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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Statistical Advance: Thompson

nwmt-lgAnalyzing The Sunoco World Series 150 At Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park

 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 14, 2015) – The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will draw the 2015 season to a close and crown a champion with the Sunoco World Series 150 on Sunday at Connecticut’s Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park. Below is a statistical look at the performance of the tour and selected drivers at the track:

Sunoco World Series 150 Setup:

  • Doug Coby and Ryan Preece enter the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season finale tied atop the championship standings while Woody Pitkat ranks third, just four points back. Coby will vie for his third title (2012, `14) and Preece his second (2013) while Pitkat is in search of his first.
  • Coby has won the first three events this year at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park. Only two drivers have swept a season at Thompson (Steve Park-1996, Mike Stefanik-1998). Coby has four career points wins at the track.
  • Coby has led 340 of 425 (80%) laps contested this year at Thompson.
  • Preece is the defending winner of the Sunoco World Series 150, his only previous victory at the track. Pitkat has captured two of the last six Thompson poles, but has yet to win there.
  • Three drivers entered for the Sunoco World Series 150 have previously won the traditional season finale event: Ted Christopher (4), Preece (1) and Bobby Santos (2).
  • Christopher is the only driver in NWMT history to clinch the title by winning the season finale, which he did in the 2008 Thompson World Series. Mike Stefanik won the season finale in his 1991 and `97 championship campaigns, but he had already clinched the title prior to the final race.

 At Thompson Speedway:

History

  • Opened on May 26, 1940 as the largest and first entirely-asphalt track in New England at the time.
  • An inaugural member track of the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series, now in its 34th season. Ryan Preece is the defending track champion out of the track’s headlining Sunoco Modified division.
  • Held NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races in 1951, 1969 and 1970, and 27 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East events from 1988-2009.
  • Held the inaugural NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour event on March 31, 1985, a race won by the late NASCAR Hall of Famer Richie Evans.

 Notebook

  • Thompson has played host to 129 NWMT races, the most in the tour’s 31 seasons.
  • There have been 34 different race winners at Thompson, led by Mike Stefanik’s 15 victories.
  • There have been 44 different pole winners at Thompson, led by Tony Hirschman’s 13.
  • Jamie Tomaino is the only driver that has participated in all 129 previous NWMT Thompson races.
  • There have only been three races won in wire-to-wire fashion at Thompson, the last by Rick Fuller in 1997.
  • Bobby Santos was the youngest Thompson race winner at 22 years, 11 days in 2007.
  • Stefanik was the oldest Thompson victor at 54 years, 10 months, 25 days in 2013.

 Thompson Data

Race:  #15 of 15 overall, #4 of 4 at Thompson

Track Layout:  .625-mile asphalt oval

Banking/Turns:  26 degrees

Race Length:  150 laps (93.75 miles)

 

Qualifying/Race Data

2014 Race Winner:  Ryan Preece

2014 Pole Winner:  Woody Pitkat

Qualifying Record:  Bobby Santos, Dodge, 18.237 seconds, 123.376 mph, April 10, 2011

  Active Category Leaders at Thompson: Wins

  1. Ted Christopher … 13
  2. Doug Coby … 4

Bobby Santos … 4

Ron Silk … 4

Poles

  1. Ted Christopher … 7
  2. Bobby Santos … 5
  3. Donny Lia … 4

Ryan Preece … 4

Top Fives

  1. Ted Christopher … 34
  2. Jamie Tomaino … 20
  3. Ron Silk … 16

Top 10s

  1. Jamie Tomaino … 49
  2. Ted Christopher … 48
  3. Todd Szegedy … 26

Laps Led

  1. Ted Christopher … 1,750
  2. Doug Coby … 672
  3. Donny Lia … 645

Laps Completed

  1. Jamie Tomaino… 15,820
  2. Ted Christopher … 11,687
  3. Wade Cole … 9,420

Starts

  1. Jamie Tomaino … 129
  2. Ted Christopher … 88
  3. Wade Cole … 83

 Select Driver Highlights:

Justin Bonsignore (No. 51 M3 Technology Chevrolet)

  • Has eight wins, five poles and 50 top 10s in 87 career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour starts.
  • Ranks 11th in points with seven top 10s in 14 races, highlighted by wins in both Riverhead Raceway events.
  • Has three wins, 10 top 10s and an average finish of 14th in 20 career starts at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park.

