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NBCSN To Broadcast Title Stretch Run

Official Release

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Fans watched Doug Coby and Burt Myers win celebrate championships in the NASCAR Whelen Modified tours last year, and NBCSN will again be the showcase as the first newly unified NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion is crowned this fall.

NBC and NASCAR announced today the remainder of the 2017 broadcast schedule, which will capture the championship home stretch newly unified NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour.

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Whelen Modified Stat Advance: Stafford

By Kyle Souza, NASCARHomeTracks.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will continue the 2017 season at Stafford Motor Speedway in Stafford, Connecticut on Sunday afternoon, headlining the historic NAPA Spring Sizzler weekend. Below is a statistical look at the 46th annual NAPA Spring Sizzler 200.

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Whelen Modified News & Notes: Stafford

By Kyle Souza, NASCARHomeTracks.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – For the first time since 2009, the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will head to a track coming off the heels of a win by Ole Blue and the iconic Boelher family No. 3. 

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Pennink Puts Ole Blue Back Into Victory Lane

By Jason Cunningham, NASCARHomeTracks.com

THOMPSON, Conn. - Rowan Pennink outdueled Bobby Santos on a restart with three laps to go and drove on to victory in the Icebreaker 150 at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park.

Sunday marked the third career victory for Pennink, and first since the 2013 season, which also came at Thompson. It was also the first points race victory for the famed "Ole Blue" No. 3 Cape Cod Copper Chevrolet since 2009. The Boehler Racing team, which has six NASCAR Modified championships, is celebrating its 60th season.

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QUALIFING: Solomito On Point At Icebreaker

By Jason Cunningham, NASCARHomeTracks.com

THOMPSON, Conn. - After taking the checkered flag in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season opener last month in South Carolina, Timmy Solomito has brought his momentum north.

Solomito, of Islip, New York, posted a fast lap of 18.868 seconds (119.250 mph) Sunday afternoon around the .625-mile Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park to win the Coors Light Pole Award for the Icebreaker 150.

Solomito was also the polesitter for the 2016 Whelen Modified Tour season finale at Thompson. Today's pole was the fourth of his career overall.

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PRACTICE: Dowling Fast At Thompson

By Kyle Souza, NASCARHomeTracks.com

THOMPSON, Conn. – While making his first appearance of the 2017 season on Saturday, Chase Dowling was the fastest overall in practice for Sunday's Icebreaker 150 at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park.

Although Dowling was 15th fastest in the first session, he rocketed to the top of the charts in the final practice with a time of 18.769 seconds (119.879 mph) behind the wheel of his No. 15 15-40 Connection Chevrolet.

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New Perspective For Solomito At Icebreaker

By Kyle Souza, NASCARHomeTracks.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Weather may have delayed the Icebreaker a week, but it hasn't slowed Timmy Solomito's momentum.

Heading to Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, he has firmly positioned himself as the driver to beat Sunday. The Islip, N.Y. driver captured the victory in the season-opening race at Myrtle Beach Speedway on March 18 and is heading to Thompson as the defending Icebreaker winner. 

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FRIDAY FEATURE: 60 Years And Going Strong

By Kyle Souza, NASCARHomeTracks.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Bugsy Stevens, Tony Hirschman and Wayne Anderson. Those are just three of the many historic modified names that come to mind when you think about the history of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. 

All three of those drivers captured wins and championships with Boelher Racing Enterprises, while sitting behind the wheel of the famed Ole’ Blue No. 3. The blue paint scheme with the bright yellow number has been a staple in the modified ranks for more than five decades and continues to be today.

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Icebreaker 2017 Postponed One Week

Official Release

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – With inclement weather expected in Connecticut this week, NASCAR and Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park officials have postponed this weekend’s 43rd running of the track’s Icebreaker.

The event, which is highlighted by the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour’s Icebreaker 150, will be run the following weekend: April 7-9.

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Whelen Modified Stat Advance: Thompson

Kyle Souza, NASCARHomeTracks.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will continue the 2017 season at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park in Thompson, Connecticut, on Sunday afternoon. Below is a statistical look at the Icebreaker 150, including selected driver notes:

Icebreaker 150 Setup:

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