ES: Stafford: Goodyear Racing race notes

MACDONALD TAKES BUSCH EAST WIN AT STAFFORD STAFFORD SPRINGS, Conn. (June 8, 2007) -- Eddie MacDonald took the lead with 81 laps to go and stayed in front to win the TSI Harley Davidson 150 at Stafford Motor Speedway tonight. The victory was...

MACDONALD TAKES BUSCH EAST WIN AT STAFFORD

STAFFORD SPRINGS, Conn. (June 8, 2007) -- Eddie MacDonald took the lead with 81 laps to go and stayed in front to win the TSI Harley Davidson 150 at Stafford Motor Speedway tonight.

The victory was MacDonald's first since 2005 in NASCAR Grand National Division, Busch East competition. It was his third career win. He averaged 61.983 mph on his way to the win.

Goodyear is the exclusive tire supplier for the Grand National Division, which includes the West Series. The bias-ply tires Goodyear produces for the NGND are grouped by track size. Both series will use all tire combinations this season.

Mike Olsen finished second, 1.2 seconds behind the winner. Matt Kobyluck, Marc Davis and Bryon Chew rounded out the top five finishers.

There were 30 starters in the field. Sean Caisse bested them all in time trials with a lap averaging 91.963 mph.

Joey Logano leads the chase for the championship with 794 points. Olsen is next with 754.

-credit: goodyear racing

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Series NASCAR
Drivers Matt Kobyluck , Joey Logano , Sean Caisse , Marc Davis , Eddie MacDonald , Bryon Chew