Chase Dowling


Sonny Whelen

George W. Whelen V

DOB: 8/14/85​

Birthplace:  Connecticut, USA

Residence:  Old Saybrook, CT


George W. Whelen V is one of the senior leaders at Whelen Engineering.  He has competed in the NARRA series where he has several wins.  He has not raced in a few years because he is raising a family and has become a father to his little girl, Gracie.









Drivers

DOB: October 25, 1990

Birthplace: Kensington, CT


Ryan Preece is an American professional stock car racing driver. He last competed full-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, driving the No. 01 Chevrolet Camaro for JD Motorsports. In 2013, he won the Whelen Modified Tour championship after being runner-up in 2009 and 2012. He has raced with Marsh Racing a number of times and has found success at all levels of racing.

Ryan Preece

DOB: 6/2/53

Birthplace: USA

Residence: Old Saybrook, CT


Sonny is the owner of Whelen Engineering, a company setting the standards of light and siren products for Police, Fire and Rescue, Emergency, DOT and much more. He began racing in the ViperDays Michelin Challenge Series in 2001, where he became the Eastern Division Champion. He continued racing Vipers until 2004, bringing 19 wins and 35 Podium finishes. From 2005-2008 Sonny raced with the SCCA Pro Racing Series, constantly finishing in the Top 10-15. At age 53, Sonny was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease. He continued to race for 6 more years until he hung up his helmet at NARRA's US GT Championship at Virginia International Raceway. He has taken on a new challenge--raising money for the Michael J. Fox Foundation (Team Fox). He created with Racing for a Cure. Visit the Racing for a Cure page above to find out more.




DOB: 1/15/1998

Birthplace: Roxbury, CT


Chase Dowling is an American stock car racing driver.  In 2015, Dowling became the youngest Sunoco Rookie of the Year Award winner in Whelen Modified Tour history at age 17.  He has found success in the SK Light Modified division, SK Modifieds, Legend Cars, and in the WKA.  Dowling raced with Marsh Racing at Dover in 2016, his first time in a K&N race, where he made an impressive run and finished a solid 9th.