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TS Haulers Racing Parting Ways With Silk

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – TS Haulers Racing owner Ed Partridge announced today that the team will part ways with driver Ron Silk following the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season finale at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park.

Partridge and Silk were victorious in their first race together in 2009 in a spot start at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, and joined forces full-time starting in 2010. The pairing captured the Whelen Modified Tour championship together in 2011.

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Solomito Secures Mod Tour Rookie Honors

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Not many rookie race car drivers already have a nickname, let alone two, but Timmy Solomito has done his best to live up to both.

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Preece Gets Back To Victory Lane At Stafford

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

STAFFORD, Conn. -- Ryan Preece broke through Sunday after a season-long absence from Victory Lane, and collected his 10th career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour victory by holding off Ted Christopher at Stafford Motor Speedway.

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QUALIFYING: Santos Captures Fall Final Pole

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

STAFFORD, Conn. – Bobby Santos is such a dominant qualifier at Stafford Motor Speedway that the procedure has nearly become a formality.

Santos, from Franklin, Massachusetts, posted a fast lap of 18.506 seconds (97.266 mph) Saturday to capture the Coors Light Pole Award for the sixth time in the last eight NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour events at the historic Connecticut half-mile oval.

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PRACTICE: Santos Quick At Stafford

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

STAFFORD, Conn. – Bobby Santos is up to his old tricks at Stafford Motor Speedway.

A six-time winner in NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour action at the historic half-mile, including this year’s Spring Sizzler, Santos is once again looking strong as he led the way in Saturday’s 75-minute practice session. The Franklin, Massachusetts, native posted a fast lap of 18.441 seconds (97.609 mph).

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Whelen Modified Tour Stat Advance: Stafford

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The penultimate race of the 2014 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season will take place on Sunday, Sept. 28 at Connecticut’s Stafford Motor Speedway with the NAPA Fall Final 150. Below is a statistical look at the performance of the tour and selected drivers at the track:

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Whelen Modified News & Notes: Stafford

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Ted Christopher knows how to win. He’s done it more at Stafford Motor Speedway than any driver that has participated in the long and storied history of the Connecticut oval. This Sunday he’ll have two significant opportunities to add to the legacy at his home track.

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Twice Is Nice In 2014 For Pitkat

By Trent Bailey & Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

LOUDON, N.H. – Woody Pitkat held off Todd Szegedy on a green-white-checkered finish to earn his second NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour victory in Saturday’s F.W. Webb 100 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Two late cautions set up the dramatic finish. Contact between Doug Coby and Ryan Newman set the scene for the first green-white-checkered attempt, and on the restart lap, a six-car accident at the exit of Turn 2 resulted in a 20-minute red flag.

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QUALIFYING: Newman On Point At NHMS

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

LOUDON, N.H. – Ryan Newman earned his fifth career Coors Light Pole Award in NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour competition Friday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Newman, from South Bend, Indiana, posted a fast lap of 29.067 seconds (131.035 mph) to capture the F.W. Webb 100 pole for the second year in a row. All five of his Whelen Modified poles have been earned across 12 starts at the 1.058-mile Loudon oval.

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PRACTICE: Santos Fast In Sweep Bid

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

LOUDON, N.H. – Only six drivers in NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour history have pulled off a season sweep of events at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Bobby Santos is looking to change that.

Santos, from Franklin, Massachusetts, posted a fast lap of 29.006 seconds (131.311 mph) in Friday’s final session to lead all entrants for Saturday’s F.W. Webb 100.

A victor at NHMS in July, Santos will look to become the first driver to pull off the Loudon season sweep since Ryan Newman in 2010.

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