Archive for July 23rd, 2009

Mother Nature Wins Again at Thompson

Thompson, CT — Rain caused a short circuit in the Thursday night race program at the Thompson International Speedway. The rains came shortly before race cars were scheduled to begin qualifying for the Charter Communications sponsored race night. The event has been rescheduled for Thursday, August 27th.

This is the second time that weather has forced the postponement of the event that will feature the True Value Modified Racing Series. This popular touring division of Modified race cars was slated to compete in the Town Fair Tire 75-lap main event.

[Thompson July 23 Photo Gallery] by Adam Fohlin
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Hornaday Looking for Record Fourth Truck Series Win at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

Loudon, NH — As New Hampshire Motor Speedway’s only three-time and back-to-back winner in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Ron Hornaday, Jr. will come to New Hampshire in September to continue his record-setting domination.

Hornaday became the first repeat winner in the Camping World Truck Series at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in 2007, 11 years after winning the inaugural Truck Series race at the speedway in 1996.

Last September, Hornaday earned his third victory at the speedway, along with the distinction of being the first back-to-back Truck Series race winner at the track.

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CARQUEST SK® 150 This Friday at Stafford Motor Speedway

This Friday night, it’s the biggest and most prestigious SK Modified® event of the 2009 season, the 6th Annual CARQUEST SK® 150.

Last year’s race saw Woody Pitakt come back from two laps down to win the $4,000 paycheck that comes with a CARQUEST SK® 150 victory.
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True Value Modified Racing Series at Thompson International Speedway Postponed

Thompson, CT –The Town Fair Tire 75 True Value Modified Racing Series race at Thompson International Speedway has been postponed until Thursday, August 27 because of inclement weather. A total of 34 True Value Modified Racing Series teams were on hand and able to practice before the rains came.

The next event for New England’s premier modified series is at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway in Scarborough, Me. on Saturday, August 8.

[Thompson July 23 Photo Gallery] by Adam Fohlin

For More Information Contact: True Value Modified Racing Series Office: (800)-924-2594.

Souces: Mark Mockovak/True Value Modified Racing Series PR

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TD Bank 250 Winner Enters ACT Beech Ridge 150

Eddie MacDonald from Rowley, MA has entered the American Canadian Tour (ACT) championship at the Beech Ridge Motor Speedway (BRMS) this Saturday night. The winner of the TD Bank 250 at the Oxford Plains Speedway last Sunday will take his Rollie Lachance-led team to BRMS to compete in the ACT point-counting event.

Red MacDonald, the owner of Lee USA Speedway and father of one of New England’s brightest stock car stars said, “Eddie wanted to work on his NASCAR Camping World East car this weekend to get ready for a race at Adirondack Speedway in a couple of weeks. I told him it was just a one-day  race at Beech Ridge and we needed to go race this Saturday. I told him I would put the ACT Late Model back together after the tear down last Sunday night if he was willing to head up the road about an hour this Saturday.”

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