The Bullring Bash Quarter Mile Challenge will feature a unique race format during its inaugural season in 2019.  All three Tour-type Modified all-star events will use a three-segment format to crown an overall event winner.   Josh Vanada, founder of the Bullring Bash Quarter Mile Challenge, explained the format in detail to Speed51.com on Friday […]

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Tour-Type Modified racing will return to White Mountain Motorsports Park (WMMP) and Thunder Road Speedbowl in 2019 with the inaugural Bullring Bash Quarter Mile Challenge. The promotion includes three brand new events that will feature many of the top Modified and Legends Cars drivers and teams in New England.   The Bullring Bash Quarter Mile […]

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  Promoter’s Corner is back on Speed51.com and for this week’s topic we’re going to look at the formatting of short track races.   We’ve seen NASCAR make the change to segment racing at the top levels of the sport and that is starting to trickle down a little bit into the short track racing […]

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Promoter’s Corner is a new, bi-weekly feature on Speed51.com powered by JEGS that allows racers and fans to see a side of short track racing promoters that we don’t often see.    Speed51.com has assembled a group of well-respected promoters from different short tracks and disciplines of racing throughout the country. On a bi-weekly basis, […]

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Promoter’s Corner is a new, bi-weekly feature on Speed51.com powered by JEGS that allows racers and fans to see a side of short track racing promoters that we don’t often see.    Speed51.com has assembled a group of 10 well-respected promoters from different short tracks and disciplines of racing throughout the country. On a bi-weekly […]

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Marlborough, MA – OTB Promotions, Inc is excited to announce they will be hosting The 2017 Racer’s Expo February 3-4, 2017 at the Best Western Royal Plaza in Marlborough, MA. The expo is the premier race vendor and motorsports enthusiast show in the Northeast.   “OTB Promotions, Inc is thrilled to be hosting The 2017 […]

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There will be only one NASCAR-sanctioned Modified Tour in 2017.  After months of speculation, RaceDayCT.com first reported on Wednesday afternoon that NASCAR will be merging the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour (Northern circuit) and NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour for the 2017 season. After conversations with several people who attended the meetings (via in person or […]

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Connecticut is Modified country.  That’s pretty much common knowledge.  But something has been happening at the big 5/8-mile oval of Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park in recent years.  We hesitate to call it a changing of the guard, but suddenly cars with fenders are starting to become much more popular than they ever have been in […]

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Ever since Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park (CT) decided to build a road course on its property NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour teams and fans alike have been wondering if and when they’d get a chance to see the ground-pounders make left and right turns on the 1.7-mile circuit.  A select group of teams will finally get […]

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No. Stonington, CT — This sport is not dead. What this sport needs is revival.   Those words come from OTB Promotions Executive Vice President Josh Vanada, when asked what he hopes to accomplish with this company.   “(Our sport) has changed because our culture has changed, and our economy recessed. Unfortunately, we, as a […]

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