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Thompson Speedway

Whelen Modified Tour History (1985-pr.)

July 31, 2015 - 9:00am
Quick Facts  
Races: 128
Pole Winners: 44
Youngest Pole Winner: Sean Caisse (8/29/04 – 18 years, 6 months, 30 days)
Oldest Pole Winner: Bob Polverari (4/22/01 – 64 years, 5 months, 11 days)
Race Winners: 34
Youngest Race Winner: Bobby Santos (10/14/07 – 22 years, 11 days)
Oldest Race Winner: Mike Stefanik (4/14/13 – 54 years, 10 months, 25 days)
Races Won from the Pole (or 1st Starting Position): 17
Last Race Won from the Pole (or 1st Starting Position): Doug Coby (4/12/15)
Races Led Wire-to-Wire: 3
Last Race Led Wire-to-Wire: Rick Fuller (4/13/97)
Race Record: Doug Coby, 99.769 mph (9/11/11)
Qualifying Record: Bobby Santos, 18.237 seconds, 123.367 mph (4/10/11)


Race Records    
Category Most/Largest (Last Time) Fewest/Smallest (Last Time)
Cars Started: 50 (9/8/85) 24 – Three Times (9/9/12)
Laps Contested: 301 – Twice (9/11/05) 47 (3/31/85)
Lead Changes:* 12 – Two Times (9/8/02) 0 – Three Times (4/13/97)
Leaders: 8 – Twice (9/7/03) 1 – Three Times (4/13/97)
Cautions:* 20 (9/7/86) 2 – Four Times (6/10/15)
Caution Laps:* 90 (9/7/03) 10 (9/11/11)
Lead Lap Finishers: 26 (9/10/06) 3 (7/29/98)
Running at Finish: 31 (4/5/09) 14 (8/18/85)
Laps Led (Winner): 244 – Mike Stefanik (9/10/89) 1 – Twice (Todd Szegedy, 8/16/07)
Laps Led (Non-Winner): 198 – Ted Christopher (9/9/01) ---
Margin of Victory:*^ 3.420 – Chuck Hossfeld (8/6/03) 0.010 – Ted Christopher (4/10/05)


Pole Winners   Race Winners   Manufacturer Wins  
Driver Poles Driver Wins Make Wins
Tony Hirschman 13 Mike Stefanik 15 Chevrolet 90
Jeff Fuller 12 Ted Christopher 13 Pontiac 21
Mike Stefanik 10 Jeff Fuller 10 Dodge 9
Steve Park 9 Rick Fuller 8 Ford 4
Ted Christopher 7 Tony Hirschman 8 Buick 2
Mike Ewanitsko 6 Steve Park 6 Oldsmobile 2
Reggie Ruggiero 6 Reggie Ruggiero 6    
Bobby Santos 5 Mike McLaughlin 5    
Ed Flemke Jr. 4 Richie Evans 4    
Donny Lia 4 Ed Flemke Jr. 4    
Jerry Marquis 4 Jerry Marquis 4    
Ryan Preece 4 Bobby Santos 4    
Tim Connolly 3 Ron Silk 4    
Rick Fuller 3 Jimmy Spencer 4    
Woody Pitkat 3 Justin Bonsignore 3    
Todd Szegedy 3 Doug Coby 3    
Mike McLaughlin 2 Mike Ewanitsko 3    
John Rosati 2 Donny Lia 3    
Mike Andrews Jr. 1 Todd Szegedy 3    
Eric Beers 1 Tommy Cravenho 2    
Eric Berndt 1 Jan Leaty 2    
Jimmy Blewett 1 Brian Ross 2    
John Blewett III 1 Eric Beers 1    
Sean Caisse 1 John Blewett III 1    
James Civali 1 James Civali 1    
Doug Coby 1 Tim Connolly 1    
Richie Evans 1 Corky Cookman 1    
Tony Ferrante Jr. 1 Chuck Hossfeld 1    
Doug French 1 Charlie Jarzombek 1    
Bobby Grigas III 1 George Kent 1    
Doug Heveron 1 Charlie Pasteryak 1    
Chuck Hossfeld 1 Rowan Pennink 1    
Charlie Jarzombek 1 Ryan Preece 1    
George Kent 1 Glen Reen 1    
Jan Leaty 1        
L.W. Miller 1        
Charlie Pasteryak 1        
Bob Polverari 1        
Dave Rezendes 1        
Richard Savary 1        
Jimmy Spencer 1        
Zach Sylvester 1        
Jamie Tomaino 1        
Field set by rulebook 3        


