Points Leader Doug Coby Grabs Front Row Bragging Rights For Special Event

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour points leader Doug Coby won the Coors Light Pole Award for the Southern Slam 150 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. 📸 Hunter Thomas

CONCORD, N.C. – Although the Southern Slam 150 is a non-points race, don’t tell Doug Coby not to give it his all.

The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour points leader was able to slip by Danny Bohn to win the Coors Light Pole for the Southern Slam 150 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

The Milford, Connecticut, native, who is going after his fourth consecutive title and fifth in the past six years, finished with a fast lap time of 15.211 seconds (59.168 mph) to edge past Bohn (15.218/59.140) for the top spot and win the pole.

Bobby Measmer Jr. was third with Ryan Preece, the defending champion of the Southern Slam 150, fourth and Derek Kraus rounding out the top five.

Corey LaJoie, who was fastest in practice and competing in his first NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour race since 2012, will start sixth with Trey Hutchens III, Jamie Tomaino, CJ Lehmann and Calvin Carroll completing the top 10.

The eighth annual Southern Slam 150 is slated to start at approximately 8:40 p.m. following Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series qualifying.

 

Pos No. Name Sponsor Best Tm Best Speed
1 2 Doug Coby Mayhew Tools/Dunleavy/AJ Romano Const 15.211 59.168
2 65 Danny Bohn Rustoleum/Dunleavy’s/Bilstein Shocks 15.218 59.140
3 14A Bobby Measmer, Jr. Lead 2 Real Estate/Crispy’s Bar & Grille 15.265 58.958
4 7 Ryan Preece T.S. Hauler 15.326 58.724
5 77 Derek Kraus* Menards/Curb Records 15.331 58.705
6 11 Corey LaJoie Dunleavy Truck & Trailer Repair 15.344 58.655
7 14 Trey Hutchens III Hayes Jewelers 15.505 58.046
8 99 Jamie Tomaino Dunleavy Truck Repair/Atlantic Sprinkler 15.510 58.027
9 74 CJ Lehmann* IGA Food Markets 15.531 57.949
10 39 Calvin Carroll* Power with Prestige/Cruising w/Betty 15.583 57.755
11 75 Jeremy Gerstner Dunleavy’s Truck & Trailer/William E. Smith Trucking 15.780 57.034
12 72 Lauren Edgerton* Precision Powder Coating 15.843 56.807

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