Chris Turbush of Wading River rewarded his hard-working team, which burnt the midnight oil during the week to repair a heavily damaged car, by making a last-lap pass of Kyle Soper of Manorville to claim a win in a 50-lap Late Model feature at Riverhead Raceway Saturday evening.
Rookie driver Michael Rutkoski of Mattituck scored his first career Modified Crate victory in a nonstop 30-lap main event.
Tom Rogers Jr. of Riverhead raced to his 45th career win on Saturday in the annual Baldwin Evans & Jarzombek 77 at Riverhead Raceway as he closes in on the second most wins all-time at the track. That distinction currently belongs to Jim Malone Sr. with 50. READ
Thanks to Mother Nature, Ryan Preece of Berlin, Conn., landed his 16th career victory at Riverhead Raceway in Saturday night’s Modified race. READ
Timmy Solomito of Islip captured his third NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour victory of the season Saturday night in the main event at Riverhead Raceway. Solomito won the Riverhead 200, his 18th career victory at his home track, by holding off Dave Sapienza of Riverhead, the runner-up. READ
Ryan Preece of Berlin, Connecticut, and his team may be hitting their stride at the right time.
Preece roared to victory in the inaugural Modified Touring Series 125 Saturday night at Riverhead Raceway. The win came on the heels of Preece’s triumph last Wednesday night in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour 125 at the Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park in Connecticut.
Defending NASCAR Modified champion Shawn Solomito of Center Moriches executed a textbook pass Saturday night at Riverhead Raceway to score his second straight victory in the Mullet Madness 50. The victory was the 17th of Solomito’s career.
Tom Rogers of Riverhead double-dipped on Saturday night. He won both a 40-lap NASCAR Modified feature event as well as a 15-lap Figure Eight contest at Riverhead Raceway. The Modified win was the 44th of his career while the Figure Eight victory was his 27th.
The Granite State Pro Stock Series made its first Long Island appearance, with Mike Mitchell of Cumberland, Rhode Island, collecting his first career victory in the Riverhead 100.
Max Zachem of Preston, Connecticut, scored his first career NASCAR Tour Type Modified win Saturday night when he won the 40-lap Whelen All-American Series opener at Riverhead Raceway. READ