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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Red Bull Global Rallycross To Debut At Thompson Speedway June 3-4

(Press Release from Thompson Speedway) For the first time since 2013, Red Bull Global Rallycross will stage an event in New England with a brand new doubleheader at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park. Red Bull Global Rallycross New England will host two separate championship rounds on Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4. “New England is […]

Phil Jacques Keeping Dream Alive At Thompson Speedway

(Press Release from Thompson Speedway) Limited Sportsman Division has a reputation for being one of the most competitive in New England. This makes the achievement of Phil Jacques, driver of the No. 77 entry, even more impressive. Heading into Icebreaker 2016 he was focused on consistency; finishing every race and keeping the car in one […]

RaceDayCT 2017 Race Season Kickoff Party Coming To The Hidden Still March 19

The snow is gone (for now), the temperatures are rising and it’s beginning to look a lot like race season. But we want to get everybody fully in the ready mode for the start of short track racing season in Connecticut in 2017 and the place to do that is The Hidden Still in Ellington […]

Steve Kenneway And David Banta Reunite In Thompson Limited Sportsman Division For 2017

(Press Release from Thompson Speedway) Steve Kenneway and David Banta are no strangers when it comes to finding success in a Limited Sportsman at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park (TSMP). Kenneway, who previously raced the No. 55 Limited Sportsman for Banta Racing, is switching gears to the No. 26 and is building a brand new car […]

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