The Chrome Horn News

8/23/2008

QUALIFYING: BEERS WINS POLE AGAIN

   Eric Beers won his second straight Coors Light Pole Award, posting the fastest lap at the .5-mile Mansfield Motorsports Park oval.
   It is the eighth career pole for Beers (No. 46 Reynold's Auto Wrecking/Sunoco Chevrolet), who put up a lap of 15.319 seconds/117.501 mph. Beers was also fastest in practice. He edged Bobby Grigas III (No. 09 Triple-G Scafford Services Chevrolet) by two thousands of a second. Grigas had a top lap of 15.321/118.486.
   Ryan Preece (No. 3 Mizzy Construction/Reynold's Auto Wrecking Chevrolet) was third at 15.354/117.233, followed by Billy Pauch and Matt Hirschman.
   Following the post-qualifying redraw of the top six qualifiers, Ted Christopher will start on the pole and Beers will start on the outside of the front row. Christopher was sixth fastest in qualifying. He enters the race 41 points behind first-place Chuck Hossfeld. Hossfeld qualified 13th.
   The Whelen 150 is schedule to go green at 8 p.m., following the NASCAR Camping World Series race.

Starting Field
The Whelen 150, Mansfield Motorsports Park


  1. 36 Ted Christopher, Plainville Conn. Al-Lee Installations Chevrolet 15.412 116.792
  2. 46 Eric Beers, Northampton Pa. Reynold's Auto Wrecking/Sunoco Chevrolet 15.319 117.501
  3. 09 Bobby Grigas, III, Marshfield Mass. Triple-G Scaffold Services Chevrolet 15.321 117.486
  4. 06 Billy Pauch, Jr., Frenchtown N.J. Greenfield Dodge Dodge 15.382 117.020
  5.   3 Ryan Preece, Kensington Conn. Mizzy Const./Reynold's Auto Wrecking Chevrolet 15.354
        117.233
  6. 59 Matt Hirschman, Northampton Pa. Ed Bennett Properties Chevrolet 15.404 116.853
  7. 19 Jimmy Blewett, Howell N.J. United Crane/Ling Trucking Chevrolet 15.439 116.588
  8. 93 Rowan Pennink, Huntingdon Valley Pa. Monk Mechanics Hand Cleaner Chevrolet 15.463
      116.407
  9.   2 Todd Szegedy, Ridgefield Conn. Wisk-Snuggle Ford 15.475 116.317
10. 10 Ed Flemke, Jr., Southington Conn. Ron Bouchard Auto/Premier Kitchens Chevrolet 15.494
       116.174
11.   0 Danny Sammons, Hamilton N.J. Area Auto Racing News Chevrolet 15.509 116.062
12. 79 Ronnie Silk, Norwalk Conn. Hill Enterprises/Coors Light/Sunoco Pontiac 15.530 115.905
13.   4 Chuck Hossfeld, Ransomville N.Y. Mystic Missile Dodge 15.569 115.614
14. 58 Kevin Goodale, Riverhead N.Y. Riverhead Building Supply Chevrolet 15.572 115.592
15. 45 Erick Rudolph, Ransomville N.Y. * Original Pizza Logs/Prime Tyme Chevrolet 15.572
      115.592
16. 18 Dion Ciccarelli, Crofton Md. Sypher Const./Financial Fed. Credit Chevrolet 15.595 115.422
17.  8 Glenn Tyler, Hampton Bays N.Y. Sypher Const./Financial Fed. Credit Chevrolet 15.601
       115.377
18. 77 Rick Fuller, Auburn Mass. Toyota Certified Used Vehicles 15.622 115.222
19. 70 Andy Seuss, Hampstead N.H. Stuart's Auto/Rockingham Boats Chevrolet 15.632 115.148
20. 16 Mike Stefanik, Coventry R.I. Diversified Metals/Ace Moldings Pontiac 15.649 115.023
21. 17 Glen Reen, Wilbraham Mass. * Reen Orthodontics/Pep Boys Chevrolet 15.698 114.664
22. 28 Woody Pitkat, Stafford Conn. Ramar-Hall/Genesis Shocks Chevrolet 15.727 114.453
23. 12 Ken Heagy, Calverton N.Y. Buoy One Seafood/TS Haulers Ford 15.732 114.416
24. 05 Joe Hartmann, Calverton N.Y. WMS Const./Charlie's Collision Chevrolet 15.766 114.170
25. 99 Jamie Tomaino, Howell N.J. J Co./Clean-Up Supply/Triad Auto Chevrolet 15.814 113.823
26.   9 Jake Marosz, Middletown Conn. Middlesex Auto Center Chevrolet 15.821 113.773
27. 33 Wade Cole, Riverton Conn. Performance Engines/Kendall Oil Chevrolet 15.935 112.959
28. 32 Tom Abele, Jr., Norwich Conn. * Synergyn/Crystal Auto Body Chevrolet 16.035 112.254
29.   7 Jeremy Stoltz, Walkertown N.C. Hill Enterprises/Coors Light/Sunoco Pontiac 16.082 111.926
30. 15 Darrel Krentz, Huntersville N.C. Lucas Oil Chevrolet 16.507 109.045
31. 22 Jamie Tomaino, Jr., Howell N.J. Wisk-Snuggle Ford 16.898 106.521

THE END

Source:  Jason Cunningham / NASCAR PR
Posted:  August 23, 2008

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