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Doug Coby Uses Timely Move To Break Justin Bonsignore's Streak at Thompson

2019 Bud 'King of Beers' 150

(8/14/19) - THOMPSON, Conn. —  One of the most historic streaks in NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour history was broken by one of the drivers who will go down as one of the best ever.

Doug Coby earned his fourth victory of the season in the Bud ‘King of Beers' 150 at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, breaking Justin Bonsignore's streak of six consecutive wins at the Connecticut oval. more info..

Ron Silk Second Win In A Row in "Stafford 150" in Overtime

Late caution cost Coby the win

8/2/19 STAFFORD, Conn. —  Perfect timing for one, worst timing for another.

Doug Coby dominated the Stafford 150 at Stafford Motor Speedway, leading the first 147 laps before a caution flew for the first time. After a chaotic overtime restart, Ron Silk was the beneficiary of some fresh tires and a daring three-wide move to the take the lead and the win.

The former series champion earned his second consecutive NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour checkered flag — which was also his 13th career and second at the Connecticut half-mile. more info...

Ron Silk Earns New Hampshire Win in Overtime

7/20/19 LOUDON, N.H. —  Eight years later, not much has changed for Ron Silk.

The Norwalk, Connecticut, driver picked up his third career victory at the ‘Magic Mile' in the Eastern Propane & Oil 100 on Saturday, outlasting a field of 38 drivers on the biggest stage of modified racing. It was the third career victory at New Hampshire Motor Speedway for Silk, and his first at the 1.058-mile since 2011.

He beat Doug Coby on what turned out to be the final restart, when contact from a crash shortened the race due to damage to the outside wall in turn one.  It was the second win of the season for the former series champion and his 12th career. more info

Justin Bonsignore with his 7th Riverhead WMT win

" Buzz Chew Chevy Cadillac 200 going backwards over the finish line "

7/6/2019 - Saturday night short-track racing at the highest level of modified racing.

There was contact, and even spinning, but it was enough for Justin Bonsignore to score his third straight NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour victory at Riverhead Raceway on Saturday night.

Bonsignore restarted to the inside of track regular John Beatty Jr. in overtime, and coming to the checkered flag, contact between the two drivers sent Beatty up the track, and Bonsignore spinning nose-first towards the frontstretch wall. In the midst of his spin, he crossed the line first in the Buzz Chew Chevrolet Cadillac 200. more Results

Bonsignore wins 125 at Thompson Speedway

"Rules Thompson With 6th Consecutive Win "

6/5/2019 - Thompson, CT. The quest for six wins in a row at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park is on for Justin Bonsignore.

The Holtsville, New York, driver topped the practice charts on Wednesday ahead of the Thompson 125. After winning the Icebreaker in April, Bonsignore became the first driver in the history of the Whelen Modified Tour to win five in a row at the historic .625-mile oval.

Now with this win tonight he can make it his sixth in a row at Thompson Speedway by out running Coby in a twenty-five lap shootout. More Results

Doug Coby Dominates For Third Win of Season at Seekonk

Next Generation of Whelen Modified Stars Look To Make History

6/1/2019 SEEKONK, Mass. —  Doug Coby seems to be back in prime form.

The five-time NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion returned to Victory Lane for the third time in the first six races of the season on Saturday at Seekonk Speedway. Coby started from the pole, and although he was passed early by Matt Hirschman, the Milford, Connecticut, driver wasn't going to be denied.

He dominated the Seekonk 150, scoring his 27th career Whelen Modified Tour win and second at the Massachusetts third-mile. more

Modified Return To Martinsville In 2020

Next Generation of Whelen Modified Stars Look To Make History

5/28/2019 The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour is returning to Martinsville Speedway in 2020.

Yes, you read that correctly.

In what will be the first event in 10 years at the ‘Half Mile of Mayhem', the stars of NASCAR's Modified ranks will showcase their talent around one of NASCAR's most historic tracks. The event will take place on Friday, May 8, 2020, under the lights, as part of a weekend that will also include the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series on Saturday night.

Shortly after Martinsville made the announcement on Facebook live on Tuesday, social media was buzzing with comments from drivers, teams and fans surrounding the marquee event planned for next year. more

Woody Pitkat Outlasts Competition To Score Wall Stadium Win

Timmy Solomito Ready To Chase First Title

5/18/19) - 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 Tour win for Pitkat, and his first in four years. It was also his first win driving for Danny Watts Racing in his 21st start with the team. Pitkat took over the ride after the passing of Ted Christopher in 2017. more info..