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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With an increase of Tour-Type Modified events coming to New England for the 2017 season, promoters are taking a hard look at what their series and racetracks can do to maintain and bring in high numbers of both race teams and race fans. This includes Valenti Modified Racing Series founder and promoter Jack Bateman who […]

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A standalone short track racing event will take place in 2017 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. North East Mini Stock Tour promoter Bob Guptil has joined forces with the Granite State Pro Stock Series and Valenti Modified Racing Series for the New England Short Track Showdown on July 1 at The Magic Mile.   Four […]

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On the heels of two major announcements, officials and competitors of the Valenti Modified Racing Series came together at Stafford Motor Speedway’s (CT) banquet hall Sunday afternoon to address the upcoming 2016 season.  In addition to discussing rules and race procedures, one of the biggest takeaways from the meeting involved the series’ desire to “stay […]

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Warren Alston was named as the Race Director for the Valenti Modified Racing Series over this past offseason, but he is now stepping down from that position due to scheduling conflicts with his full-time job.   Alston, from Yardville, New Jersey, is a paramedic for Medcor in the Garden State.  He explained that he informed […]

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Over the course of the last two months many followers of the Valenti Modified Racing Series have questioned on social media whether the leadership in place, headed by series promoter Jack Bateman, is the right group and whether the series is on stable ground.   There’s been an ample supply of reasons behind the concerns. […]

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Jack Bateman addressed the drivers and teams at Seekonk Speedway (MA) Saturday evening in the driver’s meeting to clarify a rule regarding red flag procedures that led to much confusion during last week’s Wings ‘N’ Wheels event at Waterford Speedbowl (CT). Bateman outlined the ways in which teams are allowed to work on their race […]

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As the Valenti Modified Racing Series searches for a new race director for the 2014 racing season, series president Jack Bateman told Speed51.com on Tuesday that he will serve as interim race director until the position is filled. Bateman confirmed on Tuesday that the series is currently looking to fill the race director position following […]

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After more than one year as race director for the Valenti Modified Racing Series, Scott Tapley, of Poland, Maine, has left his position as race director for the New England Modified touring series.  Tapley confirmed with Speed51.com on Monday his decision to leave the series effective immediately. The news, which was first reported by Shawn […]

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