There is going to be a new driver and team combination in town when the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour rolls into New Hampshire Motor Speedway for the Musket 250 presented by Whelen next month. Woody Pitkat will team with Eddie Harvey Racing for the longest race of the season, and will also drive the No. […]
NASCAR and South Boston Speedway officials announced Friday that the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour opener has been postponed inevitably. The WhosYourDriver.org 150 was scheduled for South Boston on Saturday, March 21. No makeup date has been determined, and further details on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour schedule will be announced at a later date.
Idaho‘s Tim Wallace has found a lot of success on the drag strip. He started in a junior pro-competition dragster when he was eight years old, and won his first championship a year later, the youngest ever winner in the junior class at his home track. He‘s won one of the biggest independent dragster races […]
New Faces in New Places; Growing List of Rising Rookies, New Track Additions & Incoming Pole Award Sponsor Headline 2019 Whelen Modified Tour Season DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Five months after Justin Bonsignore clinched his first NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour championship, his title defense is set to commence. Bonsignore leads a stout group of drivers into […]
Nick Sanchez finished his race season about a month ago feeling good about what he had learned in his rookie late model season. He recently received more accolades to make his first year racing in Division I of the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series even more special. Sanchez is the 2019 recipient of the Wendell Scott […]
SOUTH BOSTON, Va. — One last restart was all Ron Silk needed. The Norwalk, Connecticut, driver lined up to the inside of Burt Myers with 18 laps to go in the South Boston 150 at South Boston Speedway, and the veteran took advantage of his opportunity to get back to the top. Silk captured his first […]
After a difficult start to the season down south, Justin Bonsignore put himself back on track Sunday at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park. The defending NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion may not have quite had the fastest car for much of the Icebreaker 150, but he was in the right place, at the right time, once […]
Doug Coby continued his historic run, Justin Bonsignore made a late run, the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour announced not one, but two, big venues for 2020, and the Modified community lost a legend. The 2019 season was one to remember, for a lot of reasons. As the NASCAR Awards are set to culminate the championship […]
When PJ Hernandez drives his late model onto the track at Irwindale Speedway in Southern California this season, the hood of his race car will sport two logos for A Million Thanks and Wounded Heroes Fund of Kern County, organizations that provide support for veteran and active duty military members and families. But these two organizations […]
In 11 years at Evergreen Speedway, Naima Lang drove one super late model that won multiple championships. Now, Lang‘s son, Tyson, is driving that car, and looking for a title of his own. The two are both competing in the Speedway Chevrolet Super Late Models division at Evergreen Speedway, a 0.375-mile semi-banked asphalt oval track […]
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Following a national search for top diverse driver talent, NASCAR and Rev Racing today announced the six ethnically diverse and female drivers selected to the 2020 NASCAR Drive for Diversity Driver Development Program. The program‘s newest class features five drivers who will make their return to Rev Racing next season, including […]
Gary Putnam has been through just about everything in racing. From winning at the highest level as a car chief in the Daytona 500, all the way to buckling the belts behind the wheel of an open-wheel modified, Putnam has absolutely no regrets for a path that has taken him all around the block in […]
Las Vegas Motor Speedway announced Monday that it will be allowed to host up to 50 percent capacity — or about 10,000 spectators per day — for its spring drag race weekend.
In January 2021, the McLaren 765LT became the quickest production car on the quarter-mile, thanks to a 9.3-second run. That's an impressive benchmark for a road-legal car, but it's extremely slow compared to what fuel altered racers can do. And as of March 2021, they can do four-second runs!
The last time we reported about Tom Bailey's insane "Sick Seconds" Camaro, the 4,000-horsepower dragster went up in flames at the drag strip due to a faulty O-ring. The world's fastest Camaro is now back on the race track and pulled a cool stunt by doing a camper trailer burnout.
Provided all tickets are sold, the DENSO Four-Wide Nationals will be the second most-attended sporting event in Southern Nevada since the advent of the pandemic.
People have enjoyed racing cars and watching the dramatic action unfold for as long as we can remember. So, anyone who doesn’t understand the allure of watching monster rides heading down the quarter-mile for drag glory should check out this uncommon set piece we have embedded at the bottom of the page.
