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QUALIFYING: Lia Starts First at Thompson

Tim Southers, NASCAR

THOMPSON, Conn. – Donny Lia won the Coors Light Pole for tonight's Budweiser King of Beers 150 at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park and in the process climbed up the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour record books.

Lia, driving the familiar No. 4 Mystic Missile Dodge, captured the pole with a fast time of 18.796 seconds (119.706 mph) and moved to ninth all-time with his 20th career pole. Ron Yuhas Jr. followed in his No. 64 Fast Track Electric/Hughes Motors Chevrolet with a fast lap time of 18.818 (119.566 mph) to join Lia on the front row.

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PRACTICE: Bonsignore Tops Thompson Chart

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

THOMPSON, Conn. – Justin Bonsignore is bidding to be the new king of Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park.

Bonsignore, from Holtsville, New York, took home the checkered flag in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour’s first visit to the .625-mile oval this year, and in today’s return trip he showed early that he intends to stay up front. Bonsignore piloted the No. 51 chem3.com Chevrolet to a fast lap of 18.750 seconds (120.00 mph) to lead the 25-car contingent in afternoon practice.

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Whelen Mod Tour Stat Advance: Thompson

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will contest its 125th all-time event at Connecticut’s Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park with Thursday’s Budweiser King of Beers 150. Below is a statistical look at the performance of the tour and selected drivers at the track:

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Thompson Rescheduled For Thursday

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Due to the forecast for Wednesday that includes extensive rain and a flash flood watch, the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour race at Connecticut’s Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park has been rescheduled for Thursday.

The Budweiser King of Beers 150 will be the ninth race of the 2014 Whelen Modified Tour season, and the second of three dates at Thompson. Thursday will mark the tour’s 125th all-time event at the high-banked .625-mile oval.

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Whelen Mod Tour News & Notes: Thompson

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Thursday’s Budweiser King of Beers 150 will be yet another milestone marker on the historical timeline of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour and Connecticut’s Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park.

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Pitkat Powers To First Modied Tour Win

Tim Southers, NASCAR

STAFFORD, Conn. – After winning 71 times at Stafford Motor Speedway in weekly competition, there was never any doubt that Woody Pitkat knew his way around his home track. Now Pitkat can finally add the elusive NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour win to his résumé.

The veteran driver from Stafford dominated the Call Before You Dig 811 150 and beat Ron Silk to the line by over three seconds to pick up his first career win in his 86th tour start.

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QUALIFYING: Santos Scores Another Pole

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

STAFFORD, Conn. – Two night races and two Coors Light Pole Awards for Bobby Santos in NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour action this summer at Stafford Motor Speedway.

Santos, from Franklin, Massachusetts, posted a fast lap of 18.433 seconds (97.651 mph) to secure the pole position for tonight’s Call Before You Dig 811 150. It marked his 15th career pole in Whelen Modified Tour competition; eight have now come at Stafford, including two in a row. He was also the top tour qualifier at the historic half-mile in June.

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PRACTICE: Lia Leads At Stafford

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

STAFFORD, Conn. – Donny Lia and the No. 4 Mystic Missile Racing Dodge team are off to a fast start Friday at Stafford Motor Speedway as they led NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour afternoon practice in advance of tonight’s Call Before You Dig 811 150.

Lia, from Jericho, New York, posted a fast lap of 18.341 seconds (98.414 mph) around the historic half-mile to lead the field. A four-time winner at Stafford, Lia will look for his first checkered flag of the 2014 season later tonight.

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Whelen Modified Tour Stat Advance: Stafford

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The second half of the 2014 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season will commence with the Call Before You Dig 811 150 on Friday, Aug. 8 at Connecticut’s Stafford Motor Speedway. Below is a statistical look at the performance of the tour and selected drivers at the track:

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Whelen Modified Tour News & Notes: Stafford

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The second half of the 2014 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour schedule is set to commence with Friday’s Call Before You Dig 811 150 at Connecticut’s Stafford Motor Speedway, and with two-time defending race winner Doug Coby in the championship lead.

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