As the young batch of drivers begin to find their place in Northeast Modified racing, Todd Szegedy is one of the more recent veteran drivers to cycle out of the driver’s seat. After nearly two decades driving Modifieds, the Ridgefield, Connecticut native decided the time was right to hang up the helmet following the 2017 […]

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The definition of success in stock car racing is based on one's perspective.  Some people have to win 100 races to prove themselves to be successful, but if you ask Andy Seuss about his story he’d say he’s living the dream, and it’s not just the kick-back response that most drivers use when asked the […]

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---The 49th Annual NAPA Auto Parts Spring Sizzler® has been tentatively rescheduled to Saturday, May 30th and Sunday, May 31st due to the directive from NASCAR, the CDC, and the State of Connecticut relating to Covid-19 .  Stafford Speedway will open its season Friday, May 22nd with a NASCAR Weekly Racing series program […]

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THOMPSON, Conn. -- After conversations with all stakeholders, Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park announced on Tuesday the new date for the 46th annual Liquid Death Icebreaker weekend. The prestigious event is now tentatively set to take place May 15-16, including the headlining NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Death To Plastic 150.   Due to the current COVID-19 […]

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In light of the most recent recommendations by the US Center of Disease Control that no gatherings of 50 or more people take place for the next eight weeks, NASCAR announced Monday evening that it would postpone all race events through May 3. The decision also includes NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour and ARCA Menards Series […]

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Wade Cole, a fixture of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour scene passed away Sunday at 67 years of age.  According to the website RaceDayCT, Cole was killed in an accident at his home.   Cole of Riverton, CT competed in all 16 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour events during the 2019 season, and accumulated 371 […]

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Amid the mass wave of cancellations of large public events nationwide in the wake of the coronavirus 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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Many professional sporting events have announced postponements, suspensions and cancellations due to the effects of the coronavirus, also referred to as COVID-19. This has also impacted major auto racing events, with postponements in Formula 1, NASCAR, IndyCar, IMSA, NHRA and many others   The impacts of the pandemic are also reaching into the short track racing […]

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The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season opener scheduled for Saturday, March 21 at South Boston Speedway has been postponed. The announcement comes as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic that is forcing the postponement, suspension or cancelation of many sporting events throughout the United States.   A make up date for the event […]

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