Eddie MacDonald of Rowley, Mass. has won the 2009 Camping World Series East Lincoln Electric/Airgas Track Championship at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Driving the No. 71 NEMO/Grimm Construction Chevrolet, Eddie finished sixth in the Heluva Good! 125 in June and won the second Heluva Good! 125 in September. MacDonald scored a total of 15 bonus points at the speedway in 2009 which led to his second consecutive Lincoln Electric/Airgas Track Championship.
Ryan Truex of Mayetta, N.J., placed second in the Camping World Series East Track Championship standings. Behind the wheel of the No. 00 NAPA Toyota, Ryan finished second in June and third in September at the Heluva Good! 125 races. Truex is the brother of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver, Martin Truex, Jr.
Kevin Swindell, driver of the No. 9 Curb Records Chevrolet, was third in the Lincoln Electric/Airgas Track Championship point standings for the Camping World Series East. The Germantown, Tenn. native finished third in June and 10th in September. This is Swindell's first season competing at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Donny Lia of Jericho, N.Y. has won his third Whelen Modified Tour Lincoln Electric/Airgas Track Championship at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Driving the No. 4 Mystic Missile Dodge, Lia won the New England 100 in June and finished second in the New Hampshire 100 in September. He also won the Lincoln Electric/Airgas Track Championship for the Modified Tour in 2004 and 2005.
Ron Silk of Norwalk, Conn. placed second the 2009 Modified Track Championship standings. Silk finished in third place in June's New England 100 behind the wheel of the No. 79 Hill Enterprises Pontiac and won September's New Hampshire 100 driving the No. 6 TS Haulers Chevrolet. Ron was third in the 2007 Lincoln Electric/Airgas Modified Championship standings.
Rowan Pennink's first two Top-10 finishes at the speedway helped him capture third place in the Modified Track Championship point standings. In his No. 93 Monks Mechanics Hand Cleaner Chevrolet, this Huntingdon Valley, Pa. native finished fourth in June at the New England 100 and sixth in September at the New Hampshire 100.
The Lincoln Electric/Airgas Championship awards a total purse of $10,000 to the top three drivers of both the NASCAR Camping World Series East and NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour for the events held at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The Track Championship standings are based on the NASCAR point system for each division.