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NASCAR Penalty On Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Smacks Of Ugly Hypocrisy By Sanctioning Body 

CLICK HERE TO VOTE: RaceDayCT Poll: Your Thoughts On The Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Penalty In The NASCAR Cup Series It was a NASCAR All-Star Race on Sunday at North Wilkesboro Speedway that proved to be a ho-hum sleeper of an event.  Joey Logano led 199 of 200 laps going nearly unchallenged most of the way […]

Social Media Knee Jerk Napalming Of Short Track Racing Only Damages The Sport Further And Further 

Sometimes you have to wonder, is racing the only sport where the people who claim to love it the most also seem hell bent on destroying it?  What happened Sunday at Stafford Speedway was just bad all around. There’s no sugarcoating anything that led up to the NAPA Spring Sizzler 100 being postponed to May […]

Chilly Return: Whelen Modified Tour Icebreaker Numbers Continue Worrisome Trend For Series 

When it was announced last fall that the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour would return to being part of the Icebreaker card at Thompson Speedway, it was circled by many as one of the major improvements to the series schedule.  Optimism for what returning to the Icebreaker could mean for the the series overall was flying […]

Let Them Race: Time For NASCAR To Complete All Cup Series Events Under Green

Is it over?  That was certainly the question being asked by millions of people who were tuned in to watch the conclusion of the Daytona 500 on Monday evening.  And it wasn’t just fans asking that question. One could tell from the restrained tone of the broadcasters calling the event that they weren’t even sure […]

Count ‘Em: Debating Matt Hirschman’s Historic Stats In Richie Evans Memorial 100 At New Smyrna

On Friday Matt Hirschman closed out a week of Tour Type Modified competition at the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway by winning the Richie Evans Memorial 100.  It was Hirschman’s fifth consecutive win in the event and his seventh win overall in the race.  Or wait, was it his […]

Getting Dragged: Exclusion Of Shirley Muldowney By New England Auto Racers Hall Of Fame Is A Bad Look 

It doesn’t matter if it involves motorsports, football, baseball, wrestling or playing chess, when it comes to discussions of Hall of Fame credentials or inclusion, it’s typically a topic that can spark heated debate.  And that fact stands true even for the New England Auto Racers Hall of Fame.  The New England Auto Racers Hall […]

Memorial: Ken Squier, Larger Than Life Figure In Motorsports And A Gift To Short Track Racing 

Through my 30-year career as a sports journalist I’ve had the opportunity to meet some of the biggest sports celebrities out there, but I’ve also been blessed with the opportunity to meet some people in the realm of sports that just seemed larger than life to me.  Ken Squier, who passed away Wednesday, was one […]

Ryan Preece Crash Is Another “Why Are They Doing This?” Moment For NASCAR At Daytona 

Ryan Preece is still looking for his first victory in NASCAR’s highest level Cup Series.  But on Saturday night the Berlin native and former Whelen Modified Tour champion cemented a moment in series history that will shine for years to come, even if it’s for all the wrong reasons.  With five laps remaining in the […]

Missing The Mark: Time For New England Auto Racing Hall Of Fame To Induct Mark And Lisa Arute 

On Sunday the New England Antique Racers announced its historic 25th induction class to the New England Auto Racing Hall of Fame.  The class announced included former NASCAR Busch North Series standouts Andy Santerre and Brad Leighton, Old Lyme based team owner Ted Marsh, former Modified team owner the late John Stygar, longtime SuperModified racing […]

Black Flag: Missed Calls Make For Bad Look For Whelen Modified Tour In Recent Events 

The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Mohegan Sun 100 on July 15 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway ended in thrilling fashion, with three former series champions battling for the win on the final lap.  When the checkered flag flew it was Justin Bonsignore edging Doug Coby for the victory, with Ron Silk finishing third.  It was […]

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