On Tap Presented By Four Seasons By The Lake: Whelen Mod Tour At Stafford Friday, Thompson In Action Sunday

Where: Stafford Motor Speedway

What: NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour and NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing card

When: Friday

Schedule: 150-lap NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, 40-lap NASCAR Whelen All-American Series SK Modified, 30-lap Late Model, 20-lap SK Light Modified, 15-lap Limited Late Model and 20-lap Street Stock.

Grandstands open: 4:15 p.m.; Qualifying: 6:35 p.m.; Features: 7 p.m.

More: The 14th event of the season at Stafford Motor Speedway. … Stafford Motor Speedway welcomes the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour for the second of three events for the series at the track this year. … Friday’s event marks the 130th race for the series at Stafford dating back to 1985. … Five-time series champion Doug Coby won the NAPA Spring Sizzler on May 11. … With 12 victories in 55 Whelen Modified Tour starts at Stafford, Coby leads all active full-time drivers in both categories. … With eight Whelen Modified Tour victories at Stafford, Monster Energy Cup Series driver Ryan Preece is second on the active all-time win list. Bobby Santos III is third with six wins. … Of the active full-time drivers Ron Silk is second on the series starts list at Stafford with 47. Rob Summers is third with 45. … Silk is the most recent series winner, coming off a victory at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on July 20. … The Stafford event is the 10th of 16 points events this season. With three victories this season Coby leads the Whelen Modified Tour standings. Silk, the 2011 series champion, has two wins and sits second in the standings, 28 points behind Coby. Reigning series champion Justin Bonsignore is third third in the series standings, 38 points behind Coby. … Coby’s 12 victories is tied for second place at Stafford all-time for Whelen Modified Tour events with the late Ted Christopher. Seven-time series champion Mike Stefanik is the all-time winningest Whelen Modified Tour driver at Stafford with 20 victories. … The Whelen Modified Tour returns to Stafford Speedway for its penultimate event of 2019, the NAPA Fall Final, on Sept. 29. … Last week, Todd Owen scored his third SK Modified feature victory of the 2019 season at Stafford. … Other SK Modified winners this year include reigning division champion Ronnie Williams (three wins), Keith Rocco (two wins), Eric Berndt (two wins), Stephen Kopcik, Glen Reen and Andrew Molleur. … Owen leads second place Williams by 44 points. Michael Gervais Jr. is third in the standings at 54 points off the lead. … Last week, Michael Wray scored his second victory of the season in the Late Model feature. … Other Late Model winners this year include reigning division champion Tom Fearn (six wins), Albert Saunders (two wins), Kevin Gambacorta (two wins) and Cliff Saunders. … Fearn holds an 84 point lead over second place Wray in the Late Model standings with Albert Saunders in third, 100 points off the lead. … Wesley Prucker got his first win of the season in last week’s SK Light Modified feature. … Other SK Light Modified winners this year include Bryan Narducci (five wins), Noah Korner (two wins), Alexander Pearl (two wins), Teddy Hodgdon IV (two wins) and Mark Bakaj. … Steven Chapman leads the SK Light Modified standings by four points over Hodgdon with Pearl in third, 12 points off the lead. … Gary Patnode got his second win of the season in last week’s Limited Late Model feature. … Other winners in the division this year include Matt Clement (five wins), reigning division champion Jeremy Lavoie (three wins), Alexandra Fearn (two wins) and Duane Provost. … Clement leads the standings by eight points over second place with Patnode 20 points off the lead in third. … Travis Hydar got his first win of the season in last week’s Street Stock feature. … Other winners this year in the division include Zack Robinson (four wins), Meghan Fuller (two wins), reigning division champion George Bessette Jr. (two wins), Jason Lafayette (two wins), Johnny Walker and Michael Hopkins. … Robinson holds a 20-point lead over second place Fuller in the Street Stock standings with Hydar in third place, 38 points off the lead. . … For more information check the Stafford Motor Speedway website.

Where: Thompson Speedway

What: Whelen All-American Series racing card

When: Sunday

Schedule: 30-lap NASCAR Whelen All-American Series SK Modified, 25-lap Late Model, 20-lap SK Light Modified, 20-lap Limited Sportsman, 15-lap Mini Stock and Lock City Drift competition.

Grandstands open: 12:30 p.m; Qualifying: 2:30 p.m.; Features: Immediately following qualifying.

More: The sixth event of the season at Thompson Speedway. … … The Lock City Drift series will join the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series card for the third time this year. … Thompson was in action this past Sunday with Woody Pitkat getting his first victory of the season in the SK Modified feature. … Other SK Modified winners this year at Thompson include reigning division champion Keith Rocco, Ryan Preece, Mike Christopher Jr. and Ronnie Williams. … Rocco leads the SK Modified division standings by 32 points over second place Todd Owen. Troy Talman sits third in the standings, 35 points behind Rocco. … Pitkat got his first victory of the season in Sunday’s Late Model feature. … Other Late Model winners this year at Thompson include William Wall, Tom Carey III and Ryan Morgan. … Wall holds a 10-point lead over second place Mark Jenison in the Late Model standings with Derek Gluchaki in third, 16 points behind Wall. … John O’Sullivan got his first career SK Light Modified victory Sunday. O’Sullivan, who finished third on the track, was deemed the winner after two disqualifications. Steven Chapman, who took the checkered on the track, was disqualified for making contact with another car on pit road after the conclusion of the event. Keith Caruso, who finished second on the track, was later disqualified for using an illegal carburetor. … Bryan Narducci had won all four SK Light Modified events at the track before last Sunday. Narducci was looking for his ninth victory in nine career starts in the division at Thompson on Sunday, but he was knocked out of the lead in the final corner by Chapman. … Narducci holds a 63-point lead over second place Albert Ouellette in the division standings with Brett Gonyaw in third, 64 points off the lead. … Corey Fanning got his first victory in the Limited Sportsman feature Sunday at Thompson. … Other Limited Sportsman division winners this year include reigning division champion Shawn Monahan (two wins), Brent Gleason and Ryan Waterman. … Meghan Fuller leads the Limited Sportsman standings by five points over Monahan with Kyle Gero in third, six points off the lead. Ryan Waterman and Ryan Morgan sit tied for fourth, eight points off the lead. … Doug Curry was awarded the victory in Sunday’s Mini Stock feature after race winner Mark Panaroni was disqualified for a motor violation. … Other Mini Stock winners this year include Steve Michalski, Scott Michalski, Charles Canfield and Jared Roy. … Scott Michalski holds a three point lead over Steve Michalski in the Mini Stock division standings with Curry in third, 19 points off the lead. … For more information check the Thompson Speedway website.

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