ATLANTIC MODIFIED TOUR UNVEILS SCHEDULE FOR 20TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON
Series Release/Photo by WingNut Productions
(FREDERICTON, NB – January 31st, 2022) – The Atlantic Modified Tour is pleased to announce their 2022 schedule. The New Brunswick based Series will visit all four paved oval tracks in the Province from late May to mid-October. In all, the Tour will contest a dozen races with 11 of those counting towards the point championship. The 2022 season will be the 20th consecutive season for the Series that began racing in 2003.
Both Petty International Raceway and Speedway Miramichi will host four races each, all of which will factor into determining the Series champion. Petty International Raceway will bookend the year for the Tour, beginning on Saturday, May 21st on the Victoria Day Long Weekend and capping the year on Saturday, October 15th. Additional Modified Tour stops to the high banked bullring in River Glade will take place on Saturday, July 30th and Friday, September 16th during the Mike Stevens Memorial Weekend.
Speedway Miramichi will anchor the start of the season for the Atlantic Modified Tour. A home track for several Series regulars, Rounds Two, Four and Six will be hosted by the North Shore oval. Dates at the Miramichi facility include the track’s season opener on Saturday, May 28th, Saturday, July 2nd, Saturday, August 20th and The Very Best Fall Shootout Weekend on Saturday, October 1st.
The Atlantic Modified Tour will visit New Brunswick’s Capital Region with two weekend visits to Geary’s Speedway 660. The Series will take to the 1/3-mile oval on Saturday, June 25th and on the undercard of the 22nd Annual Pro Stock 250 on Sunday, September 4th. For a third consecutive season, the track will host a non-points event to kick off SpeedWeekend on Friday, September 2nd.
The Series will return to the CENTRE For Speed outside of Shediac, New Brunswick on Saturday, October 8th. The event will take place during the Atlantic Stock Car Championships on Thanksgiving Day Weekend. The Mod Squad has not run at the facility since Ryan Messer (Harvey, NB) wrapped up his only Atlantic Modified Tour championship in 2014.
The 2022 schedule is subject to change without notice. Fans are encouraged to keep up with the Atlantic Modified Tour on social media and AtlanticModifieds.com for updates as the season progresses.
ATLANTIC MODIFIED TOUR – 2022 SCHEDULE
|Saturday, May 21st||Petty International Raceway||River Glade, NB|
|Saturday, May 28th||Speedway Miramichi||Miramichi, NB|
|Saturday, June 25th||Speedway 660||Geary, NB|
|Saturday, July 2nd||Speedway Miramichi||Miramichi, NB|
|Saturday, July 30th||Petty International Raceway||River Glade, NB|
|Saturday, August 20th||Speedway Miramichi||Miramichi, NB|
|Friday, September 2nd*||Speedway 660||Geary, NB|
|Sunday, September 4th||Speedway 660||Geary, NB|
|Friday, September 16th||Petty International Raceway||River Glade, NB|
|Saturday, October 1st||Speedway Miramichi||Miramichi, NB|
|Saturday, October 8th||CENTRE For Speed||Grand-Barachois, NB|
|Saturday, October 15th||Petty International Raceway||River Glade, NB|
*indicates non-points event
**schedule subject to change without notice. Event start times and race sponsors to be announced.
The Atlantic Modified Tour crowned a first time champion in 2021 with rising star Travis Conroy (Miramichi, NB) taking the crown. With several seasoned veterans returning with a championship in their crosshairs, the Tour events are sure to be ones fans will want to mark on their calendars as the Series criss-crosses the Province of New Brunswick.
For more information about the Atlantic Modified Tour, please visit AtlanticModifieds.com.
About the Atlantic Modified Tour:
The Atlantic Modified Tour is a New Brunswick based open wheel modified touring series. Founded in 2003 by Jim Duke, the Atlantic Modified Tour continues to thrill fans across the Province. You can keep up with the Atlantic Modified Tour by liking the Series on Facebook and following the Tour on Instagram (@AtlanticModifieds) or by visiting their website at AtlanticModifieds.com.