It may have come three months later then it was suppose to due to Covid-19 but opening night Saturday night found anticipation and excitement in the air at Riverhead Raceway. When the checker flag waved on the 50-lap NASCAR Modified feature a familiar face would sit in victory lane as Tom Rogers Jr. of Riverhead […]

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As in the first two Islip 300 contests at Riverhead Raceway the 3rd annual edition of what has quickly become a short track classic had it’s share of pit strategy, extended green flag runs and late race drama. In the end defending NASCAR Modified champion Kyle Soper of Manorville would hold off a torrid late […]

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Heading into the second week of NASCAR Modified competition at Riverhead Raceway Saturday Tom Rogers Jr. and team were not sure what their repaired car had in store for them after a heavy opening night crash. The team made repairs trying to avoid installing a new front clip on the car but after the second […]

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Defending NASCAR Modified and Figure Eight champion Tom Rogers Jr. of Riverhead double dipped Saturday night at Riverhead Raceway when he won the 40-lap NASCAR Modified and 15-lap Figure Eight events during the NASCAR Whelen All American Series program. His NASCAR Modified triumph, 49th of his career leaves Rogers just one win shy of tying […]

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The 2nd annual Islip 300 set for this Saturday evening May 19th at Riverhead Raceway is drawing plenty of interest among both the competitors and fans of asphalt Tour Type Modified racing heading into the $7,000 to win extravaganza. Modeled after the All Star 300 held annually at Islip Speedway the 2018 Islip 300 will boast an all-star roster […]

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Over the Memorial Day weekend 15-year old Dillon Steuer of Bohemia won the longest NASCAR Modified race on the 2017 Riverhead Raceway schedule topping the Islip 300. Saturday night the soft spoken teenager very well could have won the shortest race of the year when he was leading on lap 27 when the rains came putting […]

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With the Joe Ambrose owned NASCAR Modified Tom Rogers Jr. of Riverhead normally drives at Riverhead Raceway on the sidelines Tom strapped into his family owned car for the second week in a row Saturday night promptly steering the car to victory in the annual Baldwin Evans & Jarzombek 77. The victory was the 45th […]

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One of the biggest recent announcements in asphalt Modified racing in the Northeast came during the offseason when Riverhead Raceway unveiled their plans to bring back the Islip 300. For those too young to young to remember, Islip Speedway was a 1/5-mile oval on Long Island that ran Modifieds as its premier division, and also […]

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After a frustrating afternoon of fighting a misfire in his Wayne Anderson owned NASCAR Modified, Shawn Solomito of Center Moriches and his team rebounded in the 40-lap main event on Grand Opening Night at Riverhead Raceway to claim the victory on the strength of a late race pass of Tom Rogers Jr. New track owners […]

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