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Statistical Advance: New Hampshire 100

Analyzing The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour At New Hampshire
Daytona Beach, FL — The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will return to New Hampshire Motor Speedway for the third and final time in 2011 with the New Hampshire 100 on Saturday, Sept. 24 in Loudon, N.H.

Selected Driver Highlights:
Eric Beers (No. 45 Chevrolet)
•  Has two wins, nine poles and 69 top 10s in 167 career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour starts.

•  Is fourth in points with eight top 10s in 13 races.
•  Leads all drivers in laps completed with 1,828, two shy of the entire season’s total.
•  Has eight top 10s in 19 career starts at NHMS with a best finish of third in 2005. Has finishes of 11th and fifth at NHMS in 2011.

Justin Bonsignore (No. 51 Chevrolet)
•  The 2010 Sunoco Rookie of the Year.

•  Has a win, two poles and 14 top 10s in 29 starts.
•  Is up to seventh in points with a win and seven top 10s, including the last five races in a row.
•  Has four previous starts at NHMS. The fourth-place effort in August was his first top-10 at the track.
•  Is the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series 2011 Riverhead (N.Y.) Raceway champion.

Ted Christopher (No. 36 Chevrolet)
•  The 2008 NWMT champion. Has 41 wins and 23 poles in 304 career starts. His 41 wins rank third all-time and his 23 poles are eighth. Has at least one win in 13-straight seasons.

•  Is 11th in points with three wins and nine top 10s in 11 starts this year.
•  Has five wins and five poles in 44 career NWMT starts at NHMS. Was 10th and 28th there this year.
•  Also has five NASCAR K&N Pro Series East wins at NHMS to make him the track’s winningest driver.

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