Riverhead, NY – Defending NASCAR Modified champion Shawn Solomito of Center Moriches executed a textbook pass Saturday night at Riverhead Raceway to score his second straight NASCAR Modified victory in the Mullet Madness 50. The victory was the 17th of Solomito’s impressive career. Dillon Steuer laid down the quickest lap in qualifying with as the 15-year […]

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Defending Riverhead Raceway NASCAR Modified champion Shawn Solomito of Center Moriches took full advantage of a rare pole starting position to race his way out of an early season slump posting a wire to wire victory in the 40-lap NASCAR Modified feature Saturday night. In the NEMA Midget Allan Cantor Memorial presented by IGA Food […]

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One of the biggest recent announcements in asphalt Modified racing in the Northeast came during the offseason when Riverhead Raceway unveiled their plans to bring back the Islip 300. For those too young to young to remember, Islip Speedway was a 1/5-mile oval on Long Island that ran Modifieds as its premier division, and also […]

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When the opening night 40-lap NASCAR Modified feature hits the Riverhead Raceway quarter mile Saturday night three championship contenders from the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will be on hand challenging the talented drivers of the weekly Whelen All American Series. Justin Bonsignore of Holtsville, Ryan Preece of Berlin, Ct. and Max Zachem of Preston, Ct […]

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Since Shawn Solomito stepped up to the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour on a full-time basis, he’s had the worst luck possible.  If a part can break, it has been broken on Solomito’s No. 75 Modified owned by former NWMT champion Wayne Anderson.  With hopes of shaking their bad luck, the duo is now making a […]

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Timmy Solomito won the first event for the newly unified NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, surviving a series of frantic restarts to claim the victory at Myrtle Beach Speedway in South Carolina.  Solomito took the victory over Rob Summers, outdueling him on an overtime restart to claim his fifth victory on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. […]

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Riverhead Raceway owners Eddie & Connie Partridge and Tom Gatz returned the annual Riverhead Raceway NASCAR Whelen All American Series awards banquet to a formal affair Friday night much to the delight of 300 attendees at Giorgio’s of Baiting Hollow. Shawn Solomito of Center Moriches the 2016 NASCAR Modified champion led the annual Parade of […]

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When news broke that Jimmy Blewett and the Bob Garbarino-owned Mystic Missile were parting ways, the rumor mill began to churn with names of drivers that could possibly take over the legendary Modified seat.  We here at Speed51.com decided to come up with a list of 10 drivers that we think Bob Garbarino should give […]

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