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VIDEO: Watch 2013 NASCAR Awards Shows

Replays of Whelen All-American Awards & Night Of Champions

Watch complete multilingual video coverage from the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Awards the NASCAR Night of Champions Touring Awards. Both events took place in the Crown Ballroom of the Charlotte (N.C.) Convention Center adjacent to the NASCAR Hall of Fame, Dec. 13-14, 2013.

The videos include Red Carpet driver interviews in addition to the full awards programs.

NASCAR WHELEN ALL-AMERICAN SERIES AWARDS: ENGLISH | SPANISH

NASCAR Night of Champions Touring Awards: ENGLISH | SPANISH | FRENCH

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Cole Powell to Test ARCA Car at Daytona

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour driver Cole Powell of Mount Brydges, Ontario will test at Daytona International Speedway this week in advance of his ARCA Racing Series debut on February 15, 2014.

“(It) just happened though connections with people knowing people and we were guided towards Empire,” Powell said.

Empire Racing is based in Mooresville, NC and owned by John Corr. The car will be either #8 or #48. There are no additional ARCA races are planned at this time. Powell could not provide specifics regarding a potential ride in the NASCAR Nationwide or Camping World Truck Series.

“I’m really excited to get to the track this week for the test and finally get to feel what it’s like to drive Daytona Speedway,” Powell said. “It’s going to be a dream come true.”

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2014 K&N East Schedule Announced

Florida Swing Kicks Off 16-Race Slate

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The 2014 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East season kicks off with a Florida doubleheader and covers a combination of historic short tracks, NASCAR national series combination events and a pair of road courses.

The East portion of NASCAR’s top step on its developmental ladder will cover 16 events and culminate with the finale at the “Monster Mile” at Dover International Speedway.

New additions to the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East schedule include the season-opener at New Smyrna (Fla.) Speedway – followed by the return to Daytona International Speedway for the UNOH Battle At The Beach – as well as running the road course at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series weekend.

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2014 Southern Modified Schedule Announced

Fifteen Race Schedule Covers Seven Traditional Tracks

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The 2014 NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour schedule has a pair of special non-points events on the slate this season to go along with its traditional calendar and some notable additions.

The Whelen Southern Modified Tour’s 10th season of competition will see 15 championship points events scattered throughout the tour’s familiar southeastern footprint. Added to the season-opening non-points UNOH Battle At The Beach at Daytona International Speedway is another special event folded into the June Whelen Modified Tour visit to New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Also new this year is second dates added to Virginia short tracks – Langley Speedway and South Boston Speedway.

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Whelen All-American Changes Announced

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR announced several new initiatives for the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Thursday at the annual Track Operators Meeting.

The competition changes, which go into effect in 2014, are designed to spotlight the sport’s young stars and reward the achievements of drivers at every level of the series. They were announced at the meeting, which was held in conjunction with the touring and weekly series awards ceremonies in Charlotte, N.C.

Starting next season, a national champion will be crowned in all five divisions of the series. In recent seasons, the Finalist Program honored top competitors in Div. II-V.

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NOTEBOOK: An Emotional Trip for Preece

NASCAR Next Driver Makes Up For Lost Time At Madhouse

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – It took Ryan Preece 12 hours to get as far away from the disappointment of a 16th-place finish Friday night at Stafford Motor Speedway. It took him just over an hour to erase that bitter memory entirely.

Preece, the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour point leader, led every single lap from the pole Saturday night to win the Kevin Powell Motorsports 199 at Bowman Gray Stadium for his first career NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour victory. The member of the 2013 NASCAR Next class became just the second driver in history from the state of Connecticut to win at the historic quarter-mile, joining the late Ed Flemke Sr. in the record books.

“I don’t think anybody here in the stands knows how much this means to me, to my family,” Preece said, holding back tears in Victory Lane.