 Ted Christopher (No. 22 Canto Paving/Ferguson Waterworks Chevrolet)

  • The 2008 NWMT champion has 42 wins, 24 poles and 198 top 10s in 360 career starts. His 42 wins rank third all-time and his 24 poles are eighth.
  • Is looking to end a 54-race winless drought. It’s the second-longest such streak in his career. His first win came in his 94th race.
  • Sits 13th in points with six top 10s in 12 starts. Did not participate in two events.
  • Has 13 wins, seven poles, 48 top 10s and an average finish of 13th in 88 career NWMT Thompson starts. Also won the non-points UNOH Showdown in 2012.
  • Has a record four Sunoco World Series 150 wins, including three in a row from 2008-10.
  • Is a five-time NASCAR Whelen All-American Series track champion at Thompson out of the Sunoco Modified division. Has 98 overall career victories at the track entering this week’s events.

 Doug Coby (No. 2 Dunleavy’s Repair/HEX Performance Chevrolet)

  • The 2012 and 2014 NWMT champion has 16 wins, nine poles and 89 top 10s in 171 career starts.
  • Has already set career-highs with six wins and 10 top fives. Is tied with Ryan Preece for the championship lead, and will attempt to become the first back-to-back champion since Tony Hirschman in 2004-05.
  • Won from the pole the last two times out at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and Stafford Motor Speedway.
  • Has led 731 laps this year, which currently ranks seventh in NWMT single-season history. Could rise as high as fifth if he leads 146 of 150 this week.
  • Has four wins, a pole, 25 top 10s and an average finish of 11th in 45 career Thompson NWMT starts. Also won the inaugural non-points UNOH Showdown in 2011.
  • Has won the Thompson Icebreaker and Stafford Spring Sizzler and Fall Final, leaving the Thompson World Series as the only one of the four traditional Connecticut season-opening or season-closing events not yet on his resume.

 Chase Dowling (No. 9 S&S Asphalt Paving/Dunleavy’s Repair Chevrolet)

  • The 2015 Sunoco Rookie of the Year.
  • Ranks ninth in points with seven top 10s and a best finish of third at Riverhead in August.
  • Only three drivers (Todd Szegedy-10, Ken Barry-8, James Civali-8) have earned more than seven top 10s in their Sunoco Rookie of the Year season.
  • Has an average finish of 15th across his first three races at Thompson.

 Patrick Emerling (No. 07 Buffalo Auto Auction Chevrolet)

  • Has six top fives and 24 top 10s in 68 career starts with a best finish of second, recorded in September at NHMS.
  • Is in position for his first career top-five points finish on the strength of a career-best eight top 10s.
  • Has a pole (Aug. 2015) five top 10s, an average finish of 12.5 and a best result of seventh (twice) in 15 starts at Thompson.

 Eric Goodale (No. 58 GAF Roofing/Supreme Skylights Chevrolet)

  • Has a win, a pole and 44 top 10s in 100 career starts.
  • Maintains the NWMT’s active lead for consecutive starts, now at 98 races.
  • Ranks seventh in points after 14 races with nine top 10s and a best finish of fourth on two occasions.
  • Has 12 top 10s, an average finish of 13th and a best result of third (Aug. 2013) in 23 starts at Thompson.

 Donny Lia (No. 8 Sypher Construction/Bardahl Chevrolet)

  • The 2007 and 2009 NWMT champion has 17 wins, 21 poles and 86 top 10s in 168 career starts.
  • Eighth top 10s in 14 starts this year has him eighth in the points standings. Has finished sixth or better in each of the last five races after difficult first nine races of the season.
  • Has three wins, four poles, 17 top 10s and an average finish of 13th in 38 career Thompson starts.

 Woody Pitkat (No. 88 Buzz Chew Chevrolet/Elbow East Chevrolet)

  • Has three wins, four poles and 54 top 10s in 105 career starts.
  • Is third in points with career-best totals of 10 top fives and 13 top 10s. Won the Stafford Spring Sizzler and the non-points All-Star Shootout at NHMS.
  • Has three poles, nine top 10s, an average finish of 15.5 and a best result of second (2014 & `15 Icebreakers, Aug. `15) in 28 NWMT Thompson starts.
  • Thompson’s 2006 NWAAS champion out of the Sunoco Modified division, where he is the current points leader with one race remaining.

