THe NASCAR WMT Returns to Riverhead Raceway for the BUZZ Chew Chevy Cadillac 200 July 6TH 2019

The last trip for the NASCAR WMT to Riverhead Raceway resulted in a long day and night dodging the rain drops and ended with one of the 8 wins for Justin Bonsignore on his way to the 2018 championship.

Finishing right behind Justin last September was fellow Long Islander Timmy Solomito who really wants to taste victory again and home cooking for the Islip NY driver might be what the doctor ordered.

This Saturday night the roar of the Modifieds return to Eastern Long Island with a strong field of 31 cars ready to go 200 laps around the shortest track they will visit all year.

Long time Sponsor Buzz Chew Chevy Cadillac is back to support Riverhead Raceway and NASCAR’s oldest division. They have been a constant at the historic rt 58 oval for decades. Their name will also be on the #88 of rookie Mike Rutkoski making his first Riverhead NASCAR WMT start of his career.

The solid field will be led by Long Island based drivers who have won every event NASCAR WMT race going back to the June 2014 Hoosier Tire 200 won by Eric Goodale, since then Justin Bonsignore and Timmy Solomito have won all the races with Justin holding a 5-3 edge over Timmy.

This year could be a different story, multi time champion Doug Coby is having a banner year and has been as strong as he has ever been in the Mayhew Tool #2. Craig Lutz looks strong every race and coming home to Long Island might get him his first win.

Local favorites Tom Rogers Jr could show all the invaders that its his track and after finishing second in the Islip 300 he would love to move up one spot and take the big money. John Fortin has had his best season in many years with his new LFR chassis and has been fast since opening night. While the 05 is listed as driver TBD, if its John Beatty he will be a stout competitor after taking the pole for the Islip 300 over the toughest field in history.

31 drivers will start the evening competing for the Mathew tools pole award and try to start from the front row at one of the toughest tracks to pass on the circuit. Blewett, Goodale, Silk, Pitkat, Swanson, Brunnhoelzl III, Emerling and a host of others will tighten the belts and try and take home the big cash from Long Island.

Take the Long Island Expressway, take a ferry, but come early and enjoy the day near the Long Island Hampton’s. Summer is here an the NASCAR WMT is back at the RT 58 Riverhead Raceway. 1/4 mile oval.

RACE DAY SCHEDULE Saturday July 6th : Garage Opens: 12:45 p.m., Final Practice: 3:15-4:30 p.m., Qualifying: 6 p.m., Riverhead Buzz Chew Chevy Cadillac 200: 8 p.m.

Entry List As of July 1st 2019

  Nbr Driver                   Owner CAR Crew Chief
1 01   Melissa Fifield   Kenneth Fifield Chevrolet   Jesse Prince   Crowells Towing
2 1   George Brunnhoelzl III   Eddie Harvey Chevrolet   Eddie Harvey   Dunleavys
3 2   Doug Coby   Mike Smeriglio III Chevrolet   Phil Moran   Mayhew Tools / AJ Romano
4 3   Matt Swanson   Jan Boehler Chevrolet   Greg Fournier   SYP Industries
5 05   TBA   Mark Mina Chevrolet   TBA   MSM Elite
6 06   Sam Rameau   Randy Rameau Chevrolet   Daniel Stebbins   Racechoice.com
7 07   Patrick Emerling   Jennifer Emerling Chevrolet   Jan Leaty   Sahlens
8 8   Roger Turbush   Pat Kennedy Toyota   TBA   Kennedy LI Realty
9 09   Tom Rogers,, Jr.   Sean Corsetti Chevrolet   Sean Corsetti   SGS Stoneworks
10 14   Blake Barney   Richard Barney Chevrolet   Robert Barney   Atlantic Sprinkler
11 16   Timmy Solomito   Eric Sanderson Ford   Stanley Szaban   RB Enterprise
12 18   Ken Heagy   Robert Pollifrone Ford   Desmond Gorman   Buoy One Seafood Restaurant
13 21   Jimmy Blewett   Joseph Bertuccio Chevrolet   Joseph Bertuccio   Gershow Recycling / Blewett Scrap
14 25   Calvin Carroll   Joe Carroll Chevrolet   Joe Carroll   Power With Prestige / Cruising With Betty
15 26   Gary McDonald   Sean McDonald Chevrolet   TBA   TBD
16 33   Wade Cole   Wade Cole Ford   Richard Rodenbaugh   Performance Engines / Kendal Oil / 1812 Auto
17 34   J.B. Fortin   Nicole Fortin Chevrolet   Jason Blatz   Golden Jalapeños Cafe
18 36   Frank Vigliarolo, Jr.   Judy Thilberg Dodge   Tommy Grasso   Sapienza Racing
19 38   Kyle Ellwood   Linda Rodenbaugh Chevrolet   Robert Bourne   Performance Engines / 1812 Paint & Body
20 45   Timmy Catalano   Dave Catalano Chevrolet   Zach Reissner   Catalano Motorsports
21 46   Craig Lutz   Russell Goodale Chevrolet   Douglas Ogiejko   Riverhead Building Supply
22 51   Justin Bonsignore   Kenneth Massa Chevrolet   Ryan Stone   Phoenix Communications Inc.
23 54   Tommy Catalano   Amy Catalano Chevrolet   Dave Catalano   Catalano Motorsports
24 58   Eric Goodale   Edgar Goodale Chevrolet   Jason Shephard   GAF Roofing
25 64   Rob Summers   Mike Murphy Chevrolet   Russell Montgomery   Dell Electric / Lumiere Electric
26 75   Chris Pasteryak   Charles Pasteryak Chevrolet   Cam McDermott   Dawleys Collision
27 78   Walter Sutcliffe, Jr.   Steven Sutcliffe Chevrolet   Kevin Anderson   Last Minute Racing
28 82   Woody Pitkat   Danny Watts Jr. Chevrolet   Jarod Zeltmann   Horton Avenue Materials
29 84   John Fortin   Nicole Fortin Chevrolet   TBA   Johns Fuel Oil Inc / Triangle Pub
30 85   Ron Silk   Kevin Stuart Chevrolet   Kenny Stuart   Stuarts Automotive
31 88   Mike Rutkoski   Buzz Chew Chevrolet   Aaron Clifford   Buzz Chew Motorsports

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