CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2018 (our 21st)            POINTS CHAMPION 


                                       REX KING, JR. !

Rex King Jr Earns 2nd  BRP Modified Tour Championship


Michael Maresca gets his  2nd  Tour Win of 2018


Brookville, PA,– The BRP Modified Tour (Modified Tour Inc) wrapped up its 2018 season at Thunder Mountain Speedway in Brookville, PA. At the end of the night, Rex King Jr would be crowned Champion for 2018.

It would be the first visit for the Tour to the central PA track. 28 cars would make the journey to Thunder Mountain Speedway. Rex King Jr would be fastest in Hot Laps. He had a nearly 30-point lead in the championship over his father, Rex King Sr. to start the night. Rex King Sr would grab the lead on lap one but Michael Maresca would take the lead from King Sr just after lap 10 and would go on to pick up his second win of the year. Rex King Sr, Jim Rasey, Rex King Jr and JR McGinley would round out the top five. Rex King Jr, would earn his second BRP Modified Tour Championship, the last one coming in 2014.

Season Wrap Up: It was a great year for the BRP Modified Tour. There were seven different winners in ten races at eight different tracks. Unfortunately, we did suffer three rainouts, all for Sharon Speedway races. Rex King Jr, Michael Maresca and Erick Rudolph all had two wins this year. Single winners were Rex King Sr, Mat Williamson, Jim Weller Jr, and Jeremiah Shingledecker. Maresca was a first-time winner, earning that first win at the Lou Blaney Memorial at Sharon Speedway. 14 drivers had perfect attendance. The top-five in points would be Champion Rex King Jr followed by Rex King Sr, Jim Rasey, Dave Murdick and Tyler Willard.

The Modified Tour and its Board Members would like to thank our Major Sponsors Bicknell Racing Products, Hoosier Race Tires, Bazell Oil providing the official fuel of Sunoco Race Fuels the Official Race Fuel of the BRP Modified Tour. We would also like to thank our Associate Sponsors: Big Daddy’s Speed Center, Inc., Engles Trucking, Hall’s Safety Equipment, King Brothers Feed & Supply, McCool’s Signs and Graphics, RaceQuip, Slippery Rock Sportswear, Wrisco Industries, Inc., McCandless Ford, Engles Leasing, K. Hoffman Door, The Rockhouse Bar and Grill, Eperthener's Auto Wrecking, Moore's Auto Body and X Factor Racing Bodies.

The BRP Modified Tour will hold their end of the year banquet on November 17th at Brandy Springs Community Park in Mercer, PA. Please check the website, www.themodifiedtourinc.com, for more information on times and tickets for the banquet.

Unofficial Results – Thunder Mountain Speedway

Heat 1 results: 1. Travis Shingledecker 2. Tyler Willard 3. Lonny Riggs 4. Rick Regalski 5. Chris Haines 6. Richard Whitney 7. Sidney Unverzagt

Heat 2 results: 1. Rex King Sr 2. Jeremiah Shingledecker 3. Jim Rasey 4. Will Thomas III 5. Kevin Hoffman 6. Steve Barr 7. Shawn Fleeger

Heat 3 results: 1. Michael Maresca 2. Brad Rapp 3. JR McGinley 4. Rex King Jr 5. Eric Gabany 6. Colton Walters 7. Erik Bowser

Heat 4 results: 1. Jimmy Holden 2. Dave Murdick 3. Kyle Fink 4. Tom Holden 5. Bob Warren 6. Max Smoker 7. Randy Chronister

Unofficial Feature Results: 1. Michael Maresca 2. Rex King Sr 3. Jim Rasey 4. Rex King Jr 5. JR McGinley 6. Tyler Willard 7. Brad Rapp 8. Rick Regalski 9. Jimmy Holden 10. Kevin Hoffman 11. Kyle Fink 12. Erik Gabany 13. Travis Shingledecker 14. Dave Murdick 15. Steve Barr 16. Colton Walters 17. Bob Warren 18. Max Smoker 19. Shawn Fleeger 20. Randy Chronister 21. Jeremiah Shingledecker 22. Lonny Riggs 23. Richard Whitney 24. Chris Haines 25. Tom Holden 26. Will Thomas III 27. Sidney Unverzagt 28. Erik Bowser (DNS)

The Modified Tour, Inc is a nonprofit organization, started in 1998.and We are proud to be partnered with our Series Sponsors: Bicknell Racing Products, Hoosier Race Tires, Bazell Oil providing the official fuel of Sunoco Race Fuels the Official Race Fuel of the BRP Modified Tour. We thank our Associate Sponsors: Big Daddy’s Speed Center, Inc., Engles Trucking, Hall’s Safety Equipment, King Brothers Feed & Supply, McCool’s Signs and Graphics, RaceQuip, Slippery Rock Sportswear, Wrisco Industries, Inc., McCandless Ford, Engles Leasing, K. Hoffman Door, The Rockhouse Bar and Grill, Eperthener's Auto Wrecking, Moore's Auto Body and X Factor Racing Bodies. The schedule, rules, and all Tour information can be found on our website www.themodifiedtourinc.com. We can also be found on Facebook (The Modified Tour Inc.) and on Twitter (@ModifiedTourInc).


 2018  Modified Tour Schedule

                                         
Saturday April 14, 2018 ...................Tyler County Speedway, Middlebourne, WV             
 Saturday, April 28, 2018...................Sharon Speedway, Hartford, OH
Saturday, May  26, 2018 ..................Sharon Speedway, Hartford, OH
Sunday,    May 27, 2018...................Eriez Speedway, Erie, PA
Saturday, June 23, 2018...................Sharon Speedway,  Hartford, OH
Friday,    June, 29, 2018...................Raceway 7, Conneaut, OH
Saturday, June 30, 2018...................New Stateline Speedway, Busti, NY
Saturday, July 7, 2018......................Lou Blaney Memorial, Sharon Speedway  
Thursday, July 12, 2018...................Expo Speedway Trumbull County Fair, Cortland, OH
Friday, July 20, 2018........................Lernerville Speedway, Sarver, PA
Saturday July 21, 2018.....................Sharon Speedway, Hartford, OH
Saturday, August 25, 2018...............Sharon Speedway, Hartford, OH
Friday, August 31, 2018...................Thunder Mountain Speedway, Brookville, PA
Saturday Nov. 17, 2018... Awards Banquet, Brandy Springs Community Park, Mercer, PA
                                                             

Our next meeting will be Oct. 2nd at Kings Restaurant in Franklin,Pa. .

NEXT BOARD MEETING:

 The board meeting for Tuesday September 18th has been cancelled.

     

The next Meeting of the Modified Tour is scheduled for Tuesday October 2nd  at Kings Restaurant in Franklin, PA.  Dinner will be at 6:30 pm with the meeting immediately following.  Everyone is welcome to attend the open session of the meeting.

News

Check out these Articles in Dirt Track Digest by: 
Mike Mallett
Managing Editor
DirtTrackDigest.com

News and Notes:  http://www.dirttrackdigest.com/New17/?p=15954 (Shingledecker, King Jr and Murdick Quotes)

Who We Are

The Modified Tour Inc. racing series is a non-profit organization established to give the V-8 Modifieds in the Western Pennsylvania/ Eastern Ohio area a chance to compete with one another for a higher purse structure and for a point fund for the scheduled events. Started in 1998 by Tim Engles, Lon and Pam Baker and Randy Myers the Modified Tour has had great success at bringing the local cars together at various speedways in Western Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, West Virginia and Canada.

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