Author Archives: Managing Editor

KEITH ROCCO ADDS ANOTHER SUNOCO MODIFIED TITLE TO HIS RESUME DEFEATS TODD OWEN IN FINAL THOMPSON STANDINGS

By KYLE SOUZA THOMPSON, CT – For the seventh time in his Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park career, Keith Rocco is celebrating a championship in the Sunoco Modified division. The Berlin, Connecticut, driver captured the 2018 championship by 18 points over Todd Owen on the strength of four feature wins in seven championship events. Rocco finished inside the top five in […]

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SCISCO, MONGEAU (2), O’SHEA, RUTT AND LOESCH ARE WALL STOCK CAR WINNERS SATURDAY

WALL TOWNSHIP, NJ – Kyle Scisco of Jackson stayed in contention throughout the 25-lap main event and took over the lead late in the contest to win the Spooky Spectacular Center State Engineering Sportsman stock car feature Saturday at Wall Stadium Speedway. It was the Scisco Kid’s fourth win the the 2018 All American Auto Group Racing Series. Louie Keraitis […]

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Emerling Victorious in The Jim Pierce Memorial 100 at the “Bull Ring” – PTD Exclusive

By SKIP HOWE Perry NY – On Saturday night the Wyoming County International Speedway nicked named the Bull Ring, threw a party for forty of the best SST Modifieds in the Northeast and after all the qualifying heats and consi’s were complete, 28 remained to take on the cold 3/8ths mile banked oval and until the checkered flag flew it […]

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Justin Bonsignore Claims Thompson Sweep to Close Out Championship Season

THOMPSON, CT – Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park concluded the 56th Annual World Series of Speedway Racing weekend on Sunday, Oct. 14 crowning three track division champions and the ISMA Supermodified champion as well as hosting the weekend’s main event, the final race of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Series Toru season. Coming into Tour race Justin Bonsignore had already clinched the title, […]

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Late Race Pass Nets Matt Hirschman $5,000 at Mahoning Valley

By DINO OBERTO LEHIGHTON, PA – To fans of eastern Pennsylvania short track asphalt racing the names of Hirschman and Beers are synonymous when it comes to the ranks of Modified competition. For years the two iconic racing families, who both hail from Mud Lane in Northampton, have shared countless headlines, many of those coming in one-two finishes between Mahoning […]

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Mission Accomplished: Shullick, Nicotra Part Ways Following Five Year Partnership

By CAMDEN PROUD OSWEGO, NY – Five years ago, champion non-wing Supermodified car owner John Nicotra and ISMA Supermodified champion Dave Shullick Jr. worked out a partnership with Jim Bodnar and Otto Sitterly that has since helped shape some of the key components of both Sitterly and Shullick’s Supermodified driving careers. Prior to the 2013 season, Sitterly, Shullick, Nicotra, and […]

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RYAN PREECE RETURNING TO MODIFIED ROOTS FOR SUNOCO WORLD SERIES AT THOMPSON SPEEDWAY

By KYLE SOUZA THOMPSON, CT – Just one week after making the announcement of his life, Ryan Preece has committed to returning to his modified roots next weekend. Preece, a native of Berlin, Connecticut, will return to Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park to compete in the Sunoco World Series 150 for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. The race will come just […]

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ISMA Championship Title Chase A Close One Heading into Thompson World Series of Racing Finale October 13-14

By CAROL D HAYNES OSWEGO, NY – It is not unusual to have the International Supermodified Series season title to go down to the wire, but this year’s chase is a little different. There are two relatively new names on top of the leaderboard. Epping, NH’s Dan Bowes sits just 16 points ahead of Bartlett, TN’s Kyle Edwards; neither of […]

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