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Ted Christopher
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Sponsor J&R Pre-Cast/Cape Cod Aggregates
Manufacturer Chevrolet
Owner Robert Katon Jr.
Crewchief Denis Pruchnik
Birthdate June 5, 1958
Hometown Plainville, Conn.
Occupation ---

Career Highlights

  • Earned the 2001 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series and 2008 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour titles
  • Has captured 13 track championships and has competed at every level of NASCAR racing

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Statistics

Year Rank Races Wins Poles Top 5s Top 10s
1987   2 0 0 0 0
1988   3 0 0 0 1
1989 38 4 0 0 0 1
1990   1 0 0 0 0
1993   3 0 0 0 0
1994 15 19 0 3 2 8
1995 27 14 0 1 0 3
1996 27 14 0 0 0 1
1997 21 19 0 1 3 6
1998 30 11 0 0 1 2
1999 15 18 2 0 5 8
2000 5 17 2 2 7 11
2001 6 19 2 3 10 13
2002 2 19 5 1 10 13
2003 4 18 2 0 8 12
2004 4 19 3 4 7 11
2005 2 18 7 0 12 14
2006 3 16 3 1 7 11
2007 5 16 1 2 8 10
2008 1 16 4 0 10 13
2009 3 13 3 3 8 10
2010 3 14 4 1 8 9
2011 9 14 4 1 8 11
2012 9 14 0 1 5 7
2013 10 14 0 0 4 6
2014 8 1 0 0 0 1
TOTALS   336 42 24 123 182

WINS:  42 – Richmond (5/14/99), Watkins Glen (8/14/99), Watkins Glen (8/11/00), Thompson (8/17/00), Stafford (9/30/01), Thompson (10/21/01), Stafford (5/5/02), Stafford (7/3/02), Riverhead (6/8/02), Stafford (8/23/02), Waterford (8/31/02), Stafford (4/27/03), Nazareth (5/18/03), Thompson (4/17/04), New Hampshire (7/23/04), New Hampshire (9/20/04), Thompson (4/10/05), Riverhead (6/4/05), Stafford (7/3/05), New Hampshire (7/17/05), Martinsville (9/3/05), Thompson (9/11/05), New Hampshire (9/16/05), Jennerstown (6/13/06), Riverhead (8/5/06), Thompson (8/17/06), Stafford (8/11/07), Stafford (4/27/08), Mansfield (8/23/08), New Hampshire (9/13/08), Thompson (10/19/08), Thompson (4/5/09), Stafford (4/26/09), Thompson (10/25/09), Stafford (5/1/10), Monadnock (7/17/10), Thompson (8/12/10), Thompson (10/17/10), Thompson (4/10/11), Thompson (6/30/11), Stafford (8/5/11), Stafford (10/2/11)

POLES:  24 – Stafford (5/27/94), New Hampshire (8/21/94), New Hampshire (9/25/94), Nazareth (5/21/95), Thompson (7/30/97), Watkins Glen (8/11/00), Thompson (8/17/00), Nazareth (5/20/01), Waterford (9/1/01), Thompson (10/21/01), Thompson (10/27/02), Nazareth (5/23/04), Stafford (5/28/04), New Hampshire (7/23/04), New Hampshire (9/20/04), Riverhead (8/5/06), New Hampshire (6/30/07), Riverhead (8/8/07), Thompson (4/5/09), Stafford (4/26/09), Stafford (5/22/09), Thompson (8/12/10), Thompson (6/30/11), Waterford (6/23/12)

Year-by-year Whelen Modified Tour Recap

2013: Competed in all 14 events and ranked 10th in points with six top-10 finishes … Best result was second in July at New Hampshire.  2012: Ranked ninth in points after recorded seven top 10s in 14 starts ... Best result was second in the Thompson Icebreaker ... Won the exhibition Thompson UNOH Showdown ... Competed in five different cars for four different owners ... Didn't record a points race win for the first time since 1998.  2011: Competed in 14 of 16 events and finished ninth in the standings on the strenght of 11 top-10 finishes ... Earned a tour-high four wins including the first two Thompson races and the last two Stafford dates. 2010: Finished third in points with nine top 10s … Tied champion Bobby Santos for the most wins with four … Wins came at the Stafford Spring Sizzler, Monadnock, the August Thompson race and the Thompson World Series … Led a Tour-high 401 laps … Earned the pole at Thompson in August.  2009: Finished third in the standings with three wins and 10 top 10s in 13 starts … Led the Tour with three Coors Light Pole Awards … Named the season Featherlite Most Improved Driver Award winner … Moved his streak to 11-consecutive years with a win. 2008: Earned the Tour title on the strength of 10 top fives and 13 top 10s in 16 starts … Won at Stafford, Mansfield, New Hampshire and Thompson. 2007: Finished fifth in the season standings with eight top-fives and 10 top-10s … Named the season Featherlite Most Improved Driver Award winner.  2006: Finished third in series points.  2005: Finished second in points, just 18 markers back of first … Notched seven wins for the year.  2004: Finished fourth in points while collecting three wins.  2003: Finished fourth in points with two wins.  2002: Finished second in points … Scored five victories.  2001: Finished sixth in points with two wins.  2000: Finished fifth in points with two wins.  1999: Finished 15th in points with two victories.  1998: Finished 30th in points.  1997: Finished 21st in points.  1996: Finished 27th in points.  1995: Finished 27th in points.  1994: Finished 15th in points.  1987-1993: Competed in 13 events as a part-time driver.

Noteworthy

Was named one of the All-Time Top 25 drivers in NASCAR Whelen All-American Series history in 2006 … Voted by the fans as the 2008, `09 and `10 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Most Popular Driver … Inducted into the Plainville (Conn.) Sports Hall of Fame in 2013  … The 1987, `96, 2000, `01, `04, `07, `09 and `12 champion at Stafford (Conn.) Motor Speedway, where he has 121 overall career wins through 2013 … The 1988, `89, 2002 and `10 Thompson (Conn.) Speedway champion, where he has unofficially notched 98 overall career wins through 2013 … A 36-time career feature winner at Waterford (Conn.) Speedbowl, where he earned the 1992 track title … Raced at Riverhead (N.Y.) Raceway weekly for the first time in 2012 and earned a win … Has competed in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (6 starts), NASCAR Nationwide Series (21), NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (2), NASCAR K&N Pro Series East (92), NASCAR K&N Pro Series West (2), NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour (18) and TUDOR United Sportscar (3)  … Drove in the Rolex 24 at Daytona in 2006 and 2008 … Has 10 wins, 30 top 10s and four poles in K&N East action … Has six Whelen Southern Modified Tour wins, including that Tour’s inaugural event on March 26, 2005 at Caraway Speedway … The 2001 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series national champion and 2000 New England Region titlist … Has earned nine modified points championships at the New Smyrna (Fla.) Speedway World Series (1998, `99, 2000, `01, `03, `05, `09, `10, `11) … Is a five-time winner of the Richie Evans Memorial 100 at New Smyrna … Won the 2009, `10 and `11 Gambler’s Classic TQ Midget races in Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall as well as the 2009 and `11 TQ Midget races at Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence, R.I.