SOUZA: Competition Will Play A Key Role In Whelen Mod Tour Title Fight

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STAFFORD SPRINGS, Conn. — Going into the 44th annual NAPA Fall Final this weekend at Stafford Motor Speedway, Doug Coby leads the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour championship standings by a scant 13 points. Coby is chasing a third consecutive championship on NASCAR’s oldest touring series behind the wheel of his Dunleavy Truck and Trailer Repair/LFR Chassis No. 2 Chevrolet, and his season-to-date …

One on One: Is It Time for NASCAR to Stamp Out Double-Dipping by Sprint Cup Regulars?

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Column by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman and Correspondent Kyle Souza — Matt Hazlett/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — In this week’s return edition of One on One, two of Race Chaser Online’s prominent NASCAR voices go heads-up as they discuss the never-ending trend of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers dropping down to the NASCAR …

The Souza Files: A Look at Three Potential Title Surprises on the 2016 Whelen Modified Tour

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Column by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Going into the 2016 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season, the clear favorite is defending two-time consecutive champion Doug Coby. Not only did he win the championship in 2014 and 2015, but Coby ended last year with an incredibly successful …

The Souza Files: Intense and Exciting Year on Tap for Seekonk Speedway in 2016

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SEEKONK, Mass. — Column by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Seekonk Speedway photo — Winter is going away in New England and the sunshine and warmer temperatures are right around the corner. With that will come the opening of Seekonk Speedway, a NASCAR Home Track on the coast of Massachusetts that is going into their 71st …

The Souza Files: Whelen Tour Schedule on the Way, Plus More New England Offseason News

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SOMERSET, Mass. — Column by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Will Schneekloth/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Phew, what a 2015 racing season it was in New England. We saw top talents on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour like Doug Coby put on an incredible championship run.  We saw some local guys like Angelo Belsito, the …

The Souza Files: Seekonk Including Some Top Tours In 2016; More Exciting News Ahead

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SEEKONK, Mass. — Column by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Seekonk Speedway photo — The Seekonk Speedway (Mass.) has already started releasing some pieces of their 2016 racing schedule and some of those pieces have been pleasantly surprising. A return appearance by the American Canadian Tour (ACT) to Seekonk for the first time since 2007 will …

The Souza Files: NASCAR Has Lost Control of the Circus, and They Need to Get It Back

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MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Column by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images North America photo — Quite frankly, Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway was a complete joke. Jeff Gordon scored his 93rd career victory in a dramatic green-white-checkered battle with Jamie McMurray, locking himself into the championship finale at Homestead in a …

Souza Files Blog: What Should Make Someone Eligible For a Chase Berth?

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SEEKONK, Mass. — Blog by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Matthew O’Haren/USA TODAY Sports photo — When I ponder the current situation in NASCAR, it brings one important question to my mind — is the sanctioning body on the same page? At least in my eyes, the sport could be in trouble for future situations. With everything …

Souza’s Spotlight: The UNOH Battle at the Beach; Success or Flop?

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Story  by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — NASCAR via Getty Images photo — It was announced during December of 2014 that the UNOH Battle at the Beach would not be returning to Daytona International Speedway and Speedweeks for 2015. The event was held on this particular day, the Tuesday night of Speedweeks, …

Souza Files Blog: Mixed Reviews Coming Out For 2015 Thompson Speedway Schedule

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THOMPSON, Conn. — Blog by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — TSMP photo — The Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park announced their schedule a few weeks ago and as the dust has settled, most race teams and fans in New England seem torn on whether the schedule came out how they had imagined. Just to recap, the oval …