When one looks over the drivers roster for the NASCAR Whelen All American Series at Riverhead Raceway one of the first things that pops out at you is that nearly 50% of the drivers competing today got their start in the Eastern Long Island Racing go kart event held on select Sunday afternoons at the track. This Saturday afternoon October 25th a virtual who’s who of the ELIR alumni will compete in the $1,500 to win East West Marine ‘Lil Jay Trinca Memorial Senior Champ Kart event.
When one looks over the drivers roster for the NASCAR Whelen All American Series at Riverhead Raceway one of the first things that pops out at you is ...
It was the worst finish of the season for Doug Coby. But in the end, it didn't matter, as the Milford, Connecticut driver lifted the NASCAR Whelen Mod...
Deuces are wild for Doug Coby, who will look to drive the No. 2 Mike Smeriglio III Racing Chevrolet to his second NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour title th...
He might have only been on this earth for only seven years but the impact that 'Lil Jay Trinca left on the Long Island racing community will be long l...
It was the worst finish of the season for Doug Coby. But in the end, it didn’t matter, as the Milford, Connecticut driver lifted the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour trophy for the second time in three seasons Sunday.
Deuces are wild for Doug Coby, who will look to drive the No. 2 Mike Smeriglio III Racing Chevrolet to his second NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour title this weekend in the Sunoco World Series 150 presented by Xtra Mart at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park.
He might have only been on this earth for only seven years but the impact that ‘Lil Jay Trinca left on the Long Island racing community will be long lasting and on Saturday October 25th the Eastern Long Island Racing go kart organization will honor his memory will the 4th annual running of a 48-lap Senior Champ Kart race. The race will pay a handsome $1,500 to win and ELIR officials announced today that Brian Slaga and his East West Marine firm will again serve as the title sponsor for the event.
On any given race team success can be measured in many ways, for some it might be how many wins they garner during a season or perhaps where they placed in the championship standings. For Legend Race Car owners John Visconti III and Tom Barton their 2014 season and any success that came with it was measured in progress and on that alone the two friends who have raced together for some 29 years term 2014 successful. Indeed their sponsor The Reichert Group IGA Supermarkets must concur as they have already agreed to serve as the primary sponsor for the team once again in 2015.
Not many rookie race car drivers already have a nickname, let alone two, but Timmy Solomito has done his best to live up to both.
The curtain came down on the 2014 season this past Saturday evening at Barbara & Jim Cromarty’s Riverhead Raceway with Brendon Bock of Franklin Square topping the 40-lap INEX Legend Race Car special while James Charrier of Shirley was declared the winner of the 50-lap Grand Enduro. With that win Charrier successfully defended his 2013 Grand Enduro championship.
Ryan Preece broke through Sunday after a season-long absence from Victory Lane, and collected his 10th career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour victory by holding off Ted Christopher at Stafford Motor Speedway.
Bobby Santos is such a dominant qualifier at Stafford Motor Speedway that the procedure has nearly become a formality.
Popular Long Island race car parts distributor Dennis Freese of Massapequa Park is on the mend after taking ill Saturday night at Riverhead Raceway. Freese has been the Riverhead Raceway parts distributor through his Oval Speed Unlimited business for over 30-years as well as having a parts truck at the Wall Stadium in Belmar, NJ.