60 YEARS OF NASCAR MODIFIED CHAMPIONS
CULMINATES WITH BANQUET AT MOHEGAN SUN
The 61st champion in NASCAR Modified history will be crowned at the
NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Awards Banquet Saturday, Dec. 13 at the
Mohegan Sun Resort in Uncasville, Conn., bringing to a close the
year-long celebration the Modified divisionís rich heritage in
Throughout the 2008 season, the past champions in NASCARís Modified
history have been honored, dating back to Red Byronís first title in
1948. Donny Lia of Jericho , N.Y. , became the 60th Modified
champion in NASCAR history when he earned his first NASCAR Whelen
Modified Tour championship last year.
In addition to the coronation of the champion, the top drivers and
owners and special award winners will be honored.
Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribe, is one of the largest, most
distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and
meeting destinations in the United States . Situated on 240 acres
along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut , Mohegan
Sun is within easy access of New York , Boston , Hartford and
Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops
and waterfront of Mystic Country.