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Silk To Drive For Fuller Motorsports

Team Release

SHREWSBURY, Mass. – Rob Fuller Motorsports will run a second car in select races during the 2015 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. Ron Silk will drive the No. 40 15-40 Connection Chevrolet for the team.

“I feel it is very important for us as a company to continue to develop our product line,” said Rob Fuller, owner of LFR Chassis and Rob Fuller Motorsports.  “Ronnie has a great deal of experience in this division and will be a great pilot for our car as we try different set ups and test different packages and pass along the data to our LFR Chassis customers.”

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LaJoie Returns To Family's Racing Roots

Team Release

SHREWSBURY, Mass. – Rob Fuller Motorsports is excited to announce Corey LaJoie as the driver of the No. 15 15-40 Connection modified Chevrolet. LaJoie and the team will run seven races in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour (NWMT) this season.

LaJoie has plenty of experience in multiple racing series, including previous runs in the NWMT and Sprint Cup. He has made additional starts in NASCAR’s XFINITY and Camping World Truck Series. LaJoie also competed in NASCAR’s K&N Pro Series East where he racked up five wins, 17 Top-5 and 20 Top-10 finishes.

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Szegedy Joins Mystic Missile Racing

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The Mystic Missile silo has been reloaded.

Following a lengthy offseason of uncertainness as to whether Mystic Missile Racing would return to the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour in 2015, the team has been retooled with the championship pedigrees of driver Todd Szegedy and crew chief Don Barker.

The No. 4 “Mystic Missile” Dodge team traces its roots in NASCAR modified racing to the early 1960s, and it has won three championships in the last decade with drivers Donny Lia (2007, `09) and Bobby Santos (2010).

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Whelen Modified Anniversary Logo Unveiled

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR formally unveiled today a commemorative 30th anniversary season logo for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. The new logo will become the official mark of the tour for the 2015 season.

The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour 30th anniversary logo will be used in all facets related to the tour in 2015. The specially-designed logo consists of the tour’s unique base design with the famed modified car with the addition of a footer block that reads "30th Anniversary."

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New London-Waterford Added To Tour Slate

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR announced today that New London-Waterford Speedbowl’s 65th season of auto racing will now include a NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour event on Saturday, May 30.

The Whelen Modified Tour has visited the .375-mile oval 20 times since 1985, including each of the previous three seasons. Bobby Santos is the defending race winner at the Speedbowl.

The addition of the Mr. Rooter 161 on May 30 will give the tour 15 points events in 2015.

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Robust NBCSN Broadcast Schedule Revealed

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR and NBC Sports Group announced today an unprecedented broadcast line-up of NASCAR’s popular regional touring series, with a 39-race telecast schedule for racing’s premier grassroots series as their landmark partnership begins this season.

NBCSN BROADCAST SCHEDULE

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Anderson Stays With Solomitos For 2015

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour team owner Wayne Anderson will transition from one brother to another as Shawn Solomito will take over behind the wheel of the No. 75 Chevrolet for the 2015 season.

Anderson, the 1994 Whelen Modified Tour titlist, rejoined the tour full-time as an owner last year with driver Timmy Solomito, who captured the Sunoco Rookie of the Year Award. The younger Solomito moved to Flamingo Racing this offseason, which left Anderson with a vacancy.

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LFR Driver Development Group Announced

Team Release

MOORESVILLE, N.C. – LFR Chassis has announced the formation of the LFR Driver Development Group, a company that will provide professional and experienced coaching with state of the art race cars for developing drivers in all late model and modified divisions nationwide.

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Best Of 2014: Whelen Modified Tour

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Doug Coby capped the 2014 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season with his second title in three years, and in the process became just the fifth multi-time titlist in the 30-year history of the tour.

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Whelen Modified 2015 Schedules Announced

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR announced today its 2015 schedules for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour and NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour.

The 30th anniversary season of the Whelen Modified Tour will feature 14 points races and an all-star event across six distinguished facilities while the Whelen Southern Modified Tour campaign will include 11 championship events at seven popular southeastern short tracks.

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2015 Schedule/Results

DATE RACE/VENUE WINNER/POLE VIEW
Apr 12 Icebreaker 150
Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park
Apr 26 NAPA Spring Sizzler 200
Stafford Motor Speedway
May 30 Mr. Rooter 161
New London-Waterford Speedbowl
Jun 5 TSI Harley-Davidson 125
Stafford Motor Speedway
Jun 10 Mr. Rooter 125
Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park
Jun 27 Hoosier Tire 200
Riverhead Raceway
Jul 17 All-Star Shootout (non-points)
New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Jul 18 New England 100
New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Jul 25 Monadnock 200
Monadnock Speedway
Aug 7 Call Before You Dig 150
Stafford Motor Speedway
Aug 12 Budweiser King of Beers 150
Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park
Aug 19 Bush's Beans 150
Bristol Motor Speedway
Aug 29 Riverhead 200
Riverhead Raceway
Sep 26 F.W. Webb 100
New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Oct 4 NAPA Fall Final 150
Stafford Motor Speedway
Oct 18 Sunoco World Series 150
Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park

* Denotes Rookie
# Qualifying cancelled; Field set per rule book