Patrick Emerling’s Hometown, Photo-Finish Victory ‘Absolutely Incredible’

Patrick Emerling christened Lancaster Speedway with a victory for the ages. After a late-race restart pitted the western New York native against Justin Bonsignore, his nearest threat for the championship, Emerling fended off a fierce charge on the final corner to win the inaugural Nu-Way Auto Parts 150 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour race on Saturday night.

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Justin Bonsignore Leads Whelen Modified Tour To New York International

HOLTSVILLE, N.Y. — Two-time NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion Justin Bonsignore leads the series to another new track this weekend as the points leader. The driver of the Kenneth Massa Motorsports, Phoenix Communications No. 51 leads the point standings by 10 points over Patrick Emerling — as the series rolls to New York International (Lancaster) Speedway on Saturday, July 31 for the Nu-Way Auto Parts 150.

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Emerling Primed For Run To Checkered In Inaugural Mod Tour Event At Lancaster

Lancaster, NY (June 16, 2021): Patrick Emerling of Orchard Park, NY, heads into an action-packed race weekend fresh off a strong finish at his home track. This past Saturday, June 10, Emerling posted a runner-up finish in the Ol’ Boy Cup 60 at Lancaster Speedway at New York International Raceway Park. On Saturday, July 31, he hopes to improve his finishing position by one to take down a victory in the Nu-Way Auto Parts 150; the track’s inaugural Whelen Modified Tour event .

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Hossfield Hometown Favorite for NWMT Debut at Lancaster

Lancaster, NY (July 7, 2021): While it’s been over two years since Chuck Hossfeld of Ransomville, NY, has competed at Lancaster Speedway at New York International Raceway Park (NYIRP), his chances of finding victory lane in the Nu-Way Auto Parts 150 for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour are pretty good. Hossfeld has amassed 42 wins at the half-mile asphalt oval at Lancaster. On Saturday, July 31, Hossfeld looks to add to that tally.

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Hebert Finally Tastes NHMS Victory at Northeast Classic

Loudon, NH — Reigning American-Canadian Tour (ACT) champion Jimmy Hebert of Williamstown, VT finally scored a long-awaited victory at Loudon’s New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) on Sunday, April 18 in the inaugural Northeast Classic. Hebert was awarded the win following post-race technical inspection, giving the veteran a triumph he’d been chasing for his entire decade-long Late Model career.

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Wayne Helliwell Sweeps Hickory Weekend at ACT Easter Bunny 125

Hickory, NC — Dover, NH’s Wayne Helliwell Jr. pulled a clean sweep of the first American-Canadian Tour (ACT) trip to North Carolina’s Hickory Motor Speedway by winning the Easter Bunny 125 on Saturday, April 3. Helliwell took the lead from New Salem, MA’s Tom Carey III in lapped traffic on the 44th circuit and was unstoppable down the stretch to double up after his victory in the Hickory 125 the night before.

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Wayne Helliwell Becomes First to Stand in ACT Victory Lane at Hickory

Hickory, NC — Dover, NH’s Wayne Helliwell Jr. added another accomplishment to his long racing résumé by winning the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Hickory 125 on Friday, April 2. The three-time ACT champion led all but two laps and survived multiple challenges from Herman, ME’s Mike Hopkins to win the series’ first event at North Carolina’s Hickory Motor Speedway.

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Practice Notes: ACT Field Gets up to Speed Fast at Hickory

Hickory, NC — The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) got its first taste of the “Birthplace of the NASCAR Stars” on Thursday, April 1. Twenty-nine teams made the trip to North Carolina’s Hickory Motor Speedway a day early for an open practice session prior to the Hickory 125 on Friday, April 2 and the Easter Bunny 125 on Saturday, April 3.

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Racers Preparing to Double Up in ACT-PASS Hickory Showdowns

Waterbury, VT — The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) is just days away from its first-ever trip to North Carolina’s Hickory Motor Speedway. The Hickory 125 on Friday, April 2 and the Easter Bunny 125 on Saturday, April 3 are already a historic prelude to the 30th ACT Late Model Tour season. Known as the “Birthplace of the NASCAR Stars”, Hickory is one of the most revered race tracks in North America, with a history of winners that ranges from Lee Petty to defending NASCAR Cup Series Champion Chase Elliott.

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Many ACT Tour Regulars Starting Season Early at Hickory

Waterbury, VT — The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) is closing in on its first-ever visit to North Carolina’s Hickory Motor Speedway on Friday, April 2 and Saturday, April 3. Although the Hickory 125 and Easter Bunny 125 do not count for points, many drivers planning an ACT championship run in 2021 have decided to start their season early at the 0.363-mile oval.

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