View Full Version : WMT @ Mahoning Valley

03-29-2007, 10:21 PM
Does anyone think any Whelen Modified Tour drivers will race at Mahoning Valley for their season opener 3 grand to win Modified show? the races takes place on sat nite april 7 gates open at 1130am; early paid practice at 12-330pm; grandstands at 4 pm and racing starts at 6pm

03-29-2007, 11:30 PM
Taking a guess, but, maybe Eric Beers?

03-30-2007, 08:09 AM
I don't know who's going, but with a purse like that, who wouldn't want to go:)

03-30-2007, 10:30 AM
Don't forget the almighty NASCAR discourages there tour drivers from running any other tour

Teds Race Tours
03-30-2007, 01:13 PM
This isn't part of a Tour, its just a weekly race at the Valley.

03-30-2007, 02:41 PM
Alrighty then, I stand corrected

03-30-2007, 10:30 PM
I doubt any WMT team will race there as the Ice Breaker is coming up. Eric(9)
and Matt (60) sure, just like their ROC/WMT deals.

03-30-2007, 11:07 PM
Gee Catfish, you sure are violent! lol!!:cheers:

03-30-2007, 11:26 PM
Rob; please go to www.raceny.com and read this-WARNING FROM CT it is under gerneral discussion board. when i read it ; I wonder what is that guys problem with the Whelen Mod tour? please post it if you could?

03-31-2007, 12:03 AM
It's not a problem with the tour.I happen to think it was a great article.The article in my opinion is stating the obvious that it's just a matter of time before nascar drops the mod tour.

03-31-2007, 12:09 AM
Then why dont all us fans of the mod tour write into Nascar and voice our opion on this:mad: ; I know i am :mad: ; dont forget the mod tour is the longest running division of Nascar:cheers:

03-31-2007, 12:19 AM
Matt Hirschman! that is my vote...

03-31-2007, 12:39 AM
Bling; will you be at MVS on sat for practice?

03-31-2007, 01:09 AM
Nope, I will be car shopping

03-31-2007, 10:30 AM
Car shopping? And miss racing? We got the 6 other days of the week:p

It's ok LOL I'm sure the mighty Emma takes those 6 other days up quite well:-B

03-31-2007, 12:02 PM
Referring to the artical mentioned above, I have no idea what Wall Township Speedway the Writer is referring to, but the one I go to is a 1/3 mile high banked oval. He seemed to really center on 12.5 miles of racing saying they would not pay for 13 miles. Well when I do the math it comes to 16.67 miles. Thats even more than his 13. He also did not include the 2 long heat races they will run instead of time trials. They are trying to make the show more interesting for the fans. Who is this writer to knock something new. To compare the entire Modified tour to 1 race at Darlington is ridiculous. I dismiss the writers comments as uninformed as he couldn't even get the facts correct. To me the Tour is trying new things to keep interest generated in it. I for one applaud the effort. Long live the Whelen Modified Tour!!

03-31-2007, 02:51 PM
I agree there. He even runs around the multiple races at certain tracks some type of a problem. Not sure how long he has been watching but it has been that way as long as I can remember, and I do know he has followed for some time. Also words it so that you think there are only 2 other tracks besides these as the 'flash' races, I guess, don't count toward tracks. Read around what he says, he is a good writer and that's what good writers do, make something big with something small. And as I said, he does it well. Also, why did NASACR take the SMART tour and make the WSMT if they were to drop it all. Waste of money and NASCAR is $$$$ driven. Also note, this whole story is a blog NOT an actual story.

03-31-2007, 03:37 PM
JA I can pass up a racing practice. Between work and Emma, I don't have but 5 minutes to myself. I have missed family events to go to see racing...not to mention the stunt I pulled in July when I had Emma, and only 48 hours had passed since I was released (did I mention I was released a day early) from the hospital did I hobble into the grandstands at MVS....

03-31-2007, 08:43 PM
Shawn Courchesne's point about Darlington is a valid one I think. NASCAR
seems to be forgetting how it got so big. Not just in the Mods but the whole
deal. You guys aren't counting the heat races as advertised race laps are you? I'm not yet sure what a Flash race is but a TVMS or ROC 100 lapper doesn't include the heats. I thought that was understood. Shawn's opinion
about the current Tour may or may not be valid but he does stop and make us all think. It is my opinion if NASCAR really carred about the Modifieds the
ROC or the TVMS wouldn't even exist. There is a market for all 3 for a reason.

04-04-2007, 08:49 PM
Mahaoning Valley is Cancelled for sat april 7 and will race on sat april 14 :mad: :mad: :mad: :mad: :mad: :mad: