Each year, thousands of short track racing fans make their way to Speed51 for the latest short track racing news and information.  Like every news outlet, there are stories posted on Speed51.com that are read more and receive more interaction than others.  With a new year now upon us, we take a look back at […]

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  December 23, 2019 RIVERHEAD RACEWAY ANNOUNCES FOUR RACE CROWN JEWEL SERIES FOR NASCAR MODIFIEDS WITH CHAMPION TO EARN TED CHRISTOPHER CUP Bob Finan PR   Riverhead Raceway owners Eddie & Connie Partridge and Tom Gatz are honored and excited to announce a four race series for the NASCAR Modifieds that will encompass the extra […]

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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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The old saying goes "timing is everything' and indeed those words would ring true for NASCAR Modified veteran Dave Brigati of Calverton who won his first race of 2019 Saturday when he captured the annual Baldwin, Evans & Jarzombek 77 at Riverhead Raceway. The win was the 11th of Brigati's career and in another twist […]

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As summer rains fell on Daytona Beach, Florida Saturday night, the attention of the NASCAR world shifted north to Long Island as the latest round of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour came down to a crazy conclusion at the tight quarter-mile Riverhead Raceway . Two home track drivers, Justin Bonsignore the defending champion on the […]

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RIVERHEAD, N.Y. — Saturday night short-track racing at the highest level of modified racing.   There was contact, and even spinning, but it was enough for Justin Bonsignore to score his third straight NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour victory at Riverhead Raceway on Saturday night.   Bonsignore restarted to the inside of track regular John Beatty Jr. […]

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It was a hazy and hot Saturday on Long Island and the only thing hotter than the weather remains Kyle Soper of Manorville who won his second straight feature event topping the TFCU Night 69-lap contest for his sixth win in nine starts. Soper the defending track champion as well New York State NASCAR Whelen […]

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It is officially the summer of Kyle Soper at Riverhead Raceway as the defending NASCAR Modified champion won his fifth race in seven starts Saturday topping the 50-lap Whelen All Anmerican Series feature event. The Manorville resident is now halfway home to tying the single season win mark of 10 that was set twice by […]

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As in the first two Islip 300 contests at Riverhead Raceway the 3rd annual edition of what has quickly become a short track classic had it's share of pit strategy, extended green flag runs and late race drama. In the end defending NASCAR Modified champion Kyle Soper of Manorville would hold off a torrid late […]

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