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Change of Venue Leads to Another Top 10 for Coy Racing

Posted on September 21, 2018Comments are off

At 7:30pm on last Friday Waterford Speedbowl announced that they were cancelling Saturday’s race.  The NEMA officers did a great job and worked out a deal to race at Monadnock Speedway instead. So, the guys changed the gear and headed to New Hampshire!  The car unloaded fast as Richie was P1 in practice.  The heat race had Richie lined up 5th and went on to finish 4th. Once again the handicapping lined Richie up 8th in the feature.  The team missed with the stagger and the car was super tight in the feature but Richie managed to move up to… Read More »

Coy Racing Races to Two 2nds in the Last Two Races

Posted on September 10, 2018Comments are off

After a month off of NEMA action, the guys loaded up and headed to Star Speedway on Saturday September 1st.  This was their last visit of the year at Star and with 2 3rd place finished there already in 2019, they were excited to go back.  This trip didn’t disappoint! The car was fast once again right from the get go.  Richie started 4th in the heat race.  He fell back on the start, but drove back up to 3rd and was running down the leaders. Richie started 3rd in the feature and quickly jumped into 2nd on the start. … Read More »

Coy Racing Gets Third 3rd of the Season

Posted on August 1, 2018Comments are off

This past Saturday was the 50 lap Jim O’Brien Memorial at New-London Waterford Speedbowl.  The guys unloaded quick, but worked all day to tray and get more speed. Richie started 3rd in the heat race and finished 2nd, which put him comfortably in the handicap for the feature. The feature lineup put Richie in 5th at the start.  On the start Richie raced hard and fought his way forward.  He was able to grab 2nd by halfway.  The races only yellow came out on lap 26.  On the restart Richie slipped back to 3rd, but maintained 3rd all the way… Read More »

Coy Racing gets 2nd 3rd place finish at Star Speedway

Posted on August 1, 2018Comments are off

The loaded up and headed to New Hampshire’s Star Speedway on Saturday July 21st.  The team picked up right where they left off the last time at Star – Fast!  Once again Richie was fast in practice.  The heat race had Richie finish 4th, which put him in the handicap. Richie started 4th in the feature and worked his way up to 2nd by just before halfway.  The race went green all the way until the white flag.  Drama built in the race, as the leader had been blacked flagged during the race and did not head it.  He was… Read More »

Monadnock Postponed Until September 22nd

Posted on August 1, 2018Comments are off

The threat of rain postponed the Iron Mike Memorial at Monadnock Speedway.  The race has been rescheduled to Richie’s birthday, Sept. 22nd.

Coy Racing Grabs Dash For Cash Win at Boston Louie Memorial

Posted on August 1, 2018Comments are off

The team headed to the Boston Louie Memorial at Seekonk Speedway on Wednesday June 27th.  The team unloaded pretty good, running in the top 10 times in practice.  The top 15 times in practice set the field for the “Dash for Cash” heat race.  Times were inverted and Richie started on the outside pole.  He quickly jumped out in the lead and led every lap for his first heat race win in a midget. The feature lineup was set by the dash for cash and Richie started 8th.  Unfortunately, the team missed the setup and Richie could only manage a… Read More »

3 Races in 8 Days Nets Coy Racing 3 Top 10s and Their 1st Top 3

Posted on June 18, 2018Comments are off

This past week has been a throw back to years gone by as the Coy Racing team had 3 races in 8 days…Riverhead Raceway in NY, Thompson Speedway in CT and Star Speedway in NH. It was a 1200 mile / 20+ hour marathon of racing. The 3 race run started on Saturday June 9th at a dance recital? Yep, Richie’s daughter, Kyra, had her dance recital on June 9th. The team split and sent the truck and trailer to Riverhead early and Richie and Johnny went to the dance recital. The team put Alan Chambers in the car in… Read More »

Coy Racing Gets First Top Ten of the Season at Wiscassett

Posted on June 5, 2018Comments are off

After a rain out at Star Speedway on May 19th, the Coy Racing team loaded up and headed to Maine and Wiscasset Speedway this past Saturday. After a long trip the car unloaded and ran ok in the first practice. The guys were happy that the power steering issues found after Waterford were fixed. The second round the guys bolted on some new tires and the car responded and was very good. However, the team decided to save those tires for the feature and bolted on a set of older tires for the heat – big mistake! Richie fought hard,… Read More »

Coy Racing Bounces Back at Waterford

Posted on May 7, 2018Comments are off

It’s been a long few weeks since Thompson. There was nothing left of the motor after the opening race. However, Circle Performance was able to work us into his schedule and the team got a new motor built on installed in the car Thursday (2 days ahead of Waterford). The guys loaded up and left for Waterford Saturday with the prospect of a good run. The day started off very strange as, parking became an issue as their were too many teams on hand through out all the divisions. The staff did as good a job as they could and… Read More »

Thompson Becomes the Heartbreaker in Season Opener

Posted on April 26, 2018Comments are off

The 2018 season started a few weeks back at Thompson Motorsports Park. The NEMA Lite cars were scheduled to be apart of the Saturday 2018 Icebreaker event. The guys loaded up and headed out early Saturday morning to get to the track in time for some early practice. It was a cold misty/flurry morning, but the team unloaded and got ready for some big track practice. Unfortunately, only one lap into practice Richie pulled off with motor issues. After some diagnostics in the pits, the team found that the brand new motor had blew up after just one lap of… Read More »

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2 weeks ago

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Here are some video from Wiscasset Speedway.

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2 months ago

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A couple weeks ago NEMA took the action to Star Speedway for the Marvin Rifchin Memorial Race. In the NEMA series Jim Chambers took home the checkers, and Avery Stoehr in the Lites.


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