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Late Summer Variety Highlights Thompson Schedule

Old & New Will Shine This Week at Thompson

Thompson, CT —  The Thompson International Speedway will play host to two very different events this week and Modified Mania is just around the corner. Thursday Night Thompson Thunder (TNTT) will return following the big NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour race this past week. This week’s TNTT will feature the NASCAR Whelen All American Series “Super Six” divisions in exciting, wheel-to-wheel racing competition.


The second event is the annual Vintage Antique Car Extravaganza slated for Saturday, August 23rd.  This very special event will feature on-track activity for a huge variety of classic race cars as well as static displays of some of the most pristine antique racers to be found anywhere.

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Thompson New England Dodge Dealers-Bud 150 NASCAR WMT by Adam Fohlin

Victor Johnson Wins First ALNRS Race at Monadnock

Newburgh, NY — In only his second start in the ALNRS Victor Johnson of Troy, NH grabs his first win Saturday night at Monadnock Speedway.  Second place went to series points leader James Logan and rounding out the top three was aDP Rivet Rookie of the Year contender Kyle Poodiack of Bennington, NH. 

After being rained out Friday night at Twin State Speedway the ALNRS showed up to race Saturday afternoon at the fastest quarter mile in the east.  A heavy hail and thunderstorm moved through the area as teams began to arrive and  it appeared as Mother Nature would ruin another night of racing.  The storm passed quickly and the sun came out and dried the track. 

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