Ryan Preece (No. 6 TS Haulers/East West Marine Chevrolet)

  • The 2013 NWMT champion has 15 wins, 14 poles, 40 podiums, 55 top fives and 77 top 10s in 122 career starts.
  • Is tied with Doug Coby for the points lead on the strength of three wins, seven top fives and 13 top 10s.
  • Has a win (2014 World Series), four poles, 19 top 10s and an average finish of 11th in 31 NWMT Thompson races.
  • Earned the 2012 and `14 Thompson NWAAS track titles in Sunoco Modifieds, where he has 16 career wins.

 Keith Rocco (No. 57 M&M Stone Creations Chevrolet)

  • The 2012 Sunoco Rookie of the Year has three top fives and 12 top 10s in 29 career NWMT starts with a best finish of third in the 2012 Stafford Spring Sizzler.
  • Has an average finish of 12th with a best run of fourth (June Thompson) in seven starts this year.
  • Has four top 10s and an average finish of 14th in 10 career NWMT starts at Thompson.
  • A four-time NWAAS Thompson track champion out of the Sunoco Modified division, where he has 36 career wins.

 Bobby Santos (No. 44 Tinio Corp./Dan Kelley/Curb Records Chevrolet)

  • The 2010 NWMT champion has 13 wins, 16 poles and 58 top 10s in 106 career events.
  • Sits 10th in points with eight top 10s and a best result of third in the Icebreaker. Did not participate in the August Riverhead race.
  • Has four wins, five poles, 19 top 10s and an average finish of 14th in 34 Thompson races.
  • Is one of eight drivers with multiple wins (2007, `12) in the Sunoco World Series 150. His first career win came in the 2007 event.

 Timmy Solomito (No. 16 Diversified Metals/R.B. Enterprises Ford)

  • The 2014 Sunoco Rookie of the Year has a pole and 16 top 10s in 34 career starts with a best finish of third at Riverhead in September 2013 and twice at Stafford this year (June, Oct.).
  • Ranks sixth in points with eight top 10s through 14 events.
  • In nine Thompson starts he’s posted seven top 10s with an average finish of 11th and a best result of fourth in the 2014 Icebreaker.

 Todd Szegedy (No. 4 Montanari Fuel Dodge)

  • The 2003 NWMT champion has 19 wins, 10 poles and 125 top 10s in 201 career starts.
  • Sits fourth in points with 10 top 10s in 14 outings in his first season with Mystic Missile Racing, highlighted by a July victory at NHMS.
  • Has three wins, three poles, 26 top 10s and an average finish of 13th in 48 career NWMT starts at Thompson.

Other Driver Notes:

  • Ray Graham Jr. and Kyle Soper will attempt to make their NWMT debut in this event while John Beatty Jr. will look to make his first season appearance.
  • Not only will Jamie Tomaino continue his run of participating in every single NWMT event at Thompson, but he’ll also compete in every race on the schedule for the sixth straight season. He’s started 596 of the 601 events in tour history.
  • James Civali won the 2007 Thompson Icebreaker. He has nine top 10s and nine DNFs in 22 career starts there.

 Up To Speed:

