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ISMA SuperModifieds Back On The Card For The World Series At Thompson Speedway

Officials from the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) and American-Canadian Tour (ACT) announced today that the Big-Block Supermodifieds of the International Supermodified Association (ISMA) will be returning to Connecticut’s Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park for the 58th Annual World Series of Speedway Racing.  The ISMA Supermodifieds are one of 19 divisions that will be racing at […]

Racing Through 2020: Q&A With Whelen Modified Tour Series Director Jimmy Wilson

The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will run its eighth event of the season – the NAPA Auto Parts 150 – Saturday at Stafford Motor Speedway. The event will mark the only visit this year to Stafford for the Whelen Modified Tour.  Earlier this week it was announced that NASCAR will not add any further events […]

Big Money On The Line For ACT-Style Late Model Event At Thompson Speedway World Series

Late Model drivers in New England won’t want to miss a big 50-lap feature as part of the 58th Annual World Series of Speedway Racing at Connecticut’s Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park. On Saturday, October 10, some of the top competitors in ACT-style Late Models will bear down on the Thompson high-banks with more than $17,000 in total prize money on the line.  […]

Father Time: Bob Potter An Entertainer For The Ages In Connecticut Short Track Racing

Today we look back in remembrance of Connecticut short track racing great Bob Potter, who passed away on Sept. 18, 2019 Column republished from RaceDayCT from Sept. 19, 2020 They are the men and women that pilot vehicles built from the first piece in the hopes of finding speed and domination of the competition.  They […]

Next Gen: Max McLaughlin To Make Whelen Modified Tour Debut At Stafford Speedway

When the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour hits the track at Stafford Motor Speedway on Sept. 26 there will be at least one driver making his series debut with the series.  But it’s a driver making his first series start with a name very familiar to longtime Modified racing fans.  Max McLaughlin confirmed to RaceDayCT Thursday […]

Payouts And Rules Released For Trio Of Big-Money Thompson World Series Open Shows

American-Canadian Tour (ACT) and Pro All Stars Series (PASS) officials have announced the purse structure, rules, and other information for a trio of open shows at the 58th World Series of Speedway Racing. High-paying single-day events are planned for the Tour-type Modifieds, 350 Small Block Super Modifieds, and ACT-type Late Models on the Saturday portion of the 18-division card. World Series promoters Cris Michaud and Tom Mayberry have […]

Back In Time: Title Fight At Stafford – The Bond Of Ted Christopher And Mike O’Sullivan

Republished from RaceDayCT from Sept. 29, 2014 In 2014 Ted Christopher won his ninth SK Modified championship at Stafford Motor Speedway, and it was a title that came during a season of tumultuous circumstances for he and his longtime crew chief Mike O’Sullivan … read about their bond and the fight to another title below.  STAFFORD […]

Unique Mystique: Ted Christopher And Car Owner Jim Galante Made Unforgettable Team

Republished from RaceDayCT from Sept. 21, 2017 With a career spanning over 30 years in motorsports, legendary short track racer Ted Christopher competed for a list of car owners that is long and represented some of the best and most respected in the business. There were always car owners looking to get Christopher in the […]

Back In Time: On Ted’s Tail – A 4-day, 5-race, 3-track Run With Ted Christopher

Republished from RaceDayCT from Sept. 17, 2017 In June of 2005, as a reporter for the Hartford Courant, I pitched to my editors the idea of following Ted Christopher around for a few days and making a feature story about the adventure. It seemed the perfect weekend to pull it off was arranged by a […]

Back In Time: Intertwined Destiny – Keith Rocco Fondly Remembers Ted Christopher

Republished from RaceDayCT from Sept. 17, 2017 It was a relationship that morphed from mentor and teacher, to feisty – even sometimes bitter – rivals on the track. But it was a connection between Ted Christopher and Keith Rocco that always revolved around mutual respect and friendship. They were two of the best and most […]

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