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Setting The Scene: Whelen Modified Tour Icebreaker 150 At Thompson Speedway

(Press Release from NASCAR Integrated Marketing Communications) Last year, Timmy Solomito used his first career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour win in the Icebreaker 150 at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park to launch a breakout season. To find this year’s candidate to follow in Solomito’s tracks, you don’t have to look far. Max Zachem made his debut […]

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 […]

Purse Announced For Tri-Track Open Modified Series At Seekonk Speedway

(Press Release from NorthEast Race Cars & Parts Tri-Track Open Modified Series) The Tri-Track Open Modified Series (TTOMS) and Seekonk Speedway announced jointly the purse for the 14th annual Open Wheel Wednesday scheduled for Wednesday June 28. The event has become synonymous with the big names in racing as a direct result of the $10,000 […]

Rowan Pennink Looking For Historic Third Consecutive SK Mod Title At Stafford

(Press Release from Stafford Motor Speedway) When the green flag falls on the 2017 SK Modified® season at Stafford Motor Speedway, Huntingdon Valley, PA native, Rowan Pennink, will be looking to make history behind the wheel of the Bob Hitchcock and Kelly Iverson owned #99 Independent Wheel machine. Pennink is the two-time defending SK Modified® […]

Format Set For Dunleavy’s Modifiedz Night At Stafford Motor Speedway

(Press Release from Stafford Motor Speedway) Excitement continues to build for the Inaugural Dunleavy’s Truck and Trailer Repair Modifiedz Night at Stafford Speedway slated for Friday, May 26th. The SK Light Modified division will headline the event with a 40-lap feature boasting a purse of over $10,000. To be eligible for the event drivers will […]

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 […]

It’s All In The Family For Brian Tagg At Thompson Speedway

(Press Release from Thompson Speedway) For nearly four decades the Tagg name has appeared on entry lists at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park. John Tagg piloted one of the earliest versions of his Modified. His son, Tom, competed in the Sunoco Modifieds, a division he earned a championship in 1990. Currently, third generation driver, Brian, keeps […]

Vault Productions Returns To Form For Eighth Season Of Sid’s View Series

(Press Release from Vault Productions) When the New London-Waterford Speedbowl opens for the 2017 season in early May, the Vault Productions crew will begin filming their 8th season of their racing web series Sid’s View. The past two seasons, the series had been produced with a very limited crew led by VP founder Tom ‘Sid’ […]

Paul Arute Moving Up To Stafford Speedway Late Model Division

(Press Release from Stafford Motor Speedway) After 3 years of full-time Limited Late Model competition, Tolland native Paul Arute will move to the Late Model Division for the 2017 season at Stafford. Arute notched a division high 5 wins and 12 top 5’s during his 2016 campaign in the Limited Late Model division. “We’ve come […]

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