On Tap Presented By Four Seasons By The Lake: Racing From Connecticut To New Hampshire

SMS Logo 2015Where: Stafford Motor Speedway

What:  NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing card

When: Friday

Schedule: 40-lap NASCAR Whelen All-American Series SK Modified, 30-lap Late Model, 20-lap SK Light Modified, 20-lap Limited Late Model and 20-lap Street Stock. Grandstands open: 5:15 p.m; Qualifying: 6:15 p.m; Features: 7 p.m.

More: The 13th event of the season at Stafford. … Stafford hosts its fifth annual Intrepid Fallen Heroes Track Walk. Each fan donating $10 for the Track Walk will also receive a NAPA tee-shirt or hat. … Stafford celebrates Girls Night Out with $10 adult admission for all women. … Last week, Eric Berndt got his first victory of the season in the SK Modified division. … Other SK Modified division winners this year include Keith Rocco (four), Ronnie Williams (three) Mike Christopher Jr., Rowan Pennink and Chase Dowling. … Williams leads second place Rocco by 12 points. Matt Galko is third in the standings, 96 points off the lead. … Tom Fearn got his eight victory of the season in last week’s Late Model feature. … Other Late Model winners this season include Glen Reen, Michael Wray, Albert Saunders and Darrell Keane. … Fearn leads second place Tyler Leary by 50 points in the Late Model standings with Wray in third, 74 points off the lead. … Bryan Narducci got his third victory of the season in last week’s SK Light Modified feature. Other SK Light Modified winners this year include Marcello Rufrano (five), Andrew Molleur (two), Joey Ferrigno and George Nocera Jr. … Narducci leads the standings by 18 points over second place Rufrano. Nocera is third, 48 points off the lead. … Jeremy Lavoie got his seventh victory of the season in the Limited Late Model feature last week. … Other Limited Late Model winners this year include Ryan Fearn (three), Duane Provost and Justin Bren. … Lavoie leads second place Fearn by 12 points in the Limited Late Model division standings with R.J. Surdell in third, 20 points off the lead. … Tess Beyer got his first career victory in last week’s Street Stock feature. … Other Street Stock winners this year include Johnny Walker (three wins), Brandon Michael (two), George Bessette Jr. (two wins), Trace Beyer, Meghan Fuller, Mike Hopkins and Nicole Chambrello … Michael leads second place Fuller by 14 points in the Street Stock standings with Bessette in third,  20 points off the lead. … For more information visit the Stafford Motor Speedway website.

Where: New London-Waterford Speedbowl

What: Weekly Racing Card

When: Saturday

Schedule: 40-lap SK Modified, 30-lap Late Model (20), 30-lap Sportsman, 25-lap SK Light Modified, 25-lap Mini Stock, 25-lap Legends and 25-lap Truck. Grandstands open: 3 p.m; Qualifying: 5 p.m.; Features: Immediately following qualifying.

More: The eighth event of the season at the Speedbowl. The Speedbowl was off last Saturday. … In the last SK Modified event at Waterford, on July 7, it was Todd Owen scoring his second victory of the season. … James has won the other three SK Modified features this year at Waterford. … James holds a two-point lead over Owen in the SK Modified division standings with Rob Janovic Jr. in third, six points off the lead. … Ryan Morgan got his first win of the season in the Late Model feature on July 7. … Other Late Model winners this year are Jason Palmer (two) and Bruce Thomas Jr. … Palmer and Morgan are tied at the top of the Late Model division standings with Anthony Flannery in third, six points off the lead. … Steve Chapman won in the last SK Light Modified feature at the Speedbowl on July 7. … Jonathan Puleo has won the other three SK Light Modified features at the track this year. … Puleo holds a 15-point advantage over second place Wayne Burroughs Jr. in the SK Light Modified standings. Bert Oulette and Chris Gombos are tied for third, 28 points behind Puleo. … Bo Norman got his first win of the season in the Sportsman feature on July 7. … Other Sportsman winners this year include Shawn Gaedeke (three), Jon Porter (two), Jordan Hadley and Ryan Waterman. … Gaedeke has an eight-point advantage over second place Porter at the top of the Sportsman division standings with Hadley in third, 21 points off the top spot. … Charles Canfield got his third Mini Stock victory of the season and Jake Christian got his first career Mini Stock win in the last event on July 7. … Other Mini Stock winners this year include Doug Curry, Nathan Taylor and Nick Pappacoda. … Curry leads the Mini Stock standings by 15 points over Sean Caron with Pappacoda in third, 17 points off the lead. … For more information check the New London-Waterford Speedbowl website.

