July 17, 2016 by staff · Comments Off
Auto Racing Roundup: New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Whelen Modified Tour, New Hampshire, The three-time NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour winner Doug Coby earned his victory in the race 20 Saturday with a victory in the New England 100 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Coby held the lead for the last six laps, beating Donny Lia by .037 seconds.
With the victory, Coby is tied for seventh in career wins with former champion Rick Fuller.
Patrick Emerling finished third. Ron Silk was fourth and NASCAR driver Ryan Newman Sprint Cup Series came in fifth.
Ryan Preece, Woody Pitkat, Justin Bonsignore, Eric Goodale and Todd Szegedy completed the top 10.
With his third win of the season, Coby extended his championship points lead to 32 points over Lia. Bonsignore is another eight points behind.
The New England 100 will air on NBCSN to 7 p.m. Monday.