THOMPSON, Conn. -- Even though the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion will be officially crowned at Thompson’s 56thannual Sunoco World Series again this season, the battle to decide who will be champion has already come to a close.   Justin Bonsignore, who has seven wins the first 15 races of the Whelen Modified Tour season, […]

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STAFFORD, Conn. — While Kyle Bonsignore was celebrating his first career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour win on Sunday, another member of the Bonsignore family, his cousin Justin, was celebrating clinching his first championship.   Kyle Bonsignore took the lead from Doug Coby with just four laps remaining in the NAPA Fall Final 150 at Stafford Motor […]

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Two heavy-hitters crash fighting for the win at New Hampshire, a Georgia driver finds victory lane multiple times, and "Big Money" does what Big Money does best. All of that and more happened over the course of a busy racing weekend. Get caught up on all of the big stories right now.   1. Bonsignore […]

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The longest race in NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour history came down to a dramatic final lap Saturday afternoon at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.  Chase Dowling avoided a collision between leaders Justin Bonsignore and Ryan Preece on Lap 250 of the inaugural Musket 250 to score his elusive first NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour victory.    Bonsignore, […]

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Full Throttle Fall Weekend got off to a vigorous start on Friday with the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, NASCAR Pinty’s Series, and NASCAR K&N Pro Series East all completing their practice and qualifying ahead of Saturday’s racing only program.   The pressure is on, especially for the Modified drivers as they get ready for the […]

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Picking the winners of big short track races throughout the country is a tradition that our staff at Speed51.com has enjoyed for many years. With the longest NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour race ever being held Saturday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, we decided to challenge our staff once again.   This week we asked members of […]

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Race fans and race teams can find pertinent information about this weekend's inaugural Musket 250 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in 51's Fast Facts below.    Date: September 21-22   Track: New Hampshire Motor Speedway (1.058-mile paved oval)   Location: 1122 NH-106, Loudon, NH, 03307   Sanction: NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour   Distance: 250 laps   General Admission Tickets:  […]

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Justin Bonsignore will be looking to continue his dream season by firing the musket and winning the inaugural Musket 250 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, September 22. Bonsignore, a seven-time winner this season and the winner of the Whelen All-Star Shootout at NHMS earlier this year, is pumped up for the longest and […]

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Mother Nature washed out a few big events, but there was still plenty of action and big storylines that came out of this weekend. A year-old feud reignited on Saturday at North Carolina's Orange County Speedway, and that leads off our Top 10 for this week.   1. Wallace-Lessard Feud Leads to Unexpected Winner at […]

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RIVERHEAD, N.Y. — Justin Bonsignore just continues to pull away in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour championship race.   The Holtsville, New York, driver found himself carrying the checkered flag for the seventh time this season on Saturday night at Riverhead Raceway.   Bonsignore took the lead from Timmy Solomito on Lap 133 and went on […]

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