Tim Jordan (born June 15, 1984) of Plainfield, CT, is a race car driver in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series. Jordan began racing at the age of 17 in Mini Stocks at the rainbow Speedbowl. He raced from 2002–2004, earning Rookie of the Year in 2002, and second overall in points in 2003 and 2004. He won a division-leading five races in 2004.
In 2005, Jordan took a season off so his race team, Jordan Racing, could financially prepare for moving up to Late Models in 2006. Jordan is a third-generation racer. His grandfather, Ron "Sly" Fox, raced in the late 1970s at Waterford in Super Stocks and Modifieds. His uncle, Tom Fox, has raced in Late Models, Modifieds, the Busch Grand National East Series, and the Whelen Modified Tour.
Jordan Racing is owned by Patrick and Debra Jordan, Jordan's parents.
Jordan, a 2006 rookie, won his first race in his fifth career start. In 2006, he won seven races, had 14 top-five finishes and 16 top-ten finishes in 19 races. He won Rookie of the Year and the divisional championship. He was the first rookie Late Model driver in the division's 35-year history to win a Track Championship. In a scaled back 2007 season, Jordan won five races in 17 starts at Waterford. In 2008, Jordan finished second overall in points with three wins, 16 top-five finishes and 19 top-ten finishes in 20 events.
Jordan will continue racing Late Models full-time at the Waterford Speedbowl in 2009.
Jordan graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University in May 2006 with a Bachelor of Arts in Digital Art and Design. He currently works as a graphic designer.
Robert Allen Labonte is an American semi-retired professional stock car racing driver and current analyst for NASCAR on Fox. He also currently competes part-time in the Superstar Racing Experience, driving the No. 18 car. Labonte is the 2000 NASCAR Cup Series champion. He and his older brother, Terry Labonte, are one of only two pairs of brothers to have both won the Cup championships. He is also the uncle of former Xfinity Series race winner Justin Labonte.
South Boston Speedway or "SoBo" is a short track located just outside South Boston, Virginia, U.S.A.. SoBo is located approximately 60 miles (97 km) east of another area familiar to most NASCAR fans, Martinsville. It is owned by Mattco, Inc., the Mattioli family trust that owns Pocono Raceway, with longtime general manager Cathy Rice operating the track. NASCAR's Cup Series has not raced at the track since 1971; however, NASCAR's Xfinity Series last raced here in 2000. After the NASCAR Xfinity Series left the schedule, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series(then Craftsman Truck Series) competed at SoBo for a few years between 2001 and 2003.
Todd Alan Kluever is an American stock car racing driver. He raced in all of the top three NASCAR series in the 2000s.
Emil David Reutimann is an American professional stock car racing crew chief and former driver. A native of Zephyrhills, Florida, he has competed in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR Nationwide Series, and Camping World Truck Series. In 2004, he won NASCAR Rookie of the Year honors in the Craftsman Truck Series. He is the son of Buzzie Reutimann.
Ronald R. Bouchard was an American NASCAR driver who was the 1981 NASCAR Winston Cup Rookie of the Year. His brother Ken Bouchard was the 1988 NASCAR Winston Cup Rookie of the Year. His father-in-law Ed Flemke, Sr, and brother-in-law Ed Flemke, Jr were also NASCAR Modified racers.
Domenick "Donny" Lia is an American stock car racing driver. He won the 2007 and 2009 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour championships. He also won the Race of Champions Modified Tour races in 2004, 2005, 2006, and 2007. He has raced on the national level in the ARCA Re/Max Series, Camping World Truck Series, and the Nationwide Series.
Ray Hendrick was an American race car driver. He was known as "Mr. Modified" during his 36-year career in motorsports, mainly in the modified stock car racing class.
Anthony Lee Santerre is a retired American stock car racing driver. He is a former competitor in the NASCAR Busch Series and a four-time champion of the NASCAR Busch North Series.
The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour (NWMT) is a stock car racing series owned and operated by NASCAR in the Modified Division. The Modified Division is NASCAR's oldest division, and is the only open-wheeled division that NASCAR sanctions. NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour events are mainly held in the northeastern United States, but the 2007 and 2008 tours expanded to the Midwest with the addition of a race in Mansfield, Ohio. The tour races primarily on short oval paved tracks, but the NWMT also has made appearances at larger ovals and road courses.
The NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour (WSMT) was a stock car racing series owned by NASCAR and operated in the Southeastern United States as part of its Modified Division. The series began in 1989 as the Southern Modified Auto Racing Teams (S.M.A.R.T.) before NASCAR took over the series in 2005. The Whelen Southern Modified Tour used nearly identical rules as its northeastern-based counterpart the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour.
Shelby Dean Howard IV is a NASCAR driver. He is currently a free agent.
Seekonk Speedway is a family entertainment venue that features racing of all kinds on a semi-banked 1/3 mile asphalt-paved oval, located on U.S. Route 6 in Seekonk, Massachusetts.
Cale Gale is an American professional stock car racing driver and crew chief.
The Toyota All-Star Showdown was a nonpoints, all-star race that brought together the top drivers in NASCAR's lower-level series.
Theodore Christopher was an American professional racing driver and business owner who raced and won in many different types of race cars, including Modifieds, SK Modifieds, ISMA, Camping World East Series, Late Models, Pro Stocks, and Midgets. He also raced in NASCAR's now named Monster Energy Cup Series, Xfinity Series, and Camping World Truck Series. He is best known for competing in NASCAR's Whelen Modified Tour, where he has over 40 victories and a championship in 2008. He was also well known for his success on the 1.058 mile New Hampshire Motor Speedway where Christopher has won five Camping World East Series events and 5 Whelen Modified Tour events.
James Robert Blewett is a NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour driver. He is the younger brother of the late John Blewett III.
The New London-Waterford Speedbowl is a 3/8 mile asphalt oval race track located on CT 85 in Waterford, Connecticut, just off Interstate 395. It first opened for business on April 15, 1951, as "The New London-Waterford Speed Bowl", the track has been in continuous operation every season since it initially opened. It has continuously promoted Modified stock car racing as its featured division since its first year of operation. It also holds family-oriented events such as the Wild N' Wacky Wednesday Series, Friday Show & Go drag racing and several Sunday Spectacular events throughout the year. Glastonbury businessman Bruce Bemer, won the track property via foreclosure auction bid in October 2014 after several seasons of financial struggles under former owner Terry Eames. Former track champion Shawn Monahan was named the track's new General Manager in February 2015. It formerly operated under NASCAR's Whelen All-American Series banner on Saturday nights. On April 6, 2017, NASCAR announced they ended their relationship with the New London-Waterford Speedbowl following the arrest of track owner Bruce Bemer for charges relating to sex trafficking.
Tim Steele is a retired American stock car racer. He won three ARCA Remax Series national championships and raced in NASCAR's highest three series. He was inducted in the Michigan Motor Sports Hall of Fame in 2009.
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Rev Racing, short for Revolution Racing, is an auto racing team competing at the regional level of NASCAR. Owned by former Dale Earnhardt, Inc. president Max Siegel, the team primarily fields participants in the Drive for Diversity, an initiative to bring more minority and female drivers into the sport. In the ARCA Menards Series East, the team currently fields the No. 2 Toyota Camry part-time for Nicholas Sanchez, the No. 4 Toyota Camry full-time for Chase Cabre, and the No. 6 Toyota Camry full-time for Rubén García Jr.. Rev also fields late model and Legends car entries for various drivers, and the team has fielded entries NASCAR national series winners Kyle Larson, Darrell Wallace Jr., and Daniel Suárez in the past.