Archive for September 27th, 2008

Brown Gains Ground With Win

Asheboro, NC — With championship implications clearly on the line with only two races remaining, the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour returned to action on Saturday night at the famed Caraway Speedway.

In the end, it was a successful night for Tim Brown who scored his second victory in the last three races on Saturday in the Whelen 150. Brian Loftin finished second, which allowed Brown to cut 10 points off Loftin’s lead. Loftin leads Brown by 35 points heading into next weekend’s season finale at Caraway.

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“Joey Pole” on the Milk Bowl Pole Again

Nineteen year-old stock car sensation Joey “Pole” Polewarczyk, Jr. won his third consecutive Booth Bros./H.P. Hood Pole Award at the 45th Annual Chittenden Bank Milk Bowl at Barre, VT’s Thunder Road on Saturday afternoon. The Hudson, NH driver earned the $1,000 top prize after posting a single-lap time of 13.165 seconds around Thunder Road’s high-banked 1/4-mile oval, besting 56 other cars in attendance.

“We always post great times here in qualifying, now we have to put the pieces together to take that next step and win the race,” said Polewarczyk, who finished third in the event in 2006. “My team is firing on all cylinders, we have two ACT (American-Canadian Tour) wins this year, and now we want to win the big one, the Milk Bowl.”
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Dave McKnight Repeats ISMA Win at Delaware

Delaware, Ont. – In 2007 Dave McKnight broke an ISMA winless streak of several years by coming home the victor at Delaware Speedway in his native Canada. Friday night he repeated the feat after taking the lead from Jeff Holbrook on lap 15 and staying out front in the competitive 50-lapper for the duration. McKnight was able to build up a comfortable lead while behind him others were battling tooth and nail to gain a position or two.

“We got a little bit of a break. We started decent tonight,” said the Brampton, Ontario driver. “We got out front and we gave it everything we had. I knew Chris and the others would be coming but we definitely had a stronger car tonight. We’ve been struggling all year and we just haven’t had the car to get the job done. Tonight we did.”

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