NWMT: Woody Pitkat & Kevin Stuart Looking Forward To 2016 Whelen Modified Tour Campaign

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LOWELL, Mass. — Story by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Tim Bradbury/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — As the 31st annual season of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour quickly approaches, there is a new combination in town that is preparing to do battle … at least on a part-time basis. Woody Pitkat, the third-place finisher in …

NWAAS: Eric Goodale Wins New Smyrna John Blewett III Memorial; Ty Majeski Wins Super Late Models

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NEW SMYRNA, Fla. — Recap by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — NASCAR photo — For the second straight year, Eric Goodale won the John Blewett III Memorial at New Smyrna Speedway on Wednesday evening. It was Goodale’s first win in the second race of the week on the high-banks of Smyrna as part of the World …

AUDIO/FEATURE: “I’m Taking it One Step at a Time.” Barrett Returns to Modified Action at Concord

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MIDLAND, N.C. – Audio, photo and story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman – Regardless of the final outcome, this weekend’s 13th annual John Blewett III/Roy Trantham Memorial North/South Shootout in Memory of Charles Kepley will be classified as a success for Massachusetts young gun Tommy Barrett. Barrett, the Millis native making his second consecutive start in the …

AUDIO/FEATURE: The Fun Factor; Christopher Hogan Looking for Success Across Two Classes in Learning Year

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ALVIN, Texas — Audio and story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Team Hogan Racing photo — For 15-year-old young gun Christopher Hogan, the 2015 season will be one of trial, error, success and failure. It will also be, in his own words, “a whole lotta fun.” Hogan will work double duty as a NASCAR Home Tracks …

NWMT: Rob Fuller Motorsports Tabs Corey Lajoie to Take Over No. 15 on Whelen Modified Tour

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SHREWSBURY, Mass. – official team release — Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images North America photo — Rob Fuller Motorsports announced on Friday that Corey LaJoie will drive the No. 15 15-40 Connection Chevrolet in seven races in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour (NWMT) this season. LaJoie has plenty of experience in multiple racing series, including previous runs in the NWMT and Sprint Cup. …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Ryan Preece Announces Plans to Run Tri Track Open Modified Series in 2015

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KENSINGTON, Conn. — Story and audio by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Brenda Meserve/NASCAR photo — The Tri Track Open Modified Series has just gained another entry — and this one may be one of their biggest yet. New England hot-shoe and NASCAR Next alumni Ryan Preece will look to add some trophies and cash to …

LUCAS MODS: Austin Barnes Claims Lucas Oil Modified Opener at Havasu 95

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LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. – official series release — Lucas Oil Modified photo — Austin Barnes started the afternoon as he has so many others, by setting the fast time in qualifying for the opening race of the season for the Lucas Oil Modified Series presented by LoanMart. He finished it with a victory in Saturday’s E3 Spark Plugs Arizona 100 presented …

NWMT: Mr. Rooter Announced as Title Sponsor of June 10 Whelen Tour Event at Thompson

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THOMPSON, Conn. — official track release — TSMP photo — Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park and Mr. Rooter Plumbing franchisee Vin Beedle announced on Friday that the Connecticut-based company will be the entitlement sponsor of the 125-lap NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour (NWMT) slated for Wednesday night, June 10. Beedle and his company are long-time supporters of auto racing in New England, …

NWAAS: Eric Goodale Charges Late; Scores Emotional John Blewett III Memorial 76 Win

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NEW SMYRNA, Fla. – official series release by Brooke Franceschini, NASCAR — Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Late-race heroics gave Eric Goodale his first victory of the week. The 24-year old Riverhead, New York native snapped Ryan Preece’s two-race win streak when he slid past him on Turn 3 with three laps to go to win the John Blewett III Memorial …

NWAAS: Bonsignore, Hossfeld Lead Tour-Type Modified Practice Wednesday at New Smyrna

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NEW SMYRNA, Fla. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Story by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Jason Reasin photo — Justin Bonsignore and Chuck Hossfeld lead the two Tour Type Modified practice sessions on Wednesday in preparation for tonight’s Jimmy Blewett III Memorial 76 at New Smyrna Speedway’s World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing. Bonsignore toured the oval in …

NWAAS: Ryan Preece Notches Second Tour Modified Victory at New Smyrna World Series

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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. — Recap by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Jason Christley/NASCAR photo — After a dismal start to the week, Ryan Preece has put the gremlins out of his mind — and the Berlin, Connecticut young gun proved it by winning his second straight Tour-type modified feature during the World Series of Asphalt …

Michael McDowell Headlines Five-Guest Cast on Speedweeks Edition of Stock Car Steel/SRI Motorsports Show at 7 PM Eastern

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Speed77 Radio/Race Chaser Online release – Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images North America photo – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Michael McDowell headlines a five-guest cast on tonight’s Stock Car Steel/SRI Motorsports Show, beginning at 7 p.m. Eastern time on the Performance Motorsports Network. In addition, Craig Stacey, from McDowell’s sponsor Thrivent Financial, as well as Hawk McCall Motorsports …