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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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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Race of Champions Modified Series and Lake Erie Speedway management have been able to secure a return to racing date with events taking place on Friday, June 26 and the originally scheduled show on Saturday, June 27.   The show that was postponed on Friday, June 6 featuring the Race of Champions Sportsman Modifieds and […]

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NASCAR announced Friday that it has rescheduled the 2020 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season-opening race, the Wade Cole Memorial 133 presented by Dunleavy’s Truck & Trailer Repair, to Sunday, June 21. The championship points event has been moved to Pennsylvania’s Jennerstown Speedway. The race, which was postponed by rain, had been scheduled for Saturday at […]

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The season-opening Wade Cole Memorial 133 for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour has been postponed due to a forecast of inclement weather. "With inclement weather predicted for the weekend, NASCAR and Myrtle Beach Speedway have made the decision to postpone Saturday’s Wade Cole Memorial 133 presented by Dunleavy’s Truck & Trailer Repair for the NASCAR […]

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SEEKONK, Mass. -- Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and continued unknowns about the start of the racing season in New England, Seekonk Speedway and Tri Track Open Modified Series officials announced on Tuesday that Open Wheel Wednesday has been rescheduled for Wednesday, August 26. The event was originally slated to take place on July 1. […]

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NASCAR announced its second installment of events in its return to racing on Thursday.  The announcement revealed the planned date and location for the return of the ARCA Menards Series, as well as two NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour events which have been cancelled.   Along with a dozen events for its national series, including five […]

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