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NOTEBOOK: Szegedy At Best Down Stretch

By Travis Barrett, Special To NASCARHomeTracks.com

LOUDON, N.H. -- Turn the calendar back to early August, and the task ahead of Todd Szegedy appeared daunting.

Szegedy had been rolling along at Stafford Motor Speedway, pointed toward a Top-5 finish and embroiled in a bitter dogfight atop the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour standings. But Szegedy ran into trouble in the form of another race car, and he finished 14th in the Town Fair Tire 150 while both Ron Silk and Rowan Pennink posted solid finishes to build a bit of distance between themselves and Szegedy.

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PRACTICE: Beers Tops At Magic Mile

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

LOUDON, N.H. -- Eric Beers led the way for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Thursday in practice at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Beers posted a fast lap of 29.294 seconds (130.020 mph) around the 1.058-mile oval in preparation for Saturday's New Hampshire 100. The race run Saturday and air live on SPEED at 1 p.m.

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Whelen Modified Tour No. 36 Crew Chief Penalized For Rules Violations At Lime Rock

Official Release

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR announced today the crew chief of the No. 36 team that competes in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour has been penalized as a result of rules violations committed Saturday, Sept. 17, at Lime Rock Park in Lakeville, Conn.

The car was found to be in violation of Sections 12-1 (Actions detrimental to stock car racing), Section 20D-2.3 (Improperly attached weight) of the 2011 NASCAR rule book. The violations occurred during practice on Sept. 17.

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Statistical Advance: New Hampshire 100

by Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will return to New Hampshire Motor Speedway for the third and final time in 2011 with the New Hampshire 100 on Saturday, Sept. 24 in Loudon, N.H.

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News & Notes: Szegedy, Silk Take Lead To NH

by Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour – with a wide-open championship picture – will return to New Hampshire Motor Speedway for the third and final time in 2011 for the New Hampshire 100 on Saturday, Sept. 24.

Following his third win of the season last Saturday at Lime Rock Park, Todd Szegedy ended Ron Silk’s six-race run atop the season standings and will take a slim 12-point lead to Race No. 14 of the 16-race  2011 season.

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LIVE: Whelen Modifieds Back In Loudon

The third and final visit of the 2011 season for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour to New Hampshire Motor Speedway will take place on Saturday, Sept. 24 with the New Hampshire 100 in Loudon, N.H.

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

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Szegedy Battles Back For Win At Lime Rock

By Kevin W. Green, NASCAR

LAKEVILLE, Conn. - Todd Szegedy battled back after losing the lead during on a pit stop and then making a pair of off-track excursions to win the NASCAR Whelen Modified 66/99 presented by Town Fair Tire at Lime Rock Park on Saturday.

It was a sweet win for the Ridgefield, Conn., driver - who led all but the last four laps before being relegated to second in last year's inaugural tour visit to the 1.5-mile, eight-turn road course. With his victory on Saturday, he took over the lead in the championship standings.

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QUALIFYING: Szegedy 2-For-2 At Lime Rock

By Kevin W. Green, NASCAR

LAKEVILLE, Conn. - Todd Szegedy is two-for-two in NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour qualifying at Lime Rock Park.

On Friday, the Ridgefield, Conn., driver won the Coors Light Pole Award at the 1.5-mile, eight-turn road course for a second straight year.

Szegedy turned a lap of 53.902 seconds (100.182 mph) in his No. 2 Wisk Detergent/A&J Romano Construction Ford, as the field was set for Saturday's NASCAR Whelen Modified 66/99 presented by Town Fair Tire. This marks his ninth career pole and his second this season.

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PRACTICE: Szegedy Sets Pace In Practice

By Kevin W. Green, NASCAR

LAKEVILLE, Conn. - Todd Szegedy appears to be intent on setting the pace for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour again this year at Lime Rock Park.

Szegedy's lap of 53.909 seconds (100.169 mph) was quickest during Friday's two practice sessions as teams prepared for the NASCAR Whelen Modified 66/99 presented by Town Fair Tire.

The Ridgefield, Conn., driver won the pole winner and led all but the last four laps, settling for second, when the tour made its inaugural visit to the 1.5-mile, eight-turn road course last year.

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Statistical Advance: Lime Rock Park

by Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will contest its lone road course event of the season at Lime Rock Park with the NASCAR Whelen Modified 66/99 presented by Town Fair Tire on Sept. 17 in Lakeville, Conn.

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