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: 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, …