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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The first ever Speed51 Elite Street Stock Nationals pitted a great mix of sim racers against each other at the virtual version of one of America’s great short tracks on Tuesday night, New Smyrna Speedway. After four qualifying heats and 75 laps of feature racing, there was just one driver who could claim a near […]

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With a new year comes another opportunity for the Modified drivers of Long Island to continue to add to their long racing legacy. But, while some wait for Riverhead Raceway to open in May, or for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour to roll of in March at South Boston Speedway, there are a few that […]

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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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The old saying goes "timing is everything' and indeed those words would ring true for NASCAR Modified veteran Dave Brigati of Calverton who won his first race of 2019 Saturday when he captured the annual Baldwin, Evans & Jarzombek 77 at Riverhead Raceway. The win was the 11th of Brigati's career and in another twist […]

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As summer rains fell on Daytona Beach, Florida Saturday night, the attention of the NASCAR world shifted north to Long Island as the latest round of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour came down to a crazy conclusion at the tight quarter-mile Riverhead Raceway (NY). Two home track drivers, Justin Bonsignore the defending champion on the […]

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It was a hazy and hot Saturday on Long Island and the only thing hotter than the weather remains Kyle Soper of Manorville who won his second straight feature event topping the TFCU Night 69-lap contest for his sixth win in nine starts. Soper the defending track champion as well New York State NASCAR Whelen […]

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It is officially the summer of Kyle Soper at Riverhead Raceway as the defending NASCAR Modified champion won his fifth race in seven starts Saturday topping the 50-lap Whelen All Anmerican Series feature event. The Manorville resident is now halfway home to tying the single season win mark of 10 that was set twice by […]

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As in the first two Islip 300 contests at Riverhead Raceway the 3rd annual edition of what has quickly become a short track classic had it's share of pit strategy, extended green flag runs and late race drama. In the end defending NASCAR Modified champion Kyle Soper of Manorville would hold off a torrid late […]

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Riverhead, NY -- The road to Roger Turbush's first career NASCAR Modified victory at Riverhead Raceway may have been a bumpy one but the Riverhead native rode it out over numerous double file restarts and a late race challenge from former three time track champion John Fortin of Holtsville to finally reach NASCAR Modified nirvana. […]

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