Another piece of the puzzle has fallen into place for the 2015 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season.  Just over one week after Ryan Preece made the decision to leave the Flamingo Motorsports No. 16 team, team owner Eric Sanderson and crew chief Sly Szaban have announced that 2014 NWMT Rookie of the Year Timmy Solomito […]

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Not many rookie race car drivers already have a nickname, let alone two, but Timmy Solomito has done his best to live up to both.   The moniker applied depends on which side of Long Island Sound you’re on. On the south side at New York’s Riverhead Raceway, you’ll hear Timmy “The Natural” Solomito, a […]

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Ron Yuhas, Jr., Timmy Solomito, Danny Watts, Eric Goodale, and a host of other drivers were involved in a scary crash during the closing laps of Saturday's NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour F.W. Webb 100 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.  Speed51.com's staff of talented photographers captured the crash through the lenses of their cameras and a […]

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The late stages of Saturday's NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour event at New Hampshire Motor Speedway featured a scary multi-car crash that saw Ron Yuhas' car flip over at the exit of turn two.  Two of the drivers involved, Danny Watts and Timmy Solomito, are still feeling sore from the crash now a couple of days […]

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour has long been constituted of accomplished veterans who regularly reach Victory Lane. First-time winners are more of the exception than the rule, but the 2014 season is bucking that trend.   Three of the 10 races this year have featured first-time winners, including […]

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There's a good chance that Riverhead Raceway is about to see a woman crowned champion for just the second time in the race track's 65 year history.  Peggy Smith won the 1981 Grand Am division championship at the track, and now Erin Solomito has an eight point lead over young Mark Stewart in the […]

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The second half of the 2014 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season will commence with the Call Before You Dig 811 150 on Friday, Aug. 8 at Connecticut’s Stafford Motor Speedway. Below is a statistical look at the performance of the tour and selected drivers at the track:   Call Before You […]

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Leading Sunoco Rookie of the Year candidate Timmy Solomito hopes that returning home to New York’s Riverhead Raceway for Saturday’s Hoosier Tire 200 will be the perfect opportunity to capture his first tour checkered flag. Solomito, a 22-year-old from Islip, grew up racing at the famed Long Island bullring. Although he’s a […]

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"The Natural" Timmy Solomito of Islip was proof positive of the old adage that you can't keep a good man or in this matter a good race team down as he swept the Evans Hall of Fame NASCAR Modified Twin 50's Saturday night on Whelen Event night at Riverhead Raceway. It was the first wins […]

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