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Whelen Mod Tour News & Notes: Monadnock

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Ryan Preece has been good everywhere the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour has raced this year, but bullrings are where the season points leader really excels. It will be a tall task for another competitor to derail his attempt to repeat in the Town Fair Tire Whitcomb 200 on July 27 at Monadnock Speedway.

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Coby Rebounds With Victory

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

LOUDON, N.H. – The Coby isn’t letting the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour championship go without a fight.

The reigning champion from Milford, Conn., edged Ted Christopher by .153-seconds to capture Saturday’s Town Fair Tire 100 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. It was the eighth career win for Coby but the first since last September, also at New Hampshire.

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QUALIFYING: Blewett Captures Loudon Pole

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

LOUDON, N.H. – Mixed emotions befell Jimmy Blewett on Friday evening at New Hampshire Motor Speedway as he earned his third career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Coors Light Pole Award in qualifying for Saturday’s Town Fair 100.

Blewett, from Howell, N.J., secured his first pole at the “Magic Mile” on his first lap of qualifying at 29.691 seconds (128.281 mph), but his No. 76 John Blewett Incorporated Chevrolet wrecked hard into the wall in the second circuit.

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PRACTICE: Lia Leads In Loudon

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

LOUDON, N.H. – Donny Lia led the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour field Friday morning in Town Fair Tire 100 practice at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Lia, from Jericho, N.Y., posted a fast lap of 130.891 mph late in the nearly two-hour practice session.

The driver of the No. 4 Circle Track Magazine Dodge, Lia will look for his third career win at NHMS this weekend. His first two came in his championship seasons of 2007 and 2009. He was also the Coors Light Pole winner in the tour’s last trip to Loudon in September 2012.

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Whelen Modified Tour Stat Advance: Loudon

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will head to New Hampshire Motor Speedway for the Town Fair Tire 100 on Saturday, July 13 in Loudon, N.H. Below is a statistical look at the performance of tour and selected drivers at the track:

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Whelen Modified Tour News & Notes: Loudon

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – For the competitors and fans of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, the two annual events at New Hampshire Motor Speedway have a reverential place on the calendar. And even though the Mods have pounded the “Magic Mile” pavement nearly 60 times through two-plus decades, the excitement still remains.

As the Whelen Modified Tour returns to Loudon, N.H., for the Town Fair Tire 100 on Saturday, July 13, fans should be primed for yet another fantastic finish. Never has the competition been as close as in recent seasons.

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Preece Scores Comeback Win At Riverhead

By John Tejeda, NASCAR

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. - Ryan Preece is officially on a roll. The young driver scored his third consecutive NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour win of the season Saturday night in the Hoosier Tire 200 at Riverhead Raceway.

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QUALIFYING: Silk On Point At Riverhead

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. – Ron Silk has found the fast way around Riverhead Raceway.

Fastest in afternoon practice, Silk followed that effort up with the Coors Light Pole Award for tonight’s Hoosier Tire 200 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour event.

Silk, from Norwalk, Conn., was the last of 28 cars to go out in qualifying. On his second and final lap he topped Ryan Preece with a fast time of 11.890 seconds (75.694 mph) for his eighth career pole. It was his first in eight Whelen Modified Tour starts at Riverhead.

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PRACTICE: Silk Revs Up At Riverhead

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. – Ron Silk led the way in NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour practice Saturday afternoon in preparation for the Hoosier Tire 200 at Riverhead Raceway.

Silk toured the .25-mile oval on New York’s Long Island with a fast lap of 11.917 seconds (75.552 mph), recorded late in the 90-minute afternoon session.

Owner of nine career Whelen Modified Tour triumphs, Silk will look for his first at Riverhead this evening. His best finish in seven career starts there is second, in 2009.

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Whelen Mod Statistical Advance: Riverhead

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will head to Riverhead (N.Y.) Raceway for the Hoosier Tire 200 on Saturday, June 29. Below is a statistical look at the performance of tour and selected drivers at the track:

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2015 Schedule/Results

DATE RACE/VENUE WINNER/POLE VIEW
Apr 12 Icebreaker 150
Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park
Doug Coby
Doug Coby
Race Results
Race Review
Apr 26 NAPA Spring Sizzler 200
Stafford Motor Speedway
Woody Pitkat
Ryan Preece
Race Results
Race Review
May 30 Mr. Rooter 161
New London-Waterford Speedbowl
Jun 5 TSI Harley-Davidson 125
Stafford Motor Speedway
Jun 10 Mr. Rooter 125
Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park
Jun 27 Riverhead Hoosier Tire East 200
Riverhead Raceway
Jul 17 All-Star Shootout (non-points)
New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Jul 18 New England 100
New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Jul 25 O'Reilly Auto Parts 200
Monadnock Speedway
Aug 7 Call Before You Dig 150
Stafford Motor Speedway
Aug 12 Budweiser King of Beers 150
Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park
Aug 19 Bush's Beans 150
Bristol Motor Speedway
Aug 29 Riverhead 200
Riverhead Raceway
Sep 26 F.W. Webb 100
New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Oct 4 NAPA Fall Final 150
Stafford Motor Speedway
Oct 18 Sunoco World Series 150
Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park

* Denotes Rookie
# Qualifying cancelled; Field set per rule book