Thompson, CT — Jerry Marquis of Broad Brook, Conn. began the 2002 Featherlite Modified Series, NASCAR Touring season in the same fashion as last year – by winning the season opener. Marquis, the 2000 series champion, drove to a 1.3 second victory over Robbie Summers of Manchester, Conn. in the Icebreaker 2002 at Thompson International Speedway.
It was the 12th career victory for Marquis and third at Thompson for the driver of the Vanson Leathers/Ace Moulding Chevrolet. Marquis passed Todd Szegedy on lap 114 to take the lead for good.
“I got a good run coming off of Turn-2,” said Marquis. “I was able to get under Todd going into three and the car just stuck. That was all we needed.”
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