And Then There Were Two: Christopher, Hirschman Vie For Title
Fifteen races and 2,153 laps have not been enough to decide the 2008 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour championship, so it will all come down to the season finale this Sunday, Oct. 19 at Thompson (Conn.) International Speedway.
As the series heads to Thompson for the fifth and final time in 2008, the championship trophy is assured to go home with a first-time winner as Ted Christopher and Matt Hirschman are the only two contenders mathematically left standing after last Sunday’s race at Stafford (Conn.) Motor Speedway. With a runner-up finish at Stafford, Hirschman drew within 35 points of the lead that Christopher has maintained since Aug. 23 when he took the checkered flag at Mansfield (Ohio) Motorsports Park.
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