Doug Coby begins journey for sixth title with Myrtle Seashore win

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Though he most likely wasn’t blissful firstly of the race, the five-time NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion was all smiles on the finish of the race selecting up his first collection win at Myrtle Seashore Speedway on Saturday.

Coby certified on the pole however was compelled to begin on the rear of the sector for an unapproved tire change earlier than the beginning of the race.

Coby labored his manner by means of site visitors together with his quick automobile and pit technique.

Jon McKennedy took the highest spot firstly of the race and ultimately led 64 laps within the race however Myrtle Seashore Speedway is understood for abrasive asphalt and his tires didn’t maintain up too nicely.

That opened the door for Coby to make his cost after making a pit cease for recent tires throughout warning on Lap 110.

Coby used the recent tires to maneuver as much as the highest three earlier than he ultimately handed Kyle Ebersole on Lap 122 and went on for the win.

“This was an fascinating one,” Coby mentioned. “Finally, I had the most effective automobile I’ve ever had right here. We needed to go carry out, and we did. The e-book goes to say we received the pole, began first and completed first, however the actuality is, we began 32nd and completed first. We handed a whole lot of vehicles.”

Though he didn’t get the win, McKennedy is happy together with his effort.

“We put two tires on and the No. 2 automobile put three in, however we nonetheless had a extremely good automobile,” McKennedy mentioned. “We requested the right-front tire to go 150 laps, which is hard. They knew we had been right here. It was an amazing effort by everybody.”

Jimmy Blewett was third, adopted by Patrick Emerling and Chris Pasteryak to finish the highest 5. Ending sixth by means of 10th had been Anthony Nocella adopted by Burt Myers, Andy Seuss, Eric Goodale and Frank Fleming.

Defending collection champion Justin Bonsignore completed 12th within the occasion that featured a 32-car area. The collection will stay within the South with a go to to South Boston Speedway on Saturday, March 30.

Race Outcomes

Fin

St

Automobile #

Driver

Sponsor / Proprietor

Automobile

Laps

Standing

Led

Pts

1

1

2

  Doug Coby

Mayhew Instruments   (Mike Smeriglio III)

Chevrolet

150

operating

37

47

2

2

7

  Jon McKennedy

Extremely Wheel   (Tommy Baldwin)

Chevrolet

150

operating

64

44

three

15

21

  Jimmy Blewett

Gershow Recycling / Blewett Recycling   (Joseph Bertuccio)

Chevrolet

150

operating

zero

41

four

28

07

  Patrick Emerling

Sahlen’s   (Jennifer Emerling)

Chevrolet

150

operating

zero

40

5

7

75

  Chris Pasteryak

Dawley’s Collision & Customized   (Charles Pasteryak)

Chevrolet

150

operating

zero

39

6

17

92

  Anthony Nocella

Nocella Paving / Ok and D Associates / Airgas   (Anthony Nocella)

Chevrolet

150

operating

zero

38

7

22

1

  Burt Myers

Vestal Buick GMC   (Eddie Harvey)

Chevrolet

150

operating

zero

37

eight

eight

97

  Andy Seuss

O.B. Builders   (Bryan Dauzat)

Chevrolet

150

operating

zero

36

9

four

58

  Eric Goodale

GAF Roofing   (Edgar Goodale)

Chevrolet

150

operating

zero

35

10

31

40

  Frank Fleming

Autobynelson Chevrolet   (Frank Fleming)

 

149

operating

zero

34

11

6

60

  Matt Hirschman

Pee Dee Motorsports   (Roy Corridor)

Chevrolet

149

operating

zero

33

12

9

51

  Justin Bonsignore

Phoenix Communications Inc.   (Kenneth Massa)

Chevrolet

149

operating

18

33

13

18

14

  Blake Barney *

Atlantic Sprinkler   (Richard Barney)

Chevrolet

149

operating

zero

31

14

19

5

  Kyle Ebersole

Ebersole Excavating   (Bob Ebersole)

Chevrolet

149

operating

12

31

15

10

36

  Dave Sapienza

Sapienza Enterprise   (Judy Thilberg)

Chevrolet

149

operating

zero

29

16

16

18

  Ken Heagy

Buoy One Seafood   (Robert Pollifrone)

Ford

149

operating

zero

28

17

21

22

  Kyle Bonsignore

Chalew Efficiency / Snap-On Instruments   (Kyle Bonsignore)

Chevrolet

148

operating

zero

27

18

13

three

  Matt Swanson

Cape Cod Copper / USNE, Inc.   (Jan Boehler)

Chevrolet

148

operating

5

27

19

24

82

  Woody Pitkat

Horton Avenue Supplies   (Danny Watts Jr.)

Chevrolet

148

operating

zero

25

20

23

46

  Craig Lutz

Riverhead Constructing Provide   (Russell Goodale)

Chevrolet

148

operating

zero

24

21

14

25

  Calvin Carroll

Energy with Status / Cruising w / Betty   (Joe Carroll)

Chevrolet

147

operating

zero

23

22

5

64

  Rob Summers

Dell Electrical Chevrolet   (Mike Murphy)

 

146

operating

zero

22

23

25

33

  Wade Cole

Perf. Engines / Kendall Oil   (Wade Cole)

Ford

146

operating

zero

21

24

32

45

  Timmy Catalano *

Catalano Motorsports   (Amy Catalano)

Chevrolet

145

operating

zero

20

25

12

85

  Ron Silk

Stuart’s Automotive   (Kevin Stuart)

Chevrolet

145

operating

zero

20

26

three

54

  Tommy Catalano

Catalano Motorsports   (Amy Catalano)

Chevrolet

144

operating

2

19

27

27

01

  Melissa Fifield

TBD   (Kenneth Fifield)

Chevrolet

138

operating

zero

17

28

11

16

  Timmy Solomito

RB Ent   (Eric Sanderson)

Ford

130

operating

four

17

29

29

99

  Jamie Tomaino

PSR   (Cheryl Tomaino)

Chevrolet

109

brakes

zero

15

30

26

77

  Gary Putnam

Curb Data   (Mike Curb)

Chevrolet

108

crash

zero

14

31

20

06

  Sam Rameau *

Racechoice.com   (Randy Rameau)

Chevrolet

62

operating

zero

13

32

30

78

  Walter Sutcliffe, Jr.

Final Minute Racing   (Steven Sutcliffe)

Chevrolet

41

clutch

zero

12