In the Northeast, the month of June marks the beginning of a busy time of year for Modified teams, going from a race every couple of weeks, to one or two practically every week. It also heralds the return to a number of different tracks that have yet to welcome the “ground pounders,” including Seekonk […]

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The sight of Tour-type Modifieds at New Hampshire Motor Speedway is not something new to the race fans of New England, but Monday brought a different face of the “Ground Pounder” fraternity to the “Magic Mile.”  Monday’s open test at NHMS featured teams from the four sanctioning bodies who will compete at the inaugural New […]

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With the first day of the Icebreaker at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park (CT) in the books, the 2017 racing season in the Northeast is officially under way.  While Saturday was just a practice day for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour and Pro All-Stars Series, it was an eventful day for a few teams.   Woody […]

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There’s a slogan in sports that ESPN coined to explain away any and all crazy things that sports fans do for their teams.  They said, “It’s not crazy, it’s sports.”  In the fourth quarter of Sunday night’s Super Bowl LI, diehard New England Patriots fan and NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour driver Woody Pitkat was on […]

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The 2017 season is shaping up to be a busy one for Woody Pitkat. Already committed to a new NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour ride with Goodie Motorsports, and returning to his Stan Mertz owned No. 6 Sunoco Modified at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, Pitkat will also be driving Jeff Hartwel’s No. 91 Late Model entry. […]

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One of the most popular drivers in NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour competition has found a full-time ride for 2017.  After running part-time in 2016, Woody Pitkat will be full-time with Goodie Motorsports for the upcoming year.   With Pitkat moving into that ride, that means someone is stepping out.  That someone is the 23-year-old team […]

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