WEATHER CAUSES NASCAR WHELEN SOUTHERN MODIFIED POSTPONEMENT
MTP Tire 150 At Hickory Moved To Sunday
to impending severe weather expected to hit North
Carolina later this week, NASCAR and officials at
Hickory Motor Speedway have preemptively moved the
NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour race to Sunday,
The MTP Tire 150 was originally scheduled for the
North Carolina track on Saturday. The schedule for
Sunday is still being finalized; NASCAR and track
officials will continue to monitor the weather
situation and make updates accordingly.
The race is the 10th in an 11-race schedule, and
defending series champion Andy Seuss leads brothers
Burt and Jason Myers by 10 points apiece. Four-time
champion George Brunnhoelzl III is just 13 points
out of the lead and won the race at Hickory in 2011,
the last time the tour visited the .363-mile oval.
Following the Hickory event, the NASCAR Whelen
Southern Modified Tour will conclude the season on
Thursday, Oct. 8 on the front stretch quarter-mile
at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Tim Southers /
NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour
October 2, 2015