NWMT: Whelen Modifieds Rained Out on Long Island; Riverhead 200 Cancelled

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RIVERHEAD, N.Y. – By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR — Adam Hunger/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Due to inclement weather Saturday at Riverhead Raceway, the Riverhead 200 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour race has been cancelled. Rain moved over the track during afternoon practice and persisted into the evening, forcing the cancellation of the event by NASCAR and track officials. Due to local regulations …

NWMT: PRACTICE: Bonsignore Leads At Riverhead; Fastest In Rain-Shortened Riverhead 200 Session

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RIVERHEAD, N.Y. – By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR — Adam Hunger/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Justin Bonsignore led the way in an abbreviated NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour practice session Saturday afternoon at Riverhead Raceway. Bonsignore, from Holtsville, New York, posted a fast lap of 12.088 seconds (74.454 mph) around the Long Island bullring before rain moved into the area. The season-high 31-car …

NWMT: First-Time Winners Abound In 2014; Three New Winners is Most Since 2010

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR — Getty Images for NASCAR photo — The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour has long been constituted of accomplished veterans who regularly reach Victory Lane. First-time winners are more of the exception than the rule, but the 2014 season is bucking that trend. Three of the 10 races this year have featured first-time winners, …

NWMT: Mystic Missile’s Streak Comes To An End; Whelen Modified Team To Miss Upcoming Riverhead 200

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR — Getty Images for NASCAR photo — The longest consecutive starts streak in NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour history will come to an end as Mystic Missile Racing announced today the No. 4 Dodge will not attend the upcoming Sept. 13 event at Riverhead Raceway. Team owner Bob Garbarino said that the decision to …

AUDIO: NASCAR Northeast Modified Hotshoe Ryan Preece

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To those who are “in the know” about NASCAR-style Modified racing, Ryan Preece is thought of as one of the top shoes in the division.  A driver who has won in several different cars for several different teams at several different tracks, Ryan’s combination of aggressiveness and adaptability make him a threat wherever he goes.  As RaceChaser Online Editor-In-Chief Tom …