  • This is the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour’s 30th Anniversary season. The inaugural race was contested March 31, 1985 at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park.
  • The 2015 schedule features 15 points races at seven different tracks across four states.
  • Doug Coby opened up his title defense with a win from the pole in the Thompson Icebreaker 150 on April 12.
  • Woody Pitkat earned the NAPA Spring Sizzler 200 victory on April 26 at Stafford Motor Speedway.
  • Ryan Preece emerged victorious at New London-Waterford Speedbowl in the Mr. Rooter 161 on May 30.
  • Preece made it two-in-a-row with a victory in the TSI Harley-Davidson 125 on June 5 at Stafford.
  • Coby won at Thompson for the second consecutive outing with the Mr. Rooter 125 victory on June 10.
  • The Riverhead Hoosier Tire East 200 was postponed one day by rain, then dominated in victory by Justin Bonsignore.
  • Todd Szegedy won the Andy Blacksmith 100 presented by Donate Life New England on July 18 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
  • Coby notched the first bullring win of his career on July 25 when he reached Victory Lane at Monadnock Speedway in the O’Reilly Auto Parts 200.
  • Preece made it two-in-a-row at Stafford when he won the Call Before You Dig 150 on Aug. 7.
  • Coby moved to three-for-three in 2015 at Thompson when he won the Budweiser King of Beers 150 on Aug. 12.
  • Preece notched his first Bristol victory when he won the rain-delayed and abbreviated Bush’s Beans 150 on Aug. 19.
  • Bonsignore turned in the 2015 Riverhead sweep as he won the Riverhead 200 on Aug. 29.
  • Coby won from the pole at NHMS on Sept. 26.
  • Coby made it back-to-back wins from the pole with another triumph at Stafford on Oct. 4.
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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour News & Notes: Thompson

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  • Season Finale Sunoco World Series 150
  • Historic Title Tilt For Coby, Preece & Pitkat

 

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 13, 2015) – The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will enter uncharted territory this weekend at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park as just four points separate the top three drivers in the standings with only the season finale Sunoco World Series 150 left to determine a champion.

In what will nearly be a NASCAR regional touring series version of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ “Championship 4” finale, the highest finisher on Sunday among the trio of Doug Coby, Ryan Preece and Woody Pitkat may very well capture the crown.

Coby and Preece enter Thompson tied at 565 points while Pitkat sits third at 561. Bonus points for laps led (one for a lap led, one additional for most led) and for winning (three) the race could certainly come into play, as they have all season, but with such a miniscule points spread, track position will be the primary focus.

Since official race reports started including updated season points in 2000, the closest the championship margin has been entering the final Whelen Modified Tour race was eight points in that 2000 season. Likewise, the record for the closest final championship margin may be in jeopardy. The mark currently stands at three points from 1995 when Tony Hirschman edged Steve Park for the title.

The three have a history this year of running together in races, which may even bring tiebreakers into the discussion when factoring laps led bonus points. In that instance Coby has six victories on the season and thus owns all tiebreakers while Preece’s four wins would give him a tiebreaker over Pitkat, who has one checkered flag.

The following is statistical information on how the three contenders have performed this year, and what each could accomplish if they are able to celebrate Sunday at Thompson.

Tale of the Tape

DRIVER STARTS WINS POLES LAPS LED AVG. FIN. TSMP SEASON AVG. FIN. TSMP CAREER AVG. FIN.
Coby 14 6 5 731 6.1 1.0 11.3
Preece 14 4 2 589 5.6 6.0 11.1
Pitkat 14 1 2 136 4.6 3.0 15.5

 

What’s on the Line

Doug Coby,  by Robert Laberge/NASCAR via Getty Images)
Doug Coby,
by Robert Laberge/NASCAR via Getty Images)

Doug Coby

  • The 2012 and 2014 NWMT champion.
  • Could become just the third driver in NWMT history to earn three or more championships, joining Mike Stefanik (seven) and Tony Hirschman (five).
  • Could become the first NWMT driver to earn back-to-back championships since Hirschman in 2004-05, and just the fourth in tour history to accomplish the feat (Hirschman-twice, Stefanik-twice, Jimmy Spencer-once).
  • Could earn a second championship for Mike Smeriglio III Racing, following the first last year.
  • Could join Stefanik (1998) and Steve Park (1996) as the only drivers in NWMT history to earn a season sweep of events at Thompson.
  • Could become the seventh different driver to win seven or more races in a season, and the first since Ted Christopher in 2005. A seventh race win would place him in a tie with four other drivers for fifth place on the single-season wins list.
  • Could attain career victories in all four traditional season-opening and season-closing events in Connecticut. Already has wins in the Thompson Icebreaker and Stafford Spring Sizzler and Fall Final.

