Canaan, NH. – The Valenti Modified Racing Series gets back at it Friday night, June 20, when Stafford Motor Speedway, Stafford, Connecticut, hosts the series for the first of three races this summer. Friday’s race is the 2nd annual Town Fair Tire 80, race number six on the series 17-race schedule. Five different drivers have […]

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---Due to rainy weather conditions, Stafford Motor Speedway has canceled its Summer Blast-Off program that was scheduled for Friday, June 13th.  With the Summer Blast-Off becoming the fourth rain out of the 2014 season, Stafford Motor Speedway has added Friday, September 19 to its 2014 event schedule.  The DARE Stock Xtra Mart Xtra […]

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Stafford Springs, CT --The Valenti Modified Racing Series returns to Stafford for the first of 3 appearances during the 2014 season on June 20th with the race being brought to you by Town Fair Tire.  The 2014 season will mark the 16th consecutive season that Town Fair Tire has been an advertising partner at the famous […]

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---When the Valenti Modified Racing Series makes its first of three appearances of the 2014 season at Stafford Motor Speedway on June 20th for the Town Fair Tire VMRS 80, Rowan Pennink will be in search of his first Stafford victory.  Pennink has run well at Stafford in the past with the #25 Monk’s Hand […]

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The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour returned to Stafford Motor Speedway  last Friday, June 6 for the third attempt at running the TSI Harley-Davidson 125.  With no clouds in the sky, Doug Coby dominated the field on his way to capturing his first NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour win of 2014. In other action, Ryan Preece won […]

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As the Valenti Modified Racing Series searches for a new race director for the 2014 racing season, series president Jack Bateman told Speed51.com on Tuesday that he will serve as interim race director until the position is filled. Bateman confirmed on Tuesday that the series is currently looking to fill the race director position following […]

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EPPING, NH- Saturday's SBM 125 IV Modified Open at Star Speedway will bring with it the highest purse in track history, and there is no more fitting event announcer than Ben Dodge, who has been calling Modified races for more than 40 years, and Star ranks at the top of his list of favorite race […]

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After more than one year as race director for the Valenti Modified Racing Series, Scott Tapley, of Poland, Maine, has left his position as race director for the New England Modified touring series.  Tapley confirmed with Speed51.com on Monday his decision to leave the series effective immediately. The news, which was first reported by Shawn […]

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For the week: June 2-June 8, 2014   Mother Nature had been the most formidable opponent for each and every one of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour drivers over the past three weeks.  On two separate Friday nights, beginning with May 23, rain forced the postponement of the TSI Harley-Davidson 125 event at Connecticut's Stafford […]

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Before Doug Coby could drive to victory lane at Stafford Motor Speedway Friday night, he had to withstand two postponements of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour TSI Harley-Davidson 125.  Then that wait had to be lengthened even further through a green-white-checkered restart at the Connecticut half mile. The three-week and extra-lap wait was worth it […]

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