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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With the first day of the Icebreaker at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park in the books, the 2017 racing season in the Northeast is officially under way.  While Saturday was just a practice day for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour and Pro All-Stars Series, it was an eventful day for a few teams.   Woody […]

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Though Justin Bonsignore hails from Long Island and considers Riverhead Raceway his home track, he has taken to Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park as if he has raced there from birth.   The 29-year-old racer from Holtsville, New York has collected more NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour wins at Thompson than at any other track […]

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With the start of a new season means new names in new places, sometimes familiar names in new places, new sponsors, new teams, and in the case of the 2017 season, a new unified NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour.   We wanted to make sure the fans of the ground-pounders know who is in what car […]

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Jerico Performance Products went down to New Smyrna Speedway with their transmissions and rear ends in multiple Modifieds and Super Late Models.  Jerico left New Smyrna Speedway after a crazy nine days of racing with multiple wins and a championship in their back pocket.   The Concord, North Carolina-based company manufactured transmissions for Ryan […]

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For the first time in a long time, the Tour-type Modifieds stole the show at the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing.  From wildly entertaining races to first-time winners, surprise winners and plenty of star power, the Tour-type Modifieds had it all.   That’s a drastic change from the way things have been the […]

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As the start of Florida Speedweeks draws closer, the pre-entry lists for New Smyrna Speedway’s World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing are growing longer and becoming more impressive.  The second round of entries has been released and they contain even more star power than the first batch.   Last year’s Super Late Model […]

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- Justin Bonsignore, Ted Christopher, Zane Zeiner and Mike Iles hit Big Casino Friday inside Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall by winning the four 20-lap A-Main TQ Midget Qualifiers that were the highlight of Friday’s program of Indoor Auto Racing. Their wins guaranteed each a starting spot in Saturday’s Gambler’s Classic 40-lap headliner […]

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BELLPORT, N.Y. -- Kenneth Massa Motorsports has hired Dan Laferriere as crew chief of the No. 51 Whelen Modified Tour team driven by Justin Bonsignore. Laferriere joined the team at the start of the 2016 season serving as car chief under former crew chief Bill Michael.   Laferriere is no stranger to the crew chief […]

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