NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (2022)

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (2)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (3)

Date of birth:

Crew Chief: RON YUHAS JR.

Hometown: NORTHAMPTON, PA

Owner: MIKE MURPHY

Austin Beers made his NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour debut in 2021.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (5)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (6)

Date of birth: MAY 12, 1981

Crew Chief: MICHAEL BOLOGNA

Hometown: CENTEREACH, NY

Owner: JOSEPH BERTUCCIO

J.R. Bertuccio is a seasoned modified racer who has competed part-time on the Tour since 1997.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (8)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (9)

Date of birth: AUG 26, 1980

Crew Chief: STEPHEN KOPCIK

Hometown: HOWELL, NJ

Owner: JON BERTUCCIO

Jimmy Blewett is a NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour veteran who has raced part-time on the circuit since 2001.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (11)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (12)

Date of birth: DEC 16, 1988

Crew Chief: CAM McDERMOTT

Hometown: BAY SHORE, NY

Owner: KYLE BONSIGNORE

The cousin of Justin Bonsignore, Kyle got his first win in the 2018 NAPA Fall Final at Stafford.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (14)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (15)

Date of birth: FEB 3, 1988

Crew Chief: RYAN STONE

Hometown: HOLTSVILLE, NY

Owner: KEN MASSA

Justin Bonsignore is the 2018, 2020 and 2021 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion. He drives the No. 51 Phoenix Communications Inc. Chevrolet for Ken Massa, a car owner for whom he's driven since joining the tour full-time in 2010.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (17)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (18)

Date of birth: JUL 14, 1972

Crew Chief: DAVID CARTER

Hometown: ONTARIO, NY

Owner: ALLIE BRAINARD

She picked up a career-best finish of 18th at White Mountain in August of 2020.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (20)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (21)

Date of birth: MAR 13, 1998

Crew Chief: DAVID CATALANO

Hometown: ONTARIO, NY

Owner: DAVID CATALANO

Tommy Catalano won the Rookie of the Year on the Whelen Modified Tour in 2018. He is a successful modified racer from New York. Improving over the last few years, Catalano has multiple top-10 runs on NASCAR's oldest touring series.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (23)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (24)

Date of birth: MAR 2, 2000

Crew Chief: DAVID CATALANO

Hometown: ONTARIO, NY

Owner: DAVID CATALANO

Timmy Catalano drives a part-time schedule on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (26)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (27)

Date of birth: MARCH 22, 1981

Crew Chief: SHAWN BRULE

Hometown: WOODSTOCK, CT

Owner: SHAWN BRULE

An accomplished late model racer, Paul Charette made his debut on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour in the 2022 season-opener at New Smyrna Speedway.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (29)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (30)

Date of birth: JUN 23, 1982

Crew Chief: TBD

Hometown: MILFORD, CT

Owner: DOUG COBY

Doug Coby is a six-time NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion (2012, 2014-17, 2019), and the only driver in the modern era to win four straight championships. In 2020, Coby’s first year as an owner-driver, he won a race and two poles, finishing third in the standings. In 2016, Coby won nine pole awards, coming just one shy of a record set by Steve Park.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (32)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (33)

Date of birth: JUN 08, 1990

Crew Chief: PHIL MORAN

Hometown: MIAMI SPRINGS, FL

Owner: JOEY COULTER

Coutler, who has experience in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and ARCA Menards Series, made his NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour debut in the 2022 season-opener at Florida's New Smyrna Speedway.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (35)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (36)

Date of birth: APRIL 6, 1999

Crew Chief: TOMMY BALDWIN

Hometown: WOLCOTT, CT

Owner: TOMMY BALDWIN

Mike Christopher Jr. began his NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour career with a run at Riverhead Raceway in 2021. He began his 2022 campaign with a third-place finish at New Smyrna Speedway.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (38)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (39)

Date of birth: NOV 30, 1959

Crew Chief:

Hometown: ALEXANDRIA, LA

Owner: BRYAN DAUZAT

Bryan Dauzat has been racing in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour on a part-time basis since 2008. He also has experience in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and ARCA Menards Series.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (41)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (42)

Date of birth: NOV 29, 1998

Crew Chief: ALEX QUERY III

Hometown: DAWSONVILLE, GA

Owner: SPENCER DAVIS

Spencer Davis' NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour career, which dates back to 2014, has progressed alongside his stock-car runs in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and ARCA Menards Series.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (44)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (45)

