Tuesday morning news broke of the creation of yet another Tour-type Modified racing series that is aimed at entering the New England market in the 2018 season. A story on RaceDayCT.com reported that engine builder and former racing official Bobby Carrita along with officials from American Racer are preparing to launch the American Modified Series […]

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This past Saturday, the fledgling Modified Touring Series revealed its brand new Sunoco Fuels “Quest for the Cup”. After days of the format being available to the eyes of race teams, race tracks, and race fans, including here on Speed51.com (click for original story), many in the racing community voiced their opinions to Gary and […]

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With the Modified racing community gearing up for Saturday’s NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, news came out Tuesday of another possible Modified venture at the “Magic Mile” in 2017.   Gary Knight, promoter of the Modified Touring Series, announced via a press release on the series’ Facebook page that the […]

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Since the announcement of the Modified Touring Series back in December 2015, there have been many questions and a seemingly insufficient amount of answers of what the future of the series would hold for the Tour-Type Modified drivers of the Northeast. When series founder Gary Knight announced the creation of the $15,000-to-win Winchester 200 at […]

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On the eve of their first race as an organization, the Modified Touring Series prepares for the final countdown to the green flag of Saturday’s Winchester 200 at New Hampshire’s Monadnock Speedway. Since the announcement of the series’ creation back in December 2015 there have been many questions as to how the series will go […]

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The Modified Touring is proud to announce our inaugural event- The Winchester 200. Gary Knight approached many speedways with his vision and Larry Cirillo of Monadnock Speedway was the one who could see the possibilities of making this a spectacular event. Therefore, The Winchester 200 will be held at Monadnock Speedway- “The fastest high-bank 1/4 […]

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Late December is known as a quiet time for teams and series, with schedules and silly season news occupying most of the talk.  2015 is different.  A lot of talk in the “Heart of Modified Country” surrounds the newest venture, with another traveling series, currently known as, the Modified Touring Series.   Since the series […]

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(Editor’s Note: On Tuesday morning, Eric LaFleche confirmed with 51 his intentions to remove himself from the new touring series. 51 will have more on this story as it becomes available.)   There’s a new Modified series coming to the Northeast region in 2016.  The Modified Touring Series will debut in 2016, and will be […]

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For many, the state of Connecticut is Modified country.  With local tracks Thompson, Waterford and Stafford all running some sort of Modified division (or even two) and hosting the top Tour-Type Modified touring divisions on a regular basis, that’s a fair label to give the Nutmeg State.  But another track and area in the Northeast […]

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