Category Archives: Modified Tour News

Bohn, Pallai in New Rides This Season; Whelen Southern Modified Tour Veteran Teams Welcome Drivers

DAYTONA BEACH, FL – Two weeks out from its first laps of the season on March 12 at Caraway Speedway, the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour is already making news. Long-established modified organizations Fleming Racing and Hillbilly Racing have tabbed new drivers for the 2016 season with Danny Bohn and Richie Pallai Jr. For the second time in his storied […]

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EXPERIENCE SUSPENSION WITH FERRIS® MOWERS IN 2016 WITH RACE OF CHAMPIONS PARTNERSHIP

MUNNSVILLE, NY – Ferris®, a leader in commercial mowers and the Race of Champions are thrilled to announce an entitlement partnership that will bring the two entities together for the 2016 season. It will be the first entitlement sponsorship for Ferris, something the company has sought out in recent years. Ferris joins the dirt and asphalt modified programs of the […]

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RACE OF CHAMPIONS STARS TO APPEAR AT CAVALCADE OF CARS FOR AUTOGRAPH SESSION

(Alex & Helen Bruce Photos) HAMBURG, NY – Five stars of the Race of Champions will be making an appearance and signing autographs at the 23rd Annual Cavalcade of Cars at the Events Center at the Hamburg (N.Y.) Fairgrounds. The autograph session will be presented by Sunoco Race Fuels and Insinger Performance. Patrick Emerling of Orchard Park, N.Y.; Chuck Hossfeld of […]

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Walker Named NWMT Southern Series Tour Director

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR announced today the hiring of Jimmie Walker as the series director of the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour. Walker, from Midlothian, Virginia, brings more than 13 years of officiating experience from several NASCAR Whelen All-American Series-sanctioned tracks throughout the southeastern United States. “We are very pleased to announce the hiring of Jimmie to this leadership […]

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Keith Rocco Rewriting the Record Books

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — With the level of accomplishment Keith Rocco has reached at just 31 years of age, the Connecticut modified standout is on pace to set records that may never be touched. After a period of recognizing regional crowns, the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series returned to a U.S. state and Canadian province championship structure in 2007. Woody Pitkat […]

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Whelen Mod’s Success Builds Momentum

(Getty Images Photo) By JASON CUNNINGHAM DAYTONA BEACH, FL – Buoyed by the intense on-track competition and an ascending television and online following, the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour is riding high into the 2016 season. When Doug Coby emerged from the closest championship battle in 31 years of Whelen Modified Tour competition last fall at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, it […]

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Whelen Modified 2016 Schedules Announced

(Getty Images Photo) DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – What was old has become new again as the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour and NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour 2016 schedules have been revealed. Upstate New York’s Oswego Speedway and Massachusetts’ Seekonk Speedway have returned to the Whelen Modified Tour schedule for the coming season, reuniting the northeast-based circuit with two venues that […]

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