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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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Whelen Modified News & Notes: Thompson

Kyle Souza, NASCARHomeTracks.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Last year, Timmy Solomito used his first career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour win in the Icebreaker 150 at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park to launch a breakout season.

To find this year's candidate to follow in Solomito's tracks, you don't have to look far.

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Solomito Charges Late For Myrtle Beach Win

By Kyle Souza, NASCARHomeTracks.com

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – One year ago, Timmy Solomito captured his first career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour victory in the season-opening Icebreaker at Connecticut's Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park. 

Fast-forward a year later, the Islip, New York, driver was celebrating a victory in the season-opening race once again. This time, the win came in South Carolina.

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QUALIFYING: Summers Takes Top Spot

By Kyle Souza, NASCARHomeTracks.com

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Rob Summers captured the Coors Light Pole Award on Saturday for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season-opening Performance Plus 150 presented by Safety-Kleen at Myrtle Beach Speedway.

The pole was the seventh career for the Manchester, Conn. driver and the first for him since 2001 at New London-Waterford Speedbowl. Summers put down a fast time of 20.028 seconds (96.705 mph) late in the session behind the wheel of his No. 64 Fastrock Electric Chevrolet for Mike Murphy. He will lead the field to the green flag later this evening.

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PRACTICE: Solomito Sets Myrtle Beach Pace

By Kyle Souza, NASCARHomeTracks.com

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Shawn Solomito opened the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season at the top of the speed charts in the only practice session at the half-mile Myrtle Beach Speedway on Saturday. 

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