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Today’s coverage of the Modified 100 at Mahoning Valley Speedway is presented by Penske Shocks. Penske Racing Shocks is an innovative leader in short track racing technology. They have been on the fore front of quality dampers for modifieds for the past 15 years. Whether it is a small block or big block, we have the latest set-ups to get the most out of your chassis. Click here for more information.
4:54
We wish everyone a good night and visit Speed51.com for additional Trackside Now coverage from various tracks across the country.
4:54
Track officials have decided to postpone tonight’s racing, and as of present time has rescheduled the Modified 100 to next Saturday, May 10th. Stay tuned to Speed51.comand mahoningvalley-speedway.com for more information.
4:45
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4:38
All vehicles have left the track surface as rain once again falls at a steadier pace.
4:35
One of the Street Stocks has now joined the fray on the track.
4:35
Trucks dry the track, which contains an attractive backdrop (Speed51.com photo).
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4:26
Precipitation has slowed to a very light mist and the sun is attempting to peak out from behind the clouds.
4:20

There are a handful of unidentified trailers in the pit area that have yet to unload due to the rain, so there may be additional Modifieds on hand.
4:19
Modifeds on the Grounds

1 Bobby Jones
3 Nevin George
5 Chip Santee
8 Earl Paules
9 Brandon Oltra
17 Roger Coss
22 Don Wagner
41 Todd Baer
44 Terry Markovic
44s Kyle Strohl
45 Eric Beers
59 Matt Hirschman
95 John Markovic
01 Kris Graver
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Today’s coverage of the Modified 100 at Mahoning Valley Speedway is presented by Penske Shocks. Penske Racing Shocks is an innovative leader in short track racing technology. They have been on the fore front of quality dampers for modifieds for the past 15 years. Whether it is a small block or big block, we have the latest set-ups to get the most out of your chassis. Click here for more information.
4:10
Practice was scheduled to run from 4-5pm, but a light shower has begun to fall and is becoming slightly steadier for the time being.
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The 2014 Southern Super Series will be decided at the 30th Annual All-American 400 at the Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville. Last year, Daniel Hemric beat out Bubba Pollard for the championship while Chase Elliott hoisted the guitar in victory lane. Who will get the famous guitar and who will be the 2014 SSS champion? Make your plans now to be a part of this memorable event. Click here for more information.
3:58
Wagner has gotten off to a slow start this season. He indicated that they’ve had a few engine problems “but we’ll win tonight though.”
3:57
Don Wagner and team prepare their Modified for tonight’s race (Speed51.com photo).
3:53
John Markovic withdrew from the Opening Night 100 lapper after being taken to the hospital for an irregular heartbeat. One week later, he was the feature winner.
3:52
The John Markovic team sweeps their pit stall before unloading the 95 machine (Speed51.com photo).
3:49
Modified Points Standings
(After 3 Races)
1 45 Eric Beers 169
2 17 Roger Coss 144
3 01 Kristopher Graver 142
4 3 Nevin George 138
5 5 Chip Santee 137
6 95 John Markovic 133
7 8 Earl Paules 122
8 44s Kyle Strohl 113
9 71 Brian Romig 102
10 59 Matt Hischman 100
3:48
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The NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour will be back in action after a long break on July 4th at Caraway Speedway in Sophia, NC. Andy Seuss, JR Bertuccio, George Brunnhoelzl III and more will be looking for the big Independence Day win. Click here for more information.
3:45
These affordable machines, known as Micro Stocks, will be joining the six regular divisions as part of tonight’s racing schedule (Speed51.com photo).
3:43
There will not be time trials for the Modified 100. Tonight’s fields will be set entirely by heat races.
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The 35th Annual SUPERSEAL Slinger Nationals presented by Miller Lite will take place on Tuesday, July 15th at the Slinger Super Speedway in Slinger, WI. This year’s 200-lap event will feature a variety of the top short track stars including six-time Slinger Nationals champion Matt Kenseth. VIP and General Admission tickets are on sale now. Click here for more information.
3:37
Former track champ Earl Paules took the opportunity to shake down his Modified during early practice that took place from 1-3pm (Speed51.com photo).
3:33
The Eric Beers team hauler has pulled in the pit area. Beers won the first 100 lap Modified race during Opening Night in Mid-April (Speed51.com photo).
3:28
Trailers continue to file in to the pit area. We will have a full list of Modifieds that are on the grounds shortly.
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Today’s coverage of the Modified 100 at Mahoning Valley Speedway is presented by Penske Shocks. Penske Racing Shocks is an innovative leader in short track racing technology. They have been on the fore front of quality dampers for modifieds for the past 15 years. Whether it is a small block or big block, we have the latest set-ups to get the most out of your chassis. Click here for more information.
3:19
There is currently a good amount of cloud cover, but cars have already taken advantage of an early optional practice session. Precipitation is not imminent at the moment.
3:16
Good afternoon and welcome to Mahoning Valley Speedway. Tonight’s action will feature 100 laps of racing for the Modified division.
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Trackside Now: Modified 100 – Mahoning Valley Speedway (PA) – 5/3/14