April 3, 2021
Ryan Preece Dominates At South Boston
Brandon White / www.shorttrackscene.com
Ryan Preece utilized his free weekend away from the NASCAR Cup Series by returning to his Modified roots at South Boston Speedway on Saturday afternoon.
The performance Preece turned in mirrored the ones from his days in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, as he dominated the 99-lap SMART Modified Tour feature after starting from the pole.
“It wasn’t easy by any means,” Preece said. “I just had a really great car and I’m really fortunate to drive for people like Eddie and Connie Partridge who give you nothing but the best. We made the right adjustments but we had a good car from the start of the race.”
Although Preece did not post the fastest lap in qualifying, he earned the pole position on a re-draw and proceeded to take command of the race up until a caution came out on Lap 49 for James Civali’s spin.
Preece and most of the field pitted for tires and adjustments during the ensuing caution but it would only take a couple of restarts before Preece powered past Chuck Hossfeld to assume control of the front once again
“I knew it was going to be tough,” Preece said about climbing through the field. “The opportunities with the restarts kind of …..read the rest of this story here https://www.shorttrackscene.com/modifieds/preece-dominates-at-south-boston/
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