NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Announces 2023 Schedule - Engine Builder Magazine

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Announces 2023 Schedule

Officials with the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour have announced 19 race dates for the 2023 schedule.

The season opens at New Smyrna Speedway in New Smyrna Beach, Florida, for the second straight year. The Tour will join the track’s “World Series of Asphalt Stock Cars Racing” during NASCAR’s Speedweeks, racing under the lights on Saturday, February 11. 

In 2022, Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Virginia, is hosting the Tour’s season finale for the first time in 30 years. And the Virginia short track will return as the season finale next year to crown the series champion on Thursday, October 26. 

The Whelen Modified Tour will then take on North Wilkesboro Speedway in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, for the first time in series history on Saturday, September 30. 

“NASCAR has been running a Modified series since its founding and it was important to honor that history in the Whelen Modified Tour schedule as NASCAR celebrates its 75th anniversary,” said Jimmy Wilson, Senior Director, NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. “We’re excited to see our drivers put on a great show for fans at so many venues and cities that have played a large role in the success of NASCAR over the years.” 

For the complete 2023 schedule, see below. For more information, visit nascar.com/whelen-modified-tour/.

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