LEHIGHTON, PA - Defending Mahoning Valley Speedway champion Bobby Jones raced to a hard-fought win over his protégé Josh Scherer, earning his 35th career Modified victory in the process, 28 of them taking place here.   Jones used a lap 20 restart to overtake Scherer, however, from there on they battled tooth and nail to […]

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The Asphalt Modified scene finally made its return in the Northeast with an event that didn't disappoint. The John "Peepers" Yerger Tribute 77 at the Mahoning Valley Speedway will be a race that many won't soon forget, with a packed house, a star-studded field and a finish that was far from what anyone expected.   […]

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  The roar of ground-pounding Modifieds in the Northeast will be heard for the first time this year when Mahoning Valley Speedway (PA) opens the season Saturday, June 13 with the 77-lap John "Peepers" Yerger Tribute race.  While the race will be open to fans, fans around the Northeast who are hungry for Modified racing […]

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The last time Tour-Type Modifieds were in action, Matt Hirschman was winning himself his second World Series of Asphalt championship 1,000 miles away from his Pennsylvania home at New Smyrna Speedway back in February.  Four months and one global pandemic later, he returns to action for his first Northeast race of the year, just 20 […]

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Tour-type Modified racing will begin in the Northeast region Saturday night with the John “Peepers” Yerger Tribute race at Mahoning Valley Speedway (PA). Former NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion Ron Silk will be among the Modified stars joining the party for the 77-lap event, in what will be his first start at the Pennsylvania track. […]

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Lehighton, PA -- When Mahoning Valley Speedway gets the 2020 season rolling this coming Saturday night, June 13 with the running of the John “Peepers” Yerger Tribute 77-lapper, all indications are that a star-studded field of local and regional Modified drivers will be on hand at the paved ¼-mile oval.   Much of that was […]

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(LEHIGHTON, PA) Jimmy Blewett is a four time Wall Stadium Speedway Modified champion, he’s been victorious on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, he also races a dirt Modified and has amassed over 150 feature wins while traveling up and down the eastern seaboard.   But despite his many successes the driver best known as “Showtime” […]

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The driver-team combination of the DeLange and Beers families has become a familiar one over the years in Modified racing, particularly in the New York-Penn region. After a valiant campaign by Eric Beers in the No. 45 in 2019 on the Race of Champions Modified Series, a new generation is ready to take the wheel […]

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