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Solomito Eager To Get Back On Track

By Kyle Souza, NASCARHomeTracks.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Even though there are still three months before the drop of the first green flag for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season, Timmy Solomito is eager to hit the track again.

And if his last two years of results show anything, Solomito is going to be a major threat for the championship in 2018. 

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Bonsignore Sets Sights On Championship

Team Release

BELLPORT, N.Y. – Kenneth Massa Motorsports has announced its 2018 plans for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. Veteran driver Justin Bonsignore will drive a LFR Car as he races for the NWMT championship with Ryan Stone as his crew chief.

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CHAMPION'S PROFILE: Coby Adds To Legacy

By Kyle Souza, NASCARHomeTracks.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- A different season, but the same result.

For the fourth straight year, Doug Coby celebrated a NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour championship in 2017. The Milford, Connecticut driver added a fifth tour title to his already remarkable resume -- but this one did not come without a fight. 

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CHAMPION'S PROFILE: Partridge Earns Title

By Kyle Souza, NASCARHomeTracks.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- For the first time in the over three decade history of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, two different series champions were crowned in 2017. 

Although Doug Coby stormed back and won his fourth straight driver's championship, the owner's championship chase saw Ed Partridge celebrate his second career title on NASCAR's oldest touring series. Partridge also won the owner's championship when his driver Ron Silk won the driver's title in 2011.

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NASCAR, Whelen Announce Multi-Year Extensions

Official Release

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR and Whelen Engineering, Inc. announced today multi-year extensions to continue its entitlement sponsorship of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour and the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series through 2024. Additionally, Whelen will also extend its designation as the “Official Warning Lights of NASCAR.”

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2018 Schedule For Whelen Mods Announced

Official Release

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will take the green flag on the 2018 season at South Carolina’s Myrtle Beach Speedway in March, and the schedule will feature 16 championship points races at nine different venues.

The champion will once again be crowned at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, as the .625-mile hosts the 56th Sunoco World Series of Speedway Racing on Sunday, Oct. 14.

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Myers & Loftin Set For Return

By Kyle Souza, NASCARHomeTracks.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Two former NASCAR modified champion drivers will be back in Whelen Modified Tour competition in 2018. 

In an announcement made by champion car owner Eddie Harvey on Friday morning, Burt Myers and Brian Loftin will team with Harvey to compete in a partial schedule next season, planning to run 8-10 races. Both drivers are former champions of the Whelen Southern Modified Tour and Harvey was a multiple-time championship car owner on the Southern Tour as well.

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Carroll Caps Season With Sunoco Rookie Title

By Kyle Souza, NASCARHomeTracks.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Calvin Carroll clinched his first NASCAR Sunoco Rookie of the Year title in 2017.

Driving a full-time schedule on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, Carroll defeated Walter Sutcliffe Jr. and Ronnie Williams in the standings en route to the crown. He won the title by 34 points and was the top rookie contender in five races. 

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Coby Adds To His Legacy With Fifth Title

By Kyle Souza, NASCARHomeTracks.com

THOMPSON, Conn. -- Back in April, Doug Coby walked away from a wrecked race car without even completing one lap in the Icebreaker 150 at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park. Six months later, Coby capped the season at Thompson by completing an unthinkable comeback to win his fifth NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour championship.

Sunday's fifth-place finish in the Sunoco World Series 150 was enough to completely erase his disastrous start to the season and wrap up his fourth straight title.

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QUALIFYING: Dowling Tops Thompson Field

By Kyle Souza, NASCARHomeTracks.com

THOMPSON, Conn. -- Chase Dowling scored his first career 21 Means 21 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour pole award on Saturday at Thompson (Conn.) Speedway Motorsports Park. Driving the 15-40 Connection modified for Rob Fuller, Dowling posted a fast lap of 18.991 seconds (118.477 mph) around the 0.625-mile oval. Dowling was the only driver to break the 18-second bracket in qualifying and will make his 41st career start on Sunday from the top spot. 

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