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Saturday Night Updates

NASCAR WSMT: Ryan Preece won the Kevin Powell Motorsports 199 at Bowman-Gray Stadium in Winston-Salem, NC over Burt Myers, Cole Powell, Danny Bohn, and Tim Brown. John Smith, Jeremy Gerstner, Luke Fleming, Gary Putnam, and Andy Seuss rounded out the top-10. This is Preece’s first career NASCAR WSMT win.

NEMA: John Zych, Jr. of Mendon, MA won the 25-lap NEMA Midget race by 1.7 seconds over Ian Cumens, Seth Carlson, Russ Stoehr and Randy Cabral completed the top-5. Anthony Marvuglio, Bethany Stoehr, Joey Payne, Phil DiMario and Paul Scally rounded out the top-10. This was the first NEMA race at Airborne Speedway in Plattsburgh, NY since 1971 (Jerry Wall).

NEMA Lites: In the companion 25-lap feature at Airborne, Ian Cumens claimed the win over Brandon Igo, Logan Rayvals, Danny Cugini and Carl Medeiros.  Avery Stoehr, Meg Cugini, Anthony Payne, Kenney Johnson and Richie Morrocco rounded out the top-10. This was the inaugural NEMA Lites race at Airborne.

VMRS at Beech Ridge: Steven Masse of Bellingham, MA won the 100-lap Valenti Modified Racing Series feature over Anthony Nocella and Chris Pasteryak. The race was run in 31 minutes with one caution.

Waterford: Diego Monahan won the SK Modified feature over Keith Rocco, Todd Ceravolo, Ted Christopher, and Joe Gada. Robert Janovic Jr., Jeffrey Gallup, Craig Lutz, Ed Puleo, Kyle James rounded out the top-10.

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Preece Wins at Historic Bowman Gray

Leads Wire-To-Wire For First Southern Tour Victory

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Ryan Preece recorded his first NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour victory in style, leading every lap in the Kevin Powell Motorsports 199 at the historic Bowman Gray Stadium on Saturday.

The 22-year-old from Berlin, Conn., became the seventh driver in series history to win at the track. It was the second Modified event in as many nights for Preece, who finished 16th in the CARQUEST 150 at Stafford (Conn.) Motor Speedway on Friday evening in NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour action.

“This win means so much to me,” Preece said. “This is definitely at the top of my wins list. All of the history here and the drivers that have won here – it’s just an honor to have my name on that list.”

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QUALIFYING: Preece Tops at Bowman Gray

Mod Tour Points Leader Wins Second SoMod Pole

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Quick turnarounds are routine for Ryan Preece.

The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour points leader raced Friday night at Stafford (Conn.) Motor Speedway and quickly headed south for his second career outing at Bowman Gray Stadium. The 22-year-old out of Berlin, Conn., won the Coors Light Pole Award for the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour’s Kevin Powell Motorsports 199 on Saturday. He made his way around the cozy quarter-mile oval in 13.313 seconds for an average speed of 67.603 mph.

It’s Preece’s second pole in as many outings in the southern tour this season after claiming the prize earlier in the season at Southern National Motorsports Park in Kenly, N.C.

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PRACTICE: Brown Fast at Stadium

Veteran Racer Looking For First Bowman Gray SoMod Win

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Tim Brown topped the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour practice charts on Saturday at Bowman Gray Stadium in preparation for the Kevin Powell Motorsports 199.

Brown of Rural Hall, N.C., posted a fast lap of 13.479 second which translates to a speed of 66.771 mph on the legendary quarter-mile track. The nine-time NASCAR Whelen All-American Series track champion is in search of this first tour win. His best finish in seven starts at his home track is second on two occasions including last season.

Defending tour and race champion George Brunnhoelzl III was second at 13.524 seconds (66.548 mph) followed by Burt Myers and in third at 13.546 seconds (66.440 mph). Andy Seuss was fourth with the exact time. Myers gets the edge by posting the time first. Rookie Luke Fleming was fifth with a time of 13.575 seconds (66.298 mph).

