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TIM BROWN SCORES SATURDAY NIGHT WIN IN THE WHELEN 150 AT CARAWAY TO CUT INTO BRIAN LOFTIN'S CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD ASHEBORO, N.C. (Sept. 27, 2008) -- With championship implications clearly on the line with only two races remaining, the NASCAR ...

TIM BROWN SCORES SATURDAY NIGHT WIN IN THE WHELEN 150 AT CARAWAY TO CUT INTO BRIAN LOFTIN'S CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD

ASHEBORO, N.C. (Sept. 27, 2008) -- With championship implications clearly on the line with only two races remaining, the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour returned to action on Saturday night at the famed Caraway Speedway.

In the end, it was a successful night for Tim Brown who scored his second victory in the last three races on Saturday in the Whelen 150 at Caraway. In doing so, Brown cut into the championship lead in second place by 35 points behind Brian Loftin heading into next weekend's season finale.

"That was a heck of a race and it did help us as far as the points go," Brown said. "I was lucky enough to gain points on both Brian Loftin and L.W. Miller. L.W. and I put on one heck of a show for the fans. I know they had to like that."

L.W. Miller was second in the Whelen Southern Modified Tour standings coming into Saturday night's race and was looking to cut even further as he led the most laps until Brown passed him with 12 laps remaining. Just after losing the top spot, Miller went for a harmless spin that dropped him back to sixth in the final running order as he is now in third position in the standings, 63 markers behind.

Rounding out the top-five behind Brown and Miller were George Brunnhoelzl, Andy Seuss and Brandon Ward.

The NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour is scheduled to wrap the 2008 series season next Saturday night, October 4, with a 150-lap event in a return trip to Caraway Speedway.

-credit: nascar

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Series NASCAR
Drivers L.W. Miller , Andy Seuss