Amid the mass wave of cancellations of large public events nationwide in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season opener originally scheduled for March 21 at South Boston Speedway in Virginia. was added to that ever-growing list late this week. For the time being, the event has been postponed […]

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History is a big part of racing, and the history of short track racing runs deep.  At certain points during the year, Speed51 will use our new "Throwback Thursday" segment to look back on some of the biggest stories from years past.  During each edition of Throwback Thursday, we will revisit stories previously published on […]

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The mighty Modifieds capped off another great decade that saw a changing of the guard. The traditional names from the first part of the decade have shifted to the likes of Doug Coby, Justin Bonsignore and other rising stars. Coby won six NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour titles, while Bonsignore scored his first in 2018 and […]

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Wall Stadium Speedway’s Turkey Derby has become one of the great marquee events in Modified racing over its first 45 runnings, bringing many of the sport’s best to the Jersey Shore. The 46th running slated for this Saturday, November 30 already has potential for another classic.   Drivers from all over the eastern seaboard are […]

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Justin Bonsignore survived the carnage of a 40-car NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour field, putting in a near-perfect performance to lock down the victory in the Sunoco 150 at the Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park on Sunday.  It is Bonsignore’s sixth victory of the season, third at Thompson this year, and seventh victory in the last eight […]

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With the days ticking away until the 57th Sunoco World Series of Speedway Racing at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, so to is the time on the 2019 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. With NASCAR’s mighty Modifieds once again highlighting the three-day racing extravaganza at "The Big T," all attention is focused atop the points standings where […]

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Thompson, CT -- When the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour rolls into Thompson for the 57th annual Sunoco World Series October 11-13, two drivers are going to be in contention to earn the series championship.   Doug Coby, a five-time champion looking to add to his historic resume, leads defending Whelen Modified Tour champion Justin Bonsignore […]

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Doug Coby laid down a pair of fast laps Friday afternoon to earn the pole position for Saturday’s Musket 250 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The current NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour points leader scored the 30th pole award of his career and eighth of the 2019 season.   Coby went out 31st of the 33 […]

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