Ryan Preece Wins GAF Roofing 150 at Stafford Speedway

Stafford Motor Speedway welcomed the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour to Stafford Speedway for its 2nd of three visits of the 2021 period on Friday, August 6 for the GAF Roofing 150.  NASCAR Cup Collection driver Ryan Preece set quickly time in qualifying and dominated the race until the initial warning flag flew on lap-95.  Preece fell back to seventh immediately after coming to pit highway for 2 new tires and he then took a third tire less than a later on caution and drove back to the front of the discipline from seventh location to just take the guide from Justin Bonsignore on lap-143 and acquire the GAF Roofing 150.

Ryan Preece led the industry to the green flag and took the early lead with Jon McKennedy, Justin Bonsignore, Eric Goodale, and Doug Coby lined up guiding him.  By lap-20, Preece was however in the lead but Bonsignore had slid again to fifth as McKennedy was nonetheless 2nd adopted now by Goodale and Coby in 3rd and fourth.

As the race approached lap-40, Preece was still in command but Goodale was implementing significant stress to the back again bumper of McKennedy in the battle for 2nd.  Goodale seemed to have the more rapidly car or truck, but he could not make a go on McKennedy inspite of making an attempt quite a few situations to get to the within of the #7 vehicle.  Bonsignore was even now in fifth behind Preece, McKennedy, Goodale, and Coby with Ronnie Williams in sixth, Craig Lutz in seventh, Kyle Bonsignore in eighth, Ron Silk in ninth, and Matt Swanson in tenth.

Coby took next from McKennedy on lap-63 while Preece was continue to easily in the lead.  McKennedy dropped back again to third with Goodale even now in fourth and Williams up to fifth.  Williams manufactured a shift to get all-around Goodale and shift into fourth area on lap-81 and he took third from McKennedy two laps later on.  McKennedy would slide back again to sixth location above the upcoming many laps as Goodale was now fourth with Craig Lutz in fifth.  The caution flew for the first time with 95 laps comprehensive for particles on the track.

Preece had lapped up to ninth area in the 1st 95 laps and under the warning the guide lap cars all came to pit road for tires and changes.  Preece gained the race off pit street followed by Coby, McKennedy, Williams, Justin Bonsignore, Kyle Bonsignore, Lutz, and Goodale. 

Preece and Coby led the industry again to inexperienced with Preece charging again into the lead but Coby drove appropriate up to Preece’s back again bumper and practically manufactured a go for the direct on lap-102.  Coby was in a position to get alongside Preece on lap-107 but Preece was nevertheless the chief at the line by a nose.  Coby bought distinct into the direct on lap-108 and his shift brought Justin Bonsignore up to 2nd and dropped Preece again to third.  McKennedy was fourth in line with Williams in fifth.  The caution came back out on lap-110 for Swanson, who took a journey via the backstretch grass.  Underneath the caution, Preece arrived back again to pit street alongside with McKennedy and Williams and he restarted in seventh.

Kyle Bonsignore and Lutz came with each other on the backstretch and spun to carry the caution again out on lap-116.  McKennedy virtually went 3-broad with Coby and Justin Bonsignore on the lap-122 restart and Williams spun in the center of turns 1+2 while Dave Sapienza came to a stop in opposition to the wall to carry the caution again out on lap-124.

Justin Bonsignore ran facet by side with Coby on the restart and he took the direct from Coby on lap-133.  McKennedy was now facet by facet with Coby for next with Preece in fourth.  McKennedy took next with Preece using 3rd on lap-134 and Preece then went by McKennedy to transfer into next on lap-135.  Coby was back to fourth location with Ron Silk up to fifth. 

With 10 laps to go, Preece was ideal on Justin Bonsignore’s back bumper in the struggle for the lead.  Preece acquired to the inside of Bonsignore on lap-142 and he accomplished the go on lap-143 with 7 laps remaining in the race.  McKennedy was continue to 3rd with Coby in fourth and Silk in fifth.  Preece led Bonsignore to the checkered flag to gain the GAF Roofing 150.  McKennedy finished 3rd with Coby and Silk rounding out the top-5.

Stafford Speedway PR