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Southern Mod Stat Advance: Bowman Gray

Analyzing The Kevin Powell Motorsports 199

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour visits Bowman Gray Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 3 for the Kevin Powell Motorsports 199. Below is a statistical look at the recent performance of the tour and selected drivers at Bowman Gray, as well as some other statistical trends:

Bowman Gray Race Setup
• Competition begins to heat up as the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour heads to the first of its final seven races of the season. Three consecutive wins have propelled George Brunnhoelzl III to a 24-point lead in the championship standings, as he takes aim on a fourth championship.
• Brunnhoelzl scored his first Bowman Gray win when the tour visited on the historic flat quarter-mile track in 2012.
• Burt Myers (2005, 2007) and Jason Myers (2006) accounted for the first three Southern Modified Tour wins at Bowman Gray, but haven’t won since.
• Luke Fleming won at Bowman Gray in 2009 Southern Modified Tour debut.

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Southern Mod News & Notes: Bowman Gray

Seuss Ready To Return To Winning Ways

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Wins are hard to come by in the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour, but that doesn’t stop Andy Seuss from agonizing over his recent lack of trips to Victory Lane.

Over a 12-race span from Oct. 2008 to Sept. 2009, Seuss of Hampstead, N.H., won five times, but he has just one victory in his last 18 Southern Modified Tour starts. In 73 career Southern Modified starts he has 42 top-five and 55 top-10 finishes and in a bit of a statistical anomaly Seuss’ career average starting position is 7.2 which is identical to his average finishing position.

kp199logo_r.jpgIn his last tour start on July 6 at Caraway Speedway near Asheboro, N.C., the 26-year-old Seuss finished third for his best result of the season, but it could have been more. He tangled with race leader George Brunnhoelzl III while going for the lead on Lap 136 and came out on the short end of the stick.

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Kennedy Fights Forward to Win at Bowman Gray; Burt Myers claims checkered in 100-lapper

Winston-Salem, NC — Before the green flag even waved at Bowman Gray Stadium, the K&N Pro Series East teams knew what would decide Saturday night’s NASCAR Hall of Fame 150: Survival.

With 13 cautions in 150 laps, there was hardly a fender that wasn’t dented. And those that performed well were the ones who fought hard and laid it all on the line.

Brett Moffitt of Grimes, IA started his night just as he had hoped. He qualified on the pole and shot out into the lead as the green flag dropped. Moffitt didn’t seem to have many problems maintaining the lead from the outside row challenges of Bryan Ortiz of Bayamon, Puerto Rico. “Judging off of years past, leading is the safest place to be,” said Moffitt.

But halfway through the race, his team began reporting that they were experiencing trouble with the car battery. Moffitt tried everything he could to hang in there, but he began to fall back. On lap 124, he relinquished the lead to Ben Kennedy of Daytona Beach, FL.

[Photo Gallery] by Brad Newman

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Myers Holds off Brown at Bowman Gray

Winston-Salem, NC — After a disappointing start to his 2013 season in the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series, Burt Myers of Walnut Cove is back where he wants to be – in Victory Lane.

“Last week, we consider the 200-lapper the race we should win. And to have a fifth place car just didn’t settle well with me. So we did everything we could to get it as good as possible this week,” said Myers. Knowing that qualifying would be paramount in the twin 25-lap races on Saturday, Myers concentrated on his time trial performance.

His hard work paid off when he grabbed the pole. Defending Champ Tim Brown of Rural Hall was the second fastest qualifier, starting on the outside front row. And behind Myers on the inside second row was younger brother Jason Myers.

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NEAR Hall of Famer Red Foote Passes at 85

Red_FooteFOOTE, Melvin “Red,” 85, of Chesterfield, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 3, 2013. Red is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Loretta Foote; his stepdaughter, Linda Strasburg; stepgrandson, Michael (TiAnna) Talley; stepgranddaughter, Michelle (Richard) King; sisters-in-law, Rev. Beverly J. Samford and Julianna Duke.