Date of birth: OCT 25, 1990

Crew Chief: BOB EBERSOLE

Hometown: HUMMELSTOWN, PA

Owner: BOB EBERSOLE

Kyle Ebersole was a former full-time competitor on the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour, where he had three victories. Ebersole, who is a Pennsylvania native, runs part-time on the Whelen Modified Tour, specifically in events that are held down south.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (47)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (48)

Date of birth: SEPT 19, 1992

Crew Chief: JAN LEATY

Hometown: ORCHARD PARK, NY

Owner: JENNIFER EMERLING

Patrick Emerling captured his first career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour victory at Bristol Motor Speedway in 2017. His best Tour season came in 2021, when he scored 11 top 10s and finished second in the standings.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (50)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (51)

Date of birth: AUG 7, 1992

Crew Chief: JAKE MAROSZ

Hometown: WAKEFIELD, N.H.

Owner: KENNETH FIFIELD

Before competing in NASCAR Modifieds, Fifield starting racing Jr. Champ Karts at the age of 12 and won the track championship in her first season of competition. She was voted the tour's most popular driver from 2014-16.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (53)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (54)

Date of birth: DEC 7, 1993

Crew Chief: KENNETH LECHNER

Hometown: HOLTSVILLE, NY

Owner: NICOLE FORTIN

Fortin’s strongest Tour season came in 2021, setting career-highs in average starting and finishing position.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (56)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (57)

Date of birth: DEC 1, 1972

Crew Chief: TERRY SLATE

Hometown: WESLEY CHAPEL, FL

Owner: DAWN GERTSNER

The 2022 season marks Jeremy Gerstner's fifth year on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (59)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (60)

Date of birth: SEP 3, 1985

Crew Chief: JASON SHEPHARD

Hometown: RIVERHEAD, N.Y.

Owner: EDGAR GOODALE

Goodale scored his first career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour victory in 2014 at Riverhead Raceway. In 2017, He captured arguably the biggest win of his career in the NAPA Fall Final at Stafford, and entered the season-finale at Thompson as one of six drivers eligible to leave with the championship. He finished as the runner-up in the inaugural UNOH Battle at the Beach at Daytona International Speedway in 2013.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (62)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (63)

Date of birth: JUN 13, 1967

Crew Chief: GREG GORMAN

Hometown: CALVERTON, N.Y.

Owner: ROBERT POLLIFRONE

Heagy is a veteran of NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour racing. Heagy has been on the track since 1987, and has over 100 starts and more than 15,000 laps in his career.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (65)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (66)

Date of birth: NOV 29, 1982

Crew Chief: MATT HIRSCHMAN

Hometown: NORTHAMPTON, PA.

Owner: ROY HALL

Hirschman is one of the most successful Tour-Type Modified drivers in New England every year. Hirschman began 2021 by winning the Tour Modified points championship for the third time in four years at the World Series of Asphalt at New Smyrna Speedway in February. He then won the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour opener and three more Modified races at the same track in 2022.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (68)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (69)

Date of birth:

Crew Chief: STEVE MENDOZA

Hometown:

Owner: JODY LAUZON

Matt Kimball made his NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour debut in the 2022 season-opener at New Smyrna Speedway.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (71)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (72)

Date of birth: MAY 2, 1990

Crew Chief: ROBERT HYER

Hometown: HOLMDEL, NJ

Owner: DIANE KRAUSE

Andrew Krause has been racing part-time in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour since 2016.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (74)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (75)

Date of birth: JUL 27, 1994

Crew Chief: DOUG OGIEJKO

Hometown: MILLER PLACE, NY

Owner: DANNY WATTS JR.

