Touring Series

Waterford Mods Win Goes To Santos

Bobby Santos won his second NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour event of the season Saturday at Waterford (Conn.) Speedbowl. (NASCAR Photo)

Bobby Santos won his second NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour event of the season Saturday at Waterford (Conn.) Speedbowl. (NASCAR Photo)

WATERFORD, Conn. – Bobby Santos followed Donny Lia for much of the first half of Saturday night’s race.

But Santos wasn’t content to finish second.

So Santos, from Franklin, Mass., wrestled the lead away and went on to claim the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour victory in the Mr. Rooter 161 at Waterford Speedbowl.

It was Santos’ second win of the season and 12th of his career. It was his first tour win at Waterford.

A green-white-checkered finish that pushed the race to 165 laps. Lia, who earlier in the night won the Coors Light Pole Award, finished second.

Ted Christopher rallied back to finish third. Justin Bonsignore and Patrick Emerling were fourth and fifth, respectively.

Bonsignore took over the points lead from Doug Coby, who finished 10th, by two points. Santos is third, three back of Coby.

Defending race winner and tour champion Ryan Preece finished sixth, followed by Woody Pitkat, Keith Rocco, Ron Yuhas Jr. and Coby.

Posted by on Jun 22 2014 Filed under Latest Headlines, NASCAR, Touring Series. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

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