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Goodale Scores Biggest Win of Career

Holds Off Szegedy on Restart To Claim Bush’s Beans 150 Victory
Tim Southers, NASCAR
August 18, 2016 - 12:38am

BRISTOL, Tenn. – Eric Goodale entered the Bush’s Beans 150 at Bristol Motor Speedway looking to continue his recent run of solid finishes in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. 

After his performance in the eighth annual combination race with the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour.

Goodale took the lead over Todd Szegedy midway just after the restart after a rain delay and held on during a late restart with two laps to go to collect his second career win.

Szegedy, who gave a valiant effort on the final restart and almost lost control of his car on the backstretch, finished second for the third time in the event. 

Donny Lia, who won the inaugural combination race at Bristol in 2009, overcame an illness to finish third. Patrick Emerling followed in fourth with northern tour points leader Doug Coby fifth.

Ryan Preece was sixth while Bobby Santos, Ron Silk, Kyle Ebersole, and Jeff Goodale rounded out the top 10. 

Ebersole used his ninth-place finish to lead the southern tour and get credit for his third career win. 

The Bush’s Beans 150 will air on NBCSN on Friday, Aug. 26 at 9 p.m. ET.

The NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour returns to action on Saturday, September 3 in the Visit Martin County 150 while the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour returns to Riverhead Raceway for the Riverhead 200 on Saturday, Aug. 27.

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