ne of the most anticipated returns to Modified racing was marred by tragedy this winter. After announcing the return of Tinio Racing to run select Tour-type Modified races in 2021 with Bobby Santos after a two-year absence, team principal Sully Tinio passed away unexpectedly amidst the preparations.   Despite the sorrow, the No. 44 will […]

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One of the most potent combinations on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour in recent years will forego the 2019 season.  Bobby Santos and Tinio Racing, who have combined to score 11 victories together since the 2012 season, will not be competing on the tour this season.   Last Thursday on the Bobby Santos’ Facebook fan […]

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After being dealt what seemed to be a crippling blow in the form of an engine failure at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in July, Andy Seuss didn’t know when his next NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour race would be.  But last week that question was answered when Seuss received the helping hand he needed to get […]

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Behind every great driver is a great team.  The crew members that put in countless hours at the shop and at the track sometimes do not receive the recognition deserved for a job well done.  The combination of a great driver and a great crew is the recipe for making great things happen on the […]

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Bobby Santos and Tinio Racing will return to the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour on a part-time basis for the 2017 racing season.  Team Manager Lawney Tinio told Speed51.com on Tuesday that the Massachusetts-based team will compete in a handful of races close to home next season.   “What our plans are at the moment is […]

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Bobby Santos, the 2010 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion, is currently without plans to compete in a Modified during the 2017 season.  Santos told Speed51.com powered by JEGS on Tuesday that Tinio Racing, the team he’s raced for since 2012, is not committed to running a full schedule next season.   “They’re up in the […]

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When NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour teams head to the New Hampshire Motor Speedway for their test on July 6, the Tinio Racing team and Bobby Santos III will have a new crew chief.  Steve Lemay is out, and Ryan Stone is now in.   “Sully Tinio and Ray Graham felt we needed a change,” Lawney […]

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