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QUALIFING: Solomito On Point At Icebreaker

Second Straight Coors Light Pole At Thompson
By Jason Cunningham,
April 9, 2017 - 3:45pm

THOMPSON, Conn. - After taking the checkered flag in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season opener last month in South Carolina, Timmy Solomito has brought his momentum north.

Solomito, of Islip, New York, posted a fast lap of 18.868 seconds (119.250 mph) Sunday afternoon around the .625-mile Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park to win the Coors Light Pole Award for the Icebreaker 150.

Solomito was also the polesitter for the 2016 Whelen Modified Tour season finale at Thompson. Today's pole was the fourth of his career overall.

Chase Dowling will join Solomito on the front row in this afternoon's feature while defending tour titlist Doug Coby and Rowan Pennink will make up Row 2. Craig Lutz, Andy Seuss, Shawn Solomito, Bobby Santos, Patrick Emerling and Brendon Bock rounded out the top 10 qualifiers.