Race History          
Date First Second Third Fourth Fifth
3/31/1985 Richie Evans Jeff Fuller Brian Ross Jamie Tomaino Mike McLaughlin
7/21/1985 Richie Evans Mike McLaughlin George Kent Geo. Brunnhoelzl Jr. Doug Heveron
8/8/1985 Richie Evans Jeff Fuller Jimmy Spencer Brian Ross Mike McLaughlin
9/8/1985 Richie Evans Doug Hewitt John Rosati Mike Stefanik Rick Fuller
10/20/1985 George Kent Mike McLaughlin Jeff Fuller Brian Ross Geo. Brunnhoelzl Jr.
4/20/1986 Charlie Jarzombek Greg Sacks George Kent John Rosati Reggie Ruggiero
7/20/1986 Brian Ross Jimmy Spencer Mike McLaughlin Jamie Tomaino Jeff Fuller
8/20/1986 Jimmy Spencer Mike McLaughlin Jamie Tomaino Mike Stefanik Rick Fuller
9/7/1986 Jimmy Spencer Mike McLaughlin Ken Bouchard Geo. Brunnhoelzl Jr. Tom Baldwin
10/19/1986 Corky Cookman Mike McLaughlin Jimmy Spencer Ken Bouchard Brian Ross
3/29/1987 Jimmy Spencer Jeff Fuller Corky Cookman Reggie Ruggiero Geo. Brunnhoelzl Jr.
7/19/1987 Reggie Ruggiero Jimmy Spencer Mike McLaughlin Jeff Fuller Jan Leaty
8/16/1987 Brian Ross Jimmy Tomaino Mike McLaughlin Ken Bouchard Jeff Fuller
9/27/1987 Mike McLaughlin Doug Heveron Brian Ross George Kent Dave Rezendes
10/18/1987 Reggie Ruggiero Jimmy Spencer Mike McLaughlin Jeff Fuller Rick Fuller
4/17/1988 Mike Ewanitsko Mike McLaughlin Doug Heveron Kerry Malone Jeff Fuller
7/31/1988 Mike Stefanik Rick Fuller Jeff Fuller Kerry Malone Jimmy Spencer
8/14/1988 Jimmy Spencer Mike Stefanik Mike McLaughlin Brian Ross Jamie Tomaino
9/11/1988 Mike Stefanik Reggie Ruggiero Jamie Tomaino Mike McLaughlin Rick Fuller
10/16/1988 Rick Fuller Tom Bolles Brian Ross Mike McLaughlin Jeff Fuller
4/2/1989 Mike McLaughlin Tony Hirschman Tom Baldwin Steve Park Reggie Ruggiero
8/9/1989 Reggie Ruggiero Tony Hirschman George Kent Mike Stefanik Jeff Fuller
8/20/1989 Mike Stefanik Reggie Ruggiero Tony Hirschman Doug Heveron Wayne Anderson
9/10/1989 Mike Stefanik Brian Ross Doug Heveron Tony Hirschman Tom Baldwin
11/5/1989 Tony Hirschman Mike McLaughlin Rick Fuller Mike Stefanik Reggie Ruggiero
4/1/1990 Tony Hirschman Jamie Tomaino George Kent Jeff Fuller Doug Heveron
6/3/1990 Mike Stefanik Mike McLaughlin Tony Hirschman Mike Ewanitsko Geo. Brunnhoelzl Jr.
8/22/1990 Mike McLaughlin Reggie Ruggiero Satch Worley Tom Baldwin Tony Hirschman
9/9/1990 Mike McLaughlin Satch Worley Tony Hirschman George Kent Doug Wolcott
10/21/1990 Jeff Fuller Mike Stefanik Rick Fuller Tom Bolles Doug Heveron
4/7/1991 Rick Fuller Mike Stefanik Tom Baldwin Richie Gallup Jamie Tomaino
6/2/1991 Jeff Fuller Mike Stefanik Steve Park Doug Heveron George Kent
8/11/1991 Jeff Fuller Mike Ewanitsko Mike Stefanik Jamie Tomaino Rick Fuller
9/8/1991 Steve Park Reggie Ruggiero Mike Stefanik Rick Fuller Doug Heveron
10/20/1991 Jeff Fuller Reggie Ruggiero Mike Stefanik Tom Baldwin George Kent
3/29/1992 Jeff Fuller Mike McLaughlin Tom Baldwin Steve Park Tom Bolles
6/7/1992 Jeff Fuller Tom Baldwin Steve Park Jan Leaty Rick Fuller
8/30/1992 Jeff Fuller Reggie Ruggiero Doug Heveron Jamie Tomaino Wayne Anderson
9/13/1992 Rick Fuller Doug Heveron Tom Baldwin Chris Aman Jamie Tomaino
11/1/1992 Reggie Ruggiero Satch Worley Mike McLaughlin Doug Heveron Rick Fuller
4/25/1993 Jeff Fuller Jan Leaty Doug Heveron Steve Park Rick Fuller
9/1/1993 Jan Leaty Mike Ewanitsko Steve Park Carl Pasteryak Satch Worley
9/12/1993 Mike McLaughlin Mike Stefanik Charlie Pasteryak Rick Fuller Tom Baldwin
10/17/1993 Jeff Fuller Mike Stefanik Satch Worley Jan Leaty Jamie Tomaino
