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Whelen Southern Modified Notes: S. Boston

By Tim Southers, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The 2015 season for the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour is shaping up to be one for the record books.

Jason Myers holds the record for the most starts in the history of the tour having started 130 of the 131 races held under NASCAR sanctioning, but the one item he wants to collect to complete his resume: a NWSMT championship.

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PIT BOX: Trophy To Be Claimed In Canada

Tim Southers, NASCAR

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Brunnhoelzl Finishes What He Started

By Tim Southers, NASCAR

HAMPTON, Va. -- George Brunnhoelzl III has led more laps at Langley Speedway than anybody on the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour. But that hasn't always translated into victories.

Saturday night, Brunnhoelzl closed the deal.

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QUALIFYING: Brunnhoezl Wins Pole at Langley

Tim Southers, NASCAR

HAMPTON, Va. - George Brunnhoelzl III once again proved why he's often the driver to beat in the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour at any event. Brunnhoelzl won his 25th career Coors Light Pole Award during qualifying for the Bayport Credit Union 150 presented by Budweiser at Langley Speedway.

Brunnhoelzl piloted his No. 28 Dunleavy Truck and Traler Repair/Comp. Tech Chevrolet around the .396-mile track at 15.100 seconds (94.411 mph) to lead the 14-car field.

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PRACTICE: Fleming Paces Field At Langley

Tim Southers, NASCAR

HAMPTON, Va. - On a NASCAR throwback weekend Frank Fleming provided his own version of the celebration in the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour Saturday in Virginia.

The veteran competitor who has over 50 modified wins in his career, led the field during practice for the Bayport Credit Union 150 presented by Budweiser at Langley Speedway.

Fleming, from Mt. Airy, North Carolina, drove his No. 40 AutosbyNelson.com/Lewsiville Motors/William Smith Trucking Chevrolet to a fast lap of 15.180 seconds (94.862 mph) during the one-hour session.

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Whelen So. Mod Tour Stat Advance: Langley

Tim Southers, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour returns to the Commonwealth of Virginia for the Bayport Credit Union 150 presented by Budweiser on Saturday at Langley Speedway in Hampton, Virginia. Below is a statistical look at the performance of selected drivers at the track:

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Whelen So. Modified News & Notes: Langley

Tim Southers, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Burt Myers is no stranger to Victory Lane or the record books. The veteran is enjoying one of his best seasons to date in the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour and is currently locked in a tight battle with his younger brother, Jason, for a second tour title. 

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Patience Pays Off For Preece

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

BRISTOL, Tenn. – Ryan Preece positioned himself in the right place at the right time, and took home the Bush’s Beans 150 trophy Wednesday in the annual combination race for the NASCAR Whelen Modified and Whelen Southern Modified Tours.

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QUALIFYING: Record Run For Pitkat

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

BRISTOL, Tenn. – “Thunder Valley” is one of multiple nicknames that Bristol Motor Speedway carries. Wednesday the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tours provided plenty of thunder in Coors Light Pole qualifying.

Woody Pitkat led a charge of 10 cars who qualified under the previous track mark for the division. A fast lap of 14.654 seconds (130.940 mph) earned the Stafford, Connecticut, native his fourth career Whelen Modified Tour pole and topped Donny Lia’s previous record set in 2009 at 14.806 (129.596).

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Whelen Modified Statistical Advance: Bristol

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR Whelen Modified and Whelen Southern Modified Tours will head to Tennessee’s Bristol Motor Speedway for Wednesday’s seventh annual Bush’s Beans 150 combination race. Below is a statistical look at the performance of the tours and selected drivers at the track:

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