The Whelen Modified Tour was in town for the Hoosier Tire East 200 at Riverhead Raceway but, things did not go as planned. Rain was forecasted in the area around the time of the race which prompted officials to move the race up to an earlier time. Riverhead regular Tom Rogers Jr. continued his dominance in Time Trials setting fast time with a 12.018 but, his team made an unapproved adjustment which meant the Rogers would be moved to the tail end of the field before the start of the race.
The Whelen Modified Tour was in town for the Hoosier Tire East 200 at Riverhead Raceway but, things did not go as planned. Rain was forecasted in the ...
The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will return to action with the Riverhead Hoosier Tire East 200 on Saturday at Riverhead Raceway on New York’s Long Isl...
It’s that time again for another 10 to Go. This week we have Super Pro Truck Driver and defending 2014 champion Lou Maestri. (more…)...
The Solomito racing family will look to accomplish something done by only one clan before them in 30-plus years of NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour racing ...
The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will return to action with the Riverhead Hoosier Tire East 200 on Saturday at Riverhead Raceway on New York’s Long Island. Below is a statistical look at the performance of tour and selected drivers at the track:
It’s that time again for another 10 to Go. This week we have Super Pro Truck Driver and defending 2014 champion Lou Maestri.
The Solomito racing family will look to accomplish something done by only one clan before them in 30-plus years of NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour racing when three brothers attempt to make the starting field of the Riverhead Hoosier Tire East 200.
Annually at Riverhead Raceway the Independence Day Fireworks program is a special one but this year with the show falling on July 4th itself coupled with the celebration of the 65th Anniversary of the track the show indeed will become a huge event. Highlighting the NASCAR stock portion of the program will be the Cromarty Cup 65 for the NASCAR Modifieds.
Since 1985 noted Southampton, NY car dealer Buzz Chew has been a pace car sponsor at Barbara & Jim Cromarty’s Riverhead Raceway and this Saturday night June 27th will serve as the first of two Buzz Chew Chevrolet-Cadillac nights on the 2015 schedule. Highlighting the card will be the Hoosier Tire 200 for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour with Buzz and his team led by driver Woody Pitkat of Stafford, CT among the teams competing.
Despite a valiant effort by Riverhead Raceway promoters Barbara & Jim Cromarty who attempted to wait out the light rain Saturday afternoon at Riverhead Raceway, Mother Nature would win out forcing the NASCAR Whelen All American Series show to be rained out.
It’s time again for another edition of Fanfare, where we go out into the stands and talk to the fans at Riverhead Raceway. This week we talked to Lisa Mirabella. Lisa has lived on Long Island her entire life and has been coming to Riverhead Raceway the last 10 years after taking a 20 year break. Influenced by her dad’s love of cars, Lisa has been loving cars since she was a kid. Her and her new husband both share the same love of cars today.
Last week we did a 10 to Go with Legend car driver, Artie Pedersen III. This week we decided to talk to his brother and fellow competitor, Allan Pedersen driver of the No. 52 Legend.
So far into the 2015 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season there have been no less than 14 teams on the circuit with a Long Island flavor. Of those teams either the car owner or driver have at one time or another called Barbara & Jim Cromarty’s Riverhead Raceway home and all those teams are looking forward to coming home to their racing roots for the Saturday June 27th Hoosier Tire 200, perhaps none more than defending race winner Eric Goodale of Riverhead who raced his way to his first career NASCAR WMT victory in the 2014 edition of the race.