Tom Rogers Jr. of Riverhead sewed up both the NASCAR Modified and Figure Eight championships in grand style Saturday at Riverhead Raceway, winning both feature events. Rogers secured his fourth NASCAR Modified championship in a tiebreaker with John Fortin Sr. of Holtsville. READ
With a standing-room-only crowd looking on Saturday night at Riverhead Raceway, Tom Rogers Jr. of Riverhead double-dipped. The hard charging driver topped a 40-lap NASCAR Modified field as well a winning in a 15-lap Figure Eight event to pad his championship lead in both divisions. READ
Tom Rogers Jr. of Riverhead notched his third NASCAR Whelen All American Series Modified win of 2017 Saturday night and in the process took over the championship lead by one point over John Fortin Sr. of Holtsville. READ
Whatever ailed defending Riverhead Raceway NASCAR Modified and Figure Eight champion Tom Rogers Jr. of Riverhead earlier in the season is now just a distant memory.
Rogers won both a 40-lap NASCAR Modified race, which he backed up minutes later with a victory in a 15-lap Figure Eight main event Saturday at Riverhead Raceway.
Tom Rogers Jr. of Riverhead became the first Riverhead Raceway driver in 56 years to win two stock car titles in the same year at Riverhead Raceway on Saturday night.
While six NASCAR Whelen All American Series events were run Saturday night at Riverhead Raceway the biggest race of the evening was the one waged against Mother Nature to beat the impending rain. It was a race the raceway won, and Tom Rogers Jr. of Riverhead was sure glad it did. Rogers triumphed in both a 35-lap NASCAR Modified feature as well as the annual Cromarty Cup 20 for the Figure Eights.
Rogers scored his 34th career NASCAR Modified win, moving him into sole possession of third place on the all-time Riverhead Raceway win list behind Charlie Jarzombek (63) and Jim Malone Sr. (50). (more…)
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With Old Timers Night featuring the annual Wall of Fame induction ceremony, it was an evening to recall the driving legends that have passed through the pit gate at Riverhead Raceway. Tom Rogers Jr. of Riverhead showed why he is on the path toward becoming a driving legend in his own right, sweeping the Twin 30 NASCAR Modified features on Saturday night.
The wins were Rogers’ sixth and seventh of the year, giving him a career total of 31, tying him with Tommy Washburn and Jackie Reinhard for sixth on the all-time win list. (more…)
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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…)