NASCAR Sprint Cup Series star Ryan Newman grabbed the pole position for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour New England 100.

Driving the No. 7 Aggressive Hydraulics/Menards Chevrolet, Newman turned a lap time of 29.663 seconds at a top speed of 128.402 mph.

"This is the best race of the weekend. You get to see the cars bump and draft," said Ryan Newman. "It's such a fun race to drive."

Bobby Santos of Franklin, Mass. qualified in the second position with a time of 29.778 seconds, at a top speed of 127.907 mph, behind the wheel of the No. 4 "Mystic Missile" Dodge.

The Whelen Modified Tour New England 100 will be on Saturday, June 26, at 1:00 p.m.

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