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Doug Coby earns NWMT Musket 250 pole at New Hampshire

The five-time champion took a positive step towards a sixth championship …

Adam Glanzman | NASCAR

For the eighth time this season, Doug Coby earned the pole in NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour qualifying.

Coby, driving the No. 2 Mayhew Tools Chevrolet, posted a quick time of 29.333 seconds (129.847 mph) around the 1.058-mile New Hampshire Motor Speedway, scoring the pole for the Musket 250.

Coby tied Mike McLaughlin for the third most poles in one season all-time (eight), and only trails Steve Park’s record of 10 (1995) and his own of nine in 2016.

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Jon McKennedy, who earned his first career pole at New Hampshire in July, ran the second fastest time of the session with a lap of 29.348 seconds (129.781 mph). Justin Bonsignore, July winner Ron Silk, and Bobby Santos III completed the top five.

Anthony Nocella was sixth, followed by Timmy Solomito, Chase Dowling, Eric Goodale and Burt Myers.

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The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour returns to the track on Saturday, where drivers will compete in the Musket 250. The green flag is scheduled to drop at 3:05 p.m. and will air on FansChoice.TV.

  1. Doug Coby 29.333
  2. Jon McKennedy 29.348
  3. Justin Bonsignore 29.408
  4. Ron Silk 29.497
  5. Bobby Santos III 29.561
  6. Anthony Nocella 29.657
  7. Timmy Solomito 29.679
  8. Chase Dowling 29.714
  9. Eric Goodale 29.721
  10. Burt Myers 29.803
  11. Patrick Emerling 29.814
  12. Craig Lutz 29.844
  13. Matt Swanson 29.850
  14. Andy Seuss 29.914
  15. Chuck Hossfeld 29.950
  16. Tommy Catalano 29.974
  17. Woody Pitkat 29.978
  18. Rob Summers 30.020
  19. Sam Rameau 30.092
  20. Calvin Carroll 30.119
  21. Gary Putnam 30.153
  22. Timmy Catalano 30.175
  23. Blake Barney 30.222
  24. Chris Pasteryak 30.284
  25. Amy Catalano 30.809
  26. Ken Heagy 31.022
  27. J.B. Fortin 31.184
  28. Joey Mucciacciaro 31.281
  29. Wade Cole 31.446
  30. Dave Salzarulo 32.011
  31. Walter Sutcliffe, Jr. 32.219
  32. Melissa Fifield 32.950
  33. J.R. Bertuccio NT.

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