While construction continues in building a new road course on the grounds of Thompson International Speedway and making improvements to the existing oval track, management at the facility prepares for their biggest events of the 2013, the World Series of Speedway Racing.
The World Series will run Oct. 18-20. Traditionally the World Series event attracts hundreds of camping fans to the facility and track general manager Jonathan Hoening said that’s exactly what he expects this year.
Hoenig said rumors that the track would not allow camping for the event are untrue.
“I’ve had a few people come in and ask me,” Hoenig said. “Nothing at all is going to change. The part of the road course that goes out through the parking area and camping area is going to be paved, probably about two weeks before the World Series. We’ve already started to reseed everything, so a lot of those areas will be grown in. … It’s all going to be exactly the same as it always has been.”
“There’s “No Camping” signs up right now just to keep people from dropping their campers off while we’re trying to work. I think people have seen those and the rumors started.”
The World Series will see 15 divisions in competition including the season finale for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour.
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