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Myers Celebrates Whelen Title at Charlotte

Veteran Wins 2nd Southern Mod Crown; Preece Wins Race
Tim Southers, NASCAR
October 6, 2016 - 10:23pm

CONCORD, N.C. – Ryan Preece made an impressive pass by George Brunnhoelzl III and went on to win the Bad Boy Off Road Southern Slam 150 Thursday night on the quarter-mile track at Charlotte Motor Speedway for his third win on the southern tour.

While Preece celebrated the win, Burt Myers enjoyed winning his second NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour championship. Myers, also scored his first tour title in 2010 at CMS, won three times on the 2016 schedule and held the lead throughout the season.

The Walnut Cove, N.C. driver entered the season finale just needing to take the green flag to celebrate and deny Andy Seuss a third straight crown.

Brunnhoelzl held on to finish second in the race and also pass Seuss for second in the final standings.

James Civali finished third in the race with Danny Bohn and Bobby Measmer Jr. completing the top five.

Burt Myers was sixth followed by Seuss, Kyle Bonsignore, Jason Myers, and Trey Hutchens III completed the top 10.

Bonsignore also secured the Sunoco Rookie of the Year Award competing in every race on the schedule.

The Bad Boy Off Road Southern Slam 150 will be televised on NBCSN on Friday, Oct. 14 at 3:30 p.m. ET.

Burt Myers is the third champion to be crowned in the NASCAR Touring division and he’ll join the other six touring and weekly series champions from across the globe on Saturday, Dec. 10 in Charlotte for the NASCAR Night of Champions Touring Awards celebration. 

The event will be held at the NASCAR Hall of Fame at the Charlotte Convention Center for the seventh consecutive year.