While a good number of Northeast Modified drivers prepare to begin their 2018 season early at New Smyrna Speedway this coming February, there is a trio that cannot wait even that long, as they gear up for the TQ Midget portion of the 2018 Indoor Auto Racing Championship. With Indoor season set to begin a […]

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Race fans and race teams can find pertinent information about this weekend's 55th Annual Sunoco World Series at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park (CT) in 51's Fast Facts below.    Dates: October 13 - 15   Track: Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park (5/8-mile oval)   Location: 205 E Thompson Rd, Thompson, CT 06277   Sanction: NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, American-Canadian Tour, Modified […]

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Drivers of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour raced with heavy hearts Saturday night at Riverhead Raceway (NY) after learning the tragic news of a fellow competitor’s death.   Ted Christopher was killed in a Connecticut plane crash just a few hours before the race and the news spread rapidly through the Riverhead paddock, which is […]

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September 11, 2001 started off as a normal day. People woke up, got dressed and went to school or work. Just a couple hours later, everything changed.   At 8:46 a.m. in the east, the first plane hit Tower 1 of the World Trade Center. At 9:03 a.m., the second plane hit Tower 2.  At […]

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Patrick Emerling entered the Last Great Colosseum with the strongest weapons in a stout NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour field. Emerling led 148 of 150 laps in the Bush’s Beans 150 to score the first win of his career in this series at Bristol Motor Speedway.   Emerling, the defending Race of Champions (RoC) Asphalt Modified […]

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New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NH) is applying the traction agent PJ1 to both turns ahead of this weekend’s race action in an effort to promote more side-by-side racing throughout the weekend.   “With the intent of creating another groove for the drivers to produce more exciting on-track racing for our fans, New Hampshire Motor Speedway […]

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Wednesday night was a night that seemed to go the way of Matt Hirschman from start to finish. In the opening round of the 2017 Tri-Track Open Modified Series at Seekonk Speedway, Hirschman started the night lucky, drawing pole in his heat race and going on to win. His good fortune would carry on, drawing […]

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The cars & stars of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will descend upon Riverhead Raceway Saturday night June 24th for the Riverhead 200 with defending race winner and current WMT championship leader Timmy Solomito of Islip leading the charge to the historic quarter mile oval. Solomito knows the tricky confines of Riverhead all too well […]

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