Four drivers. Five races. 11 points. That’s the battle for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour championship in 2017 as the division heads to New York’s Oswego Speedway on Saturday. You can insert whatever adjective you’d like to describe the situation and you’ll have a hard time doing it justice. It’s been a while since the […]

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Patrick Emerling entered the Last Great Colosseum with the strongest weapons in a stout NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour field. Emerling led 148 of 150 laps in the Bush’s Beans 150 to score the first win of his career in this series at Bristol Motor Speedway.   Emerling, the defending Race of Champions Asphalt Modified […]

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Bowman Gray Stadium is well established as the epicenter of Modified racing in the Southeast region. If you want to beat the best in the south, you go to “The Madhouse.” Up in the Northeast, where Modified racing rules, there is more than one track to look to for great drivers and great racing. But […]

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Heading into Wednesday night’s Budweiser 150 at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park , many that follow the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour had a feeling that it would be a night people would talk about for some time. Low and behold, that’s exactly what happened.   Ryan Preece was in the middle of it all again. Leading […]

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As we head to the New Hampshire Motor Speedway or the “Magic Mile” for the next stop on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, we look back on some of the numbers that surround the history of Modifieds at NHMS and how the current roster has done on the 1-mile oval.   5: Four-time NASCAR Whelen Modified […]

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Riverhead, N.Y. – Six races into the 2017 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season, and Timmy Solomito is looking every bit the driver to beat for the championship.   After his breakout four-win campaign in 2016, Solomito has had an even better encore.   Saturday, the Islip, New York, driver returned to his home track of Riverhead […]

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The cars & stars of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will descend upon Riverhead Raceway Saturday night June 24th for the Riverhead 200 with defending race winner and current WMT championship leader Timmy Solomito of Islip leading the charge to the historic quarter mile oval. Solomito knows the tricky confines of Riverhead all too well […]

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- As the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour hits the quarter mark in the 2017 championship chase, Timmy Solomito is showing the way in a stout field of competition. Solomito won the season-opening event at South Carolina's Myrtle Beach Speedway and also scored the victory in the last series event at Langley Speedway on May […]

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Often imitated, but never duplicated, the Speed51.com JRi Short Track Power Poll ranks drivers from all across the land on their strength to this point in the season.    A panel of industry experts from all four corners of the country and Canada have voted on their choices for the fourth Short Track Power poll of 2017. […]

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