Stafford season finale qualifying notes

Szegedy, Lia On Front Row For NASCAR Whelan Modified Tour Carquest Fall Final At Stafford STAFFORD, Conn. (Sept. 29, 2007) -- Challenger Todd Szegedy (No. 2 Wisk/Snuggle Ford) and points leader Donny Lia (No. 4 Dodge) will start on the front...

Szegedy, Lia On Front Row For NASCAR Whelan Modified Tour Carquest Fall Final At Stafford

STAFFORD, Conn. (Sept. 29, 2007) -- Challenger Todd Szegedy (No. 2 Wisk/Snuggle Ford) and points leader Donny Lia (No. 4 Dodge) will start on the front row for Sunday's Carquest Fall Final at Stafford (Conn.) Motor Speedway after Saturday's redraw following qualifying.

Lia and Szegedy had the third and fourth fastest times, respectively, during Saturday's time trials. Following the redraw of the top eight spots, they will start on the front row.

Lia leads Szegedy by 155 points and can earn the title by finishing ninth or better Sunday and by starting the season final at Thompson (Conn.) International Speedway Oct. 14. Lia could clinch the championship at Stafford Sunday by gaining 25 points on Szegedy.

Eric Beers (No. 94 Sunoco Chevrolet) earned the Budweiser Pole Award with his fast lap of 18.267 seconds, just edging out Doug Coby (18.270). Coby ((No. 46 Crossroads RV Center/Viveiros Insurance Chevrolet) was qualifying for Dick Houlihan, who is expected to be in the car for Sunday's race. Beers redrew seventh.

-credit: nascar

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Series NASCAR
Drivers Todd Szegedy , Donny Lia , Eric Beers , Doug Coby