2019 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour

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2019 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour
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The 2019 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour is the thirty-fifth season of the Whelen Modified Tour (WMT), a stock car racing tour sanctioned by NASCAR. It began with the Performance Plus 150 presented by Safety-Kleen at Myrtle Beach Speedway on 16 March and will conclude with the Sunoco World Series 150 at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park on 13 October. Justin Bonsignore entered the season as the defending Drivers' champion. 2019 marks the third season of the unification of the Whelen (Northern) Modified Tour and the Whelen Southern Modified Tour.[1] Doug Coby leads the championship after two races, one point ahead of Jimmy Blewett.

Drivers[edit]

No. Manufacturer Car Owner Race Driver Crew Chief
01 Chevrolet Kenneth Fifield Melissa Fifield Kenneth Fifield 2
Jesse Prince 1
1 Chevrolet Eddie Harvey Burt Myers Eddie Harvey
2 Chevrolet Mike Smeriglio III Doug Coby Phil Moran
3 Chevrolet Jan Boehler Matt Swanson Greg Fournier
5 Chevrolet Bob Ebersole Kyle Ebersole 2 Bob Ebersole
06 Chevrolet Randy Rameau Sam Rameau (R) Danny Stebbins
07 Chevrolet Jennifer Emerling Patrick Emerling Jan Leaty
7 Chevrolet Tommy Baldwin Jr. Jon McKennedy 2 Tommy Baldwin Jr.
14 Chevrolet Richard Barney Blake Barney Robert Barney
15 Chevrolet Rob Fuller Kyle Benjamin 1 Unknown
16 Ford Eric Sanderson Timmy Solomito Sly Szaban
18 Ford Robert Pollifrone Ken Heagy Greg Gorman 2
Desmond Gorman 1
21 Chevrolet Joe Bertuccio Sr. Jimmy Blewett Stash Butova
22 Chevrolet 1 Kyle Bonsignore Kyle Bonsignore Bobby Foley
Toyota 2
24 Chevrolet Diane Krause Andrew Krause 1 John Cooke
25 Chevrolet Joe Carroll Calvin Carroll Joe Carroll
26 Chevrolet Sean McDonald Gary McDonald 2 Chad McDonald
33 Ford Wade Cole Wade Cole Brian Crunden 2
Rick Rodenbaugh 1
34 Chevrolet Nicole Fortin J. B. Fortin (R) 2 Jason Blatz
36 Chevrolet 2 Judy Thilberg Dave Sapienza Tommy Grasso
Dodge 1
40 Chevrolet Frank Fleming Frank Fleming 2 Talmage Thomas
45 Chevrolet Amy Catalano Timmy Catalano (R) Dave Catalano
46 Chevrolet Russell Goodale Craig Lutz Doug Ogiejko
51 Chevrolet Ken Massa Justin Bonsignore Ryan Stone
54 Chevrolet Amy Catalano Tommy Catalano Dave Catalano
55 Chevrolet Dawn Gerstner Jeremy Gerstner 2 Grady Jeffreys Jr.
58 Chevrolet Edgar Goodale Eric Goodale Jason Shephard
60 Chevrolet Roy Hall Matt Hirschman 1 Matt Hirschman
64 Chevrolet Mike Murphy Rob Summers Steve Lemay
75 Chevrolet Charles Pasteryak Chris Pasteryak Keith McDermott
77 Chevrolet Mike Curb Gary Putnam 2 Teddy Musgrave Jr.
Jon McKennedy 1
78 Chevrolet Steven Sutcliffe Walter Sutcliffe Jr. Unknown 1
Kenneth Woodward 2
79 Chevrolet Susan Hill James Civali 1 David Hill
82 Chevrolet Danny Watts Jr. Woody Pitkat Jarod Zeltmann
85 Chevrolet Kevin Stuart Ron Silk Kenny Stuart
92 Chevrolet Anthony Nocella Anthony Nocella Steve Murphy
97 Chevrolet Bryan Dauzat Andy Seuss 1 Todd Cooper
99 Chevrolet 2
Pontiac 1
Cheryl Tomaino Jamie Tomaino 1 Cheryl Tomaino 1
Chase Dowling 2 George Ratajczak 2
Sources:[2][3][4]

Schedule[edit]

On 21 November 2018, NASCAR announced the 2019 schedule. Langley and Bristol were dropped from the schedule in favor of South Boston and Wall Stadium. The All-Star Shootout will not count towards the championship.[5] Twelve of the seventeen races in the season are televised on NBCSN on a tape delay basis.[6] All races in the season are shown live on FansChoice.tv.[7]

