With Christmas just days away and almost everybody taking part in some last-minute shopping, we checked in with a few racers from around North America to find out what they’d like to get from Santa Claus this year.   We called up Canadian driver Patrick Laperle to find out what he wants Santa to bring […]

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On Black Friday the 42nd running of Turkey Derby at New Jersey’s Wall Stadium Speedway got underway with practice for the headlining Tour-Type Modifieds, qualifying for the SK/Wall Modifieds and feature racing for many of Wall’s supporting divisions. Competitors and fans were greeted with sunny skies and 60-degree temperatures which graced the Jersey Shore, putting […]

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Just one month after finishing third in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour standings, Woody Pitkat is now without a ride for the 2016 season.  Pitkat first confirmed the news to Speed51.com powered by JEGS on Wednesday afternoon saying that he was notified on Wednesday morning by Buzz Chew, the owner of the No. 88 Modified […]

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Manchester, NH. — Woody Pitkat, of Stafford Springs, Connecticut, was honored Saturday night, November 7, as the Valenti Modified Racing Series Champion for the 2015 season.   The event was held at the Best Western Executive Inn at Manchester, New Hampshire.   Pitkat was joined by car owner Peter Kulessa, crew chief Greg Felton, and […]

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While the entry list for the 13th Annual John Blewett III Memorial North-South Shootout for the Dunleavy’s Truck and Trailer Repair Tour-type Modifieds is full of star power from all walks of Modified life, Eric Goodale and Woody Pitkat are a couple drivers that will not be at the shootout.   But both drivers are […]

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This past Sunday marked the final day of short track racing in the State of Connecticut for the 2015 season with the state’s most popular type of race car, the Tour-Type Modifieds, staging the biggest race of the day.  Bemer’s Super Bowl of Racing, a two-day event at New London-Waterford Speedbowl, was headlined by a […]

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