5/15/1994 Charlie Pasteryak Tom Baldwin Bruce D’Alessandro Wayne Anderson Ed Flemke Jr.
6/19/1994 Rick Fuller Reggie Ruggiero Jamie Tomaino Wayne Anderson Ted Christopher
8/7/1994 Reggie Ruggiero Satch Worley Charlie Pasteryak Steve Park Wayne Anderson
9/11/1994 Jeff Fuller Reggie Ruggiero Satch Worley Mike Ewanitsko Steve Park
10/16/1994 Jan Leaty Mike Ewanitsko Reggie Ruggiero Tim Connolly Satch Worley
4/2/1995 Tommy Cravenho Tony Hirschman Rick Fuller Charlie Pasteryak Steve Park
6/18/1995 Ed Flemke Jr. Tony Hirschman Steve Park Rick Fuller Tim Connolly
9/10/1995 Steve Park Rick Fuller Mike Stefanik Jamie Tomaino Charlie Pasteryak
10/15/1995 Mike Stefanik Ed Flemke Jr. Reggie Ruggiero Steve Park Tony Hirschman
10/29/1995 Steve Park Wayne Anderson Ed Flemke Jr. Rick Fuller Bruce D’Alessandro
3/31/1996 Steve Park Jerry Marquis Mike Stefanik Tony Hirschman Bruce D’Alessandro
8/4/1996 Steve Park Jerry Marquis Rick Fuller Tim Connolly Tom Baldwin
10/27/1996 Steve Park Mike Stefanik Jerry Marquis Ed Flemke Jr. Tom Bolles
4/13/1997 Rick Fuller Tony Hirschman Mike Stefanik Tommy Cravenho Ed Flemke Jr.
7/30/1997 Rick Fuller Mike Stefanik Reggie Ruggiero Tommy Cravenho Tim Connolly
10/19/1997 Mike Ewanitsko Tony Hirschman Tim Connolly Jamie Tomaino Ed Flemke Jr.
4/5/1998 Mike Stefanik Tony Hirschman Tony Ferrante Jr. Ed Flemke Jr. Jan Leaty
7/29/1998 Mike Stefanik Tim Connolly Chris Kopec Tony Ferrante Jr. Jerry Marquis
9/6/1998 Mike Stefanik Chris Kopec Jaime Tomaino Mike Ewanitsko Bruce Taylor
10/18/1998 Mike Stefanik Rick Fuller Chris Kopec Mike Ewanitsko Tim Connolly
4/11/1999 Mike Ewanitsko Rick Fuller Chris Kopec Jamie Tomaino Carl Pasteryak
7/22/1999 Tim Connolly Charlie Pasteryak Tony Hirschman Rick Fuller Chris Kopec
9/12/1999 Tony Hirschman Reggie Ruggiero Chris Kopec Carl Pasteryak Jamie Tomaino
10/17/1999 Rick Fuller Tim Connolly Tony Hirschman Ed Flemke Jr. Tommy Cravenho
7/20/2000 Jerry Marquis Tommy Cravenho Ted Christopher Reggie Ruggiero Rick Fuller
8/17/2000 Ted Christopher Jerry Marquis Reggie Ruggiero Rick Fuller Ted Riggott
10/15/2000 Tommy Cravenho Mike Stefanik Ted Christopher Tony Hirschman Jerry Marquis
4/22/2001 Rick Fuller Mike Stefanik Charlie Pasteryak Reggie Ruggiero John Blewett III
8/16/2001 Tony Hirschman John Blewett III Ricky Miller Rick Fuller Chris Kopec
9/9/2001 Jerry Marquis Reggie Ruggiero Ted Christopher Ed Flemke Jr. Mike Stefanik
10/21/2001 Ted Christopher Mike Stefanik Jerry Marquis Charlie Pasteryak Tony Hirschman
4/7/2002 Jerry Marquis Rob Summers Chris Kopec Rick Fuller Tony Hirschman
8/15/2002 Ed Flemke Jr. Rick Fuller Chuck Hossfeld Tommy Cravenho Ted Christopher
9/8/2002 Mike Stefanik Tony Ferrante Jr. L.W. Miller John Blewett III Jamie Tomaino
10/27/2002 John Blewett III Chuck Hossfeld Ted Christopher Charlie Pasteryak Nevin George
4/6/2003 Chuck Hossfeld John Blewett III Charlie Pasteryak Mike Stefanik Zach Sylvester
8/14/2003 Mike Stefanik Todd Szegedy Ed Flemke Jr. Chuck Hossfeld Jerry Marquis
9/7/2003 Tony Hirschman Jerry Marquis Jeff Fuller Rick Fuller Tom Bolles
10/25/2003 Tony Hirschman Ed Flemke Jr. Charlie Pasteryak Rick Fuller Mike Stefanik
4/17/2004 Ted Christopher Ed Flemke Jr. Chuck Hossfeld Zach Sylvester Tony Hirschman
8/29/2004 Tony Hirschman Ed Flemke Jr. Jimmy Kuhn Ted Christopher Rick Fuller
9/12/2004 Ed Flemke Jr. Jerry Marquis Ted Christopher Mike Stefanik Rick Fuller