Red enjoyed racing stockcars for 35 years, is formerly known as one of the “Eastern Bandits” and was inducted into the New England Hall of Fame for racecar drivers in 1999. After retirement he spent much time at Newpoint Campground on his boat fishing. Red was devoted to his cats and his good friends at Dutchgap. Red will be remembered for his quick wit, humor and willingness to help others and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, February 7 at Morrissett Funeral and Cremation Service, 6500 Iron Bridge Rd (Rte 10). His graveside service will be February 8, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Bethel UMC Cemetery in Alberta, Va., with the Rev. Beverly J. Samford officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Richmond SPCA at 2519 Hermitage Road, Richmond, Va. 23220.

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2013 Whelen S. Mod Schedule Announced

Inaugural Visit To Southern National Highlights Full Slate

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR announced today the 2013 schedule for the ninth season of the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour, which includes two new venues to the slate of events.

Next season’s schedule features 12 dates at seven tracks including two companion events with NASCAR’s national series.

New to the schedule in 2013 will be a special event as part of Speedweeks at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway and two visits to Southern National Motorsports Park, the .4-mile track in Kenly, N.C., on March 23 and Sept. 21.

“Modified fans are as passionate as any in motorsports,” said George Silbermann, NASCAR vice president, regional and touring series. “The expanded 2013 calendar will give them new and traditional opportunities to enjoy the stars, cars, and unbridled excitement of the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour.”

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Drivers Shine In NASCAR Finalist Division

24 Win Banquet Invitations; Scott Sundeen Excels At Thompson

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The top NASCAR Whelen All-American Series support division drivers for 2012 have been determined in eight NASCAR Finalist Division point races.

The NASCAR Finalist Division program recognizes drivers who compete in support divisions at NASCAR Whelen All-American Series tracks. With “Division I” being each track’s top class, the NASCAR Finalist Division line-up at each track highlights drivers competing in their second, third, fourth and fifth tier divisions. A NASCAR-licensed driver’s best 14 finishes count toward their final point total for the year. Points are kept separately for dirt and asphalt tracks.

“NASCAR is proud to recognize the men and women who compete at all levels of NASCAR Whelen All-American Series weekly racing,” said George Silbermann, NASCAR vice president, regional and touring series. “NASCAR Finalists represent the top competitors from a wide variety of racing divisions at NASCAR Home Tracks throughout North America and we congratulate them on their accomplishments.”

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‘Rapid Roman’ Richie Evans Rode Orange Chariot Into History

New York Star Won Nine NASCAR Modified Series Titles In Hall Of Fame Career

Daytona Beach, FL — Richard Ernest “Richie” Evans certainly was the face of NASCAR – and modified racing – in the northeast, winning an estimated 475 times in approximately 1,300 starts. It equates to a win in every three starts (a 36.5% clip), something unheard of in modern racing at any level.

Evans will be inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Friday, one of five members of the Hall’s third class comprised of the New York native, legendary crew chief Dale Inman, team owner Glen Wood and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champions Darrell Waltrip and Cale Yarborough. He is the first of 15 inductees without a connection to NASCAR’s premier series.

The 2012 enshrinement ceremony kicks off NASCAR Acceleration 2012 weekend, which includes the NASCAR Preview 2012 Presented by Sprint, where fans can interact with the sport’s legends and current stars in person, get autographs and catch a sneak peek at the upcoming season. Fans can go to NASCARacceleration2012.com for more information.

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Whelen Southern Modified Schedule Released

Twelve-Race Season Highlighted By First Trip To "The Rock"

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR announced today the 2012 schedule for the eighth season of the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour, which includes the first race ever scheduled on a one-mile track.

The Whelen Southern Modified Tour will make its inaugural visit to Rockingham (N.C.) Speedway for the season finale on Nov. 3. The event will partner with the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East for a doubleheader at the track steeped in NASCAR history. At one mile, it will be the largest track the Whelen Southern Modified Tour has visited in its brief history.

Next season’s schedule features 12 dates at eight different tracks across four states. The 2012 slate includes returning to many facilities that held events in 2011.

