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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(Stafford Springs, CT) – Ryan Preece Racing has announced a $500 bonus for Sunday’s SK Modified® feature at the NAPA Auto Parts Fall Final. The bonus will be split with $250 going to the winner and $250 to the hard charger of the race, the driver advancing the most positions over the course of the […]

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With $5,000 on the line, the SK Modified division battled in a 75-lap season finale Sunday night at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl (CT). At the end of the night, the driver taking home the biggest paycheck of the season wasn’t the one celebrating in Victory Lane at Connecticut’s shoreline oval.   Originally, Modified veteran Ted […]

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Stafford Springs, CT — When the green flag is unfurled on the 2016 SK Modified® season at Stafford Motor Speedway, Cromwell native Eric Berndt will be looking to pick up right where he left off in 2015. Through the first 20 races of last season Berndt was having a solid season and sat fifth in […]

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One of the hottest drivers in SK Modified racing at Stafford Motor Speedway since last July has been Rowan Pennink.  He struggled at the start of 2014, but was able to rattle off five wins before the season ended, including a huge win in the inaugural SK 5K.  It appears that in 2015 he’s picked […]

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For the first time in a long time, two Christophers will be racing in the same division at Stafford Motor Speedway (CT).  Ted Christopher, the defending SK Modified champion at Stafford, will be racing against his 15-year-old nephew, Mike, during the 2015 season.  Mike Christopher, Jr. informed Speed51.com on Tuesday afternoon of his intentions to […]

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Waterford, CT  – Waterford Speedbowl hosted a jam packed crowd for its Mr. Rooter 161 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour event under ideal summer weather.  The track’s NASCAR Whelen All-American Series divisions supported the regional touring race with four action packed races.  Ed Puleo of Branford picked up his second SK Modified® win of the season […]

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4:39 That wraps up our Trackside Now coverage from Waterford today. Next week, we’ll be at Thompson International Speedway for the Icebreaker – the start of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season. Stay tuned this week for a photo gallery with shots by Mike Twist, Jim Dupont and Rick Ibsen on the Speed51.com Facebook Feed page.    Edit   Delete […]

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11:07 Should any information come from the tech shed about the Limited Late Model feature, we’ll post an update on our Facebook Feed. We’re headed to Pub 44 for some dinner.  If you’re in town, we’ll see you there! Good night from Speed51.com. Edit   Delete Entry   11:06 Super Late Model tech is clear.   11:06 Comment […]

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