Archive for December 11th, 2007

NASCAR to Celebrate Modified Champions

  • Lia’s Coronation Friday at Mohegan Sun
  • Gathering of Modified Champions a Who’s Who of NASCAR Champions
  • Sixteen Champions To Be Honored

Daytona Beach, FL — When Donny Lia steps to the podium Friday to accept the trophy as the 2007 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion, he will extend a lineage of championship drivers that dates back not only to the beginning of the Whelen Modified Tour in 1985 but even further back, to the earlier days of NASCAR.

As NASCAR’s oldest division, the Modified division have always held a special place in NASCAR history. In 2008, both NASCAR and the Modifieds will celebrate their 60th year of racing. And Friday, as Lia is crowned the newest champion, he will be surrounded by some of the sport’s greatest drivers.

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Fay to Step Down as ACT Marketing Director

Marjorie Fay will step down from her position as Director of Marketing and Advertising from the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) stock car racing sanctioning body, which also operates Thunder Road International Speedbowl in Barre, VT, effective December 13. Fay was hired to the organization as Director of Media in 1985, and held several positions in the company during the last 23 racing seasons.

“My time at ACT and Thunder Road has provided much professional and personal development, and it has been inspiring to work with such talented people both on and off the track,” she said. “I will miss it.”

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