will start fourth. Christopher, currently second in the series standings, will start 6th. Current series point leader Mike Stefanik will start 7th.

FALL FINAL NASCAR WHELEN MODIFIED TOUR QUALIFYING

Starting lineup for Sunday’s Carquest Fall Final NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour race at Stafford Motor Speedway showing car number, driver, hometown, make of car and qualifying speed in mph. The Top-10 qualifiers drew for starting position.

1. (2)Todd Szegedy, Ridgefield Conn., Ford, 99.497

2. (48)Tony Hirschman, Northampton Pa., Chevrolet, 98.912

3. (10)Eddie Flemke, Southington Conn., Chevrolet, 98.474

4. (18)Donny Lia, Jericho N.Y., Chevrolet, 98.955

5. (46)Dick Houlihan, Bridgewater Mass., Chevrolet, 98.625

6. (36)Ted Christopher, Plainville Conn., Chevrolet, 98.901

7. (16)Mike Stefanik, Coventry R.I., Chevrolet, 98.398

8. (41)Reggie Ruggiero, Rocky Hill Conn., Chevrolet, 98.404

9. (79)Chuck Hossfeld, Buffalo N.Y., Pontiac, 98.663

10. (12)Jimmy Blewett, Howell N.J., Chevrolet, 98.323

11. (28)James Civali, Meriden Conn., Chevrolet, 98.312

12. (66)John Blewett, III, Howell N.J., Chevrolet, 98.269

13. (77)Doug Coby, Milford Conn., Pontiac, 98.259

14. (6)Ron Yuhas, Groton Conn., Chevrolet, 98.259

15. (64)Eric Berndt, Rocky Hill Conn., Chevrolet, 98.109

16. (00)Rick Fuller, Auburn Mass., Chevrolet, 98.029

17. (76)Thomas Bolles, Ellington Conn, Chevrolet, 97.794

18. (4)Jerry Marquis, Broad Brook Conn., Dodge, 97.773

19. (21)Ken Barry, Griswold Conn., Chevrolet, 97.752

20. (58)Kevin Goodale, Riverhead N.Y., Chevrolet, 97.741

21. (59)Matt Hirschman, Northampton Pa., Dodge, 97.704

22. (75)Carl Pasteryak, Lisbon Conn., Pontiac, 97.577

23. (47)Jimmy Storace, Kingston N.H., Chevrolet, 97.545

24. (73)Jon McKennedy, Chelsford Mass., Chevrolet, 97.524

25. (1)Rob Summers, Manchester Conn., Pontiac, 97.282

26. (19)Ronnie Silk, Norwalk Conn., Chevrolet, 97.114

27. (3)Eric Beers, Northampton Pa., Chevrolet, 97.066

28. (15)Zach Sylvester, Lebanon Conn., Chevrolet, provisional

29. (99)Jamie Tomaino, Howell N.J., Ford, provisional

30. (11)Anthony Sesely, Matawan N.J., Chevrolet, provisional

31. (0)Danny Sammons, Trenton N.J., Chevrolet, provisional

32. (33)Wade Cole, Riverton Conn., Chevrolet, provisional





RAIN MOVES STAFFORD FALL FINAL BACK TO 10/28
Szegedy Picks Up Bud Pole Award in Saturday Time Trials
The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Carquest Fall Final race at Stafford Motor Speedway has been postponed because of inclement weather. The event has been rescheduled for Saturday, Oct. 28.
On Saturday, Todd Szegedy of Ridgefield, Conn. earned his first Bud Pole Award of the 2006 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season by setting fast time for Carquest Fall Final at Stafford Motor Speedway. Szegedy, the 2003 series champion, toured the half-mile speedway in 18.091 seconds for an average speed of 99.497 mph.

Donny Lia of Jericho, N.Y. was second fastest in qualifying with a speed of 98.912 mph. Defending series champion Tony Hirschman of Northampton, Pa. qualified third with a speed of 98.474 mph. Ted Christopher and Chuck Hossfeld rounded out the Top-5 in qualifying.

The Top-10 qualifiers drew for starting position. Szegedy picked the pole and will be joined on the front row by Tony Hirschman. Eddie Flemke will start third while Lia
Todd Szegedy