The 2019 and 2020 seasons were a breakout years for Lutz that saw him win three races in that span and finish fourth in points both times.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (77)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (78)

Date of birth:

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Crew Chief: WILLIAM COLE

Hometown: BRICK, NJ

Owner: EDDIE McCARTHY

Eddie McCarthy made his debut on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour in 2021.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (80)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (81)

Date of birth: FEB 29, 2000

Crew Chief:

Hometown: MOORESVILLE, NC

Owner:

Max McLaughlin has been racing in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour on a part-time basis since 2020. He also has experience in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and ARCA Menards Series.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (83)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (84)

Date of birth: JUL 27, 1994

Crew Chief: CHAD McDONALD

Hometown: RONKONKOMA, NY

Owner: SEAN McDONALD

Gary McDonald has been racing in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour since 2007.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (86)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (87)

Date of birth: APRIL 15, 1987

Crew Chief: DALE HEDQUIST

Hometown: CHELMSFORD, MA

Owner: TIM LEPINE

The 2020 season was McKennedy’s best season on the Tour. He finished second in points and finished in the top 10 in every race while winning two poles. His only Tour victory came in the 2018 season-opener at Myrtle Beach.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (89)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (90)

Date of birth: DEC 30, 1975

Crew Chief:

Hometown: WALNUT COVE, NC

Owner:

While Myers didn’t race on the Tour in 2020, the 10-time Bowman Gray Stadium and two-time Whelen Southern Modified Tour champion was strong in 2019, with four top 10s in just five starts.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (92)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (93)

Date of birth: NOV 20, 1992

Crew Chief: ANTHONY NOCELLA

Hometown: WOBURN, MA

Owner: ANTHONY NOCELLA

2020 was far and away the strongest season of Nocella’s Tour career, scoring three top-fives and five top-10s in eight starts, after two top-10s in 10 starts a year prior.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (95)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (96)

Date of birth: OCT 25, 1990

Crew Chief: GREG FOURNIER

Hometown: BERLIN, CT

Owner: JAN BOEHLER

Ryan Preece has competed in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour since 2007. He also has experience in the NASCAR Cup Series, Xfinity Series and Camping World Truck Series.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (98)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (99)

Date of birth: FEB 10, 1970

Crew Chief: TBD

Hometown: CONCORD, NC

Owner: MIKE CURB

Gary Putnam has competed on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour on a part-time basis since 2014.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (101)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (102)

Date of birth: SEP 3, 1997

Crew Chief: ZACH TRUESDALL

Hometown: OWEGO, NY

Owner: DEAN RYPKEMA

Rypkema ran the full Tour season for the first time in 2020, winning the Rookie of the Year award.

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(Video) 2022 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Jennerstown Salutes 150

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (104)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (105)

Date of birth: OCT 3, 1985

Crew Chief:

Hometown: FRANKLIN, MA

Owner:

Bobby Santos compiled 19 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour wins from his first season in 2004 through 2021. He also has experience in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and the ARCA Menards Series.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (107)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (108)

Date of birth: MAY 11, 1965

Crew Chief: TOM GRASSO

Hometown: RIVERHEAD, NY

Owner: JUDY THILBURG

Returning from a back injury that sidelined him for much of 2019, Sapienza had his best Tour season yet in 2020. The 55-year-old finished seventh in points and matched his career-high with a second-place effort at Jennerstown.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (110)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (111)

Date of birth: FEB 17, 1983

Crew Chief: PHILIP MORAN

Hometown: NORWALK, CT

Owner: HYR RACING

Silk won the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour championship in 2011, driving for Ed Partridge.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (113)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (114)

Date of birth: APRIL 18, 1995

Crew Chief: BRIAN MAGEE

Hometown: DIX HILLS, NY

Owner: ROB PELIS

Dylan Slepian has been racing part-time on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour since 2019.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (116)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (117)

Date of birth: JUN 23, 1982

Crew Chief: TBD

Hometown: ISLIP, NY

Owner: JERRY SOLOMITO

Solomito scored his first career win at Thompson in 2016, and followed it up with three more wins that season. Before racing on the Whelen Modified Tour, Solomito began racing modifieds at Riverhead Raceway in New York.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (119)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (120)

Date of birth: MAR 28, 1975

Crew Chief: KEVIN ANDERSON

Hometown: MANCHESTER, CT

Owner: STEVEN SUTCLIFFE

Sutcliffe made his NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour debut in 2016. Prior to Tour competition, Sutcliffe competed in the NASCAR Southeast Series for five years and also ran in the Late Model ranks.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (122)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (123)

Date of birth: JULY 3, 1956

Crew Chief:

Hometown: HOWELL, NJ

Owner: CHERYL TOMAINO

Jamie Tomaino is a NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour veteran who has been active since 1985 with more than 600 starts. He compiled a trio of wins within his first 10 years on the Tour.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (125)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (126)

Date of birth: OCT 8, 1996

Crew Chief: ADAM SKOWYRA

Hometown: ELLINGTON, CT

Owner: PAUL LES

Ronnie Williams has been racing part-time on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour since 2016.

