71ST SEASON OF RACING TO OPEN AT RIVERHEAD RACEWAY SATURDAY MAY 1ST & SUNDAY MAY 2ND

After navigating through the minefield that was the 2020 race season at Riverhead Raceway due to the Covid-19 worldwide pandemic track owners & promoters Eddie & Connie Partridge and Tom Gatz announced their 2021 event schedule for the quarter mile oval that will mark its 71st year of auto racing.

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GAF Roofing & Riverhead Building Supply to Sponsor Aug. 6 Stafford Mod Tour 150

(Stafford Springs, CT) – Stafford Speedway is excited to announce GAF Roofing and Riverhead Building Supply as the newest Stafford Speedway corporate partner with a multi-year agreement.  The GAF Roofing 150 presented by Riverhead Building Supply scheduled for Friday, August 6th will feature the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour along with all 5 of Stafford’s weekly racing divisions.

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Outlaw Entry Lists Loading up for Icebreaker and Thompson 300

Waterbury, VT — The Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park oval is shaping up as the place to watch the biggest stars of Tour-Type Modified Racing in 2021. Entry lists for both the Icebreaker 125 on April 10/11 and the return of the Thompson 300 on October 9/10 are already loaded with local, regional, and even national open-wheel racing headliners. As the first and last events of the season at the historic Connecticut track, both the Icebreaker and the Thompson 300 are expected to be the year’s two greatest shows.

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Matt Swanson Helping Steer “Ole Blue” Modified Tour Car Back To Top

After a red-hot finish to the 2019 Whelen Modified Tour season, Matt Swanson was pumped up. The season had started slow for Swanson and the BRE Racing No. 3 team from E. Freetown with just one top-10 in the first five races. Then, Swanson and the No. 3 team returned to form, finishing outside the top-10 just three times the rest of the season.

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Track Talk – CT’s Doug Coby Wants a Better Path to NASCAR’s National Series

Despite six NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour championships, you are unlikely to see Doug Coby grace the big stage of a NASCAR national series any time soon.  In fact, he says has never fielded an offer for such a ride during his career.

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Track Talk – ACT and PASS announce Icebreaker Slate for Thompson Icebreaker

Waterbury, VT and Naples, ME — American-Canadian Tour (ACT) and Pro All Stars Series (PASS) officials have announced the slate of racing for the 46th Thompson Icebreaker on Saturday, April 10 and Sunday April 11. The 82nd season opener at Connecticut’s Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park currently consists of a nine-division card highlighted by the $10,000-to-win Icebreaker 125 for the Thompson Outlaw Open Modified Series.

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Track Talk – Ron Silk Looks for Modifieds Success With Kevin Stuart

Taking a race off of the 2020 Whelen Modified Tour season might have been the best thing to happen to Ron Silk of Norwalk, CT and the Kevin Stuart-owned No. 85 team.

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Track Talk – ACT & PASS Release Updated Information for Icebreaker, Northeast Classic

Waterbury, VT — The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) and Pro All Stars Series (PASS) have released the latest round of information for the Thompson Speedway Icebreaker on April 9-11 and the New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) Northeast Classic on April 17. Both events are expected to attract some of the biggest, most talented fields of the year as they kick off the 2020 New England racing season.

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Track Talk – Jon McKennedy Pushing for Tri-Track Open Modified Series Title in 2021

SEEKONK, Mass. — Veteran Modified racer Jon McKennedy is planning to make a push for the Tri Track Open Modified Series championship in 2021. The former series champion (2014) took a few years away from full-time competition, but seems to have found the right combination to make a comeback and chase his second title.

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Track Talk – Bonsignore To Run Full Tri Track Open Modified Series / Santino Ferrucci Begins NASCAR Transition from IndyCar

HOLTSVILLE, N.Y. — Justin Bonsignore continues to add to his 2021 calendar.  The Holtsville, New York, driver, and two-time NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion, announced on Friday he will compete for Jimmy Paige in the six Tri Track Open Modified Series events. Bonsignore will drive the same No. 00 he drove for Paige in the 2020 Tri Track finale at Stafford Motor Speedway, where the combination finished fourth in the Modified Classic 81.

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