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Rex King Jr Earns 2nd BRP Modified Tour Championship; Maresca gets his 2nd Tour Win of 2018

Posted by Pam Baker on September 10, 2018 at 3:50 PM
REX KING JR EARNS 2ND BRP MODIFIED TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP MARESCA GETS HIS 2ND TOUR WIN OF 2018 Brookville, PA,??? The BRP Modified Tour (Modified Tour Inc) wrapped up its 2018 season at Thunder Mountain Speedway in Brookville, PA. At the end of the night, Rex King Jr would be crowned Champion for 2018. It would be the first visit for the Tour to the central PA track. 28 cars would make the journey to Thunder Mountain Speedway. Rex King Jr would be fastest in Hot Laps. He had a nearly 30-point lead in the championship over his father, Rex King Sr. to start the night. Rex King Sr would grab the lead on lap one but Michael Maresca would take the lead from King Sr just after lap 10 and would go on to pick up his second win of the year. Rex King Sr, Jim Rasey, Rex King Jr and JR McGinley would round out the top five. Rex King Jr, would earn his second BRP Modified Tour Championship, the last one coming in 2014. Season Wrap Up: It was a great year for the BRP Modified Tour. There were seven different winners in ten races at eight different tracks. Unfortunately, we did suffer three rainouts, all for Sharon Speedway races. Rex King Jr, Michael Maresca and Erick Rudolph all had two wins this year. Single winners were Rex King Sr, Mat Williamson, Jim Weller Jr, and Jeremiah Shingledecker. Maresca was a first-time winner, earning that first win at the Lou Blaney Memorial at Sharon Speedway. 14 drivers had perfect attendance. The top-five in points would be Champion Rex King Jr followed by Rex King Sr, Jim Rasey, Dave Murdick and Tyler Willard. The Modified Tour and its Board Members would like to thank our Major Sponsors Bicknell Racing Products, Hoosier Race Tires, Bazell Oil providing the official fuel of Sunoco Race Fuels the Official Race Fuel of the BRP Modified Tour. We would also like to thank our Associate Sponsors: Big Daddy???s Speed Center, Inc., Engles Trucking, Hall???s Safety Equipment, King Brothers Feed & Supply, McCool???s Signs and Graphics, RaceQuip, Slippery Rock Sportswear, Wrisco Industries, Inc., McCandless Ford, Engles Leasing, K. Hoffman Door, The Rockhouse Bar and Grill, Eperthener's Auto Wrecking, Moore's Auto Body and X Factor Racing Bodies. The BRP Modified Tour will hold their end of the year banquet on November 17th at Brandy Springs Community Park in Mercer, PA. Please check the website, www.themodifiedtourinc.com, for more information on times and tickets for the banquet. Unofficial Results ??? Thunder Mountain Speedway Heat 1 results: 1. Travis Shingledecker 2. Tyler Willard 3. Lonny Riggs 4. Rick Regalski 5. Chris Haines 6. Richard Whitney 7. Sidney Unverzagt Heat 2 results: 1. Rex King Sr 2. Jeremiah Shingledecker 3. Jim Rasey 4. Will Thomas III 5. Kevin Hoffman 6. Steve Barr 7. Shawn Fleeger Heat 3 results: 1. Michael Maresca 2. Brad Rapp 3. JR McGinley 4. Rex King Jr 5. Eric Gabany 6. Colton Walters 7. Erik Bowser Heat 4 results: 1. Jimmy Holden 2. Dave Murdick 3. Kyle Fink 4. Tom Holden 5. Bob Warren 6. Max Smoker 7. Randy Chronister Unofficial Feature Results: 1. Michael Maresca 2. Rex King Sr 3. Jim Rasey 4. Rex King Jr 5. JR McGinley 6. Tyler Willard 7. Brad Rapp 8. Rick Regalski 9. Jimmy Holden 10. Kevin Hoffman 11. Kyle Fink 12. Erik Gabany 13. Travis Shingledecker 14. Dave Murdick 15. Steve Barr 16. Colton Walters 17. Bob Warren 18. Max Smoker 19. Shawn Fleeger 20. Randy Chronister 21. Jeremiah Shingledecker 22. Lonny Riggs 23. Richard Whitney 24. Chris Haines 25. Tom Holden 26. Will Thomas III 27. Sidney Unverzagt 28. Erik Bowser (DNS) The Modified Tour, Inc is a nonprofit organization, started in 1998.and We are proud to be partnered with our Series Sponsors: Bicknell Racing Products, Hoosier Race Tires, Bazell Oil providing the official fuel of Sunoco Race Fuels the Official Race Fuel of the BRP Modified Tour. We thank our Associate Sponsors: Big Daddy???s Speed Center, Inc., Engles Trucking, Hall???s Safety Equipment, King Brothers Feed & Supply, McCool???s Signs and Graphics, RaceQuip, Slippery Rock Sportswear, Wrisco Industries, Inc., McCandless Ford, Engles Leasing, K. Hoffman Door, The Rockhouse Bar and Grill, Eperthener's Auto Wrecking, Moore's Auto Body and X Factor Racing Bodies. The schedule, rules, and all Tour information can be found on our website www.themodifiedtourinc.com. We can also be found on Facebook (The Modified Tour Inc.) and on Twitter (@ModifiedTourInc).

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