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (128)

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Drivers (129)

Date of birth: DEC 26, 1993

Crew Chief:

Hometown: CALVERTON, NY

Owner: CHRIS YOUNG

Chris Young, a second-generation racer, began his NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour career in 2019.

FAQs

How much HP does a Whelen Modified have? ›

A NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour car is 11-inches shorter, 23-inches wider and almost 700 pounds lighter than a Cup car. A modified car is powered by a small block V8 engine generating 600+ horsepower.

What motor does the Whelen Modified Tour use? ›

The cars weigh only 2,645 pounds including the driver's weight, while a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series car weighs 3,450 pounds without the driver. The NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified car is powered by a V8 engine producing 625 horsepower and can reach a top speed of 150 mph.

How much horsepower does a Nascar modified have? ›

Generally, the Modified cars make a little less power, around 650-700-hp compared to 850-hp Cup cars.

How can I watch Whelen Modified Tour? ›

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Are Modifieds faster than Cup cars? ›

Light in weight and fitted with wider tires, a current Modified Stock Car is pure racer and much faster around a short oval paved track than one of NASCAR's Sprint Cup cars.

How much does a Whelen Modified car weigh? ›

A NASCAR Whelen Modified car is 11 in (280 mm) shorter in height and over 23 in (580 mm) wider than a Cup car. By rule, tour-type modifieds weigh at least 2,610 lb (1,180 kg) (with additional weight for engines 358 cu in [5.9 L] and larger) and have a wheelbase of 107 in (270 cm).

Do all Nascar Trucks use the same engine? ›

All NASCARs do not have the same engine.

Although each NASCAR engine must be built to the same specifications and standards, the three engine manufacturers (Ford, Chevrolet, and Toyota) each design their own models.

How much is a modified race car? ›

While they run a little cheaper than Late Models, it isn't by much. When buying new, complete Modifieds end up in the $35,000 to $38,000 range without an engine. Unlike Late Models, though, Modified racing offers a Crate Engine package that costs between $5,000 and $7,000, depending one where it's purchased.

Who makes the Nascar engine? ›

Who makes NASCAR engines? NASCAR engines are manufactured by three companies: Chevrolet, Ford, and Toyota.

Do Toyota NASCAR's have Toyota engines? ›

Toyota Engines

The company builds 350 to 400 racing engines a year for its NASCAR teams. Each Toyota racing engine is built using a process that ensures all engine components are within the parameters set by NASCAR's governing body.

How long do Nascar engines last? ›

Most production car engines are designed to last over 100,000 miles. NASCAR race car engines are designed to last one race (500 miles, in the case of the Daytona 500). While the same version of an engine is typically used for an entire season, it is rebuilt after each race.

What size gas tank does a NASCAR have? ›

A race car's gas tank holds 22 gallons. The gas comes from a central tank to ensure teams don't add additives. The gas cans used to refill cars hold 11 gallons each and weigh about 70 pounds when full. Racing gas is leaded, 104 octane. Development of an unleaded racing fuel is a year or two away.

Who won the Whelen Modified race today? ›

Justin Bonsignore Wins NAPA Auto Parts 150 at Stafford Speedway and Clinches 2021 Whelen Modified Tour Championship.

Who won the Whelen Modified race last night? ›

Mike Christopher, Jr.

Is NASCAR TrackPass still available? ›

The NASCAR TrackPass subscription period is February 01, 2022 — November 30, 2022. Q: How do I cancel my subscription? A: You may cancel your subscription to NASCAR TrackPass by contacting customer support at support@trackpass.nascar.com or visit us at www.trackpass.nascar.com .

How much horsepower does a 358 modified have? ›

The less powerful cousin to the premier Big Block Modified, the smaller engine and slightly lower weight of the 358 Modified makes this car a more approachable version to begin your mastery of dirt modifieds. Nonetheless, with 510 horsepower at your fingertips, it still isn't for the faint of heart.

