Wiscasset Speedway took the turn towards the home stretch of the 2022 season Saturday evening with Group 1 in action along with the second appearance of the season for the G.O.Motorsports NELCAR Legends. The regular weekly divisions on the card included Pro Stocks, Thunder 4 Minis, 4-Cylinder Pros, and Super Streets.
BECHTELSVILLE, PA. – Craig Von Dohren of Oley, Pa. was able to overtake leader Kyle Lilick of Collegeville, Pa. on a lap 26 restart, and race home to victory in the 30-lap T.P. Trailer NASCAR Modified feature Saturday night at Grandview Speedway.
West Haven, VT – Being new at anything is intimidating, so imagine how a driver feels the first time they buckle into a Sportsman Modified for a night of competition. Devil’s Bowl Speedway promoter Mike Bruno has been there and recognized the need for a true ‘rookie’ division at his West Haven, VT speedway. In 2022 that’s just what drivers new to open wheel Modified racing can count on.
(Stafford Springs, CT)—For the 10th consecutive season, rookie drivers in Stafford Speedway’s SK Light, Limited Late Model, and Street Stock divisions will all be racing for a $500 end of season bonus that will be provided by R.A.D. Auto Machine of Ludlow, MA. The highest finishing rookie drivers in each division will receive a $500 bonus and all drivers who have made less than 5 division starts in previous seasons are eligible to compete in the R.A.D. Rookie of the Year program.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 21, 2022) – A day after placing his name in Daytona International Speedway’s record book with his first career NASCAR Cup Series triumph, rookie Austin Cindric was honored Monday during a “Champion’s Celebration” inside the track’s Ruoff Victory Lane. As is customary, there were plenty of special gifts awarded only to a DAYTONA 500 Champion and his team, but then out of nowhere, Cindric began his own tradition.
In a wreck-filled 2022 Daytona 500 race, Penske rookie driver Austin Cindric brought the famed 2 car back to Victory Lane…. on Roger Penske’s birthday, yet!
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 20, 2022) – On the 85th birthday of his car owner, Roger Penske, 23-year-old NASCAR Cup Series rookie Austin Cindric beat Bubba Wallace to the finish line by .036 seconds in overtime to win Sunday’s 64th running of the DAYTONA 500.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 19, 2022) – Austin Hill nosed ahead of AJ Allmendinger moments before a last-lap caution period at Daytona International Speedway to earn his first NASCAR Xfinity Series victory in Saturday’s Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner. 300.
(Stafford Springs, CT)—After running a partial 5-race SK Modified® schedule in 2020 in order to maintain his rookie driver status, Noah Korner made the full-time move into the division for the 2021 season. The driver of the #31 Midstate Site Development Chevrolet drove to 5 top-5 and 8 top-10 finishes with a season best finish of second on August 20th and October 1st to finish the season 10th in the SK Modified® standings and claim NAPA Auto Parts SK Modified® Rookie of the Year honors.
(Stafford Springs, CT)—The 2021 season at Stafford Speedway saw 15-year-old Tyler Barry make the move from Legend Cars to the SK Light Modified division. The 4th generation driver with a name familiar to many modified fans had an up and down year but he ended his rookie season on the highest of notes by taking his #18 Clearcom I.T. Solutions / Pro Systems Integration Chevrolet to NAPA Victory Lane. For the season, Barry posted 1 win, 4 top-5, and 10 top-10 finishes to carry him to R.A.D. Auto Machine SK Light…