LFR chassis.  When the defending NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion made the decision, his team had no idea how it would pay off.  Leading up to the green flag for […]

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Doug Coby may have even surprised himself on Saturday afternoon at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park (CT).  The two-time and defending NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion laid down a fast lap of 18.679 seconds around the 5/8-mile oval to claim his first Coors Light Pole Award since August 5, 2011 at Stafford Motor Speedway (CT).   […]

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will open its 30th anniversary season on Sunday at Connecticut’s Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park with the Icebreaker 150. Below is a statistical look at the performance of the tour and selected drivers at the track: Icebreaker 150 Setup: • Doug Coby enters 2015 as the defending […]

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The winter season lasts the same amount of days every calendar year, but this one between the 2014 and 2015 racing season felt like it would never end.  Thankfully it finally has, the snow has melted, the ground is thawing and now it's time for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour to break some ice at […]

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