Why is NASCAR no longer stock cars? ›

NASCAR started to deviate away from stock cars as early as Generation 1 and that deviation continued through Generation 4. Some also argue NASCAR cars were no longer stock when they nixed their factory-size engine restriction mandates, which occurred between 1973 and 1974.

What year did NASCAR stop using real cars? ›

Buz McKim: For the most part, stock bodies and frames were used in NASCAR until the 1967 Ford Fairlane, which was a unibody car.

How much HP does a big block modified have? ›

One of dirt oval racing's most beloved cars, the Super DIRTCar Series Big Block Modified produces a whopping 757 horsepower from its 467 CID naturally aspirated powerplant.

What does modified mean in racing? ›

Modified stock car racing, also known as modified racing and modified, is a type of auto racing that involves purpose-built cars simultaneously racing against each other on oval tracks.

What is Martinsville Speedway famous for? ›

Founded in 1947 by the late H. Clay Earles, Martinsville Speedway is only track which has hosted NASCAR Cup Series races every year since the division's inception in 1949. At . 526 miles in length, Martinsville Speedway is the shortest track on the NASCAR Cup Series circuit.

Why is Dodge not in NASCAR? ›

Fiat had bought Chrysler, and naturally, Dodge in 2012. And 2012 was a crucial year for Dodge. Because it was in 2012 when Team Penske rolled down the window of the Dodge and jumped into a Ford. This, as they say, was the final 'nail in the coffin' for Dodge.

How much does a NASCAR engine cost? ›

On average, a typical NASCAR engine costs around $100,000.

However, during some racing events, teams use more than one engine. For example, a car competing in the Daytona 500 may use up to three engines throughout the event.

What kind of fuel does NASCAR use? ›

Sunoco's 260 GTX Racing Gasoline is the official fuel of NASCAR. Sunoco 260 GTX is an unleaded racing fuel that contains no oxygenates and no metal additives (lead). It also does not contain any ethers or alcohols such as ethanol or methanol or any other oxygenates.

How much does a big block modified engine cost? ›

While an article on ISMA a few years stated the cost to build a brand new turnkey Super Modified was $60,000.00 Brian says some teams are spending that amount of money to just build an engine. These Big Blocks produce 900 plus horsepower but they need to be rebuilt every year to the tune of another $10,000.00 or more.

Who builds lethal modified chassis? ›

David Stremme, 2003 NASCAR Xfinity Series Rookie of the Year and owner/founder of Lethal Chassis, has quite an interesting string of results going into the 5th annual event at Charlotte.

How much does it cost to sponsor a local race car? ›

It also depends on how long you want to sponsor the car for.

You could pay anywhere from $10,000 to $50,000 for a single race deal, or several hundred thousand dollars to have your brand there for the full season.

What RPM do Nascar engines idle at? ›

The Cup models require idle to be set at 2,500 rpm, as this prevents the lifters from dragging and wearing prematurely.

Is Dodge returning to NASCAR? ›

For those of you wanting Dodge to return to NASCAR's elite series, the Tony Stewart rumors are still in full swing. The latest rumors have Dodge possibly returning in 2024, as Stewart-Haas Racing is currently under contract with Ford Performance until the end of the 2023 season.

Does Toyota use Chevy engines in NASCAR? ›

Toyota Racing Development (TRD) purchased Ford, Chevy and Dodge race engines and took more than 8,000 measurements. TRD engineers then pushed the dimensions as far as they could negotiate with NASCAR. For example, they asked for 4.550-inch bore centers but were allowed 4.500-inch.

How much HP can a NASCAR have? ›

They are rated at 510 hp (380 kW) for restrictor plate racing, and 670 hp (500 kW) for all other tracks; including road courses, short tracks, and intermediate ovals.

How much horsepower does a 358 modified have? ›

The less powerful cousin to the premier Big Block Modified, the smaller engine and slightly lower weight of the 358 Modified makes this car a more approachable version to begin your mastery of dirt modifieds. Nonetheless, with 510 horsepower at your fingertips, it still isn't for the faint of heart.

How much HP does a big block modified have? ›

One of dirt oval racing's most beloved cars, the Super DIRTCar Series Big Block Modified produces a whopping 757 horsepower from its 467 CID naturally aspirated powerplant.

How many HP has a NASCAR car? ›

The engines in today's NASCAR race cars produce upward of 750 horsepower, and they do it without turbochargers, superchargers or particularly exotic components.

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