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Stefanik Captures Fall Final At Stafford For Record Eighth Time

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

STAFFORD, Conn. (Oct. 12, 2008) – Mike Stefanik capped off a dominating weekend at Stafford Motor Speedway by reaching Victory Lane in the CARQUEST Fall Final for the eighth time in his illustrious career.

Stefanik (No. 16 Diversified Metals/Ace Moldings Pontiac) won the Coors Light Pole Award on Saturday and used the front row starting position to his advantage as he led 129 of the 150 laps in Sunday’s race.

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Qualifying: Stefanik Ties Career Record, Adds To Stafford Total

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

STAFFORD, Conn. – Mike Stefanik tied the all-time NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour record for career Coors Light Pole Awards Saturday afternoon as he turned in the fast time in qualifying for the CARQUEST Fall Final at Stafford Motor Speedway.

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Practice: Christopher Tops Charts

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

STAFFORD, Conn. – Although he turned fewer laps than any driver in the 90-minute session, current NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour points leader Ted Christopher paced the field Saturday morning during practice for the CARQUEST Fall Final at Stafford Motor Speedway.

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News & Notes: Chase Tightens As Tour Returns To Stafford

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

The fourth and final trip for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour to Stafford (Conn.) Motor Speedway in 2008 will take place on Sunday, Oct. 12.

The CARQUEST Fall Final, the track's traditional season-ending show, was originally scheduled to be held on Sept. 28. Rain forced the race weekend to be postponed.

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Clean Sweep: Hirschman Turns In Dominating Day At Chemung

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

CHEMUNG, N.Y. – Matt Hirschman led start-to-finish Saturday in the Chemung 120 to capture his second NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour win of the season and gained on the championship points lead of Ted Christopher with two races remaining.

Hirschman (No. 59 Ed Bennett Properties Chevrolet) was the car to beat from the time they unloaded at the Chemung Speedrome on Saturday morning. He was fastest in practice, earned his first Coors Light Pole Award of the season, captured the first of two 25-lap heat races, then led wire-to-wire in the 120-lap main.

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Qualifying: Hirschman Sweeps

By Official Release

CHEMUNG, N.Y. - Matt Hirschman won his third career Coors Light Pole Award and then earned the right to start the Chemung 120 on the pole by winning the first 25-lap heat race. Chuck Hossfeld will start on the outside of the front row by virtue of winning the second 25-lap heat race.

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Practice: Hirschman Leads In N.Y.

By Official Release

CHEMUNG, N.Y. - Matt Hirschman had the fastest time Saturday in NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour practice at Chemung Speedrome.

Hirschman had a lap of 14.200 seconds around the .375-mile oval for an average speed of 95.070 mph.

Chuck Hossfeld was second fastest in practice at 14.208 (95.017), followed by Eric Beers at 14.256 (94.697).

Rookie Glen Reen and Bobby Grigas III wounded out the top five times in practice, and points leader Ted Christopher was sixth fastest.

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News & Notes: Whelen Modified Tour Returns To Chemung

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

With just three races left in the 2008 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season, the series will head to  Chemung (N.Y.) Speedrome on Saturday, Oct. 4.

The Chemung 120 will mark just the second time in the 24-year history of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour that the series has contested a race at the .375-mile oval. Jerry Marquis reached Victory Lane in the only previous race on Aug. 10, 2001.

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Weather: Stafford Fall Final Weekend Postponed Two Weeks

By Official Release

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – An expected weekend-long deluge from a tropical storm has postponed the 36th annual CarQuest Fall Final at Stafford Motor Speedway in Stafford Springs, Conn.

The race weekend, which featured the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour and the final race of the NASCAR Camping World Series East, has been rescheduled for October 10-12.

The weekend will include all five divisions of Stafford’s NASCAR Whelen All American Series as scheduled.

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News & Notes: Stafford Closes Curtain On Season With Fall Final

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

Stafford Closes Curtain On Season With Fall Final

The fourth and final trip to Stafford (Conn.) Motor Speedway in 2008 will take place on Sunday, Sept. 28. The CARQUEST Fall Final, the track's traditional season-ending show, will see the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour go green at approximately 3 p.m.

The 150-lap race will be the 14th of 16 dates on the 2008 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour schedule. In the first three trips for the series to Stafford this year, Ted Christopher, Chuck Hossfeld and Jimmy Blewett have registered victories.

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