Despite six NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour championships, you are unlikely to see Doug Coby grace the big stage of a NASCAR national series any time soon.  In fact, he says has never fielded an offer for such a ride during his career.   “I’ve honestly never been contacted about anything beyond the Modifieds,” said Coby […]

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With a new season of short track racing upon us, let’s take a look at some of the most intriguing events on the 2021 schedule.    CARS Tour Brings the Roar to The Rock    The CARS Tour has already commenced tire testing for the return of Late Model Stock Cars to Rockingham Speedway. While […]

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2020 has certainly been a year to remember.  While the COVID-19 pandemic halted racing for the most part in March and April, there was plenty of racing to follow once racing resumed in May and June.   Today, as we look forward to putting 2020 behind us, we take a look at the past year […]

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As with much of short track racing, the landscape of Modified racing was radically different in 2020, whether you drove with wide tires, narrow tires, a wing over your head; north, south, or out west. But, their will still plenty of chances for glory and victory once the world got somewhat back on its feet. […]

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NASCAR announced on Friday the 2021 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour calendar, and the slate includes 14 races across six states – from Maine to Virginia.   The schedule is a mix of historic Modified staples, the return of a pair of tracks and an inaugural trip to an upstate New York venue.   The 2021 […]

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour added upstate New York to the 2021 slate Thursday.   The tour will visit New York International Raceway Park at Lancaster Speedway on Saturday, July 31. The night race will be 150 laps.   Lancaster, located just outside of Buffalo, is steeped in Modified history. NASCAR […]

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Stafford Springs, CT — Stafford Speedway management has released the official 2021 race schedule for the Stafford Springs, CT half-mile. The 24-race schedule offers a blend of Stafford’s classic weekly racing events and special events. The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour is set to return to Stafford Speedway for three events in 2021.   “Another season […]

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MARTINSVILLE, Va. — The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour announced two major dates for the 2021 schedule Sunday afternoon: Martinsville Speedway and Richmond Raceway.   The tour will return to Martinsville at night on Thursday, April 8. And it will return to Richmond under the lights on Friday, Sept. 10.   “The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour […]

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