The burnout has become a controversial subject in racing recently. What used to be a means of celebrating is now considered a way to cheat the rules. It is believed that drivers are blowing out their tires in the celebratory manner to harm whatever components helped them win the race so they’ll pass tech inspection. […]

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One of the biggest recent announcements in asphalt Modified racing in the Northeast came during the offseason when Riverhead Raceway unveiled their plans to bring back the Islip 300. For those too young to young to remember, Islip Speedway was a 1/5-mile oval on Long Island that ran Modifieds as its premier division, and also […]

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When the 2017 Riverhead Raceway schedule hit the presses during the winter months the event that immediately caught the eye of competitors and race fans alike was the Islip 300 Saturday May 27th. Soon thereafter Eddie & Connie Partridge and Tom Gatz disclosed the Modified extravaganza would pay the winner a handsome $7,000 heads were […]

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There are many short track drivers out there who dominated their local tracks and touring divisions but never got a chance to make it to the big time. There’s also some out there who did make it to NASCAR’s top levels, only to be phased out by younger, more funded drivers.   While they may […]

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