Whelen Southern Modified Tour Returns To Competition
ASHEBORO, N.C. – Tim Brown led the way in practice for the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour at Caraway Speedway on Friday.
The veteran driver from Rural Hall, N.C., lapped the .455-mile oval in his No. 02 Hayes Jewelers/T&C Motorsports Chevrolet in 16.013 seconds at an average speed of 102.292 mph, as teams prepared for tonight’s Daggett Schuler Attorneys At Law/Rusty Harpe Memorial 150.
Brian Loftin was second quickest in the practice session, with a lap of 16.166 seconds (101.324 mph), with the the tour returning to action following an 11-week break. He was followed by Kyle Ebersole, Brandon Ward and Andy Seuss. Three-time tour champion George Brunnhoelzl III – who leads the tour with nine wins at Caraway, including the most recent one in April – was sixth fastest in practice. He was followed by John Smith, Danny Bohn, Jason Myers and J.R. Bertuccio.