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Shawn Monahan: An Uncut, Uncensored, Unapologetic Look Back On Two Decades Of Showmanship

Over his 25 years in competition on the short tracks of southern New England Shawn Monahan has built a reputation that runs the gamut of opinion. Winner, champion, showman, clown, hot head. Ask 10 people and you’ll probably get 10 different opinions of Monahan.  This week Monahan went uncut and uncensored on Unmuffled talking about […]

Rescheduled Liquid Death Icebreaker Weekend At Thompson Speedway Postponed

On April 10 officials from Thompson Speedway announced they would likely be forced to postpone for a second time the running of the 46th Annual Liquid Death Icebreaker weekend.  On Friday management of the track made that decision official.  The event was originally scheduled to take April 4-5, before the COVID-19 global pandemic forced a shutdown […]

Episode 74: Shawn Monahan On A Storytellers Edition Of Unmuffled

On this storytellers edition of Unmuffled we take a deep dive with veteran local racer Shawn Monahan, who grew up around the sport and has spent time as a fan, a successful competitor and a track operator and has built a reputation as one of the great showmen of Southern Connecticut short tracks over the […]

Airtight: Todd Owen And Sponsor MidState Air Compressor Inflate Relationship In Unique Way

When the 2019 short track racing season ended, Stafford Speedway and Thompson Speedway SK Modified team owner and driver Todd Owen decided to embark on an offseason project.  Owen, who typically oversees three teams he operates on Friday nights at Stafford Speedway, decided that the time had come to consolidate those teams under one rolling […]

Quarantine Chronicles Volume 8: Happy Easter, Divided Worlds, Chasing TC And Binge Watching

Happy Easter to all. Yes, Happy Easter with the emphasis on Happy.  We all know that holidays are a time for gathering, which is unfortunately something we’re just not supposed to be doing right now.  But let’s make the best of it and try to stay happy, positive and appreciative.  While a lot of us […]

Thompson Speedway Prepared To Reschedule Liquid Death Icebreaker Once Again

Thompson Speedway officials will once again be looking for a new weekend to host the 46thIcebreaker weekend.  On Friday Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont extended a shutdown order for the state, which essentially keeps non-essential businesses closed and bans large gatherings through May 20.  Thompson Speedway was originally scheduled to host the Liquid Death Icebreaker April […]

Quarantine Chronicles Vol. 5: Simulation Champ, Let’s Go Racing, Governor Idiot, Binging Badly And Rankings

A little afternoon Show & Tell from the RaceDayCT headquarters on this splendid Friday.  So apparently these days you’re not anybody in racing if you don’t have a list of simulation racing wins.  Just want to make sure I get in on the action.  I don’t have any sort of iRacing rig at home. The […]

Save The Purse & Thompson Speedway Announce Late Model Mid-Summer Challenge For 2020

THREE RACES TO PAYING $2,000 TO THE WINNER SET FOR DIVISION II CLASS Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park and Save The Purse jointly announced on Thursday that competitors in the NASCAR Weekly Racing Series Late Model division will have three, 50-lap feature races in 2020 as part of a new Late Model Mid-Summer Challenge. A group of competitors joined together over the offseason to form Save The Purse, a […]

Are You Recording All This Bull$#&@?: Episode 73 Of Unmuffled

On Episode 73 of Unmuffled we let the Coronavirus cabin fever take over and it full-on goes off the rails. We started with a visit with Cory Casagrande, which pretty much stayed within the guardrails. Then it just went haywire during a cabin fever chat with Sid DiMaggio and Sean Foster. Said Foster: “I’m making […]

Unmuffled Storytellers Edition: Scott Tapley

In recent months we’ve done a few Storytellers Editions of Unmuffled and one of the best true storytellers we’ve talked to has been Scott Tapley. From his racing roots in Maine, to his stint as a championship winning crew member with Matt Kobyluck to his roles as a racing official throughout the Northeast, we touched […]

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