NWAAS: Major Capital Improvements Will Greet Riverhead Raceway Fans This Spring

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RIVERHEAD, N.Y. — official track release by Bob Finan — track photo — With the formal announcement made track side last August that Eddie & Connie Partridge & Tom Gatz had purchased Riverhead Raceway, the Long Island racing community could rest comfortable the future of stock car racing was secure at their beloved quarter mile. During the off season the …

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 …

GSPSS: Hoping to Repeat; Derek Griffith Riding Momentum Into 2016 Granite State Season

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WALPOLE, N.H. — official GSPSS release by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Crystal Snape photo — Winning a second consecutive championship in any sport is a tough task, but that’s exactly what 19-year-old Derek Griffith is aiming to do this upcoming season. Griffith will be chasing back-to-back titles on the Granite State Pro Stock Series (GSPSS) …

NWMT: 17-Race Schedule Set for Whelen Modified Tour in 2016; Features Return of Oswego, Seekonk

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Story by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Will Schneekloth/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Fans and race teams across New England got their wish on Friday, when NASCAR released the highly anticipated 2016 schedule for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. This year’s schedule is one that includes some surprises that fans may …

NWMT QUALIFYING: Rogers Records Riverhead Sweep; Track’s Weekly Leader on Point for Tour Race

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RIVERHEAD, N.Y. – official series release by Jason Cunningham, NASCAR — Will Schneekloth/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — It’s a Riverhead Raceway sweep for Tom Rogers Jr. in 2015. Rogers, of nearby Patchogue, N.Y., laid down a fast lap of 11.971 seconds (75.182 mph) for his second-consecutive NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Coors Light Pole Award at Riverhead. The veteran – who is …

NWMT PRACTICE: Shawn Solomito Fast At Riverhead; Past Track Champ Leads at Home

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RIVERHEAD, N.Y. — official series release by Jason Cunningham, NASCAR — Will Schneekloth/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Shawn Solomito is no stranger to success at Riverhead Raceway, and he’s off to a good start Saturday. The 2012 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series track titlist at Riverhead, Solomito laid down a fast lap of 12.096 seconds (74.405 mph) to lead the 31-car …

AUDIO/RECAP: Rain Or Not; Justin Bonsignore Not to Be Denied in Riverhead Victory

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RIVERHEAD, N.Y. — Audio, photo and report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Drivers played the waiting game to see whether Mother Nature would cooperate or not all weekend at New York’s Riverhead Raceway. When she finally did, Justin Bonsignore scored a dominant victory in the Hoosier Tire 200 after a dismal start to his 2015 NASCAR …

NWMT: Mother Nature Strikes Again; Whelen Modified Tour On Hold At Riverhead

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RIVERHEAD, N.Y. — Report by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Michael Jaworecki photo — Mother Nature just does not want to see the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour take the green flag. After track drying was completed during the morning hours of Sunday at Riverhead Raceway, tour cars began pace laps for the 200 lap feature event …

NWMT: Rain Postpones Whelen Modified Tour 200 At Riverhead Until Sunday

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RIVERHEAD, N.Y. — Report by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — NASCAR Home Tracks photo — The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour drivers are going to have to wait one more day before hitting the bullring in New York. After rain came down just before the start of the 200 lap feature on Saturday evening, officials had no …

NORTHEAST: The Week Ahead; NWMT Hits Riverhead, NWAAS Action Headlines Upcoming New England Racing Weekend

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SEEKONK, Mass. — Story by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Jim McIsaac/Getty Images North America photo — The week ahead in the New England racing scene has a weather forecast that should produce bright sunshine and great racing on the track. Let’s take a look at the weekend ahead in the New England racing scene. Riverhead …

AUDIO/PREVIEW: Justin Bonsignore Poised For Championship Success In 2015

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HOLTSVILLE, N.Y. and CHARLOTTE, NC. — Team Preview by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Performance Motorsports Network audio — Getty Images for NASCAR photo — For those who may not have watched New England modified racing in 2014, Justin Bonsignore is quickly on the rise. Bonsignore was crowned the 2014 Valenti Modified Racing Series Champion after …

2015 Preview: NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour — Historic 30th Anniversary Season on Tap

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Series Preview by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Darren McCollester/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Even though snow is still covering much of the New England region — racing is right around the corner. The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour is NASCAR’s oldest touring division and is headed towards their 30th anniversary campaign in …