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Whelen Modified Stat Advance: Stafford

By Kyle Souza, NASCARHomeTracks.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour continues the 2017 season on Friday night with the eighth race of the schedule at Stafford Motor Speedway. The running of the Stafford 150 will be the second of three appearances at the half-mile this season. Below is a statistical look at the Stafford 150, including selected driver notes:

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Whelen Modified News & Notes: Stafford

By Kyle Souza, NASCARHomeTracks.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- He's sitting sixth in the championship points at the halfway mark, having missed a race earlier in the season, and trails leader Rowan Pennink by 39 points.

But there is nobody with more momentum on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour heading into Friday's Stafford 150 than Ryan Preece.

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FRIDAY FEATURE: New Found Success For Sapienza

By Kyle Souza, NASCARHomeTracks.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- For much of his career on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, Dave Sapienza has been trying to catch up to the pack. 

Sapienza will openly admit that the last few years have been a struggle for the Long Island-based team. He crashed out of his first career series start in 2014 and when the 2015 season came around, things didn't get much better. He captured a best finish of ninth that season, but failed to finish in five of his 14 starts while also failing to qualify at Bristol.

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Better Late Than Never For Santos At NHMS

By Kyle Souza, NASCARHomeTracks.com

LOUDON, N.H. -- For much of Saturday's Eastern Propane & Oil 100, Bobby Santos was riding in the middle of the pack. The Franklin, Massachusetts, driver began his charge with 15 laps to go and then took advantage of overtime to drive to Victory Lane at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

It was Santos' 15th career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour win and second at the 1.058-mile oval.

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Preece To Start From Pole at NHMS

By Kyle Souza, NASCARHomeTracks.com

LOUDON, N.H. -- Ryan Preece will start from the pole in the Eastern Propane & Oil 100 after Whelen Modified Tour qualifying was rained out on Saturday morning at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Since the timed qualifying session was cancelled, the field was lined up based on Friday's practice speeds, per the series rulebook. 

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Preece Captures New Hampshire Magic

By Kyle Souza, NASCARHomeTracks.com

LOUDON, N.H. -- For the better part of a decade, Ryan Preece had been trying to win a race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Friday, in the fourth-annual NASCAR Whelen Engineering All-Star Shootout at the "Magic Mile," Preece finally accomplished the feat. But it wasn't easy. 

Behind the wheel of his No. 6 Simoniz Wax Chevrolet, Preece used a last lap pass of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Ryan Newman in turn one of the white-flag lap to take down the win after a hard charge from the back of the field.

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PRACTICE: Preece Sets New Hampshire Pace

By Kyle Souza, NASCARHomeTracks.com

LOUDON, N.H. -- Ryan Preece, who is already a two-time winner on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour this season, unloaded with plenty of speed at on Friday morning at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. 

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Whelen Modified Stat Advance: NHMS

By Kyle Souza, NASCARHomeTracks.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will continue the 2017 season on Saturday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway with the running of the Eastern Propane & Oil 100. Below is a statistical look at the race, along with some notes on select participants: 

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Whelen Modified News & Notes: NHMS

By Kyle Souza, NASCARHomeTracks.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Over the last three years, Doug Coby has collected plenty of accolades on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. The four-time and defending series champion has won the last three championships, becoming the only driver in the modern era to accomplish the feat. And over that three-year stretch, Coby has used success at the 1.058-mile New Hampshire Motor Speedway to help him along. 

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Zachem To Pilot Mystic Missile At NHMS

By Kyle Souza, NASCARHomeTracks.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- For more than 60 years of NASCAR Modified racing, the No. 4 'Mystic Missile' has been one of the most iconic and most successful rides on the track.

And although the car has not made an appearance yet on the 2017 campaign, that will change next Friday afternoon.

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