NHMS Square LogoWhat: Foxwoods Resort 301 weekend
Where: New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Loudon, N.H.
When: Friday – Sunday
Friday: Whelen Modified Tour Whelen All-Star Shootout (non-points exhibition), 2 p.m.; Qualifying for the Monster Energy Cup Series (TV NBCSN, 4:50 p.m.) and K&N Pro Series East; Practice for the Monster Energy Cup Series (TV, NBCSN, noon), XFINITY Series (TV, NBCSN, 1 p.m. & 3 p.m.), Whelen Modified Tour and K&N Pro Series East.

Saturday: Whelen Modified Tour Eastern Propane & Oil 100, 2 p.m.; XFINITY Series Lakes Region 200 (TV NBCSN, 4 p.m.), K&N Pro Series East United Site Services 70, 6:45 p.m.; Qualifying for the XFINITY Series (TV, CNBC, 11 a.m.) and Whelen Modified Tour (9 a.m.); Practice for the Monster Energy Cup Series (TV, NBCSN, 12:30 p.m).
Sunday: Monster Energy Cup Series New Hampshire 301. (TV, NBCSN, 2 p.m.)

More: The Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 marks the 47th Sprint Cup Series event hosted at New Hampshire Motor Speedway since 1993. … Denny Hamlin the defending champion of the Foxwoods Resort Casino 301. … This season marks the first time since 1996 that New Hampshire Motor Speedway will host only one Monster Energy Cup Series event. The track has also hosted a September event since 1997, but that event was moved to Las Vegas Motor Speedway after last season. … Twenty four different drivers have won Sprint Cup events at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, led by Jeff Burton with four victories. … Berlin’s Ryan Preece made his first career start for Joe Gibbs Racing in last year’s XFINITY Series event at NHMS. He went on to finish second to Monster Energy Cup Series star Kyle Busch in the event. He has recorded two XFINITY Series victories since that event. Preece will run in Saturday’s Lakes Region 200 Saturday as part of an 11-race schedule for Joe Gibbs Racing  in 2018. … NHMS will play host to a pair of Whelen Modified Tour events over the weekend. … The fifth Whelen Modified Tour All-Star Shootout takes place Friday. The non-points, invitational exhibition event will be a 35-lap event with a 30-minute time limit. The race will be split into two segments with a mandatory caution displayed at lap 20. … Preece is the defending champion of the All-Star Shootout. … The Whelen Modified Tour returns to the track Saturday for the running of the Eastern Propane & Oil 100. … The event is the eighth of 16 events on the Whelen Modified Tour schedule in 2018. … The division returns to Loudon for the inaugural Musket 250 on Sept. 22. … Bobby Santos III won last year’s July event at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. … Santos went on to win the September event in 2017 in Loudon to sweep the season for the series at NHMS. … Saturday’s race marks the 68th appearance at NHMS for the Modified Tour. … There have been 21 different race winners at the track, led by Mike Stefanik with eight victories. … With four victories in seven events this year, Justin Bonsignore leads the Whelen Modified Tour standings. Chase Dowling sits second in the standings, 33 points off the lead. Timmy Solomito is third in the standings, 51 points behind Bonsignore. … Craig Lutz (64 points off the lead) and Preece (71 points off the lead) round out the top-five in the standings respectively. Doug Coby, who is looking for his fifth consecutive series title and sixth title overall, sits sixth in the standings, 79 points behind Bonsignore. …  For more information check the New Hampshire Motor Speedway website.

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