Mayhew Tools 7NY Ready For Round Four of NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Season
Race Advance by Souza Media
MILFORD, Conn. – One year ago, Doug Coby and Tommy Baldwin Racing paired together for the first time in NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour action, and went to Victory Lane right away. They pulled off the feat at Riverhead Raceway – a track in New York that has a special meaning for Baldwin and the history of the No. 7NY.
This Sunday, the combination returns to Riverhead for the fourth race of the Whelen Modified Tour season, with Mayhew Tools on the side, set for 200 laps, with a green flag of 2:45 p.m. Originally scheduled for Saturday, NASCAR elected to move the race due to impending weather, with a much earlier start time set for Sunday afternoon.
Coby and the team are coming off a win in the Whelen Modified Tour at Monadnock Speedway on May 6 and a third-place finish in the Spring Sizzler at Stafford Motor Speedway on May 13 in their last two events together. The six-time series champion feels like they are heading in a positive direction each time they hit the track.
“There are some adjustments we’ve been able to make that are coming into play to help my driving style and help me so I am comfortable and able to manage the race,” Coby said. “Tommy is learning more and more of my driving style and it’s helping us a lot as we continue to build that relationship you need between the crew chief and the driver. We were good at Riverhead all three times last year – and even though we only won the first one – I have confidence going back there in our car and what we will have. I’m really happy with our last few races and excited to see where all of our work takes us going forward.”
Fans can keep up with all of the action from Riverhead by following Doug Coby Racing on Facebook and Tommy Baldwin Racing on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The race itself, set for 200-laps, will air live on FloRacing.TV at 2:45 p.m.
For more information on Doug Coby, visit DougCobyRacing.com and follow his page on Facebook for the latest news and updates, including from the track on race day.
ABOUT MAYHEW TOOLS
Founded in 1856, Mayhew Tools is the oldest punch and chisel manufacturer in the United States, growing their extensive professional grade, American made product line to include pry bars, pneumatics, cable ties, and more. In 2020, the company extended their product line to include a complete line of dual drive and socket bits and sets. Serving the Industrial, Automotive, Hardware, and Construction industries, Mayhew’s premium hand tools are sold globally through an extensive distributor network. For more information, contact Mayhew Tools at 800.872.0037 or visit Mayhew.com.
ABOUT DOUG COBY
Racing for more than 25 years, Doug Coby is a six-time NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion and one of the top short-track drivers to come from the state of Connecticut. Coby is a two-time champion at Stafford Motor Speedway, where he built his resume competing in the Late Models, Pro Stocks and SK Modifieds. Coby won his first tour championship in 2012, and followed it up by scoring four straight titles between 2014-2017, and another in 2019. In 2020, Coby opened his own team — Doug Coby Racing — scoring his first win as owner/driver. In 2021, Coby won the inaugural Superstar Racing Experience (SRX) event at Stafford Motor Speedway, besting top drivers from across a variety of racing disciplines, including Tony Stewart, Bill Elliott and Helio Castroneves. He also made his NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series debut in 2021 with GMS Racing at Bristol Motor Speedway. In 2022, Coby won three races with Tommy Baldwin Racing as part of a part-time effort on the Whelen Modified Tour. In 2023, he will pilot the No. 7NY for Tommy Baldwin Racing full-time on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour to chase a seventh title.
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