December 23, 2019 RIVERHEAD RACEWAY ANNOUNCES FOUR RACE CROWN JEWEL SERIES FOR NASCAR MODIFIEDS WITH CHAMPION TO EARN TED CHRISTOPHER CUP Bob Finan PR   Riverhead Raceway owners Eddie & Connie Partridge and Tom Gatz are honored and excited to announce a four race series for the NASCAR Modifieds that will encompass the extra […]

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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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Thomson, CT – Last Saturday was a special day for the Christopher family.   Mike Christopher Jr. climbed from his car victorious in the 30-lap Sunoco Modified feature at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, picking up his first career win at the .625-mile oval. The win meant a lot to Christopher and his father, Mike Christopher […]

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The ground will be shaking at New Smyrna Speedway Monday night when the Tour-type Modifieds begin five straight nights of racing during the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing.  We take a look at the history of the Mighty Modifieds at New Smyrna in this edition of "By the Numbers" on Speed51.com.   1: […]

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  Ted Christopher was simply the man. Ask anybody that he raced against. They’d use different words, but they all mean the same thing. A King. A Legend. A hero. Even a villain. Simply put, he was one of the greatest to ever […]

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For the second year in a row, the teams of the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East will head to Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park not only to race, but to also turn back the clock and honor NASCAR history with the return of the Busch North Throwback Night.   The majority of the throwback paint […]

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---The Stafford Speedway management is proud to announce a new addition to the Friday, July 13th race program, a 13-lap SK Modified® Shootout in honor of the late Ted Christopher.  The shootout, dubbed the "TC 13," will occur directly following the regularly scheduled 40-lap feature.  The field for the TC 13 will be […]

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Stafford Springs, CT -- When the Twisted Tea Open Modified 80 takes the green flag this Friday at Stafford Motor Speedway, it will mark a momentous occasion for Mike Christopher, Jr. The race will be Christopher, Jr.’s debut in a Tour-type Modified behind the wheel of his late Uncle Ted’s red No. 13 M & […]

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Stafford Springs, CT -- Following his March 11th victory at ISM Raceway, Kevin Harvick expressed his frustration with the disconnect between the short tracks of America and the highest levels of NASCAR.  ‘When I look at our hardcore fans, they’re all sitting at those short tracks and they’re mad,’ Harvick said in his post race […]

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Since the creation of the 51’s presented by JEGS on Speed51.com, two of the most popular categories have been “Best Photo” and “Best Finish.”  While the award for “Best Photo” has been around since the first edition of the 51’s in 2004, the “Best Finish” category was introduced in 2015 and has quickly become one […]

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