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Myers Enters Davis Roofing 150 Looking for Third Win

Whelen Southern Mod. News & Notes

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – For the first time in his storied career in the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour, Burt Myers has accomplished something unique in 2016.

The 2010 tour champion has always been known as a strong second-half performer, but this season he's already picked up a pair of wins before July.

Myers will look to add to his resume Friday if he can win the Davis Roofing 150 ay Caraway Speedway in Sophia, North Carolina. If Myers wins he will become the fourth driver in the 11-year history of the tour to win three or more races in a row at Caraway. more info

Solomito Scores Home Track Win

Edges Bonsignore For Whelen Modified Win At Riverhead

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. -- While Timmy Solomito's first career win earlier this year was a 'dream come true,' Saturday night's victory at his home track was twice as sweet.

The 24-year-old Islip, New York driver, piloted the No. 16 Diversified Metals /R.B. Enterprises Ford to the win in the Riverhead 200 at Long Island's Riverhead Speedway. To get to Victory Lane for a second time, Solomito had to hold off Justin Bonsignore in a green-white-checkered finish that capped a wild night on the historic quarter-mile.

"Since I set out on the tour, this is something I always wanted to do, win in front of my hometown crowd," Solomito said. "To finally get a win here means a lot."

It was a Riverhead sweep of the podium, as Bonsignore settled for second and Donny Lia came home third.

Jimmy Blewett, who had to drop to the rear on the start for making changes after qualifying, charged his way up to fourth. And Dave Sapienza rounded out the top five. more results

Santos Returns To Victory Lane

Wins Whelen Modified's Thompson 125 With Last-Lap Pass

THOMPSON, Conn. -- It had been long enough since Bobby Santos had been to Victory Lane that he was wondering whether he would ever get back.

It only took one lap Wednesday night at Thompson Speedway Motorsport Park to erase all that.

Santos drove the No. 44 Tinio Corp./Dan Kelley/Curb Records Chevrolet by Max Zachem on the white-flag lap to win the Thompson 125. It was the only lap Santos led on a night where he pitted multiple times early in the event due to a tire issue.

"There was a lot of doubting ourselves," Santos said. "We all know we can win. We won as this team before. We just need a little momentum and we can start winning races again." more results

COBY PULLS AWAY FROM FIELD AT STAFFORD

Dominates For 19th Career NASCAR Whelen Modified Victory

Doug Coby continued his mastery of his home track Friday night.

The 36-year-old from Milford, Connecticut, won his third straight NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour race Stafford Motor Speedway, the track where the three-time tour champion spent his early years racing, with yet another dominating effort. Coby led 129 of the 130 laps -- pulling away on a green-white-checkered finish to claim the 26th Annual TSI Harley Davidson 125.

"Right now, our team is firing on all cylinders," said Coby. "Everybody's got to do their job, including me. And we did. That's why we won."

Jimmy Blewett scored his second straight podium with a runner-up finish, while Donny Lia, Eric Goodale and Justin Bonsignore rounded out the top five. more results

Silk Scores Waterford Win

Tenth Career Whelen Modified Tour Triumph

WATERFORD, Conn. – Ron Silk powered past polesitter Eric Goodale one-third of the way through the New England Cycle Center 161 Saturday at New London-Waterford Speedbowl and never looked back.

Silk, of Norwalk, Connecticut, held off the field down the stretch to record his 10th career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour victory. It was his first at the Speedbowl, and it came in just his third race with new car owner Danny Watts Jr. and the No. 82 Horton Avenue Materials Chevrolet team.

Max Zachem, of nearby Preston, Connecticut, crossed the stripe second for his best career finish. Jimmy Blewett joined him on the podium in third. more info

LIGHTNING STRIKES AGAIN AT FRANKLIN COUNTY

CALE GALE SCORES THE WIN IN THE “Dogwood 125” for SMRT MODIFIEDS

(Callaway, VA): Cale Gale drove his “Lightning McQueen” look-a-like number 95 to the win today at Franklin County Speedway in Callaway, Virginia.

Gale took over the lead after a battle with James Civali in the Hillbilly Racing #79 on lap 91 and led the rest of the way.

Busch Pole winner, Jason Myers, led the first 63 laps before a suspension part on his ride broke bringing out the first caution. Burt Myers led one lap before contact between Myers and Civali ended the day for the #1 car. Gale took over for eight laps before Civali charged back to the point for 19 circuits. Civali had a tire go down and pitted handing the lead over to Gale for good. more info