NWMT: Coby Tops Preece For Pole; Title Contenders Lead Whelen Modified Tour Qualifying

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STAFFORD SPRINGS, Conn. – official series release by Jason Cunningham, NASCAR — Tim Bradbury/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — The race for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour championship is so close that even Coors Light Pole qualifying has become a hotly-contested competition. Woody Pitkat may have the points lead, but things are more than heated up right behind him. Eleven points …

NWMT: Preece Gets Back To Victory Lane At Stafford; Defending Whelen Modified Champ Gets First Win Of Season

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STAFFORD, Conn. — By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR — Darren McCollester/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Ryan Preece broke through Sunday after a season-long absence from Victory Lane, and collected his 10th career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour victory by holding off Ted Christopher at Stafford Motor Speedway. Preece, the defending tour champion, had to weather a final challenge by Christopher after a late …

NWMT QUALIFYING: Santos Captures Fall Final Pole; Third Whelen Modified Pole In A Row At Connecticut Oval

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STAFFORD, Conn. – By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR — Jim DuPont/NASCAR photo — Bobby Santos is such a dominant qualifier at Stafford Motor Speedway that the procedure has nearly become a formality. Santos, from Franklin, Massachusetts, posted a fast lap of 18.506 seconds (97.266 mph) Saturday to capture the Coors Light Pole Award for the sixth time in the last eight NASCAR Whelen …

NWMT PRACTICE: Santos Quick At Stafford; Fastest in NAPA Fall Final 150 Saturday Session

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STAFFORD, Conn. – By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR — Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Bobby Santos is up to his old tricks at Stafford Motor Speedway. A six-time winner in NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour action at the historic half-mile, including this year’s Spring Sizzler, Santos is once again looking strong as he led the way in Saturday’s 75-minute practice session. The Franklin, …

NWMT: Tight Modified Points Battle Heads to Stafford

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STAFFORD SPRINGS, Conn. — Story by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Dick Ayers photo — The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season has been filled with both highs and lows — from the highs of exciting battles and first time winners down to the lows of rainouts, including the most recent one at Riverhead Raceway two weeks ago. …

NORTHEAST: Stafford Season Set to Conclude With NAPA Fall Finale Weekend

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STAFFORD SPRINGS, Conn. — Story by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Rich Schultz/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — With the 2014 Northeast racing season winding down, the Stafford Motor Speedway fires up one more time, with the annual NAPA Fall Finale on tap this weekend beginning on Friday and culminating Sunday with the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour 150-lapper. The season finale will …

NWMT: Christopher Returns Home Looking For Tour Win, Track Title

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR — Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Ted Christopher knows how to win. He’s done it more at Stafford Motor Speedway than any driver that has participated in the long and storied history of the Connecticut oval. This Sunday he’ll have two significant opportunities to add to the legacy at his home track. With …