Archive for June 26th, 2008

Rain Halts Thursday Night Program at Thompson

Thompson, CT — After a full slate of qualifying, the combination of rain and dense humidity forced the postponement of Thompson’s Super Six NASCAR Whelen All-American Series action on Thursday Night. The rains came just as the Mini Stock division was preparing to take the green. After an extended and rigorous attempt to dry the track, management was forced to reschedule the program in its entirety.

Rain checks will be honored next week, Thursday, July 3, 2008 when the racing community will be treated to an action-packed night of racing that will include all six of Thompson regular divisions that will also feature double features for the Sunoco Modified division and a 25-lap extra-distance race for the TIS Modifieds.  Joining the Super Six will be the exciting Northeastern Midget Association (NEMA) for their traditional Independence Day visit.
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NEMA Joins in Thompson Celebration of the 4th

Thompson, CT — The mighty Midgets of NEMA return to the Thompson International Speedway to kick off this year’s 4th of July celebration. The incredible Midget race cars have been part of the tradition at Thompson for over sixty years and will be in the holiday spotlight on Thursday, July 3rd.

The Midget field will be lead by current NEMA points leader Randy Cabral. He’ll be joined by drivers like Joey Payne, Greg Stoehr, Erica Santos, William Wall and many more. A full field is expected as Thompson International Speedway begins the holiday weekend celebration with a full line up of racing competition.

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It’s Summertime!

It is official, it is summertime. The kids are out of school. Vacation plans are being made. It is the lazy, hazy days of summer. What do you have planned for this summer? Greetings in the name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

Summertime means an opportunity to spend more time enjoying the great outdoors. We took our first trip to Maine and spent some quality time relaxing. It is good to get away and recharge your batteries once in a while.
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