The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour event at Bristol Motor Speedway is arguably the most anticipated event in the open wheel groundpounder series’ long and storied history. “Thunder Valley” in Tennessee will be filled with the top talents from the Tour’s Northern and Southern divisions on Wednesday, August 19th and fans from across the Eastern Seaboard have their plans to fill the mecca of short track racing for the event.
The folks at Speed51.com and 51 Radio, the internet’s leaders in short track racing news coverage, are just as pumped up for the UNOH Perfect Storm 150 at Bristol. That’s why Speed 51 Radio will present a special post-race show live from Bristol Motor Speedway on Wednesday, August 19th on RaceTalkRadio.com. RTR will also have more coverage on what is being billed as “Modified Madness” with Dennis Michelsen, Lori Munro and the editor of Speed51.com, Mike Twist, chatting about all the day’s events from the RTR studios. That show will start at 7:00pm, with the live post-race show following the SPEED tevlevision coverage of the UNOH Perfect Storm 150 at approximately 8:00pm.
“This is something Modified fans have dreamed of for quite some time,” said Bob Dillner, who will be part of the SPEED broadcast (beginning at 6:30pm) of the Modified event at Bristol and the co-host of RTR’s post-race show. “I have the best of all worlds. I have the opportunity to work with Mike Joy and Dick Berggren in bringing the racing action into the living rooms of race fans across America on SPEED and then join the folks at 51 Radio with RTR and discuss the Modified race, including an extensive interview with the winner. It’s a monumental day for Modified fans across the country, SPEED and RTR.”
Throughout the day, Speed51.com will have updates from Bristol Motor Speedway with its “Trackside Now” coverage of the UNOH Perfect Storm 150. Fans will also be able to check out the Speed51.com Facebook page for some quick behind-the-scenes videos from the day. Then, just minutes after the drop of the checkered flag, the entire Speed51.com cast will recap the entire race and have post-race interviews from all the major players in the outcome of the race.
“It’s Bristol, baby, so of course we’re excited about this Speed 51 Radio on RaceTalkRadio.com event,” said Michelsen. “This should be a great event from ‘Thunder Valley’ and we’re proud that Bob and the Speed 51 Radio ‘mafia’ will be covering the race from all angles on RaceTalkRadio.com. Modified fans are really passionate and we are hoping they tune in for what is going to be a great show.”
Speed51.com is the premiere short track racing website, which led the Speed 51 “Mafia” to create Speed 51 Radio, an online show featuring in-depth analysis of all the hottest racing news and interviews from the sport’s biggest personalities every Wednesday night on RaceTalkRadio.com.
RaceTalkRadio.com ownership combines NASCAR writers Dennis Michelsen and Mike Harper with the creative talents of digital media artist Lori Munro. This unique blend has produced some of the most cutting-edge programming in the racing industry. RaceTalkRadio has grown from a single show years ago to four nights a week of race talk entertainment, becoming the Internet’s leading original-content broadcast outlet for racing news and information.
51 Sports is the parent company of two of the largest short track racing news websites, Speed51.com and LegendsNation.com. Since 2001, Speed51.com has been the home for short track news and behind-the-scenes stories from series all around the country, from ARCA and NASCAR's Touring Divisions, to the Super Late Model and Modified series from all across the country and much more. Speed51.com also received a graphical overhaul in February 2009, as the site enters its ninth season of covering the short tracks from coast-to-coast and Canada. Launched in 2006, LegendsNation.com is the only authority on Legends Car and Bandolero racing news, rumors and more.
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