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Stafford Modified Tour Race Postponed

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour race scheduled to run on Friday, May 24 at Stafford (Conn.) Motor Speedway has been postponed due to a forecast for inclement weather.

The TSI Harley-Davidson 125 presented by G-Oil has been pushed back two weeks and is now slated to be contested at the historic half mile on Friday, June 7. The raceday schedule for June 7 will remain the same as it would have been for May 24.

It will still be the next event on the 2013 Whelen Modified Tour calendar.

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Whelen Modified Tour Stat Advance: Stafford

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will race under the lights for the first time in 2013 with the TSI Harley-Davidson 125 presented by G-Oil on Friday, May 24 at Stafford (Conn.) Motor Speedway. Below is a statistical look at the performance of series and selected drivers at the track:

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Whelen Modified Tour News & Notes: Stafford

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Following a pair of day races and a rainout, the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will race under the lights for the first time in 2013 when it returns to Stafford (Conn.) Motor Speedway for the TSI Harley-Davidson 125 presented by G-Oil on Friday, May 24.

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NASCAR Awards Return To Charlotte

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR announced today the postseason awards dates for the annual NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Awards and the NASCAR Night of Champions Touring Series Awards, set for Dec. 13 and 14 at the NASCAR Hall of Fame / Charlotte Convention Center.

The NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Awards will take place Friday, Dec. 13. Among those honored will be the 2013 national champion, as well as track champions from 55 tracks across the United States and Canada, state and provincial champions and top rookies.

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Sherwin-Williams Becomes Official Partner

Official Release

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — NASCAR® and Sherwin-Williams today announced a multi-year partnership designating the nation’s largest specialty retailer of paint and painting supplies as the ”Official Paint of NASCAR.” Sherwin-Williams, a FORTUNE 500 company, will leverage its new designation for architectural paint and the power of NASCAR’s intellectual property to activate at its more than 3,500 stores nationwide and ignite the passion of its customers – many of whom are fiercely brand-loyal fans of the sport.

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Monadnock Modified Tour Race Postponed

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour race scheduled to run on Saturday, May 11 at Monadnock Speedway in Winchester, N.H., has been postponed due to a forecast for inclement weather.

The Town Fair Tire Whitcomb 200 is now slated to be contested at the Granite State quarter-mile bullring on Saturday, July 27. The schedule of events for raceday will remain the same.

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Whelen Mod Tour Stat Advance: Monadnock

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The third race of the 2013 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season will take place on Saturday, May 11 with the Town Fair Tire Whitcomb 200 at Monadnock Speedway in rural Winchester, N.H. Below is a statistical look at the performance of series and selected drivers at the track:

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Whelen Mod Tour News & Notes: Monadnock

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – As the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour heads to Monadnock Speedway this week, a pair of drivers stand as favorites to either continue a historical trend or make their own mark on the record books.

Although the competition is nearly too close to call across the board, Whelen Modified Tour co-point leaders Rowan Pennink and Ryan Preece lead the tour contingent into the Town Fair Tire Whitcomb 200 at the quarter-mile oval on Saturday, May 11 in rural Winchester, N.H.

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FRIDAY FEATURE: State Line - Concentration Makes NASCAR Modified Racing Special

By Travis Barrett, Special to NASCAR Home Tracks

MODIFIED COUNTRY, Conn. – It is a 31-mile drive from Stafford, Conn., straight across the state to the town of Thompson. From there, it's a 53-mile virtual straight shot down I-395 to the Waterford, along the Connecticut shoreline. Heading back to Stafford? That'll run 52 to miles to the northwest, back into the heart of what is clearly demarcated as “Modified Country.”

On a map, it's an upside-down acute triangle that perfectly cradles the epicenter of the NASCAR Modified universe.

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Santos Superb In Stafford Spring Sizzler

By Kevin W. Green, NASCAR

STAFFORD, Conn. – Bobby Santos dominated NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour action in winning the CARQUEST Tech-Net Spring Sizzler at Stafford Motor Speedway on Sunday, giving him back-to-back wins at the historic half-mile track.

The 2010 tour champion from Franklin, Mass., led nearly all 200 laps - holding on in a dash to the finish after a late-race restart.

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