DAYTONA BEACH, FL – The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will take the green flag on the 2018 season at South Carolina’s Myrtle Beach Speedway in March, and the schedule will feature 16 championship points races at nine different venues.   The champion will once again be crowned at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, as the .625-mile hosts […]

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Long Island-based Visconti Motorsports announced Friday that the team was moving to the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East ranks with Brandon McReynolds as the team’s new driver. Unfortunately for Cj Lehmann, that means he is now a driver without a team.   Lehmann, originally from Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, had been the driver for Visconti Motorsports […]

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Drivers of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour raced with heavy hearts Saturday night at Riverhead Raceway (NY) after learning the tragic news of a fellow competitor’s death.   Ted Christopher was killed in a Connecticut plane crash just a few hours before the race and the news spread rapidly through the Riverhead paddock, which is […]

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Ted Christopher, a legend of Modified racing, passed away Saturday afternoon at the age of 59 in a plane crash in Guilford, Connecticut. Christopher was en route to Long Island’s Riverhead Raceway for a NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour race.   According to FOX 61 in Connecticut, a small plane carrying two men crashed into a […]

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Mobile Device Users Click Here for Mobile Version   Live Blog Trackside Now: NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour at Riverhead (NY) – 9/16/17  

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Temperatures are beginning to cool all across the country, but the big races are just starting to heat up. We’ve put together our list of the top 10 races that a short track racing fan should try to attend in this weekend’s 10 to Attend.   1. Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals at Knoxville […]

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The Whelen Engineering Night NASCAR Modified Twin 50’s Saturday night told a tale of two different generations of racing at Riverhead Raceway as in the first 50-lapper young up and coming talent Kyle Soper of Manorville took home the win while in the night cap established veteran and former three time track champion John Fortin […]

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It’s getting near back to school time for 15-year old racer Dillon Steuer of Bohemia but on Saturday night on Pack The Track Night at Riverhead Raceway it would be the teenager schooling the NASCAR Modified competition when he won their 40-lap Whelen All American Series feature. It was Dillon’s third victory of the season. […]

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Bowman Gray Stadium is well established as the epicenter of Modified racing in the Southeast region. If you want to beat the best in the south, you go to “The Madhouse.” Up in the Northeast, where Modified racing rules, there is more than one track to look to for great drivers and great racing. But […]

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