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Whelen Mod Tour Stat Advance: Stafford

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The second event of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour’s 30th Anniversary season will take place on Sunday, April 26 at Connecticut’s Stafford Motor Speedway with the NAPA Spring Sizzler 200. Below is a statistical look at the performance of the tour and selected drivers at the track:

TRACKSIDE REPORT - STAT PACK (PDF)

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Whelen Mod Tour News & Notes: Stafford

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Doug Coby will look to match a feat that only one other driver has accomplished in 30 previous years of NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour competition when he takes the NAPA Spring Sizzler 200 green flag Sunday at Stafford Motor Speedway.

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NBCSN Names Whelen Modified Broadcasters

By Tim Buckman, NBC Sports

STAMFORD, Conn. — NBC Sports Group today added three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion crew chief Ray Evernham and seasoned broadcaster Ralph Sheheen to its growing lineup of motorsports experts. Evernham and Sheheen will handle coverage of NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour and NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour Events on NBCSN.  The announcement was made today by Jeff Behnke, Vice President of NASCAR Production for NBC Sports and NBCSN.     

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Coby Cracks Icebreaker Victory Lane

By Tom Bryant, NASCAR

THOMPSON, Conn. – After a bitter winter marked by record-setting snowfall, the sunny skies and near-70 degree temperatures at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park on Sunday were celebrated by fans in the packed grandstands.

The only thing better than the weather in northeastern Connecticut was the racing.

Reigning tour champion Doug Coby displayed the consistent dominance that led to last season’s title, leading 127 of 150 laps in the 41st Annual Icebreaker 150 to capture the checkered flag in the season-opening NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour event.

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QUALIFYING: Coby Out Front At Thompson

By Tom Bryant, NASCAR

THOMPSON, Conn. – The more things change, the more they stay the same.

Defending NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion Doug Coby added a fifth career pole to his impressive resume, capturing the top spot for tomorrow’s season-opening Icebreaker 150 at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park. Coby’s Coors Light Pole Award winning lap was a blistering 18.679 seconds at 120.456 mph in the No. 2 Dunleavy’s Repair/HEX Performance Chevrolet.

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PRACTICE: Icebreaker Heats Up

By Tom Bryant, NASCAR

THOMPSON, Conn. – It took all of 15 minutes for the 30th anniversary season of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour to heat up.  Literally.

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Whelen Mod Tour Stat Advance: Thompson

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will open its 30th anniversary season on Sunday at Connecticut’s Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park with the Icebreaker 150. Below is a statistical look at the performance of the tour and selected drivers at the track:

TRACKSIDE REPORT - STAT PACK (PDF)

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NEWS & NOTES: Thompson

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – For the tradition-rich NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, each offseason has historically brought little turnover among the ranks. Although ride swapping can occur with frequency, many of the drivers and teams remain the same from year to year. Things are a little different in 2015, however.

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Silk To Drive For Fuller Motorsports

Team Release

SHREWSBURY, Mass. – Rob Fuller Motorsports will run a second car in select races during the 2015 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. Ron Silk will drive the No. 40 15-40 Connection Chevrolet for the team.

“I feel it is very important for us as a company to continue to develop our product line,” said Rob Fuller, owner of LFR Chassis and Rob Fuller Motorsports.  “Ronnie has a great deal of experience in this division and will be a great pilot for our car as we try different set ups and test different packages and pass along the data to our LFR Chassis customers.”

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LaJoie Returns To Family's Racing Roots

Team Release

SHREWSBURY, Mass. – Rob Fuller Motorsports is excited to announce Corey LaJoie as the driver of the No. 15 15-40 Connection modified Chevrolet. LaJoie and the team will run seven races in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour (NWMT) this season.

LaJoie has plenty of experience in multiple racing series, including previous runs in the NWMT and Sprint Cup. He has made additional starts in NASCAR’s XFINITY and Camping World Truck Series. LaJoie also competed in NASCAR’s K&N Pro Series East where he racked up five wins, 17 Top-5 and 20 Top-10 finishes.

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2015 Schedule/Results

DATE RACE/VENUE WINNER/POLE VIEW
Apr 12 Icebreaker 150
Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park
Doug Coby
Doug Coby
Race Results
Race Review
Apr 26 NAPA Spring Sizzler 200
Stafford Motor Speedway
May 30 Mr. Rooter 161
New London-Waterford Speedbowl
Jun 5 TSI Harley-Davidson 125
Stafford Motor Speedway
Jun 10 Mr. Rooter 125
Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park
Jun 27 Hoosier Tire 200
Riverhead Raceway
Jul 17 All-Star Shootout (non-points)
New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Jul 18 New England 100
New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Jul 25 O'Reilly Auto Parts 200
Monadnock Speedway
Aug 7 Call Before You Dig 150
Stafford Motor Speedway
Aug 12 Budweiser King of Beers 150
Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park
Aug 19 Bush's Beans 150
Bristol Motor Speedway
Aug 29 Riverhead 200
Riverhead Raceway
Sep 26 F.W. Webb 100
New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Oct 4 NAPA Fall Final 150
Stafford Motor Speedway
Oct 18 Sunoco World Series 150
Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park

* Denotes Rookie
# Qualifying cancelled; Field set per rule book