 

 Ryan Preece, Chevrolet,  (Photo by Sean Gardner/NASCAR via Getty Images)
Ryan Preece, Chevrolet, (Photo by Sean Gardner/NASCAR via Getty Images)

 

 

Ryan Preece:

  • The 2013 NWMT champion.
  • Could become just the sixth driver in NWMT history to earn multiple championships.
  • Could earn a second championship for TS Haulers Racing and owner Ed Partridge. The previous was in 2011 with driver Ron Silk.
  • Could set a career-high with a fifth win on the season, which would make him the 10th different driver in NWMT history to record five or more single season victories.
  • Could become the first driver to win the Sunoco World Series 150 in back-to-back seasons since Ted Christopher in 2009-10.

 

Woody Pitkat, Photo by Todd Warshaw/NASCAR via Getty Images)
Woody Pitkat, Photo by Todd Warshaw/NASCAR via Getty Images)

Woody Pitkat:

  • Previous best career championship finish is ninth (three times).
  • Could become the 18th different driver in NWMT history to earn a championship.
  • Could become the first driver not leading the points entering the finale to go on to win the championship since Tony Hirschman in 2005.
  • Could earn the first NASCAR championship for Buzz Chew Motorsports.
  • Could match his career-best with a second victory on the season, which would also be the first of his career at Thompson.

RACE:  Sunoco World Series 150

PLACE:  Thompson (Conn.) Speedway Motorsports Park

DATE:  Sunday, Oct. 18

TIME:  3:45 p.m. ET (approx.)

TELECAST:  Thursday, Oct. 22, 8 p.m. ET, NBCSN

TRACK LAYOUT:  .625-mile, high-banked asphalt oval

2014 POLESITTER:  Woody Pitkat

2014 WINNER:  Ryan Preece

EVENT SCHEDULE:  Practice 4-5 p.m., Qualifying 7 p.m., Driver Autograph Session 8 p.m.

TRACK CONTACTS:  Theresa Condict and Russ Dowd,

TRACK TWITTER:  @ThompsonSpdwy

EVENT HASHTAG:  #SunocoWorldSeries

NASCAR CONTACT:  Jason Cunningham,  jcunningham@nascar.com, Twitter: @NASCAR_NE

If photographs or graphics are needed for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, please contact Jason Cunningham.

 

Fast Facts

The Race:  The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour schedule will settle its 2015 championship with the season finale Sunoco World Series 150, the last of four events this year at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park.

The Procedure:  The maximum starting field per the official entry blank is 32 cars, including provisionals. The first 27 cars will have secured starting positions based on two-lap qualifying. The remaining five spots will be awarded through the provisional process. The race is scheduled for 150 laps (93.75 miles) and the tire change rule is three tires, any position.

The Track:  A .625-mile high-banked oval that opened in 1940, Thompson was the first entirely asphalt track in the nation, and was the largest in New England for five decades. Thompson has played host to 129 Whelen Modified Tour races all-time, more than any other track, and is one of two facilities to welcome the tour in each of its 31 years of competition.

Race Winners: There have been 34 different race winners at Thompson, led by Mike Stefanik’s 15 victories. Doug Coby won each of the three events there this year.

Pole Winners:  There have been 44 different pole winners at Thompson, led by Tony Hirschman’s 13. Bobby Santos maintains the tour’s track qualifying record at 18.237 seconds (123.376 mph), set on April 10, 2011.

Sunoco World Series 150 Notes

Tour Finales at Thompson:  Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park will play host to the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season finale for the 16th time in the last 17 years, and the 22nd time in 31 seasons of tour competition. The first time the .625-mile oval held the season-ender was 1989, and the tradition began in earnest in 1992 with only three exceptions since.

Other Key Points Battles:  The championship battle between Doug Coby, Ryan Preece and Woody Pitkat is getting all of the attention, and deservedly so, but there are a host of positions still up for grabs for the final season standings. Patrick Emerling (476), Timmy Solomito (473) and Eric Goodale (465) will contend for fifth place while Chase Dowling (446), Bobby Santos (439) and Justin Bonsignore (435) will vie for top-10 finishes. The competition for 15th is also important as the top 15 enter next season in the contingency bonus plan, and Dave Sapienza (357) and Jeff Goodale (353) will compete for that spot as Rowan Pennink (364) will drop out of the 15th spot since he is not expected to participate this week.