Discussions ongoing about whento bring EV's into the NHRA.
Whenever two high-performance vehicles are equipped with parachutes, just about everyone knows the high adrenaline quarter-mile ride will be over in a matter of (very few) seconds. But that doesn’t mean the spectacle is over too quickly because
/PRNewswire/ -- Evolution Development Group, Inc. (EVO) today announced the partnership with Don Schumacher Racing (DSR), the winningest National Hot Rod...
I don't know about you, but at 15, I was barely getting into the back seat of a mundane car, and I was still hanging Ferrari Testarossa and Lambo Countach posters in my room. You'd think all kids waste their time on social media and video games nowadays, but some are lucky enough to start a racing career as soon as they get a driver's permit.
A 40-year-old British man who was adopted as a baby has learned that his long-lost dad is legendary Irish-American sports commentator Bob Sheridan.
Cars in the two NHRA classes may look the same, but there are differences.
Diesel engines look set to be phased out in a few years (at least on automobiles), but they're still running strong in cars across Europe and Asia. But no production car oil burner is as ludicrous as the diesel mills currently used in drag racing.
It will be a weekend without any big ticket auto racing as NASCARs top three series take their traditional Easter weekend off and the Formula 1 circuit gets ready to travel to Italy for its second race of the season
WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. — The wait was well worth it for Woody Pitkat. The Stafford, Connecticut, native outlasted all other competitors in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour return to Wall Stadium Speedway on Saturday and took the checkered flag in the first event at the third-mile in 12 years. It was the fourth career Whelen Modified […]
The schedule said there were three races on the docket, but the talk throughout New England leading up to race weekend was on ‘the big one.‘ The Musket 250. New Hampshire Motor Speedway has been the big stage for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour since Mike McLaughlin went to Victory Lane in the inaugural Sunoco […]
Two races remained in the 2017 season when the NASCAR Whelen Modifeid Tour arrived at Stafford Motor Speedway on Sunday, October 1 for the NAPA Fall Final 150. It was shaping up to be one of the closest championships in the history of the tour. Six drivers arrived at Stafford within 35 points of the […]
NASCAR restored the membership of Josh Reaume and Mike Wallace on Wednesday, saying that each driver had “successfully completed the terms and conditions mandated for reinstatement.” Wallace was issued an indefinite suspension Sept. 10, and Reaume was suspended Nov. 10. Both drivers were penalized for social-media posts that violated member conduct guidelines in the NASCAR […]
NASCAR competition officials said they plan to hold a test session Thursday at Martinsville Speedway to assess the feasibility of using rain tires on the circuit’s shorter ovals. Plans for the test were announced Wednesday, with Kyle Larson scheduled to drive the No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet and Chris Buescher set to drive the No. […]
For Doug Coby, the 2016 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season finale at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park was a next step toward an historic legacy. For Justin Bonsignore, it was a bittersweet victory. Coby came home in third place, but it was more than enough to secure his third straight championship and fourth overall. The title […]
It was a race that perfectly encapsulated what a unique and crazy season the 2017 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour campaign truly was. Eric Goodale got the win, Ryan Preece was left with nothing to show for a dominating performance, and Doug Coby checked off another top-10 performance en route to another championship. Goodale used a […]
It was one of those instances where the race more than lived up to the hype. Billed as the longest race in NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour history and offering the biggest purse, held on the biggest stage for Modifieds, the inaugural Musket 250 in September of 2018 had everybody talking heading into the weekend. The […]
Eddie Harvey is no stranger to success in racing. But, the last two years have seen a bit of a transformation for his team, and he‘s along for the ride. A ride that he has enjoyed since day one, and a ride that he hopes will point him back to NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Victory […]
FOX News' Ashley Strohmier reports from Bristol, Tennessee, speaking to business owners about the NASCAR dirt race.
Faced with adversity, NASCAR should be commended for adjusting on the fly
Romain Grosjeans race engineer Olivier Boisson says hes impressed with the ex-Formula 1 drivers progress in IndyCar, but isnt underestimating how challenging it will be for the rookie to make a big impression.
