Archive for September 3rd, 2007

Tim Brown scores Monday victory at Ace Speedway

Altamahaw, NC  - NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour driver Tim Brown scored the victory on Monday afternoon in front of a packed grandstand at Ace Speedway for his first win of the 2007 season.

Brown led the final 82 laps and beat second place driver L.W. Miller by more than half a second.

It was Brown’s second career Whelen Southern Modified Tour victory and it came before an emotional pit crew that consists of several family members.

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Dan Dulude Passes at 52

Daniel A. Dulude, 52, of Gloria Street, Pawtucket died on Saturday at the Memorial Hospital of R.I. in Pawtucket. He was the husband of Paula (Kranik) Dulude.

Born in Central Falls, a son of the late Andre and Mance (Henault) Dulude, he had been a resident of Pawtucket 25 years where he was the owner and operator of the Darlington Hobby Shop for 27 years. He was a former participant and an avid enthusiast of stock car racing.

He is survived by his wife and one daughter, Lillian Dulude of Pawtucket.

A private funeral service was held at the Darlington Mortuary of L. Heroux & Son in Pawtucket.

Sources: Providence Journal/Projo.com

 

Kaeding Takes Point Lead to NH Sept. 15

Bud Kaeding of Campbell, Calif. will take a 53-point lead over Wayne Reutimann Jr. of Zephyr Hills, Fla. into the “Super Saturday” Sept. 15 “Hew Hampshire 75” at New Hampshire International Speedway in Loudon, N.H. Kaeding extended his K & N Silver Crown Championship Series lead with a third-place finish in Sunday night’s “Ted Horn 100” at the DuQuoin (Ill.) State Fairgrounds.Shane Cottle of Kokomo, Ind. earned his first K & N USAC Silver Crown Championship victory Sunday night at the Magic Mile in DuQuoin, leading all 100 laps of the 57th “Ted Horn 100″ in his Contos Racing Beast/Pink Ford. Cottle won the pole at 112.750 mph and led all the way despite late-race pressure from Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Kaeding. The race was stopped twice by red flags but there were no driver injuries. Trailing Cottle, Stenhouse and Kaeding at the checkered flag were Dave Darland, Jon Stanbrough, Jerry Coons Jr., Mat Neely, Ron Gregory, Shane Hollingsworth and Levi Jones.

The race at NHIS will be the first for the series at the 1.058-mile oval. A 75-lap feature race is on tap and will follow the New Hampshire 100 for the Whelen Modified Tour and the New Hampshire 200 for the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series. 

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Modified Mania This Weekend at Thompson

tislogo2.jpgThompson, CT — The second annual Sunoco MODIFIED MANIA is on track for this coming weekend of September 8th & 9th. With 400 laps of Modified feature event racing, fans of these open wheel, super-fast racecars will get to see an entire weekend of nothing but their favorite kind of short track racing.

The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will lead the six-division MODIFIED MANIA race weekend. It will mark the fourth appearance of the Whelen Modified Tour at Thompson this year. Race winners James Civali (ICEBREAKER), Donny Lia (June 21st) and Todd Szegedy (Aug. 16th) will all be on hand along with all of the top competitors on this exciting touring series.

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