Soper Celebrates 3rd Riverhead Raceway Modified Title In Four Years With A Win

Kyle Soper of Manorville celebrated his third Buzz Chew Chevrolet NASCAR Modified title in the past four seasons at Riverhead Raceway the only way he knows how, with a victory in the regular season finale. Soper, 25 came to the 50-lap event not only having secured the Riverhead title but also on Friday he was announced as the New York State champion in Division 1 of the Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series.

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Riverhead Drivers Dominate Early But Patrick Emerling Prevails In Whelen Modified Tour Miller Lite 200 Saturday

Over the first 115-laps of the Miller Lite 200 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour event at Riverhead Raceway Saturday a combination of Tom Rogers Jr. of Riverhead, Dave Brigati of Calverton and Kyle Soper of Manorville showed the way. For awhile it appeared Ed Brunnhoelzl Jr. who was the last Riverhead regular to win a WMT race in 1995 would witness that 26-year mark erased. Then the second half of the race unfolded with WMT championship contender Patrick Emerling of Orchard Park, NY taking the lead on lap 116 from Soper…

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Justin Bonsignore heads home to Riverhead looking to get back on track

HOLTSVILLE, N.Y. — With just two races remaining in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour championship fight, Justin Bonsignore is returning home to Riverhead Raceway this weekend. The driver of the No. 51 Kenneth Massa Motorsports entry returns to his home track in New York, where he has eight Whelen Modified Tour wins in 20 starts.

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Bonsignore & Emerling Bring 2021 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Championship Battle To Riverhead Raceway

2021 NASCAR Whelen Modified championship contenders Justin Bonsignore and Patrick Emerling reside in polar opposite ends of New York State. Bonsignore of Holtsville lives in the southern most part of the state, while Emerling of Orchard Park lives just south of the Canadian border in a suburb of Buffalo. All spring and summer long however their paths have crossed from Maine to Virginia as the battle for the 2021 NASCAR WMT crown. The second to last round of that fight unfolds Saturday at Riverhead Raceway in the Miller Lite 200.

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Season On A Somber Saturday Night At Riverhead Raceway

Despite the unthinkable tragic loss of Riverhead Raceway owner Eddie Partridge less than 24 hours prior the decision on whether to run Saturday night’s Tribute To Heroes by Optimum Business would have to be made. During the process those involved asked themselves one question. What would Eddie do? The answer was clear, he’d race and so the Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series program was presented as scheduled. Enjoying a career season John Baker of Broohkaven won his third Buzz Chew Chevrolet NASCAR Modified 50-lap feature of the season.

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Doug Coby Seeking Sweep Of Riverhead Raceway NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Events Saturday

Doug Coby of Milford, Ct will look to go where no NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour driver has ever gone at Riverhead Raceway Saturday night September 18th as he’ll aim to sweep the three WMT events at the venerable Long Island bullring for 2021 in the Miller Lite 200.

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Rogers Makes It 18 Consecutive Seasons Of Nascar Modified Wins At Riverhead Raceway

Coming into the final month of racing at Riverhead Raceway Saturday night defending Buzz Chew Chevrolet NASCAR Modified champion Tom Rogers Jr. of Riverhead had two goals on his mind. Try and go out and win the 50-lap feature event for long time team member Pete “Fuzzy” Jones who passed away earlier in the week and also continue his streak of at least one victory for the 18th consecutive race season. Rogers is the ninth different win in 2021 in thirteen NASCAR Modified events.

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From Last To First, Soper Drives To Victory At Riverhead Raceway in Bubba 100 NASCAR Modified Event

In life if the world gives you lemons you make lemonade. Saturday night after making an unapproved adjustment after setting fast time in qualifying Kyle Soper of Manorville was made to start The Bubba 100 Buzz Chew NASCAR Modifieds event at the rear of the 19-car grid. No problem for Soper who made enough lemonade after being handed lemons for the entire pit area to quench their thirst with as he drove from last to first for his fourth victory in the last seven starts.

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Full Night of Racing And Demolition Derby Planned For Sept. 4th At Riverhead

Action will be at a premium Saturday September 4th at Riverhead Raceway as track owners Eddie & Connie Partridge and Tom Gatz have lined up eight feature events for the night’s NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series program including the annual Cromarty Wall of Champions inductions. With children on Long Island slated to return to school the following week what better way to send them into a new academic year then with a bang provided by a School Bus Demolition Derby that concludes the action packed show.

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Dave Brigati Takes 50-Lap Buzz Chew Chevrolet NASCAR Modified Victory Saturday at Riverhead

Dave Brigati of Calverton returned to racing after a two month layoff at Riverhead Raceway Saturday with a point to prove, to himself as well his competitors. When the checker flag waved on the 50–lap Buzz Chew Chevrolet NASCAR Modified feature Brigati proved his point by winning his 12th career feature by far the most gratifying of his dozen victories.

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