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Measure of the Man

Equal parts talent, lifestyle and legend earn Evans his Hall call

Every Christmas Day, no matter how cold or how much snow was on the ground, Richie Evans would drive his race car over to The Rusty Nail, the Rome, N.Y., bar that also sponsored his famous orange and black No. 61, to celebrate the holiday. For Evans was never far from his roots.

This week, short-track fans up and down the East Coast were celebrating the announcement that Evans would be one of five people inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Evans made his name with eye-popping statistics from his career in a Modified.

But Evans cemented his legend a long time ago with the stories that surrounded his career.

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Evans Inducted To NASCAR Hall

2012 class includes Yarborough, Wood, Inman, Waltrip

1981 - Richie Evans at Stafford

1981 - Richie Evans at Stafford

Members of the 55-member NASCAR Hall of Fame Voting Panel met today in a closed session in Charlotte, N.C., to vote on the induction class of 2012. The announcement was made by NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France in the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s “Great Hall.”

The class was determined by votes cast by the Voting Panel, which included a nationwide fan vote conducted through NASCAR.COM. The accounting firm of Ernst & Young presided over the tabulation of the votes.

As was the case for the first two classes of the NASCAR Hall Of Fame, the results of this year’s voting were competitive. Yarborough led with 85 percent of the vote, followed by Waltrip (82%), Inman (78%), Evans (50%) and Wood (44%).

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NASCAR to Feature Live Race Audio

Webcasts allow fans to follow the action of their favorite series

Daytona Beach, FL — NASCAR announced today that NASCARHomeTracks.com will feature live internet radio broadcasts of 32 touring series events, beginning with Thursday’s NASCAR K&N Pro Series West season-opener at Phoenix International Raceway.

NASCARHomeTracks.com is NASCAR.com’s official home for touring and weekly series news and results. The live radio broadcasts will be provided by the team from Speed 51 Radio, headed by SPEED announcer Bob Dillner.

The broadcasts will feature flag-to-flag coverage of many of the top events in NASCAR’s touring series, including the championship season finales in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and West, NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour and NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour.

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Wood Bros. Success Began At Bowman Gray

Glen Wood Won Cup Races, All-American Series Titles At Stadium

Daytona Beach, FL — Trevor Bayne’s win in Sunday’s Daytona 500 was the 98th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win for Wood Brothers Racing.

The foundation for the legendary Wood Brothers’ success was cemented at Bowman Gray Stadium in Winston-Salem, N.C., NASCAR’s longest-sanctioned NASCAR Whelen All-American Series track.

Glen Wood, 85, of Stuart, Va., attended his 65th Daytona Speedweeks this year dating back to the original beach racing days. Wood posted the team’s first three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series wins at Bowman Gray in 1960, and added a fourth win there in 1963. He also won a NASCAR Convertible division race at the historic track in 1959.

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Spotlight On: Myers Adds to Family Legacy with Fourth Bowman Gray Title

Whelen Southern Mod Tour regular wraps up weekly series crown

Burt Myers extended the heritage of the single most-enduring family name in competition at NASCAR’s longest-running short track with his fourth career track championship there.

Myers, 34, of Walnut Cove, N.C., won the 2010 Bill Plemmons RV World Modified Division track championship at Bowman Gray Stadium in Winston-Salem, N.C., Saturday night, August 21.

The NASCAR Whelen All American Series title capped a busy four-race week for Myers, and he said that all the racing helped him cope with any anxieties he might have felt about last weekend’s final race of his track championship chase.

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Late Move Seals Win For Miller

Takes Whelen Southern Modified lead with Bowman Gray victory

Winston-Salem, NC — L.W. Miller used a late pass of Burt Myers to claim the checkered flag in the Strutmasters.com 199 presented by 104.1 WTQR at Bowman Gray Stadium Saturday night. It was the first NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour win for Miller since April of 2008.

Myers finished second, followed by John Smith, Jason Myers and Andy Seuss.

Frank Fleming was sixth and Coors Light Pole Award winner Zach Brewer seventh. Brandon Hire, Josh Nichols and Randy Butner rounded out the top 10.