10/10/2004 Mike Stefanik Chuck Hossfeld Tony Hirschman Zach Sylvester Ken Barry
4/10/2005 Ted Christopher Zach Sylvester Chuck Hossfeld Mike Stefanik Rick Fuller
8/18/2005 Tony Hirschman Rick Fuller Eric Beers Mike Christopher Chuck Hossfeld
9/11/2005 Ted Christopher Tony Hirschman Ed Flemke Jr. Jerry Marquis Mike Stefanik
10/30/2005 Jerry Marquis Chuck Hossfeld Doug Coby Mike Christopher Charlie Pasteryak
4/9/2006 Mike Stefanik Chuck Hossfeld Reggie Ruggerio Ted Christopher Tony Hirschman
6/29/2006 Todd Szegedy Ed Flemke Jr. James Civali Eric Beers Tony Hirschman
8/17/2006 Ted Christopher Tony Hirschman Zach Sylvester Tom Bolles Jimmy Blewett
9/10/2006 Eric Beers Reggie Ruggerio John Blewett III Ed Flemke Jr. Tony Ferrante Jr.
10/15/2006 Reggie Ruggerio Jimmy Blewett Jerry Marquis Donny Lia Mike Stefanik
4/15/2007 James Civali Chuck Hossfeld Ron Silk Jimmy Blewett Matt Hirschman
6/21/2007 Donny Lia Ted Christopher Bobby Santos Tony Hirschman Todd Szegedy
8/16/2007 Todd Szegedy Tony Hirschman Ron Yuhas Jr. Donny Lia Ed Flemke Jr.
9/23/2007 Ron Silk Reggie Ruggiero Todd Szegedy Bobby Santos James Civali
10/14/2007 Bobby Santos Reggie Ruggiero Matt Hirschman Ted Christopher Ron Silk
4/6/2008 Ed Flemke Jr. Chuck Hossfeld Bobby Grigas III Joe Hartmann Tom Abele Jr.
6/19/2008 Ron Silk Ted Christopher Mike Stefanik Chuck Hossfeld Tony Ferrante Jr.
8/14/2008 Ron Silk Matt Hirschman Bobby Santos Ted Christopher Mike Stefanik
9/7/2008 Todd Szegedy Ron Silk Doug Coby Reggie Ruggiero Rick Fuller
10/19/2008 Ted Christopher Chuck Hossfeld Ron Silk Doug Coby Erick Rudolph
4/5/2009 Ted Christopher Jimmy Blewett Donny Lia Ryan Preece Todd Szegedy
9/3/2009 Donny Lia Ted Christopher Todd Szegedy Rowan Pennink Keith Rocco
10/25/2009 Ted Christopher Ryan Preece Doug Coby Donny Lia Rowan Pennink
4/11/2010 Bobby Santos Ryan Preece Mike Stefanik Ted Christopher Todd Szegedy
8/12/2010 Ted Christopher Ron Silk Bobby Santos Rowan Pennink Mike Stefanik
10/17/2010 Ted Christopher Ryan Preece Doug Coby Mike Stefanik Ron Silk
4/10/2011 Ted Christopher Rowan Pennink Mike Stefanik Ryan Preece Justin Bonsignore
6/30/2011 Ted Christopher Ron Silk Rowan Pennink Bobby Santos Eric Berndt
9/11/2011 Doug Coby James Civali Ryan Preece Ted Christopher Todd Szegedy
10/16/2011 Glen Reen Bobby Santos Matt Hirschman Chuck Hossfeld Tom Rogers Jr.
4/15/2012 Ron Silk Ted Christopher Mike Stefanik Jimmy Blewett Donny Lia
8/9/2012 Donny Lia Ron Silk Doug Coby Ted Christopher Mike Stefanik
9/9/2012 Justin Bonsignore Bobby Santos Ryan Preece Todd Szegedy Ted Christopher
10/14/2012 Bobby Santos Ryan Preece Todd Szegedy Mike Stefanik Eric Berndt
4/14/2013 Mike Stefanik Rowan Pennink Ryan Preece Ron Silk Ted Christopher
8/15/2013 Bobby Santos Donny Lia Eric Goodale Doug Coby Woody Pitkat
10/20/2013 Rowan Pennink Donny Lia Ryan Preece Bobby Santos Ron Silk
4/6/2014 Justin Bonsignore Woody Pitkat Doug Coby Timmy Solomito Eric Goodale
8/14/2014 Justin Bonsignore Matt Hirschman Doug Coby Ryan Preece Ron Silk
10/19/2014 Ryan Preece Donny Lia Rowan Pennink Ron Silk Justin Bonsignore
4/12/2015 Doug Coby Woody Pitkat Bobby Santos Ted Christopher Ryan Preece
6/10/2015 Doug Coby Justin Bonsignore Todd Szegedy Keith Rocco Woody Pitkat
Non-Points Races          
Date First Second Third Fourth Fifth
9/11/2011 Doug Coby Ted Christopher James Civali Geo. Brunnhoelzl III Eric Goodale
9/9/2012 Ted Christopher Jimmy Blewett Ryan Preece Donny Lia Doug Coby


