Doug Coby entered Sunday’s Sunoco World Series 150 at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park with one goal in mind: he wanted to capture his fourth straight and fifth overall NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour championship.
Championship weekend didn’t get off to the start Timmy Solomito was hoping it would at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park on Saturday. The Islip, N.Y. driver was on the track in the final two minutes of the final practice session when he was involved in a bizarre accident.
With the dust settled on an emotional season at Stafford Motor Speedway, Keith Rocco and the No. 88 Wheelers Auto team were able to celebrate as half-mile’s SK Modified track champions once again.
Sunday’s Sunoco World Series 150 for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will see one driver celebrate the championship at the end of the 150-lap distance, but the race will also see one driver make his long-awaited Tour debut.
Check out photos from Friday’s NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Southern Slam 150, held on the frontstretch quarter-mile at Charlotte Motor Speedway and won by Doug Coby of MS3 Racing!
Doug Coby came south to Charlotte Motor Speedway with one goal in mind: to carry the banner and represent for the northern-based NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour teams that made the 10-plus hour trip down.
Despite being in the heart of the ‘Dirty South’ on Friday, four-time NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion Doug Coby flew the banner for the north as he captured the pole for the Southern Slam 150 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series regular Corey LaJoie proved he hasn’t forgotten his short track roots, jumping back into a NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour car Friday at Charlotte Motor Speedway and leading practice for the Southern Slam 150.
Opening day at Charlotte Motor Speedway could easily have seen Derek Kraus singing strains of Disney’s A Whole New World as he prepared to suit up at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Coming from the 18th position, Eric Goodale knew it would take a stout car for him to travel to the front in Sunday’s NAPA Fall Final 150 at Stafford Motor Speedway.
In his attempt to sweep this season’s NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour races at Stafford Motor Speedway, Ryan Preece is off to a perfect start.
With eight NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour victories at Stafford Speedway since 2012, Doug Coby and the No. 2 Mayhew Tools team have become synonymous with success at the Connecticut half-mile.