On what turned out to be an absolutely beautiful late spring/early summer evening in June, the racing season heated up, with domination to be had in every division. Following a rain-out last weekend, drivers came in to tonight’s race hungry and ready to go after being forced to wait an extra week to race. While […]

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He never set the racing world on fire, but more than 50 years after the start of a long career a familiar Modified continues to roll out of a trailer towed by a 1990 Chevy pickup truck a few times each year to the eager satisfaction of many longtime fans.  Hand-painted in white on the […]

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Patrick Emerling has competed in a Tour-Type Modified since 2010.  Along the way he has recorded multiple top-five finishes and led a number of laps.  But despite all of those results and close calls, a win was still missing from the Orchard Park, New York driver’s list of accomplishments.   That all changed on Sunday […]

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On a sunny, warm, perfect day for auto racing, John Barber, Billy Coyle, A.J. Lane, and John Maynard record first wins of 2015 at Shangri-La Motor Speedway Sunday afternoon as the motorsports complex kicked off another season of oval track racing on the hill outside Tioga Center, NY. John Barber made a two and a […]

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Behind curtain number-one… it’s the 2015 Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Tour schedule.  Andrew Harpell and his staff will be releasing the full details on the 2015 edition of their Tour in the near future.   The 2015 slate features 14 races at seven different race tracks, all in the state of New York.  Lancaster […]

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Jimmy Zacharias is constantly a threat for the win on the Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Tour, especially at his home tracks in the southern tier of New York including Shangri-La II Motor Speedway. Unfortunately, a series of cut tires and part failures on more than one occasion while leading have eluded him from visiting […]

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Mobile Device Users Click Here for Mobile Version Live Blog Speed51.com – Money in the Bank 125 – Berlin Raceway (MI) – 7/30/14  

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From the season’s outset it appeared that Matt Hirschman was going to pick up where he left off with his 2013 Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Tour dominance, but it was clear that his competition was narrowing the gap.  Former series champion Chuck Hossfeld ran a close second to Hirschman in each of the first […]

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Mobile Device Users Click Here for Mobile Version Live Blog Speed51.com – RoC Modifieds – Shangri-La 2 Speedway (NY) – 7/27/14  

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