Riverhead Raceway like many short tracks in 2020 were forced into making numerous schedule changes due to the Covid 19 worldwide pandemic including a late start to the race season, canceling two NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour events and moving the Islip 300 into mid November. The only silver lining in ’20 shined brightly when the […]

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In the tumultuous year that has been 2020, things have been equally as tumultuous for NASCAR Cup Series driver Ryan Preece on the race track. But, in the waning days of the racing season, the Connecticut native returned to his Modified roots and scored his first win since June 2019.   Competing Saturday at Riverhead […]

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  December 23, 2019 RIVERHEAD RACEWAY ANNOUNCES FOUR RACE CROWN JEWEL SERIES FOR NASCAR MODIFIEDS WITH CHAMPION TO EARN TED CHRISTOPHER CUP Bob Finan PR   Riverhead Raceway owners Eddie & Connie Partridge and Tom Gatz are honored and excited to announce a four race series for the NASCAR Modifieds that will encompass the extra […]

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With a weekend off from the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Ryan Preece of Berlin, Ct. will jump into his refurbished old school race car hauler and head to Riverhead Raceway on Long Island Saturday June 15th to defend his 2018 race win in the 3rd annual Islip 300. Awaiting Preece to contend for the […]

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Just like the temperatures throughout the country, the action at our nation’s short tracks is heating up as we approach the summer months.   To get you caught up on the biggest stories that took place this past weekend, Speed51.com presents you with a list of top 10 stories from the weekend.     1. […]

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Ryan Preece started 12th out of 17 cars at Riverhead Raceway (NY) on Saturday night, but it only took him 66 laps to find the lead during the second running of the Islip 300.   Preece, the Berlin, Connecticut native, was the dominant car all night as he worked the outside lane for the 300-lap […]

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With racing events being held all over the country this weekend, we’ve assembled a list of the top 10 short track racing events that race fans should attend.   1) The Hell Tour – If you feel like traveling through the states of Illinois and Indiana, you’ll have plenty of racing to follow this weekend.  The […]

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The second annual Islip 300 at Long Island’s Riverhead Raceway is just a few days away, and perhaps nobody is more anxious for race day than Huntington, New York’s Dave Schneider. Schneider is coming off the biggest win of his life less than a week ago, and now has to be considered one of the […]

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The 2nd annual Islip 300 set for this Saturday evening May 19th at Riverhead Raceway is drawing plenty of interest among both the competitors and fans of asphalt Tour Type Modified racing heading into the $7,000 to win extravaganza. Modeled after the All Star 300 held annually at Islip Speedway the 2018 Islip 300 will boast an all-star roster […]

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