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QUALIFYING: Bohn Best At South Boston

Edges Seuss For 2nd Career SoMod Pole
By Shon Sbarra, NASCAR
April 5, 2014 - 12:57pm
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SOUTH BOSTON, Va. – Danny Bohn won the Coors Light Pole Award in NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified qualifying on Saturday for the South Boston 150.

PRACTICE: Bohn Sets Pace At South Boston

Whelen Southern Modified Tour Makes Sixth Visit To SoBo
By John Tejeda, NASCAR
April 5, 2014 - 11:44am

SOUTH BOSTON, Va. – Danny Bohn was on top of the speed chart following the second of two practice sessions for the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour at South Boston Speedway on Saturday.

Bohn, of Freehold, N.J., turned a lap of 14.835 seconds (97.068 mph) around the .4-mile oval as teams practiced for this afternoon's South Boston 150.

Partridge Set For Irwindale Opener

Defending Late Model Champ Eyes Whelen All-American Repeat
By Paul Schaefer, NASCAR
April 4, 2014 - 1:39pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Ryan Partridge believes his racing program was just hitting stride late last season en route to his first NASCAR late model track championship at Irwindale (Calif.) Event Center.

“I know our program was getting good at the end of last year,” Partridge said.

A lot of teams spent the 2013 season adjusting their set-ups to match changes in the half-mile paved oval’s surface. Teams discovered their race car handling characteristics differed after a year of inactivity at the track in 2012 due to an ownership change.

Smith Carries Momentum Into 2014

Same Goal For Two-Time Modified Track Champ
By Paul Schaefer, NASCAR
April 3, 2014 - 1:39pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.  — Rusty Smith has a lot of momentum entering the 2014 season at Spencer Speedway in Williamson, N.Y. He’ll be focused on working to build another championship season in owner-crew chief Gregg Frutchey’s Sunoco Modified.

“We’ve got the same goal as we did starting out last year, to repeat the championship,” Smith said.

Three Generations To Race At CNS

Robertsons To Unite At CNS; 31 Tracks Open In April
By Paul Schaefer, NASCAR
April 2, 2014 - 2:45pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Three generations of a prominent Colorado NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing family are planning to meet in competition for the first time this year. Their NASCAR Home Track, Colorado National Speedway, is one of 31 NASCAR weekly tracks scheduled to open in April.

Whelen Mod Tour Stat Advance: Thompson

Analyzing The Icebreaker 150 Presented By Town Fair Tire
By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR
April 1, 2014 - 3:30pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The 30th season of NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour competition is set to take the green flag with the Icebreaker 150 presented by Town Fair Tire on Sunday, April 6 at Thompson (Conn.) Speedway Motorsports Park. Below is a statistical look at the performance of the tour and selected drivers at the track:

Whelen So. Mod Stat Advance: South Boston

Analyzing The South Boston 150 At South Boston Speedway
By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR
April 1, 2014 - 11:00am

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour will continue its 2014 campaign with the South Boston 150 at South Boston (Va.) Speedway on Saturday, April 5. Below is a statistical look at the performance of selected drivers at the track:

Whelen Mod Tour News & Notes: Thompson

Silly Season Brings Sea Of Change To 2014 Opener
By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR
March 31, 2014 - 4:00pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Each offseason brings change on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, but when the 2014 campaign begins with this week’s Icebreaker 150 presented by Town Fair Tire, there will be a host of newcomers and familiar faces in different places at Thompson (Conn.) Speedway Motorsports Park.

Whelen So. Mod News & Notes: South Boston

Brunnhoelzl Remains Consistent In Pursuit Of Fifth Crown
By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR
March 31, 2014 - 1:10pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Even though he reached Victory Lane three times in the first half of the 2013 season, it was the consistent top finishes down the stretch that secured George Brunnhoelzl III a fourth NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour title. In 2014, the native Long Islander has picked up right where he left off.

Whelen Southern Mod Race Postponed

Forecast Forces Caraway Speedway Event To Called Off
Official Release
March 28, 2014 - 8:22pm

SOPHIA, N.C. — A very unfavorable forecast of continued rain throughout the day prompted NASCAR and Caraway Speedway officials to postpone Saturday’s Prestoria Farms 150.

A makeup date for the event will be determined at a later date.

The NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour is back on the track on Saturday, April 5 at South Boston (Va.) Speedway.

Woody Pitkat Shuffles Four Team Lineup

Two New Modified Rides for Stafford And Tour
By Paul Schaefer, NASCAR
March 28, 2014 - 5:00pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Woody Pitkat begins 2014 with two new teams in his four-team collaboration.

Pitkat, 34, of Stafford, Conn., won his long-sought first NASCAR Whelen All-American Series SK Modified track championship at Stafford Motor Speedway in 2013. He won the title by just two points over Ryan Preece. Preece, 23, of Berlin, Conn., won the 2013 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour championship.

This year Pitkat hopes to take his two new teams to their first victories in NASCAR competition.

Wiltrout A Two-Time Motordrome Champ

62-Race Winner Wants To Increase Total In 2014
By Paul Schaefer, NASCAR
March 27, 2014 - 3:05pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Garry Wiltrout’s priority is winning races. He’d rather chase race wins than points.

Wiltrout won his second NASCAR Late Model track championship at Motordrome Speedway in 2013. With 62 career Motordrome feature wins, he’s ready to continue his quest to increase that total.

“I’m out to win every race we can,” Wiltrout said. “That’s hard to do if you’re point racing.”

Wiltrout, 49, of Somerset, Pa., is a mainstay at the half-mile paved oval in Smithton, Pa. He won his first title there in 2002.

NASCAR Whelen Euro Series 101

Understanding The 2014 Season

March 27, 2014 - 10:03am

BLOIS, France - More than 80 drivers, two divisions, an exciting event format, close competition on track and in the standings, Championships and Trophies at stake, together with bigger and even more attractive prizes: the 2014 NASCAR Whelen Euro Series season is about to begin and here’s how it works. 

2 divisions : ELITE 1 and ELITE 2 

Tenn. Gov. Haslam Congratulates Finchum

Kingsport Champion Adds Lonesome Pine for 2014
By Paul Schaefer, NASCAR
March 26, 2014 - 12:50pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam congratulated Chad Finchum on his 2013 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series state championship recently.

Finchum, 19, of Knoxville, won the NASCAR state championship and late model track title at Kingsport (Tenn.) Speedway and visited the governor’s office on March 12.

“It’s one of the best experiences I’ve ever had,” Finchum said. “Gov. Haslam was an extremely nice guy and it was an honor to meet him. We shook hands and he congratulated us on the state championship. We’d like to be able to do it again.”

Whelen So. Mod Tour Stat Advance: Caraway

Analyzing The Prestoria Farms 150 At Caraway Speedway
By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR
March 25, 2014 - 1:15pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The 50th running of the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour at Caraway Speedway is set for Saturday, March 29 with the Prestoria Farms 150 in Sophia, N.C. Below is a statistical look at the performance of selected drivers at the track: