08/11/14 3:07pm
08/11/2014 3:07 PM



Tom Rogers Jr. of Riverhead cut short a family vacation to be able to compete in the Sunoco Race Fuels Twin 50 NASCAR Modified features Saturday at Riverhead Raceway. His competitors would rather he remained on vacation.

Rogers swept both 50-lap features. The victories were his fourth and fifth of the season, and he has won four of the last five races at the quarter-mile track, moving his career win total to 29. (more…)

08/05/14 10:29am
08/05/2014 10:29 AM


Despite some stubborn weather systems that hung over Riverhead Raceway until late Saturday afternoon, the track beat Mother Nature to get its entire NASCAR Whelen All-American Series program in the books. And Jason Agugliaro of Islip beat the field in a 35-lap NASCAR Modified feature. Agugliaro fended off a hard-pressing Tom Rogers Jr. of Riverhead for his second career win.

It was also a fitting wedding gift. Agugliaro announced in victory lane that the big win came 24 hours after he and his fiancée, Theresa, were married on Friday. “Theresa puts up with a lot and to win on the weekend we got married, well it makes this all the more special,” he said. (more…)