Riverhead Raceway To Fire Off 74th Year Of Racing May 4th & 5th, 8th Annual Islip 300 To Pay 10K To Winner November 16th

With 2023 officially in the mirror at the conclusion of the Riverhead Raceway Awards Ceremony, track owners Connie Partridge & Tom Gatz have released an energetic and comprehensive schedule of events for the fast-approaching 2024 race season.

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Matt Hirschman Conquers Riverhead Raceway With Convincing Islip 300 Victory

Arguably the most successful Modified drivers to ever strap in, Matt Hirschman heard the whispers, whispers that morphed to louder social media conversation. Why doesn’t Matt come to Riverhead, is he worried he can’t win there?

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2023 Riverhead Raceway Crown Jewel Series To Conclude At Islip 300, Ted Christopher Cup Awaits Champion

The 2023 Crown Jewel Series at Riverhead Raceway will culminate Saturday at the 7th annual Islip 300 for Tour Type Modifieds and heading into the $7,000 to win event Kyle Ellwood of Riverhead leads the race for the Ted Christopher Cup. The 2023 Crown Jewel Series consisted of six Tour Type Modified extra distance or signature events over the course of the summer carrying separate championship points from the Advance Auto Parts Weekly NASCAR rankings.

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Matt Hirschman & Lou Strohl Head To Islip 300 Riding Momentum Of Big Weekend Modified Victories

It was a successful racing weekend for two veteran drivers out of Pennsylvania, “Money” Matt Hirschman scored his ninth career win in the John Blewett III Memorial North-South Shootout at Caraway, NC Speedway, while Lou Strohl was victorious in the Tom Wanick Jr. Memorial King of the Green event at Evergreen, Pa. Raceway. Both drivers hope to ride a wave of momentum into the 7th annual Islip 300 this Saturday November 11th at Riverhead Raceway.

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John Beatty Jr., Matt Hirschman, JB Fortin, Timmy Solomito Among Early Islip 300 Entires At Riverhead Raceway

Early registration for the November 11th Islip 300 has begun and a quartet of drivers are among those who have registered for the $7,000 to win Tour Type Modified event. Fresh off his NASCAR Modified Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series championship John Beatty Jr. of Merrick, red hot Matt Hirschman of Northampton, Pa. and 2021 300 winner JB Fortin of Holtsville are among the entrants.

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Infield Pitting Announced For 7th Annual Islip 300 November 11th At Riverhead Raceway

With the 2023 regular season finally in the record books at Riverhead Raceway, the track management team has turned their full attention to the Islip 300 Tour Type Modified event Saturday November 11th. General manager John Ellwood announced the 7th annual Islip 300 would feature infield pitting for teams vying for the $7.000 victory, allowing fans to look on as talented race teams ply their craft.

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Islip 300 Entries Swell To 33, “Big Money” Matt Hirschman To Drive For New Local Combination Seeking $7,000 Victory

With the 6th annual Islip 300 just days away at Riverhead Raceway interest for the race peaked Monday evening when it was announced that “Big Money” Matt Hirschman of Northampton, Pa. would be among those chasing the $7,000 victory at the historic quarter mile oval.

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JB Fortin Ready To Defend 2021 Islip 300 Victory Against Tough Field Saturday At Riverhead Raceway

As the laps dwindled down on a chilly Sunday in November last year during the Islip 300 at Riverhead Raceway, a caution flag waved on lap 276 setting up a double file restart that would go a long way in determining who would win the race.

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Riverhead Raceway Readying For 6th Annual Islip 300 Saturday November 12th, Tour Type Modified Winner To Earn $7,000

The Riverhead Raceway management team has been busy since the regular season ended the final weekend of September preparing for the 6th annual Islip 300 Saturday November 12th. In just five years the Islip 300 quickly has become a signature Tour Type Modified event paying the winner $7,000 from a total purse of $32,650. JB Fortin of Holtsville the 2021 Islip 300 victor announced this week he’ll defend his race win.

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JB Fortin Nails Late Race Restart For East-West Marine Supply Islip 300 Victory Sunday At Riverhead

If one of many on-line gambling sites were to list odds for the 5th annual East-West Marine Supply Islip 300 at Riverhead Raceway, JB Fortin’s name may have been somewhere in the middle of favorites to score the win. Sunday Fortin, 27 bet on himself during a late restart, making an impressive move to wrestle the lead away from Ryan Preece of Berlin, Ct. Fortin would survive two more restarts to score what some consider an upset win. The 300 was run one day later than scheduled due to severe…

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Keith Rocco Heading To Islip 300 Hoping To Keep Big Race Win Streak Intact

Over his career Keith Rocco of Berlin, Ct. has accomplished plenty. Winning the 2021 NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly series title, over a dozen track championships in the SK Modified/Sunoco Modified ranks at the three Connecticut ovals while winning well over 200 races in the process. However it may be the recent performance of Rocco in the big fall Modified events that is catching the attention of many. Keith will ride a two major event win streak into the Islip 300 Saturday at Riverhead Raceway.

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Patrick Emerling & Timmy Solomito Latest Entries For Islip 300 Saturday At Riverhead Raceway

2021 WMT championship runner-up Patrick Emerling of Orchard Park, NY and Timmy Solomito of Islip, a 20-time career Tour Type Modified winner at Riverhead Raceway are the latest drivers to confirm their intentions on racing for the Islip 300 victory Saturday. With the Emerling and Solomito entries, 29 Tour Type Modified teams have expressed their intentions of racing in the $32,650 event that pays $7,000 to the race winner.

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Popular Crate Modifieds And INEX Legend Race Cars Compliment Islip 300 Program Saturday At Riverhead Raceway

Among competitors and spectators alike, the Eagle Auto Mall Crate Modified and INEX Legend Race Car divisions of the Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series of Riverhead Raceway are extremely successful and popular. Saturday afternoon during the Islip 300 for the Tour type Modifieds teams in both classes will showcase their talents with the Crate Modifieds set for a 50-lap event while the INEX Legend Race Cars race a 40-lap feature.

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Three Iconic Modified Names To Collaborate For Islip 300 November 13th At Riverhead Raceway

Three second generation racing personalities bearing iconic names will collaborate for a two car effort at the Islip 300 Tour Type Modified event Saturday November 13th at Riverhead Raceway. In the waning days of October Tommy Baldwin Jr. announced he’ll field two cars for the $7,000 to win race, naming Jimmy Blewett of Howell, NJ and Michael Christopher Jr. of Wolcott, Ct. as his drivers. The racing lineage among the three families runs deep in the Northeast.

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