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Doug Coby Begins Quest For Sixth Title In Victory Lane

Performance Plus 150 presented by Safety Kleen

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. 3/16/19 —  Doug Coby's quest for a sixth NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour championship couldn't have started off much better.

After two years of struggling at Myrtle Beach Speedway, Coby make those scuffles distant memories on Saturday, rolling to his 25th career Whelen Modified Tour win and first at the South Carolina oval.

He may have made the final laps of the Performance Plus 150 presented by Safety Kleen look easy, but the day wasn't filled with only celebratory moments. He did win the first Mayhew Tools Dominator Pole Award in qualifying, but Coby was forced to start at the tail of the field after a screw in his left-front tire forced the team to make an unapproved tire change before the green. MORE RESULTS

NWMT Opens season at Myrtle Beach Speedway

Timmy Solomito Ready To Chase First Title

(3/3/19) - Solomito won four races in 2016, and followed it up with five in 2017 — coming just a mere six points from ending Coby's reign as champion of the Whelen Modified Tour. When the season ended, Solomito and his Eric Sanderson-owned team were ready to pounce heading into the 2018 season, looking to build on momentum and come out of the gates strong en route to what he hoped would be a title run.

“It's a humbling sport — there are days you are going to be on top and days you are going to be at the bottom — but that's all part of it,” Solomito said. more info..

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..

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...

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...