announced today the 2013 schedule for the ninth season of
the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour, which includes two
new venues to the slate of events.
Next season’s schedule features 12 dates at seven tracks
including two companion events with NASCAR’s national
New to the schedule in 2013 will be a special event as part
of Speedweeks at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway and
two visits to Southern National Motorsports Park, the
.4-mile track in Kenly, N.C., on March 23 and Sept. 21.
“Modified fans are as passionate as any in motorsports,”
said George Silbermann, NASCAR vice president, regional and
touring series. “The expanded 2013 calendar will give them
new and traditional opportunities to enjoy the stars, cars,
and unbridled excitement of the NASCAR Whelen Southern
The season will commence with the inaugural UNOH Battle at
the Beach event on the .4-mile short track at Daytona on
Feb. 19 in which the Whelen Southern Modified Tour and
Whelen Modified Tour will compete in a combination
The regular season opener will be on March 16 at Caraway
Speedway, the .455-mile oval near Asheboro, N.C. Including
the season opener, Caraway will play host to five events
with races slated in April, July and two in September.
Like Caraway, Bowman Gray Stadium is a staple on the Whelen
Southern Modified Tour schedule. "The Stadium" in
Winston-Salem, N.C., will welcome the tour back to its tight
quarter-mile on Aug. 3.
Featured dates at Virginia short tracks South Boston
Speedway and Langley Speedway in Hampton are slated for
April 13 and Aug. 31, respectively.
The Whelen Southern Modified Tour will once again have a
pair of companion events with NASCAR’s national series. The
annual combination race with the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour
at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway will be part of a
doubleheader with the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series on
Aug. 21 and Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., will
welcome the tour to its quarter-mile track for the fourth
consecutive season as part of the fall NASCAR Sprint Cup
Series weekend on Oct. 11 to close out the year.
2013 NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour Schedule
Date, Track (Length), Location
Tue, Feb. 18 *^, Daytona International Speedway (.4-mile)
Daytona Beach, Fla.
Sat., March 16, Caraway Speedway (.455-mile)
Sat., March 23, Southern National Motorsports Park (.4-mile)
Sat., April 13, South Boston Speedway (.4-mile)
South Boston, Va.
Sat., April 20, Caraway Speedway (.455-mile)
Fri., July 5, Caraway Speedway (.455-mile)
Sat., Aug. 3, Bowman Gray Stadium (.25-mile)
Wed., Aug. 21 *, Bristol
Motor Speedway (.533-mile)
Sat., Aug. 31, Langley Speedway (.395-mile)
Sun., Sept 8, Caraway Speedway (.455-mile)
Sat., Sept. 21, Southern National Motorsports Park (.4-mile)
Sat., Sept. 28, Caraway Speedway (.455-mile)
Thurs., Oct. 10, Charlotte Motor Speedway (.25-mile)
* Combination race with NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour
^ Non-points event
Schedule Subject to Change