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NASCAR & NBCSN Announce Regional Series Coverage

37 Races To Air For K&N Pro Series and Whelen Modified Tour

(2/8/19) - DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.  – NASCAR and NBC Sports Group announced the 2019 broadcast schedule Friday for the NASCAR K&N Pro Series and NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour.

NBCSN is where NASCAR fans can tune-in to watch their favorite regional drivers – from the up-and-coming stars of tomorrow to the local heroes who make these series their home. NBCSN will air a total of 37 regional events from 27 different venues, including the series openers and championship finales for all three series.

The season will kick off on NBCSN on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 6 p.m. ET with the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East from Florida's New Smyrna Speedway. The NASCAR K&N Pro Series West opener from the Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway will air on Tuesday, March 5 at 6 p.m., followed by the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour race at Myrtle Beach Speedway on Thursday, March 21 at 6 p.m. ET.

Fans can see the NASCAR champions crowned from Dover International Speedway (NASCAR K&N Pro Series East) on Friday, Oct. 11; Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park (NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour) on Thursday, Oct. 17; and Phoenix's ISM Raceway (NASCAR K&N Pro Series West) on Thursday, Nov. 14. more info..

3rd Annual TRIAD Racing Preview

“Legends of the Madhouse”

(1/14/19) - The 3 rd annual TRIAD Racing Preview with the “Legends of the Madhouse” will be held in the Education Building at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds on Saturday, March 2 nd . The event is patterned after the old Winston Cup Preview held on the same site. The event features many drivers from Ace Speedway, Bow Man Gray Stadium and Caraway Speedway and the PRA Tours. In addition to the money raised for the charities, it gives area race fans an early chance to meet the drivers from the tracks and tours, see their cars and grab an autograph.

In addition to todays stars and track Champions, the “Legends of the Madhouse” portion of the event features many drivers from the historic “Madhouse” and other racing events from yesterday. Headlining this years “Legends of the Madhouse” are NASCAR Hall of Fame drivers Bobby Allison, Rex White and Jerry Cook. The daughter of HOF driver Curtis Turner will also be on hand along with Jimmy Hensley, Ralph Brinkley and dozens of drivers from the past.

Whelen Executive Phil Kurze Passes

Longtime Short Track Racing Supporter And Whelen Rep

12/13/2018 Phil spent more than 25 years with Whelen Engineering, where he was Vice President of Motorsports and Mass Notification. His first task for the company was in Mass Notification Products, but Kurze quickly worked his way into the ranks and took liking to short track racing, taking over as Vice President of Motorsports for the company and acting in the position until his passing.

“Whelen would not be where it is today in the NASCAR community without the efforts of Phil Kurze,” Whelen President and CEO George Whelen V said in a statement. “It was an honor to work with Phil for so many years. He was genuine and kind to all.” more

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour 2019 Schedule Announced

South Boston, Wall Additions To 16-Race Championship Slate

11/21/2018 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla - For the third straight season, the Whelen Modified Tour will kick off at South Carolina's Myrtle Beach Speedway. The race on Saturday, March 16, will precede the return of the tour to Virginia's South Boston Speedway.

Following the southern swing, the tour will kickoff the New England racing season as the headliner for a pair of landmark Connecticut race weekends: the 46th annual Icebreaker weekend at Thompson Motorsports Park on Sunday, April 7, and the 48th annual NAPA Auto Parts Spring Sizzler on Sunday, April 28.

The 16-race tour calendar visits seven states and features the return to Wall Stadium Speedway in Wall Township, New Jersey. The tour has run three events at the high-banked third-mile oval, most recently in 2007.more info...

Justin Bonsignore Completes Thompson Sweep & Celebrates Championship

ENDS WHELEN MODIFIED TOUR SEASON WITH THOMPSON WIN

THOMPSON, Conn. —  Justin Bonsignore couldn't have dreamed of a better way to end his championship season on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour.

Bonsignore captured his eighth win of the season in the Sunoco World Series 150 at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, ending his season by celebrating both a race win and a dominating championship.

The win allowed the Holtsville, New York, driver to become the fourth driver in the modern era of the Whelen Modified Tour to sweep all of the events at Thompson in the same season. Steve Park (1996), Mike Stefanik (1998) and Doug Coby (2015) are the other three to accomplish the feat. more info...

Kyle Bonsignore Wins at Stafford

Justin Bonsignore Clinches Championship

STAFFORD, Conn. —  While Kyle Bonsignore was celebrating his first career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour win on Sunday, another member of the Bonsignore family, his cousin Justin, was celebrating clinching his first championship.

Kyle Bonsignore took the lead from Doug Coby with just four laps remaining in the NAPA Fall Final 150 at Stafford Motor Speedway and went on to capture his first checkered flag in Whelen Modified Tour competition. more info...

Chase Dowling Avoids Chaos To Score Musket 250 At NHMS

One final corner and $25,000 on the line

LOUDON, N.H. 9/22/18 — Chaos. While Justin Bonsignore and Ryan Preece made contact and crashed racing for the lead in turn three on the final lap of the inaugural Musket 250 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Chase Dowling slid by both of them to score his first career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour win.

In July, it was Dowling came off turn four in position to win at the ‘Magic Mile,' but lost the dash to the checkered by just .014 seconds to Bobby Santos III. This time, Dowling edged Patrick Emerling by 0.056 seconds, moments before the yellow flew for the rest of the field. more info...

Justin Bonsignore Scores The Season Sweep at Riverhead

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. —  Justin Bonsignore just continues to pull away.

The Holtsville, New York, driver found himself carrying the checkered flag for the seventh time this season on Saturday night at Riverhead Raceway.

Bonsignore took the lead from Timmy Solomito and went on to score his sixth career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour win at his home track, sweeping the two races at the New York oval in 2018. The victory was the seventh in the first 13 races of the season and his 19th career in Whelen Modified Tour competition. more info...

Matt Hirschman Breaks Dry Spell With Victory at Oswego

RAPID REWIND: Oswego Perfect Redemption

OSWEGO, N.Y. —  Ten years later, Matt Hirschman can still get the job done.

The Northampton, Pennsylvania, driver rolled into NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Victory Lane for the first time since October of 2008 on Saturday night at Oswego Speedway.

Hirschman took the lead from Justin Bonsignore on lap 120 and survived three attempts at NASCAR overtime in order to seal his third career Whelen Modified Tour victory. The win was his first at the 0.625-mile New York oval and first driving for PeeDee Motorsports. more info...

Justin Bonsignore Knocks Bristol Off His Bucket List

Bristol , Tenn 8/16/2018

Roll on, Justin Bonsignore.

As of now, it looks like no one is going to stop the Holtsville, New York, driver on his path towards his first NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour championship in 2018. For the sixth time this season, the veteran climbed out victorious on Thursday night at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Another victory, another extension on his points lead and another marque track knocked off his driving bucket list.

“It's huge for our series, and myself in general,” Bonsignore said of winning at ‘Thunder Valley' in his ninth start at the 0.533-mile oval. “We were really adamant to come down here and not points race. We wanted to win Bristol.” More info...