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Statistical Advance: UNOH Showdown

by Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will be joined for the first time by the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour for a new special event on Sept. 11 at Thompson (Conn.) International Speedway with the UNOH Showdown.

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

•  Has two wins, nine poles and 68 top 10s in 165 career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour starts. > More

News & Notes: Mods Headed For Showdown

by Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – After nearly three decades of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour making the occasional trip outside of its Northeast home base for events to southern racing hotbeds, for the first time the southerners will head to New England.

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LIVE: Mod Showdown At Thompson

The NASCAR Whelen Modfied and Whelen Southern Modified Tours will head to Thompson (Conn.) International Speedway for the inaugural UNOH Showdown on Sept. 10-11.

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Silk Win At Delaware Worth The Wait

By Shon Sbarra, NASCAR

DELAWARE, Ontario, Canada – Ron Silk appeared to have a game plan that even a 48-minute rain delay could not derail. He patiently waited for the right moment on Sunday at Delaware Speedway and won the Delaware 150 in NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour action.

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Rudolph Nabs Inaugural Pole At Delaware

by Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DELAWARE, Ontario, Canada — Erick Rudolph earned his second NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour 21 Means 21 Pole Award Presented by Coors Light Saturday at Delaware Speedway in qualifying for the inaugural Delaware 150.

Rudolph, from Ransomville, N.Y., posted a fast lap of 17.585 seconds (102.360 mph) around the half mile oval in advance of Sunday’s feature event. The 19-year old driver of the No. 98 Mohawk Northeast/Original Pizza Logs Chevrolet earned his first Whelen Modified Tour pole in 2010 at Monadnock Speedway.

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PRACTICE: Smooth As Silk In Canada

By Shon Sbarra, NASCAR

DELAWARE, Ontario, Canada – Ron Silk laid down the fastest lap in NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour practice on Saturday at Delaware Speedway. Never before since the tour’s inception in 1985 has it held an event in Canada.

Silk, out of Norwalk, Conn., posted a time of 17.450 seconds on the Canadian half-mile track for an average speed of 103.152 mph. The points leader is in search of his first win since May 27 at Stafford (Conn.) Motor Speedway in his T.S. Haulers/Calverton Tree Farm Chevrolet.

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Statistical Advance: Delaware 150

by Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour’s inaugural trip to Canada is up next with the Delaware 150 on Sunday, Sept. 4 at Delaware (Ont.) Speedway.

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

•  Has two wins, nine poles and 67 top 10s in 164 career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour starts.
•  Is fourth in points with six top 10s in 10 races.
•  Leads all drivers in laps completed with 1,479, one shy of the entire season’s total.

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News & Notes: Whelen Modifieds Head North

by Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour is set to make history with its inaugural event at Delaware Speedway in Ontario on Sunday, Sept. 4.

The Delaware 150 will be the first race outside of the United States in the 27-year history of the Whelen Modified Tour. A half-mile oval located east of Detroit, Mich., and west of Toronto, Ont., Delaware will become the 38th facility that the Whelen Modified Tour has raced at since the first year of competition in 1985.

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LIVE: Modifieds Go International

The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will go outside of the domestic borders for the first time in its 27-year history for the Delaware 150 on Sunday, Sept. 4., at Delaware (Ont.) Speedway.

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Tommy Baldwin Racing, NASCAR Hall Of Fame To Honor Richie Evans At NHMS

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Tommy Baldwin Racing (TBR) will team up with the NASCAR Hall of Fame at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) to celebrate Richie Evans’ upcoming induction as part of the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2012. Dave Blaney will pilot the No. 36 Golden Corral/HOF/Richie Evans Chevrolet for the SYLVANIA 300 on Sunday, September 25th. TBR Development Driver Bobby Santos will drive a Richie Evans tribute No. 4 Mystic Missile Dodge for the New Hampshire 100 Whelen Modified Tour race on Saturday, September 24th.

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