Archive for April 29th, 2012

Coby Sizzles at Stafford

Strong Finish Nets Third Whelen Modified Victory

STAFFORD, Conn. – Doug Coby sailed to his third career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour victory Sunday in the CARQUEST Tech-Net Spring Sizzler at Stafford Motor Speedway.

The Milford, Conn., driver led the final 89 laps of the 200-lap event en route to the victory over a pair of drivers who are well accustom to success on the historic half-mile .

Pole sitter Ryan Preece and Keith Rocco finished second and third respectively. Preece was the 2011 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series SK Modified Division champion at Stafford and Rocco was the 2008 and ‘10 track champ.

[Sat. Photo Gallery] by Nicholas Teto
[Sun. Photo Gallery] by Nicholas Teto

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Christopher & Rocco Score CARQUEST Tech-Net Spring Sizzler Feature Victories at Stafford

Stafford Springs, CT — Stafford Motor Speedway’s CARQUEST Tech-Net Spring Sizzler Weekend continued on Sunday with feature events for the SK Modified® and Late Model divisions. Ted Christopher held off Eric Berndt in a green white checkered finish to capture his 95th career SK Modified® victory and his 115th overall feature victory at Stafford Motor Speedway. Keith Rocco held off Woody Pitkat to capture the checkered flag in the 30-lap Late Model feature event.

In the 40-lap SK Modified feature, Eric Berndt led the first lap, but he was quickly overtaken by both Ryan Preece and Frank Ruocco, who were side by side for the race lead at the conclusion of lap-2. Ted Christopher followed Preece and Ruocco by Berndt into third, while Berndt settled into fourth, just ahead of the side by side duo of Keith Rocco and Dan Avery.

Matt Gallo spun with 6 laps complete to bring out the first caution of the race with Preece leading Ruocco, Christopher, Berndt, and Rocco.

[Sat. Photo Gallery] by Nicholas Teto
[Sun. Photo Gallery] by Nicholas Teto

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