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SOPHIA, NC - Andy Seuss continues to roll in NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour events at Caraway Speedway in Sophia, NC.<br /> <br /> The 27-year-old from Hampstead, New Hampshire, completed the sweep on the day's on-track events at the .455-mile banked asphalt oval. Seuss was fastest in practice, won his eighth pole Coors Light Pole Award at the track and led every lap en route to winning the Daggett Shuler Attorneys At Law 150 at Caraway. It was his fourth consecutive victory at the track and 10th of his career.<br /> <br /> Seuss' 10 wins at Caraway tie him with runner-up finisher George Brunnhoelzl III for the most in series history. The two drivers were bumper to bumper in the second half of the 150-lap event, but after clearing traffic on lap 144, Seuss used a clear track to pull away from the defending Tour champion and secure his third win of the season.<br /> <br /> J.R. Bertuccio, Danny Bohn and Kyle Ebersole rounded out the top five.<br /> Gary Putnam was sixth, followed by Jason Myers, Bryan Dauzat, Dawsonville, GA's Spencer Davis and David Calabrese.<br /> <br /> The wire-to-wire win was the fifth of Seuss' career and fourth at Caraway. He won the 2014 season opener in similar fashion.<br /> <br /> Seuss felt pressure early from fellow front row starter Bohn. In the opening laps, Bohn looked for a way around Seuss on the inside and outside, but wasn't able to mount enough of a charge to overtake him for the top spot. Just after the midway point, Brunnhoelzl III took the lead from Bohn and began his attack on the frontrunner, but Seuss stuck to the inside lane, forcing all challengers to try and pass him on the high side, a feat they the rest of the field was unsuccessful at.<br /> <br /> The NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour will be back on track Saturday, August 2 at the 10th Annual Strutmasters.com 199 at Bowman Gray Stadium in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.<br /> <br /> <strong>NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour</strong><br /> <strong> Caraway Speedway - Sophia, NC</strong><br /> <strong> Race Results - July 4, 2014</strong><br /> <br /> Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Points B/Points Status<br /> 1 1 11 Andy Seuss Ideal Finance/Phoenix Motors Chevrolet 150 48 5 Running<br /> 2 3 28 George Brunnhoelzl, III Composite Tech./Performance Tech. Chevrolet 150 42 Running<br /> 3 5 2 JR Bertuccio Gershow Recycling/Hagerman Systems Chevrolet 150 41 Running<br /> 4 2 65 Danny Bohn Rustoleum/Cedar Peaks Enterprises Chevrolet 150 40 Running<br /> 5 6 5 Kyle Ebersole Ebersole Excavating Ford 150 39 Running<br /> 6 11 77 Gary Putnam Curb Records Chevrolet 150 38 Running<br /> 7 10 4 Jason Myers Adams Towing & Recovery Ford 150 37 Running<br /> 8 4 97 Bryan Dauzat O.B. Builders Chevrolet 150 36 Running<br /> 9 12 79 Spencer Davis * Hillbilly Racing/Coors 21 Means 21 Pontiac 150 35 Running<br /> 10 17 43 David Calabrese DiamondBack Towing Chevrolet 149 34 Running<br /> 11 16 7 Thomas Stinson United Solar Graphics Chevrolet 149 33 Running<br /> 12 13 51 Bobby Measmer, Jr. * Powerhouse Recycling/Speed51.com Chevrolet 149 32 Running<br /> 13 9 40 Luke Fleming AutosByNelson.com/Koma Unwind Ford 149 31 Running<br /> 14 18 12 Mike Norman HomeTownAutoYes.com/Nationwide Chevrolet 148 30 Running<br /> 15 15 23 Brian Loftin L&R Transmissions Chevrolet 95 29 Engine<br /> 16 14 8 Dalton Baldwin * ChildrensDreamRacer.com Chevrolet 77 28 Steering<br /> 17 7 1 Burt Myers Citrusafe/Spdwy Auto /Adams Towing Ford 72 27 Electrical<br /> 18 8 15 Joe Ryan Osborne * Pinnacle Trucking/Osborne Const/Shady Grady 29 26 Engine<br /> 19 19 72 Bud McIntyre * Bud's Waxhaw Automotive Chevrolet 7 25 Handling<br /> <br /> RACE STATISTICS<br /> <br /> Fastest Qualifier: Andy Seuss Time: 15.902 Seconds Speed: 103.006 mph<br /> <br /> Time of Race: 1 hrs., 2 mins, 43 secs Average Speed: 65.294 mph Margin of Victory: .802 Seconds<br /> <br /> Caution Flags: Laps 29-32 (#15 spin turn 2); 38-41 (#8 spin turn 4); 44-48 (#51 spin back stretch); 76-77 (1/2 way break); 96-101 (#23 stalls front stretch). 5 for 21 laps. <br /> <br /> Lap Leaders: Andy Seuss 1-150.<br /> <br /> Total Laps Led: Andy Seuss 150. 0 changes involving 1 drivers.<br /> <br /> Top 10 Driver Points: Andy Seuss 227, George Brunnhoelzl, III 216, JR Bertuccio 201, Luke Fleming 185, Burt Myers 182, Danny Bohn 181, Jason Myers 181, Gary Putnam 177, Kyle Ebersole 171, Joe Ryan Osborne * 167<br /> <br /> Next Race: August 2 at Bowman Gray Stadium.<br /> <br /> *Rookie of the Year contender<br />
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