Todd Szegedy    4

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Todd Szegedy
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Sponsor Mystic Missile Racing
Manufacturer Dodge
Owner Bob Garbarino
Crewchief Don Barker
Birthdate May 6, 1976
Hometown Ridgefield, Conn.
Occupation ---

Career Highlights

  • Captured the 2003 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour title
  • Was the championship runner-up in 2005 and 2011
  • Earned Sunoco Rookie of the Year honors in 2002
  • Ranks ninth on the tour's career wins list

 

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Statistics

Year Rank Races Wins Poles Top 5s Top 10s
2000 71 2 0 0 0 0
2001 39 4 0 0 0 2
2002 7 19 1 0 5 10
2003 1 18 4 0 11 14
2004 11 17 3 2 7 9
2005 48 2 0 0 1 2
2006 5 16 2 1 4 9
2007 2 16 2 3 8 11
2008 3 16 1 0 5 11
2009 5 13 0 0 7 10
2010 5 14 1 1 7 8
2011 2 16 3 2 9 11
2012 5 14 0 0 8 9
2013 6 14 1 1 3 7
2014 25 6 0 0 1 2
2015 4 2 0 0 1 2
TOTALS   189 18 10 77 117

WINS:  18 – Richmond (6/28/02), Lake Erie (6/14/03), Beech Ridge (7/12/03), Adirondack (7/26/03), Stafford (8/19/03), Nazareth (5/23/04), Stafford (8/25/04), Waterford (9/4/04), Thompson (6/29/06), Stafford (10/29/06), Thompson (8/16/07), New Hampshire (9/15/07), Thompson (9/7/08), Stafford (8/6/10), Monadnock (6/26/11), New Hampshire (7/16/11), Lime Rock (9/17/11), New Hampshire (9/21/13)

POLES:  10 – Thompson (4/17/04), Stafford (4/25/04), Stafford (10/29/06), Thompson (4/22/07), Thompson (8/16/07), New Hampshire (9/15/07), Lime Rock (7/3/10), Monadnock (6/26/11), Lime Rock (9/17/11), Waterford (6/22/13)

Year-by-year Whelen Modified Tour Recap

2014: Made six appearances in a part-time role, highlighted by a runner-up effort at New Hampshire in September.  2013: Finished sixth in the final standings with seven top 10s in 14 outings ... Won at New Hampshire in September to end a career-long winless drought ... Earned the pole at Waterford.  2012: Ranked in the top five in the final standings for the seventh year in a row ... Recorded eight top-five finishes with a best result of second at Bristol.  2011: Finished as the championship runner-up, 76 points behind Ron Silk ... Recorded 11 top 10s with wins at Monadnock, July New Hampshire and Lime Rock ... Also earned the poles at Monadnock and Lime Rock ... Led in points for one week, following the Lime Rock victory. 2010: Came home fifth in the standings with top fives in half of the 14 events … Won at Stafford in August and earned the pole for the inaugural event at Lime Rock.  2009: Finished fifth in points with 10 top 10s in 13 starts.  2008: Recorded five top fives and 11 top 10s to finish third in the championship standings … Won at Thompson in September.  2007: Finished second in the season standings with two wins, eight top-fives and 11 top-10s.  2006: Finished fifth in series points with two wins and one Coors Light Pole Award.  2005: Finished 48th in points.  2004: Finished 11th in points with three wins.  2003: Won first series championship while collecting four victories.   2002: Finished seventh in points … Captured first career victory at Richmond in June.  2001: Finished 39th in points.  2000: Debuted in the series with two starts.

Noteworthy

At the age of 27, became the youngest driver at the time to win the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour championship in 2003 … Is the only driver in Tour history to earn Rookie of the Year and the championship in back-to-back seasons … Was named the 2007 Most Popular Driver … Ran two races in the NASCAR XFINITY Series in 2004 … Started racing in 1983 in go-karts and won 11 WKA and IKF championships between 1983 and 1994 … Ran SCCA road races in 1995 and 1996, and won championships both years.