A pair of short track legends will be inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2021, as Mike Stefanik and Red Farmer were named to the class alongside Dale Earnhardt, Jr. on Tuesday evening.   Stefanik was a nine-time champion in NASCAR’s touring series.  Along with back-to-back Busch North […]

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All the stars lined up to make a real snoozer of a race and one special day for the Elliott family.  Up-and-coming driver Chase Elliott couldn’t help the situation.  For him, it was a chance to race at Rockingham Speedway (NC), where his father had run so many times in his career.  Elliott’s team, led […]

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Jack Ingram was known as the “Iron Man” following his long racing career and his eagerness to compete in multiple racing events each week.  While he scored hundreds of victories during his hall-of-fame career, May 7 was a day that always seemed to treat him well.   On this day in 1971, Ingram won a […]

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The mighty Modifieds capped off another great decade that saw a changing of the guard. The traditional names from the first part of the decade have shifted to the likes of Doug Coby, Justin Bonsignore and other rising stars. Coby won six NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour titles, while Bonsignore scored his first in 2018 and […]

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North East, Pa. – In an effort to properly honor the lives of Don Toal of Rochester, N.Y., and Mike Stefanik of Coventry, R.I., there will be no inductions into the Race of Champions Hall of Fame at the 69th Annual Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of Champions weekend.   Stefanik won the classic […]

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Mike Stefanik’s impact on the world of motorsports cannot be denied.  That was apparent Sunday evening when the tragic news was delivered that the nine-time NASCAR champion had been killed in a plane crash in Sterling, Connecticut.  As the news spread, the reflections and comments from those he impacted began spreading on social media.   […]

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Mike Stefanik, a short track racing legend, was killed in a plane crash in Connecticut on Sunday afternoon, according to RaceDayCT.com.  NASCAR confirmed the report Sunday evening.  Stefanik, a seven-time champion in NASCAR’s premier Modified series, was 61 years old.   According to multiple media reports, a plane crash occurred at approximately 2:02 p.m. in […]

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Each era of Modified racing has had its legends. The 70s and 80s belonged to Jerry Cook and Richie Evans.  The 90s and 2000s belonged to Mike Stefanik and Tony Hirschman. And now the current era belongs to Doug Coby.   Coby continued to build on his Modified legacy on Sunday afternoon by winning his […]

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Rockford Speedway recently held a match race at their tight, quarter-mile race track located in Loves Park, Illinois.  The best-of-three match, which consisted of three three-lap races between Super Late Model touring star Ty Majeski and local favorite “Driver X” Jon Reynolds, Jr., thrilled the crowd.   That race garnered attention throughout the country and […]

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