Stafford Springs, CT -- Stafford Motor Speedway has officially released the 2019 racing schedule consisting of 22 events including 11 special events.  For the 48th consecutive year, the season will kick-off with the NAPA Auto Parts Spring Sizzler on April 27th and 28th and will finish with the NAPA Auto Parts Fall Final Weekend, both […]

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1) ValleyStar 300 at Martinsville Speedway (VA) – The biggest Late Model Stock Car race of the year is finally upon us. A Grandfather clock is on the line, as well as a big check and bragging rights for a whole year. A big crowd, plenty of sold hot dogs, and sparks flying under the lights […]

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Stafford Springs, CT -- Stafford Speedway is proud to announce the 60th season of NASCAR weekly racing in Northeast Connecticut with a 22-race schedule.  The 2018 season will kick-off on April 28 & 29 with arguably the biggest Modified race in the country, the 47th Annual NAPA Auto Parts Spring Sizzler dubbed “The Greatest Race in the History […]

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STAFFORD, Conn. -- Coming from the 18th position, Eric Goodale knew it would take a stout car for him to travel to the front in Sunday's NAPA Fall Final 150 at Stafford Motor Speedway.   When it came down to the final laps, Goodale had the car he needed to get the job done. The […]

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Stafford Springs, CT -- With eight NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour victories at Stafford Speedway since 2012, Doug Coby and the #2 Mayhew Tools team have become synonymous with success at the Connecticut half-mile facility. Coby has continued his good fortunes at Stafford with second place finishes in both the NAPA Spring Sizzler® in April and […]

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Stafford, CT - The race for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour championship is so close that even Coors Light Pole qualifying has become a hotly-contested competition.   Woody Pitkat may have the points lead, but things are more than heated up right behind him.   Eleven points out of the championship lead with two races remaining, […]

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As the 2015 short track racing season begins to wind down, big events are beginning to take place throughout the United States and Canada. We've put together a list of 10 must-see short track racing events for this upcoming weekend. Visit our Five Star Race Car Bodies Facebook Page and let us know which ones […]

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Track officials at Stafford Motor Speedway (CT) confirmed this morning that the 43rd annual Fall Final weekend is moving forward as planned amid concerns about potential effects of Hurricane Joaquin.  The two-day event featuring the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour is scheduled for this Saturday and Sunday, October 3-4.   Earlier this week, track officials did release a […]

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Stafford Springs, CT -- Throughout his first three seasons of Whelen Modified Tour competition, Orchard Park, NY native Patrick Emerling’s best finish at Stafford was an 11th place finish in the 2013 NAPA Spring Sizzler. The 16 races he had competed in at Stafford prior to the 2015 season yielded one top-5 and two top-10 […]

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(Stafford Springs, CT)---For the past two seasons on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, Doug Coby and Ryan Preece have been the two main protagonists in the chase for the championship with Coby beating Preece by 11 points in 2012 and Preece beating Coby last year by a 32 point margin.  Fast forward to the 2014 […]

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