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Statistical Advance: Analyzing The New England 100 At New Hampshire

Official Release

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The fifth race of the 2010 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season is slated for June 26 with the New England 100 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

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Touring Series Drivers Set To Participate In Lowell Spinners “NASCAR Night”

Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – In advance of this week’s NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour races at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, drivers from both series will participate in “NASCAR Night” activities at the Lowell Spinners minor league baseball game on Wednesday, June 23.

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CREW PROFILE: Bob Mueller

In the NASCAR world, a crew member is the backbone of any team that helps a driver achieve success on the track. Often times the person leading the way behind the scenes is the crew chief. In the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, the crew chief is the person that works tirelessly behind the scenes to help his driver and team become winners.

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News & Notes: Magic Mile Up Next For Mods

Often regarded as the highlight event of New Hampshire Motor Speedway's race weekends, the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will make the first of its two annual trips to Loudon, N.H., for the New England 100 on June 26.

The Whelen Modified Tour and NHMS have been a match made in heaven since the inaugural event at the 1.058-mile oval in September 1990. With its long straightaways that produce drafting unique to the Whelen Modifieds, the races feature an abundance of lead changes, often with multiple passes per lap.

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Near Perfect Santos Leads June Hunter Index

Official Release

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – It’s fitting that Bobby Santos’ near perfect start resulted in him being a near unanimous choice for the top spot in June’s edition of the Hunter Index.

Santos became the first driver in NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour history to win three of the first four races of the season. In addition, the 24-year-old standout from Franklin, Mass., has collected three Coors Light Pole Awards and has built an impressive 89-point lead over nine-time NASCAR champion Mike Stefanik.

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Car No. 71 Whelen Modified Tour Team Penalized

Official Release

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR announced today the car No. 71 team that competes in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour has been penalized as a result of rules violations committed Sunday, June 6 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway.

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Crown Ballroom at NASCAR Hall of Fame To Host 2010 Weekly & Touring Banquets

Official Release

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) announced today it will celebrate the top short-track drivers from throughout North America with end of the season awards banquets Dec. 10-11.

NASCAR will return to Charlotte with a special week of activities culminating with the 2010 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Awards Banquet on Friday, Dec. 10 and the NASCAR Night of Champions Touring Awards Gala on Saturday, Dec. 11. The banquets will be held at the Charlotte Convention Center's Crown Ballroom in the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

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Santos Continues Winning Ways

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- Bobby Santos' dream season continued Sunday at Martinsville Speedway as he captured the checkered flag in the Made In America Whelen 200.

Santos pulled away from the field on a green-white-checkered finish to claim his third win in four NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour races to start the 2010 season.

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QUALIFYING: Another Record For Stefanik

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- Mike Stefanik continued to showcase his mastery of Martinsville Speedway. Already a five-time winner at the track, Stefanik recorded his record fifth Coors Light Pole Award Saturday in qualifying for Sunday's Made In America Whelen 200.

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PRACTICE: Silk Stout At Martinsville

Jason Cunningham/NASCAR

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Ron Silk, the defending NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour pole winner at Martinsville Speedway, looked ready for a repeat on Saturday as he paced the 37-car field in both practice sessions.

Silk led Saturday morning’s first practice with a fast lap of 18.899 seconds, then followed that with another top effort in the afternoon’s final practice session prior to qualifying with a quick lap of 18.939.

Silk earned the Coors Light Pole Award prior to last year’s event at Martinsville. He has two career poles.

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