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STAFFORD SPRINGS, CT - AUG 02:   Doug Coby, driver of the #2 Mayhew Tools / Reynolds Auto Wrecking / AJ Romano Chevrolet,  wins the pole award for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Stafford 150 at Stafford Motor Speedway on August 2, 2019 in Stafford Springs, Connecticut. Adam Glanzman/NASCAR
Doug Coby earned his sixth pole of the season at Stafford Motor Speedway. (Adam Glanzman/NASCAR)

QUALIFYING: Doug Coby Scores Sixth Pole of Season at Stafford

STAFFORD, Conn. — Doug Coby is two-for-two on Friday at Stafford Motor Speedway.

He posted the fastest time in the only practice session of the day, and followed it up with earning his sixth pole of the season in qualifying for the Stafford 150. Coby posted a fast lap of 18.382 seconds (97.922 mph) around the half-mile, adding another pole to his historic record at Stafford. He’s also won two NASCAR Whelen All-American Series championships at the track.

RACING-REFERENCE: Stafford 150 Qualifying Results

Justin Bonsignore, who is seeking his first Stafford win, qualified second. His lap of 18.412 seconds (97.762 mph) will put him on the front row for his third consecutive race at the Connecticut oval. Off his first career pole at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Jon McKennedy qualified third.

Chris Pasteryak and Patrick Emerling rounded out the top five.

RACING-REFERENCE: Doug Coby Career Stats

Ron Silk qualified sixth, followed by Chase Dowling, Bobby Santos III, Matt Swanson and Rob Summers.

The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour returns to the track for the Stafford 150 at 9:15 p.m. The race will air via a live stream on FansChoice.TV, and will also air on NBCSN on Wednesday, August 7 at 7 p.m.

STAFFORD SPRINGS, CT - AUG 02: Doug Coby, driver of the #2 Mayhew Tools / Reynolds Auto Wrecking / AJ Romano Chevrolet, wins the pole award for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Stafford 150 at Stafford Motor Speedway on August 2, 2019 in Stafford Springs, Connecticut. Adam Glanzman/NASCAR
Doug Coby celebrates his sixth pole of the season with a member of his Mayhew Tools team, who earned a ‘Big Stick’ courtesy of Mayhew Tools. (Adam Glanzman/NASCAR)