Thompson, CT — On a blustery Sunday, the 2010 champions were crowned in all six NASCAR Whelen All-American Series divisions at Thompson International Speedway. The evening also featured what would ultimately be the fourth leg of the Tour-Type Modified Shootout originally scheduled for August 5, 2010. Mike Stefanik of Coventry, RI, who crossed the stripe in second, was declared the winner of the event after post race technical inspection.
In NASCAR Whelen All-American Series action Ronnie Silk of Norwalk, CT, turned in a dominating performance to score his first victory of the season in the Sunoco Modifieds. Ted Christopher of Plainville, CT, by virtue of his dominating season, had sewn up the championship prior to the start of the night’s events. Mike O’Sullivan of Springfield, MA, made it a run to the end in the chase for the Super Late Model championship by winning the event. His rival Derek Ramstrom chased him to the checkers to secure the 2010 divisional title-his second straight.
In the Late Models, Tom O’Sullivan of Springfield, MA, made winning a family affair as he posted the feature victory. Rick Gentes of Woonsocket, RI, wore the 2010 Late Model crown. Scott Sundeen of Douglas, MA, bested the field in the Limited Sportsman division in an attempt to dethrone Larry Barnett. He won the battle but it was Barnett of Moosup, CT, winning the war with his second straight divisional title. Keith McDermott of Scituate, RI, ran to the victory in the TIS Modifieds taking the victory from the 2010 champion R.J. Marcotte of Millville, MA. In the Mini Stocks it was Dwayne Dorr of Ledyard, CT, posting the feature victory while Chuck Rogers of Quaker Hill earned the championship.
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