Mike Looney officially moved into the top spot of the latest NASCAR Whelen All-American Series National Championship standings, holding a 10-point advantage over Midwestern drivers Nick Panitzke and Jacob Goede entering the final weekend of the season.   Looney, a veteran of Late Model Stock racing from Virginia, has amassed 578 points in the […]

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The 2019 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series National Championship draws to a dramatic close this weekend, with several drivers within striking distance of the prestigious honor.  Unofficially, Virginia’s Mike Looney took the points lead this weekend with a pair of wins at Motor Mile Speedway .  NASCAR is expected to reveal an official update Tuesday […]

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The Valenti Modified Racing Series made their first and only trip of the season to the Stafford Motor Speedway Friday night, and Roxbury, Connecticut’s Chase Dowling put in a dominating run to secure the victory in the Lincoln Tech 80.  The victory was Dowling’s second career VMRS win and his second win this season.   […]

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Stafford Springs, CT -- Stafford Speedway returned to NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing action on July 12 as part of the Bud Light Open Modified 80 program. The SK Modified® division ran their regularly scheduled 40-lap feature as well as the 2nd Annual TC 13 Shootout, a 13 lap race contested between the top-13 finishers […]

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When you’re hot, you’re hot.  That is an understatement when describing the week that Connecticut driver Ronnie Williams has had in Northeast Modified racing.  After collecting over $15,000 in Tour-type Modified competition at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and Seekonk Speedway, Williams returned home to Stafford Motor Speedway Friday night for the SK 5K.   Back […]

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Over the years in the State of Connecticut, Keith Rocco has shown time and time again that when he has a great racecar underneath him, there is little that can stop him. Friday night at Stafford Motor Speedway not even a head cold would slow down ‘Kid Roc’ as he wheeled his No. 57 Modified […]

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Stafford Springs, CT -- Stafford Speedway opened its 2019 racing season with a special Saturday Opening Day program featuring the SK Modifieds®, Late Models, SK Lights, Limited Late Models, Street Stocks, and Vintage All-Stars.  Opening Day winners were Keith Rocco in an SK Modified® photo finish, Michael Wray was declared the Late Model winner after […]

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Philip Morris received a phone call Wednesday afternoon that he's been waiting for all summer long.  When Morris answered his phone, NASCAR Executive Vice President Steve O'Donnell was on the other end to congratulate him on his record-tying fifth NASCAR Whelen All-American Series National Championship.   After a 23-win season competing in Late Model Stock […]

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Waterford, CT - Area thunderstorms and torrential downpours delayed the start of Saturdays night’s Valenti Modified Racing Series 100-lap event for four hours, but when the green flag finally dropped on the 22-car field, Keith Rocco, of Berlin, CT, thanks to a pole position start, dominated the event to capture his first VMRS win of […]

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Often imitated, but never duplicated, the Speed51.com JRi Short Track Power Poll ranks drivers from all across the land on their strength to this point in the season.    A panel of industry experts from all four corners of the country and Canada have voted on their choices for the second JRi Shocks Short Track Power […]

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