The Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Tour issued a penalty to defending series champion Patrick Emerling for an unapproved tire change in Saturday’s race at Jennerstown Speedway (PA). The penalty unofficially reduces Emerling's point lead to just five points over George Skora.   (Editor's Note: In the original story published on Speed51.com, we claimed that […]

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The preseason story of youth has carried on into the early part of the 2017 Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Tour season. This was at the forefront last time out at Oswego Speedway with Bryan Sherwood and Tyler Rypkema putting on impressive performances, each with a chance at their first RoC victory. In the end, […]

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While Patrick Emerling and Chuck Hossfeld have been dominating the win column, the 2016 Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series has witnessed the quiet advancement of a young group of drivers about ready to make some noise.   One of those notables is Tyler Rypkema, a third-year driver in the full-blown Modifieds from the Southern […]

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Elma, N.Y. –  Two prominent events that are part of the Ferris Mowers Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series fueled by Sunoco will have added bonuses in place when Race of Champions teams roll in to compete in them.   First up will be the Ole’ Boy Cup II at Lancaster (N.Y.) National Speedway on […]

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For only the second time in tour history and the first time since 2005, Race of Champions (RoC) Asphalt Modified Tour teams are setting their navigation systems for Pennsylvania’s Lake Erie Speedway. It will be the second of three visits by the RoC to the Keystone State for the 2016 season, a season that has […]

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Whether it was on dirt or on pavement, Short Track Racing was in full force throughout North America this past weekend.  From the the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour pounding the pavement at Stafford Motor Speedway (CT) to the USAC Midgets slinging dirt throughout the Hoosier State during Indiana Midget Week, the action on the short tracks was […]

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Williamson, New York – Friday night’s Ferris Mowers Race of Champions fueled by Sunoco Apple Country ‘75’ at Spencer Speedway gave race fans plenty to talk about. Mike Leaty of Williamson, N.Y., capitalized on his home track experience and a strong racecar to win for the first time in the season.   Leaty took the […]

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