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QUALIFYING: Brewer Wins Stadium Pole

Claims 2nd Coors Light Award of Whelen Southern Mod Campaign

Winston-Salem, NC — After suffering through a couple of bad finishes in his last two starts Zach Brewer needed something good to happen. He got some good medicine Friday night at Bowman Gray Stadium. Brewer piloted his No. 11 Phoenix Pre-owned/Triad Auto Sales Chevrolet around the historic quarter-mile facility with a lap of 13.329 seconds (67.522 mph) to win his second Coors Light Pole Award of the season for Saturday night’s Strutmaster.com 199 presented by 104.1 WTQR.

Brewer, who also won the pole earlier this year at South Boston, was understandably happy after his run.

“We had been good all day so we expected to have a good lap, but winning the pole is even better,” Brewer said. “We redrew seventh so we have a little bit of work ahead of us, but we started here earlier this year in 15th for a 200-lap race and finished third so we know we can move up if things go right.”

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PRACTICE: Smith Quick At Stadium

Whelen Southern Mod’s most recent winner continues momentum

Winst0n-Salem, NC — John Smith is still flying high after his win last time out. Smith drove his No. 25 Tutterow Surveying/Rick’s Home Repair Chevrolet to the top of the speed charts during practice Friday afternoon for Saturday’s Strutmaster.com 199 presented by 104.1 WTQR at Bowman Gray Stadium.

Smith had a fast lap around the .250-mile oval was 13.494 seconds (66.696 mph). Jason Myers, who recorded his only tour win at Bowman Gray in 2006, was second fastest at 13. 562 (66.362). Zach Brewer was third at 13.620 (66.079), with Burt Myers and Frank Fleming completing the top five.

The NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour cars will get back on the track at approximately 8:40 p.m. for Coors Light Pole qualifying. The Strutmaster.com 199 presented by 104.1 WTQR will run Saturday at 8:50 p.m.

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News & Notes: Race Is Wide Open As Whelen Southern Modified Tour Visits Bowman Gray

One of the most anticipated events of the season is next up for the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour. Bowman Gray Stadium will host the Strutmaster.com 199 presented by 104.1 WTQR this weekend in Winston-Salem, N.C.

James Civali (No. 79 Hill Enterprises/Coors Light Pontiac) enters this weekend with a slight 24-point lead (670-646) over L.W. Miller (No. 36 John Baker Plumbing & Utilities). While Miller has yet to win this year, he has finished second in three consecutive races to help get him in position to challenge for his second championship.

One driver who is very excited to be at Bowman Gray is Burt Myers (No. 1 Capital Bank/Patterson’s Brand Chili Chevrolet), who competes at the track on a weekly basis and currently leads the points standings in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Weekly Racing Series.

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Modified Races To Air On VERSUS

Nine NASCAR Whelen Modified & NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour Races to Air on VERSUS

Daytona Beach, FL — NASCAR and VERSUS announced the broadcast schedule for the NASCAR Whelen Modified and NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tours in 2010.

VERSUS’ first NASCAR race will feature the Whelen Modified Tour’s annual appearance at Riverhead (N.Y.) Raceway and the first Whelen Southern Modified Tour broadcast will be its stop at historic Bowman Gray Stadium in Winston-Salem, N.C.

VERSUS’ on-air schedule will include nine races between the two Tours with the premiere one-hour race telecast airing on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. ET. All races will air again the Sunday following the initial telecast.

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Luke Fleming Scores Upset Win

Gets win in first start of season

Winston-Salem, NC —  Luke Fleming asked his dad, who runs regularly at Bowman Gray Stadium, earlier in the month if he could drive his car in the Advance Auto Parts 199. Good thing his dad said yes.

Fleming (No. 13 Jerry Hunt Auto Sales Chevrolet) survived a wreck-filled race and held off George Brunnhoelzl III to record his first career win in the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour.

Fleming, 22, made his car as wide as he could keeping Brunnhoelzl III in his rearview mirror over the final 32 laps of the action-packed race.
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