On Tap Presented By Ric’s Place: Sunoco World Series Takes Over At Thompson Speedway

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Thompson Logo 2016 300x250Where: Thompson Speedway

What: Sunoco World Series of Speedway Racing

When: Friday – Sunday


Friday: 25-lap Late Model feature, 15-lap NEAR, 15-lap Vintage Outlaw. Grandstands open: 2 p.m; Qualifying: 5 p.m.; Features: Immediately following qualifying.

Saturday: NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour qualifying; 75-lap American Canadian Tour, 50-lap Valenti Modified Racing Series, 15-lap Mini Stock, 25-lap Northeastern Midget Association, 20-lap North East Street Stock Tour, 22-lap Pro Four Modified, 20-lap North East Mini Stock Tour, 20-SK Light Modified and 20-lap Trucks. Grandstands open: 9:30 a.m.; Qualifying: 2:30 p.m.; Features: Approximately 5:3o p.m.

Sunday: NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Sunoco World Series 150, 30-lap NASCAR Whelen All-American Series SK Modified, 20-lap Limited Sportsman and 50-lap International SuperModified Association,

More: The ninth and final event of the season at Thompson Speedway. … Sunday’s Whelen Modified Tour Sunoco World Series 150 marks the season finale for the Whelen Modified Tour. … Doug Coby looks to make history on the day. Coby goes into the event holding a 20-point lead in the standings over second place Justin Bonsignore. Coby needs to finish 16th or better Sunday to clinch his fourth career Whelen Modified Tour championship. Coby is trying to become the first driver since the series’ inception in 1985 to win three consecutive Whelen Modified Tour titles. Coby also won the series title in 2012. Coby, Mike Stefanik (seven championships) and Tony Hirschman (five championships) are the only drivers in series history with three or more titles. … Coby is the defending champion. … The fourth Whelen Modified Tour event of the season at Thompson. Timmy Solomito won the season opening Icebreaker 150 on April 10. Bobby Santos III won the Thompson 125 on June 15. Bonsignore won the Budweiser 150 on Aug. 10. … Marks the 134th Whelen Modified Tour event at Thompson. The track has hosted the division every since 1985. Stefanik is the all-time winningest series driver at Thompson with 15 career victories. Coby and Santos lead active drivers with five wins each. Bonsignore and Ron Silk have four victories each. … In the last event at Thompson Speedway, on Aug. 24, Ryan Preece swept both SK Modified features that were run for his second and third feature wins this year. … Other SK Modified winners this year at the track include Keith Rocco (six wins) and Woody Pitkat. … Rocco leads Preece by 23 points in the SK Modified standings with Ronnie Williams in third, 71 points off the lead. … Brian Tagg won the Late Model feature in the track’s last event. … Other winners this year include William Wall (four wins), Matt Lowinski-Loh, Rick Gentes, Larry Gelinas and Paul Charette. … Wall leads second place Gentes by 14 points in the standings with Tagg in third, 67 points off the lead. … Scott Sundeen won the Limited Sportsman feature in the track’s last event. … Other winners in the division this year include Josh Wood (three wins), Corey Hutchings, Phil Jacques, Jesse Gleason and Brent Gleason. … Ryan Waterman holds a 10-point lead over second place Sundeen in the division standings. Brent Gleason is third, 53 points behind Waterman. … Wayne Burroughs Jr. got his third victory of the season in the Mini Stock feature at the track’s last event. … Other winners in the division this year include Dave Trudeau (four wins) and Brad Caddick. … Burroughs leads second place Trudeau by 36 points with Caddick in third, 52 points off the lead. … For more check the Thompson Speedway website.

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