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QUALIFYING: Santos Rolls At Bristol

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

BRISTOL, TENN. -- Bobby Santos captured his second straight Coors Light Pole Award Wednesday in qualifying for the UNOH Perfect Storm 150 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

It was Santos' third pole of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season and seventh of his career.

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PRACTICE: Szegedy Paces Field At Bristol

by Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

BRISTOL, Tenn. – Todd Szegedy laid down the fastest lap across two practice sessions Wednesday morning at Bristol Motor Speedway in advance of the UNOH Perfect Storm 150.

Szegedy turned the high banks of the .533-mile oval in 14.682 seconds (130.691 mph) during the first practice of the day. He ended up fourth in the second session in the No. 2 UNOH/Wisk Laundry Detergent Ford at 129.579 (14.808).

Szegedy will look for his first win at Bristol this evening after finishes of sixth and fifth in the first two editions.

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Statistical Advance: UNOH Perfect Storm 150

by Jason Cunningham & Tim Southers, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR Whelen Modified and Whelen Southern Modified Tours will get together for the lone combination race of the season this Wednesday, Aug. 24 for the UNOH Perfect Storm 150 at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway.

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News & Notes: Mods Thunder Into Bristol

by Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR Whelen Modified and Whelen Southern Modified Tours will head to Thunder Valley and Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway for the third annual UNOH Perfect Storm 150 combination race on Wednesday, Aug. 24.

The only combination event on the schedule for NASCAR’s two Modified Tours, the UNOH Perfect Storm 150 brings in teams from both sides of the Mason Dixon Line for bragging rights on the grounds of one of the most hallowed racing facilities in the nation.

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LIVE: Modifieds In Thunder Valley

The third annual NASCAR Whelen Modified-Whelen Southern Modified Tour UNOH Perfect Storm 150 combination race at Bristol Motor Speedway is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 24.

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

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NOTEBOOK: A Classic Look At New Hampshire

By Travis Barrett, Special To NASCAR Home Tracks

LOUDON, N.H. – This race looked a bit different than the last time the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour visited New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

When the Tour last visited the largest track on the circuit in mid-July, long green-flag runs and strung-out single file racing was the rule of the day. It was a marked change from what the Tour is typically known for at New Hampshire – where side-by-side racing, multiple lead changes per lap and bump drafting have been the norm over the last two decades.

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Stefanik Wins Wild One In Loudon

By Shon Sbarra, NASCAR

LOUDON, N.H. – Mike Stefanik survived several restarts and two green-white-checker attempts in the closing laps and picked up a NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour win in the Granite State Classic on Saturday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

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QUALIFYING: Santos Earns Granite State Classic Pole

by Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

LOUDON, N.H. — Bobby Santos crossed another track off his list when he earned the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour pole at New Hampshire Motor Speedway Friday in advance of the Granite State Classic.

Santos, from Franklin, Mass., laid down a fast lap of 29.858 seconds (127.564 mph) for his sixth career Coors Light Pole Award and second of the 2011 season. It marked the first of his six at the 1.058-mile New Hampshire oval.

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NOTEBOOK: Tour Regulars Right At Home

by Travis Barrett, Special To NASCAR Home Tracks

LOUDON, N.H – Bobby Santos and Todd Szegedy have moonlighted on the NASCAR Nationwide Series. But both Santos, who won the pole for Saturday's Granite State Classic at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, and Szegedy said Friday that they were happy to call the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour home.

With the two Tour championships and 22 career victories between them, it's a good thing they do.

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PRACTICE: Santos Masters Magic Mile

by Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

LOUDON, N.H. – Bobby Santos registered the fastest lap across a pair of NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour practice sessions Friday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in advance of Saturday’s Granite State Classic.

Santos, from Franklin, Mass., piloted the No. 4 ‘Mystic Missile’ Dodge to a quick lap of 29.394 seconds (129.577 mph) in the 45-minute final practice to top the 31 entries for the event. He was also third on the board in Friday morning’s 60-minute session.

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