Dowling Clinched, Third Place Still Unsettled:  Dowling has already clinched the 2015 Sunoco Rookie of the Year Award, but there is still business to be settled for the first-year driver group. Sunoco provides a post-season monetary award to the top three eligible finishers in the Sunoco Rookie of the Year standings, and third place is very much in contention as Jeff Goodale (83) currently holds the position by just four points over Sapienza (79). Although there are 13 rookies entered for the Sunoco World Series 150, which could allow for a significant points swing, Max Zachem is seemingly secure in second place with 94 points.

Rocco Returns With the No. 57:  Keith Rocco will return to Whelen Modified Tour action this week with a familiar car number as he will pilot the No. 57 for car owner Mark Pane. Rocco has made 29 tour starts since 2008 with nine different car owners, but the Pane 57 is one of the more recognizable to Connecticut modified fans as it was the same team he competed with on a weekly basis in NASCAR Whelen All-American Series action for a number of years. Rocco has one previous Whelen Modified Tour start in Pane’s No. 57, the 2011 Thompson World Series.

Beatty Returns, Graham and Soper Debut:  There are three fresh faces on the entry list for this year’s Sunoco World Series 150 in John Beatty Jr., Ray Graham Jr. and Kyle Soper. Beatty is set to make his first appearance of the season after seven starts across the 2013-14 seasons, including four at Thompson, while Graham and Soper will look to make their Whelen Modified Tour debuts. Graham has a primary background in supermodifieds while Soper posted 20 top 10s in 21 features with seven podiums as a rookie in Riverhead Raceway’s modified division this year.

 Home Tracks: Pitkat Out Front

The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour isn’t the only championship that Woody Pitkat is chasing Sunday as he is also in contention for the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series track title at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park. Unlike needing to come from behind on the tour, Pitkat enters the Sunoco Modified division season finale with 14-point lead on Keith Rocco with Ryan Preece four more tallies back in third. Pitkat has one previous Thompson title from 2006, the year he won the NASCAR Region IV title.

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Thompson To Have Air Titan For World Series

1677257476001_3475195126001_nascar-nscs-mobil1-tech-air-titan922Whelen Modified Hauler Parade, FansChoice.tv Also ScheduledDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. –

Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park announced today that it will have an Air Titan 2.0 on hand for this weekend’s Sunoco World Series of Speedway Racing presented by Xtra Mart, which will be headlined by the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season finale championship event.

The famed Connecticut oval, celebrating its 75th Anniversary, has gone the extra mile to make sure that the Sunoco World Series goes off without a hitch for fans planning to attend the annual three-day event by securing the services of the cutting-edge track-drying technology.

The Air Titan 2.0 was first introduced at Martinsville (Virginia) Speedway in March 2014. Operated out of the bed of a Toyota Tundra, the Air Titan 2.0 more than triples the blade capacity of the original version and delivers 2.6 times more air volume at a speed of 568 mph, while raising the air temperature by 70 degrees over ambient. With the combination of water removal and accelerated evaporation, the ultimate goal is to reduce track-drying time by 80 percent.

The Air Titan 2.0 has been utilized at NASCAR national series events since its introduction, including the Whelen Modified Tour race this year at Bristol (Tennessee) Motor Speedway, but Thompson will be the first NASCAR Home Track to have one of the units in place for a race weekend.

Hauler Parade
For the first time in many years, the Whelen Modified Tour will have a hauler parade as it sets the stage for the championship event. Thompson has organized the truck and trailer procession for Friday afternoon and fans are encouraged to come and cheer on their favorite team. The haulers will depart from K-Mart on Route 44 in Putnam, Connecticut, at 3:30 p.m., travel north on I-395 and come through the center of Thompson to arrive at the track at 3:45 p.m.

Where To Watch
The Whelen Modified Tour’s Sunoco World Series 150 will be televised by NBCSN on Thursday, Oct. 22 at 8 p.m. NASCAR Whelen All-American Series features and select touring series events will be streamed live from Thompson Saturday evening at FansChoice.tv, as will Sunday afternoon’s slate prior to the Sunoco World Series 150.

More Information
The Sunoco World Series of Speedway Racing, presented by Xtra Mart, will take place Friday through Sunday, Oct. 16-18. Click HERE for event and ticket information, and HERE for the Whelen Modified Tour schedule and entry list.

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