Kyle Soper of Manorville secured his first career NASCAR Modified championship with a fourth-place finish in a 40-lap race at Riverhead Raceway Saturday night. Soper, 22, beat out Tom Rogers Jr. of Riverhead by six points for the Whelen All American Series title. READ
Justin Bonsignore of Holtsville took another step towards his first career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour championship Saturday when he won the Miller Lite 200 at Riverhead Raceway. It was his sixth career WMT victory at the track where his NASCAR Modified career began. The victory also upped his overall Riverhead NASCAR Modified win total to 13. The Miller Lite 200 program was completed despite a five-plus-hour rain delay. (more…)
Defending NASCAR Modified champion Tom Rogers Jr. of Riverhead and his race team had to virtually rebuild their car after a hard crash on Aug. 22. The car wasn’t finished until 2:30 a.m. Saturday morning.
Later that night, Rogers went out and rewarded his hard-working group by sweeping the Twin 50 NASCAR Modified events at Riverhead Raceway Saturday evening. The victories were the 50th and 51st of his career, moving him to second on the track’s all-time win list that is led by Charlie Jarzombek with 63 wins. READ
Far removed from the glitz and glamour of mammoth NASCAR stadiums that attract crowds of more than 100,000 on race day, the venerable Riverhead Raceway, with its quarter-mile track, remains an iconic destination at the gateway to the East End. Every Saturday night from late spring through summer, the familiar roar of the engines fills the air as Modified cars, Super Pro Trucks, Legends cars and more race side-by-side.READ
A spirited crowd gathered at Riverhead Raceway Wednesday evening for the Back to School Bash that featured Twin 50 Late Model events that were split between veteran drivers Jarrod Hayes of Calverton and former multi-time champion Jeremy McDermott of Riverhead. READ
Versatile Riverhead Raceway veteran Dave Brigati of Calverton doubled down Saturday night during the NASCAR Whelen All American Series, winning both 25-lap Late Model and 50-lap Crate Modified races. A near-capacity crowd also saw Michael Rommeney of Bohemia win a School Bus Demolition Derby. (more…)