Thompson, CT — All six NASCAR Weekly Racing Series divisions took to the Connecticut oval on Thursday Night Thompson Thunder. When the checkers fell it was Roger Godin in the WRS Pro Stocks, John Sneade in the Sunoco Modifieds, Rick Gentes in the Accel Late Model division, Ed Puleo in the Exide Shortrack Strictly Stocks, Chris Gagnon in the Mini Stocks, and George Savary in the Pro-Four Modifieds all taking down victories.
A wild Sunoco Modified race saw John Sneade of Oxford, MA in victory lane. Young Josh Steeves brought the field to green in the thirty-lap event and looked to be on his way to his first career Sunoco Modified victory when disaster struck . The Uxbridge, MA native withstood countless restarts only to retire from the event from the lead position with only two laps to go with a broken transmission.
Former Pro Stock track champion, “Radical” Rick Martin, made his return to Thompson International Speedway making his SK Modified debut in the Angie Cerase owned #5. An impressive run, from seventeenth to fourth, was halted at halfway when the motor expired in the G. Lopes Construction machine, ending Martin’s bid for the victory.