Collects 11th Whelen Modified Tour win at his home track
Stafford Springs, CT — Through his career, Ted Christopher has proved he can win in many different cars at a variety of facilities. But nowhere has he been more dominant than his home track, Stafford Motor Speedway. The Plainville, Conn., driver collected his 41st career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour victory Friday night in the Town Fair Tire 150.
It was Christopher’s 11th career tour win at Stafford, where he is a seven-time track champion in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series. He is the track’s wins leader over all divisions with 113 victories.
Christopher took the lead for the final time from Mike Stefanik on Lap 135 Friday and led the rest of the way for his third win of the year in the No. 36 Al-Lee Installations Chevrolet.
“At the end there, you just gotta go,” Christopher said. “It [the car] started to get tight, so I had to run a different line there to hold Michael off. It was a lot of fun.”