THOMPSON, Conn. – In what was a wild 150 laps sponsored by Phoenix Communications, Craig Lutz returned to Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park Victory Lane on Thursday night, August 18. As the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour hit the high-banks for the first time since 2020, Lutz drove the No. 82 for Danny Watts to the front of the field early, and bested his challengers on multiple late restarts to score his fourth series win and first of the season.
Kyle Busch Motorsports driver Chandler Smith took the Playoff win at Richmond Raceway last weekend in dominant fashion, leading 176 of the scheduled 250 laps, and with the victory catapulted himself into the second round of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Playoffs.
WATERFORD, Conn. – Dana DiMatteo wasn’t going to be denied on Saturday night in the Monaco Modified Tri-Track Series return to the New London-Waterford Speedbowl. DiMatteo passed Kyle Bonsignore to score arguably the biggest win of his racing career in the Belltown Motors/Fowler’s Auto Wrecking 100 presented by CBYD 811, collecting a smooth $10,000 in the process.
CLAREMONT, N.H. – Jon McKennedy picked a perfect time to return to NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Victory Lane. For the first time since 2018, the Massachusetts racer parked in Victory Lane at Claremont Motorsports Park on Friday night in the Tour return to Claremont for the first time in 15 years.
WINCHESTER, N.H. – DJ Shaw did not plan on a trip to Monadnock Speedway. Monadnock Speedway did not plan on a rain delay. But Shaw made the most of both turns of fate. The multi-time Super Late Model champion picked up the win in Sunday’s rain-delayed Doghouse 75, the fourth race of the Granite State Pro Stock Series 2022 season.
JENNERSTOWN, Pa. – Tommy Baldwin Racing is taking control of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. On Saturday, at Jennerstown Speedway in Pennsylvania, the team was back in Victory Lane for the third straight Tour event – this time with Connecticut rising star Mike Christopher Jr. behind the wheel.
LEE, N.H. – For the second straight NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour race, Doug Coby was on top Saturday. Coby rocketed to Victory Lane in the inaugural Granite State Derby presented by USA Insulation at Lee USA Speedway – taking the Tommy Baldwin Racing No. 7NY into Lee’s winner’s circle in the first Tour appearance at the track in over two decades.
EPPING, N.H. — Veteran Modified ace Matt Hirschman, nicknamed “Big Money”, was back to his winning ways on Saturday night at Star Speedway. Hirschman scored a victory with a winning purse of over $14,000 in the 10th annual SBM classic at Star in the third race of the Tri Track Open Modified Series season.