No. Race Title Track Date TV
1 Performance Plus 150 presented by Safety-Kleen Myrtle Beach Speedway, Myrtle Beach 16 March NBCSN
2 South Boston 150 South Boston Speedway, South Boston 30 March NBCSN
3 Icebreaker 150 Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, Thompson 7 April
4 NAPA Auto Parts Spring Sizzler 200 Stafford Motor Speedway, Stafford 28 April
5 TBA Wall Stadium Speedway, Wall Township 18 May NBCSN
6 Seekonk 150 Seekonk Speedway, Seekonk 1 June NBCSN
7 Thompson 125 Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, Thompson 5 June
8 TBA Riverhead Raceway, Riverhead 6 July
All-Star Shootout New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Loudon 19 July NBCSN
9 Eastern Propane & Oil 100 20 July NBCSN
10 Stafford 150 Stafford Motor Speedway, Stafford 2 August
11 Bud 'King of Beers' 150 Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, Thompson 14 August NBCSN
12 Toyota Mod Classic 150 presented by McDonald's Oswego Speedway, Oswego 31 August NBCSN
13 TBA Riverhead Raceway, Riverhead 7 September NBCSN
14 Musket 250 New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Loudon 21 September NBCSN
15 NAPA Fall Final 150 Stafford Motor Speedway, Stafford 29 September NBCSN
16 Sunoco World Series 150 Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, Thompson 13 October NBCSN

Results and standings[edit]

Races[edit]

No. Race Pole position Most laps led Winning driver Manufacturer
1 Performance Plus 150 presented by Safety-Kleen[8] Doug Coby Jon McKennedy Doug Coby Chevrolet
2 South Boston 150[9] Tommy Catalano Burt Myers Ron Silk Chevrolet
3 Icebreaker 150[10] Doug Coby Doug Coby Justin Bonsignore Chevrolet

Drivers' championship[edit]

(keyBold – Pole position awarded by time. Italics – Pole position set by final practice results or Owners' points. * – Most laps led.

Pos. Driver MYR SBO THO STA WAL SEE THO RIV NHA NHA STA THO OSW RIV NHA STA THO Points
1 Doug Coby 1 8 5* 124
2 Patrick Emerling 4 7 4 117
3 Jimmy Blewett 3 3 10 116
4 Burt Myers 7 5* 6 116
5 Chris Pasteryak 5 6 9 112
6 Ron Silk 25 1 2 109
7 Justin Bonsignore 12 25 1 99
8 Jon McKennedy 2* 16 17 99
9 Kyle Bonsignore 17 4 14 97
10 Matt Swanson 18 11 7 97
11 Eric Goodale 9 26 3 94
12 Woody Pitkat 19 12 8 93
13 Blake Barney 13 13 16 90
14 Craig Lutz 20 10 13 89
15 Anthony Nocella 6 14 24 88
16 Timmy Solomito 28 9 15 81
17 Dave Sapienza 15 18 20 79
18 Sam Rameau (R) 31 15 11 75
19 Ken Heagy 16 19 23 74
20 Tommy Catalano 26 17 18 73
21 Wade Cole 23 23 25 61
22 Calvin Carroll 21 32 19 60
23 Timmy Catalano (R) 24 27 22 59
24 Melissa Fifield 27 24 26 55
25 Rob Summers 22 28 28 54
26 Frank Fleming 10 30 48
27 J. B. Fortin (R) 21 21 46
28 Kyle Ebersole 14 31 44
29 Chase Dowling 2 Wth 42
30 Andy Seuss 8 36
31 Walter Sutcliffe Jr. 32 20 Wth 36
32 Matt Hirschman 11 33
33 Kyle Benjamin 12 32
34 James Civali 22 22
35 Andrew Krause 27 17
36 Jamie Tomaino 29 15
37 Jeremy Gerstner (R) Wth 29 15
38 Gary Putnam 30 Wth 14
Gary McDonald Wth Wth
Pos. Driver MYR SBO THO STA WAL SEE THO RIV NHA NHA STA THO OSW RIV NHA STA THO Points
Notes
  •  – Non-championship round.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Southers, Tim (6 December 2016). "NASCAR announces 2017 Modified schedule". Motorsport.com. Motorsport Network. Retrieved 14 March 2019.
  2. ^ "2019 Performance Plus 150 Presented by Safety-Kleen entry list". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved 14 March 2019.
  3. ^ "2019 South Boston 150 entry list". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved 25 March 2019.
  4. ^ "2019 Icebreaker 150 entry list". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved 3 April 2019.
  5. ^ "NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour 2019 Schedule Announced". hometracks.nascar.com. NASCAR Media Group, LLC. 21 November 2018. Retrieved 14 March 2019.
  6. ^ "NASCAR & NBCSN Announce Regional Series Coverage". hometracks.nascar.com. NASCAR Media Group, LLC. 8 February 2019. Retrieved 14 March 2019.
  7. ^ "FansChoice.TV To Live Stream Entire Regional Series Schedule". hometracks.nascar.com. NASCAR Media Group, LLC. 22 February 2019. Retrieved 14 March 2019.
  8. ^ "2019 Performance Plus 150 Presented by Safety-Kleen race results". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. 16 March 2019. Retrieved 19 March 2019.
  9. ^ "2019 South Boston 150 race results". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. 30 March 2019. Retrieved 31 March 2019.
  10. ^ "2019 Icebreaker 150 race results". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. 7 April 2019. Retrieved 9 April 2019.

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