NASCAR Modified Team Owner Sully Tinio, 72

– Longtime NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour team owner Salvatore “Sully” Tinio has passed away. Tinio was 72 years old and spent much of his life at the race track. “Our hearts go out to the family and friends of Sully Tinio during this difficult time,” Tour Director Jimmy Wilson said Sunday. “Sully’s competitive spirit and determination embodied the best attributes of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. In eight seasons on the Whelen Modified Tour, Tinio Racing scored 11 poles and 11 race victories, including a streak of three in a row at New Hampshire Motor Speedway with 2010 Tour champion Bobby Santos behind the wheel.

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