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Picture This: Fran Lawlor Photo Gallery From Whelen Mod Tour Eddie Partridge 256 At Riverhead

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. – The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour made its third and final trip of the season to Riverhead Raceway Saturday for the running of the Eddie Partridge 256. At the end of the night it was Justin Bonsignore once again celebrating in victory lane at his home track. RaceDayCT’s Fran Lawlor was at the […]

Stat Check: Breaking Down The Whelen Modified Tour Standings With Two Races Left

Only three points separate the top three drivers in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour standings heading into the final two races of the 2022 season. After claiming his fourth win of the year at Riverhead Raceway on Saturday night, three-time Tour champion Justin Bonsignore has erased the deficit stemming from his poor start to put […]

Island Party: Justin Bonsignore Wins Whelen Mod Tour Eddie Partridge 256 At Riverhead Raceway

It was a night at Riverhead Raceway celebrating the exploits of Long Island native Eddie Partridge and his support as the owner of the historic bullring.  And when it was over it was the most successful Islander of late in Modified racing celebrating victory.  Justin Bonsignore, who got his start in Modified racing at Riverhead, […]

Unique Mystique: Ted Christopher And Car Owner Jim Galante Made Unforgettable Team

Republished from RaceDayCT from Sept. 21, 2017 With a career spanning over 30 years in motorsports, legendary short track racer Ted Christopher competed for a list of car owners that is long and represented some of the best and most respected in the business. There were always car owners looking to get Christopher in the […]

Back In Time: On Ted’s Tail – A 4-day, 5-race, 3-track Run With Ted Christopher

Republished from RaceDayCT from Sept. 17, 2017 In June of 2005, as a reporter for the Hartford Courant, I pitched to my editors the idea of following Ted Christopher around for a few days and making a feature story about the adventure. It seemed the perfect weekend to pull it off was arranged by a […]

Back In Time: Shifting Gears – Christopher Brothers Changing Priorities

— Republished from RaceDayCT from Sept. 17, 2017 In September 2001 Ted Christopher was preparing to be celebrated as the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series national champion while his twin brother Michael was settling into life not fully encompassed with racing. — Shifting Gears – Christopher Brothers Changing PrioritiesSept. 30, 2001By Shawn Courchesne – Courant Staff […]

In Memory: Short Track Racing Lost An Irreplaceable Giant In Ted Christopher

Republished from RaceDayCT from Sept. 17, 2017 When I started helping out covering auto racing at the Hartford Courant in the mid-1990’s Dave Heuschkel – then the lead reporter covering motorsports – gave me a tip. He told me if I wanted to get the best stories around the local racing scene that I needed […]

Doug Coby Looks For Another Whelen Mod Tour Win With Tommy Baldwin Racing At Riverhead

Earlier in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season, Doug Coby parked the Tommy Baldwin Racing No. 7NY in Victory Lane at Riverhead Raceway. The six-time Whelen Modified Tour champion’s victory in May was his third career at the New York quarter-mile, all coming within his last five starts.  After over a decade of trying, Coby […]

TFR Distribution, Buzze Racing, Hamke Racecars Introduce Alignment To Improve Customer Experience  

TFR Distribution, in conjunction with Buzze Racing and Hamke Racecars, is announcing a new strategic alignment between the companies to better serve the Southern customer base in Modified racing.  TFR Distribution is the official retail and wholesale distributor for the LFR Race Cars and Troyer Race Cars brands and all brand specific parts and materials.  “Tom Buzze and I […]

Whelen Modified Tour To Make 70th Appearance At Riverhead For Eddie Partridge 256 On Sept. 17

It is sure to be a special event Saturday September 17th at Riverhead Raceway when the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour rolls into town for their 70th start at the historic quarter mile facility. To remember and celebrate the career of the late Eddie Partridge, a two time WMT championship car owner Jimmy Wilson of NASCAR […]

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