Archive for January 6th, 2012

NEMA Releases 2012 Tentative Schedules

March 31 Waterford NEMA & Lites Heats + Lite Feature
April 1 Waterford NEMA Feature
May 23 Waterford Lites
June 8 Lee Lites
June 16 TBA
June 23 Waterford Lites
June 30 Stafford NEMA
July 5 Thompson NEMA – Marvin Rifcin
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Whelen Modified Car Owner Roger Hill Passes

Roger Hill Fielded Cars For More Than Two Decades

Daytona Beach, FL — The NASCAR Whelen Modified and Whelen Southern Modified Tours lost a member of the family Thursday after Roger Hill, owner of the No. 79 and No. 19 cars, passed away following a brief illness.

Hill and his wife, Sandra, have owned cars that competed in the Whelen Modified Tour since the 1980s. Based in Westfield, N.C., Hill’s team – Hillbilly Racing – trekked to the northeast to compete full-time in the Whelen Modified Tour year after year. Since the Whelen Southern Modified Tour was formed in 2005, the team has also often competed in those events on weekends that did not conflict with the northern-based tour.

“Roger will be greatly missed as a competitor in both modified tours,” said NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Series Director Chad Little. “But it’s his passion for the tours that will be missed the most. His dedication to NASCAR modified racing is nearly unparalleled.”

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