Alexander Rossi says that IndyCars new aerodynamic configuration for Indianapolis Motor Speedway will improve the racing at Indy, and says a power boost from KERS energy isnt necessary.
IndyCar president Jay Frye says that despite engine change planned for 2023,series will remain 'fast, loud and authentic.'
Fans are being invited to determine the colorscheme of the #48 Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda at five IndyCar events six races this year, thanks to Carvana online interaction.
Friday's IndyCar test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway is a crucial step in the series move toward hybrid KERS power in 2023. VP of competition Bill Pappas explained the implications to David Malsher-Lopez.
This years Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix will be held over a single three-day weekend, reversing the previous plan to hold the IMSA event a week earlier.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway will host a four-car IndyCar test on Friday as the series simulates hybrid power for the 2023 regulations, using push-to-pass boost.
The Detroit Grand Prix will return to its customary spot on the IndyCar schedule and will have back-to-back races on the same weekend.
Jonathan Kendrick, co-founder of ROKiT, says that the team landing a talented former champion such as Sebastien Bourdais is what convinced him to back the #14 A.J. Foyt Racing-Chevrolet.
Sam Schmidt has a new semi-autonomous Corvette C8, and took part in last weekends auto test at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. He spoke to David Malsher-Lopez.
Sam Schmidt relives thrill of winning his only IndyCar race by competing against able-bodied drivers in time trials at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Global conglomerate ROKiT has signed as primary marketing partner of the #14 AJ Foyt Racing-Chevrolet to be raced by Sebastien Bourdais in the NTT IndyCar Series this season.
For the first time in 12 years, NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour teams unloaded at Wall Stadium Speedway on Saturday. Early on in the fifth race of the season, it looked like hometown favorite Andrew Krause was going to be the story of the night, as he took the lead for the early stages. Then, it […]
A little adversity can‘t hurt — even when you‘re a five-time champion. Doug Coby‘s path to victory in Saturday‘s NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour opener might not have been the one he thought he would have to take, but it all worked out in the end. In a search of a sixth series championship, Coby is […]
Finally. After 65 starts without a NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour win, Craig Lutz earned his first checkered flag on Sunday at Stafford Motor Speedway. The victory came in the annual NAPA Fall Final, a staple event on the schedule, and one of the final two in the season. While Lutz celebrated, Justin Bonsignore and Doug […]
After being pushed back three times due to rain, NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour teams were finally able to complete the NAPA Spring Sizzler 200 at Stafford Motor Speedway on Saturday afternoon. Five-time series champion Doug Coby added to his already historic Stafford resume, winning his 12th career Whelen Modified Tour race at the Connecticut half-mile, […]
MotoGP rookie Luca Marini admits he nearly forgot he was starting the same race as half-brother Valentino Rossi in his debut Qatar Grand Prix.
The Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing Team made its way to Society Hill, South Carolina on Sunday for Round 4 of the 2021 Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) Series. Despite difficult conditions, Craig DeLong battled [...]
The opening round of the 2021 Ferrari Challenge North America season is complete at Virginia International Raceway.
NASCAR announced on Saturday afternoon a handful of competition adjustments for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series Bristol Dirt Race (3:30 p.m. ET, FOX, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) following the sanctioning body’s discoveries from Friday’s opening practice sessions on the dirt surface. Working in collaboration with drivers, teams, Bristol Motor Speedway and Goodyear, NASCAR will extend the […]
The weather conditions were ideal in Martinsville for the second leg of the AMA East Hare Scrambles, hosted by VXCS. There was light rain on Thursday which created the perfect traction for Sunday’s race. A [...]
The Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing Team closed out a successful week of racing in Arlington, Texas on Saturday with a pair of top-five finishes at Round 12 of the 2021 AMA Supercross World Championship. [...]
Brad Keselowski's bad beat; an eventful top five for Kyle Busch; Chris Buescher's solid seventh; speeding penalty costs Daniel Suarez.
Justin Cooper put on a masterclass performance at last night’s final round of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross tripleheader in Arlington, Texas, to take the win and reclaim the points lead in the 250SX West [...]