Archive for January 8th, 2009

Thompson Speedway Releases 2009 Schedule

Thompson International Speedway has released its schedule for the 2009 racing season.

The full schedule is included here.

Thompson Champions to be Honored in Two Big Nights

Thompson, CT – Thompson International Speedway will pay tribute to its six NASCAR Whelen All American Series champions on Friday, January 23rd and Saturday, January 24th. With the number of racers who attend the awards ceremonies, it takes two evenings to honor the 2008 champions along with those race teams that finished in the top ten in track points during the year just completed.

Pro Stock champion, Fred Astle, Jr will top the list during the Friday festivities and Kerry Malone will be honored as the Sunoco Modified champ on Saturday.  Winners of division titles who will also be honored on Friday will be Limited Sportsman champ, Scott Sundeen and Mini Stock title holder, Danny Field.

Saturday night’s festivities will not only pay tribute to Malone, but will also feature Late Model champion, Jeff Zuidema and the winner of the Thompson Modified title, Kurt Vigeant.
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Happy New Year

A familiar refrain we hear this time of the year, but can we assure the year to come will be happy? What does it take to be happy? How can we assure that no matter what the circumstances the New Year brings we will be happy? Happiness is more a condition of the heart than a result of the events that happen around us. Greetings in the name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

Have you ever listened to a post incident interview that took place with the drivers who were involved? Each driver has a take on what took place. Each one saw things from a different perspective. If you listen closely you can determine the one event that triggered the incident. It starts something like this; “I thought I could” or “I had the position but”. We think we can predict the results of our choices but many times the results are not what we would expect.
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Limited Number of Speedbowl Tickets Available

Waterford, CT — There are a limited number of Speedbowl Awards Banquet tickets remaining available. Those interested to attend can pay at the door. The event includes a plated dinner and entertainment, and is $35 per person to attend.

The event is scheduled to take place Saturday evening, January 10th at the Groton Inn & Suites. Cocktail hour begins at 6p with dinner and Awards promptly at 7p. The top 15 in Saturday points will be honored. All Saturday and Wednesday teams, in addition to fans, are welcomed to attend.
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