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.
Fifty-four-year-old Mike Buksa of Islip won his first national championship since 1988 in the National Stock Demolition Derby championship at Riverhead Raceway Saturday.
Shawn Solomito of Center Moriches was one of seven track champions crowned at Riverhead Raceway Saturday night. READ
With five laps remaining in the NASCAR Modified feature at Riverhead Raceway on Saturday, three-time champion Howie Brode of East Islip seemed content with a runner-up finish to Ken Darch of Riverhead. However, a late-race caution on Lap 36 for a minor spin changed the complexion of the race. 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.
The numbers and stars lined up just right for 28-year-old Justin Bonsignore of Holtsville as he drove to victory in the Riverhead 200 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour event at Riverhead Raceway Saturday night. READ
On a hot August night for the NASCAR Whelen All American Series at Riverhead Raceway, with lightening dancing in the sky off in the distance, Kyle Soper of Manorville and championship leader Shawn Solomito of Center Moriches earned wins in NASCAR Modifieds Twin 50 feature events on Saturday. For Soper, it was his second win of the season and Solomito’s fourth. READ
Say this about Cassandra Denis’ entry into auto racing: She brings flash.
It was at a women’s race in Pennsylvania one day when Denis was thrown into a car and told to give it a shot.
Defending NASCAR Modified champion Tom Rogers Jr. of Riverhead and his team plotted out strategy Saturday afternoon in Riverhead Raceway’s pit area. The game plan worked to perfection as Rogers won his first feature event of 2016 after starting last in the night’s 40-lap feature event. READ
Dylan Slepian of Dix Hills scored his second NASCAR Modifieds win of the season Saturday on a hot, sultry night at Riverhead Raceway. Slepian went wire to wire in a 40-lap main event. READ