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QUALIFYING: Coby Out Front Again

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

STAFFORD, Conn. -- Doug Coby earned his fourth career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Coors Light Pole Award Friday night and second of the season in qualifying for the Town Fair Tire 150 at Stafford Motor Speedway.

Coby had a lap of 18.223 seconds (98.776 mph) around the half-mile. He also won the Coors Light Pole in the tour's most recent stop at Stafford on May 1. His previous pole efforts came at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in 2009 and Wall Stadium in New Jersey in 2004.

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PRACTICE: Beers Paces Field

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

STAFFORD, Conn. -- Eric Beers led the way in NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour practice Friday at Stafford (Conn.) Motor Speedway.

Beers posted a lap of 18.316 seconds (98.275 mph) around the half-mile in preparation for Friday night's Town Fair Tire 150.

Ted Christopher, the track's all-time win leader over all divisions, was second fastest at 18.320 (98.253). Todd Szegedy and Rowan Pennink each posted a lap of 18.424 (97.699).

Doug Coby was fifth fastest in practice.

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Rocco’s Run Takes Hunter Index Top Spot

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — As the summer months heat up the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series national championship race, Keith Rocco shows no signs of cooling off. In fact, the 26-year-old Wallingford, Conn., native continues to roll off wins at an astounding rate.

Over 10 starts last month, Rocco posted seven wins, nine top fives and 10 top 10s to further cement his place atop the national standings. The recent run gives him 20 wins – one less than his national championship performance a year ago – in 35 starts in the weekly asphalt Modified division.

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Statistical Advance: Town Fair Tire 150

Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The  NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will make its third appearance of the season at Stafford (Conn.) Motor Speedway on Friday, Aug. 5 for the Town Fair Tire 150.

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News & Notes: Midway Point For Mod Tour

Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – At this point a year ago Bobby Santos had a 56-point lead on the field as he strove for what would be his first NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour title. Heading into the Town Fair Tire 150 this Friday, Aug. 5 at Stafford (Conn.) Motor Speedway – the eighth race of the season – just five points separate the two drivers at the top.

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LIVE: Modified Tour Returns To Stafford

The third of four stops for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour in 2011 at Stafford (Conn.) Motor Speedway is up next with the Town Fair Tire 150 on Friday, Aug. 5.

For updates from the track throughout raceday, please click here: LAP-BY-LAP

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Bonsignore Brings First Win Home

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. -- Justin Bonsignore converted his home-track advantage into his first NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour victory. The 23-year-old from Holtsville, N.Y., drove away with the Lighthouse Mission 200 Saturday at Riverhead Raceway.

Bonsignore, the 2010 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Sunoco Rookie of the Year, also runs regularly in Riverhead's weekly NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Modified Division. He is second in the track's point standings.

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QUALIFYING: Brode First At Home

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. -- Howie Brode earned his first career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Coors Light Pole AWard Saturday at his home track in qualifying for the Lighthouse Mission 200 at Riverhead Raceway.

The 47-year-old East Islip, N.Y., driver has 54 career starts over 12 years on the tour. He has raced only the annual Riverhead tour stop since 2005 while focusing on racing in the track's NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Modified division.

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PRACTICE: Bonsignore Right At Home

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. -- Long Island native Justin Bonsignore showed the fast way around Riverhead Raceway Saturday, posting the fastest time in practice for the Lighthouse Mission 200.

Bonsignore had a lap of 11.787 seconds (76.355 mph) around the .250-mile oval. Bonsignore, the 2010 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Sunoco Rookie of the Year, also races in Riverhead's weekly Modified division. He is two points out of the track's points lead.

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Statistical Advance: Lighthouse Mission 200

Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The 50th running of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour at Riverhead (N.Y.) Raceway is set for Saturday, July 30 with the Lighthouse Mission 200.

Selected Driver Highlights:
Eric Beers (No. 45 Chevrolet)

•  Has two wins, nine poles and 64 top 10s in 160 career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour starts.
•  Is sixth in points with three top 10s in six races.
•  Has a pole, seven top 10s and a best finish of second in 11 starts at Riverhead Raceway.

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