Scott Sundeen Searching For Fifth Championship In 2017 At Thompson Speedway

(Press Release from Thompson Speedway) THOMPSON, CT – Scott Sundeen began his racing career in 1998 at Seekonk Speedway. The Sutton, MA driver began competing part-time at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park in 2002 while building his first home, and managing his furniture business. In his first start, Sundeen proved he would be a force to […]

Weather Watchers: Thompson Speedway Management Readying For Icebreaker Forecast

With his schedule already brimming with tasks in preparation for the start of the 2017 short track racing season in New England this weekend, Thompson Speedway general manager Josh Vanada has had to add the additional responsibility of amateur meteorologist to his responsibilities this week. Thompson Speedway is staring down what would seem to be […]

Pete Hamilton, New England Racing Hall Of Famer And Daytona 500 Winner, Passes

In 2015 Middletown native Joey Logano won the Daytona 500 for the first time. But long before Logano was born, it was Pete Hamilton that became the first driver from New England to win stock car racing’s biggest event. Hamilton, the 1970 Daytona 500 winner and a native of Newton, Mass., passed away Wednesday. Hamilton was […]

Opening Expert: Timmy Solomito Scores Whelen Mod Tour Victory At Myrtle Beach

Last year, Timmy Solomito surprised many in winning in his first career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour event in the division’s season opening event at Thompson Speedway. Solomito went on to score three more victories during a breakout 2016 season. So it was hardly surprising Saturday when the Islip, N.Y. driver scored another season opening Whelen […]

Mourning The Loss Of Stafford Speedway Fixture, And Friend, Jack Williams

The welcome was always the same. The smile, the outstretched hand and the greeting. “Hey kid, how’s it going?” In August I will turn 45 years old. That number hardly mattered to Jack Williams. Since 1995, when I first started going to Stafford Motor Speedway, then as a staff writer for the Hartford Courant, whenever […]

Bob Garbarino Mum On Whelen Modified Tour Plans For 2017 Season

Two times since the inception of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, team owner Bob Garbarino hasn’t had a car in the season opening event. In the 1986 and 1988 Whelen Modified Tours season opening events – both at Orange County Speedway in Rougemont, N.C. – Garbarino’s iconic No. 4 car was missing from the starting […]

Giveaways Galore At RaceDayCT Kickoff Party At The Hidden Still

Need Whelen Modified Tour tickets? Want to ride shotgun in a Modified at speed? How about driving a racecar yourself? Sunday all those things will be up for grabs for free for those attending the third RaceDayCT Kickoff Party at The Hidden Still in Ellington. So what’s up for grabs Sunday? Check out the list […]

Joey Ferrigno Focused On NAPA Victory Lane In Stafford Speedway SK Light Mod

(Press Release from Stafford Motor Speedway) Stafford SK Light driver Joey Ferrigno is coming off a 2016 season that some would call the best season of his 5-year career in the SK Light division at Stafford. Ferrigno finished a career high, second place in the championship points standings on the strength of a career best […]

NHMS GM Working On Regional Division Event For 2018; Optimistic Despite Losing Cup Race

Competitors on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour regularly call their events at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, their Daytona 500. Twice a year that is. A day after the announcement that New Hampshire Motor Speedway would lose one of its two NASCAR Monster Energy Cup events, track executive vice president and general manager Dave McGrath sounded […]

New Hampshire Motor Speedway Loses Cup Weekend To Las Vegas

Las Vegas’ gain on the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup schedule for 2018 proved to be the loss of New Hampshire Motor Speedway. With rumors swirling for days, Las Vegas Motor Speedway representatives made official Wednesday evening that the track will add a second Monster Energy Cup event to their schedule for the 2018 season. That […]

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