Category Leaders  
1. Mike Stefanik 15
2. Ted Christopher 13
3. Jeff Fuller 10
4. Rick Fuller 8
Tony Hirschman 8
1. Tony Hirschman 13
2. Jeff Fuller 12
3. Mike Stefanik 10
4. Steve Park 9
5. Ted Christopher 7
Top Fives  
1. Mike Stefanik 52
2. Rick Fuller 41
3. Tony Hirschman 35
4. Ted Christopher 34
5. Reggie Ruggiero 31
Top 10s  
1. Mike Stefanik 67
2. Rick Fuller 53
3. Jamie Tomaino 49
4. Reggie Ruggiero 48
5. Ted Christopher 47
Laps Led*  
1. Mike Stefanik 1,853
2. Ted Christopher 1,723
3. Jeff Fuller 1,364
4. Rick Fuller 1,130
5. Tony Hirschman 974
Laps Completed*  
1. Jamie Tomaino 15,670
2. Mike Stefanik 14,033
3. Rick Fuller 12,720
4. Ed Flemke Jr. 12,686
5. Ted Christopher 11,537
1. Jamie Tomaino 128 (all)
2. Mike Stefanik 109
3. Rick Fuller 98
4. Ed Flemke Jr. 95
5. Ted Christopher 87
Reggie Ruggiero 87

*According to records available; ^Since 1994 (advent of digital timing and scoring), does not include races completed under caution

Track Facts

NASCAR Whelen All-American Series
NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour


Sunoco Modified
Late Model
Limited Sportsman
Mini Stock

SHAPE: High-banked oval
SURFACE: Asphalt
LENGTH: .625 Mile

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