Archive for September 28th, 2009

Thompson Schedules Open Practice Session before World Series

Thompson, CT– The Thompson International Speedway today announced that a special open practice session will be held one week prior to the running of the XTRAMART World Series in October. The date of the “test and tune” session will be Thursday, October 8th between the hours of 3 PM and 7 PM.

This special opportunity for race teams will be open to any and all safe racer cars. But, it will be a unique opportunity for those looking to compete in the three-day racing extravaganza, The XTRAMART World Series of Speedway Racing, scheduled for the weekend of October 16th – 18th.

The XTRAMART World Series of Speedway Racing attracts hundreds of race cars representing some fourteen different and distinct racing divisions. The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, the ISMA Super Modifieds, the mighty Midgets of NEMA, ARTS Trucks, Pro 4 Modifieds, SK Lights, True Value Modifieds, Thompson’s own NASCAR Whelen All-American Super 6 divisions and three “outlaw” divisions. All of these racing divisions along with vintage cars and more are welcome at this special pre-World Series event.

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DAV Fall Classic to close out 64th season at Seekonk Speedway

Seekonk, MA — On October 9, 10 & 11, Seekonk Speedway will hose the 18th annual DAV Fall Classic. There will be plenty of invaders coming to town for this event. Co-headlining the weekend will be the True Value Modifieds, NEMA Midgets, NEMA Lites and Pro4 Modifieds. They will be joined by open competition racing for Pro Stocks/Super Late Models, Late Models, Seekonk Sport Trucks/Mini Stocks and Street Stocks. Our Fast Friday classes will also be a part of the action, as the Seekonk Youth Racing Association, Pure Stocks and Sport4 divisions will be running.

Friday, October 9 will feature an open practice session for all divisions participating in the Fall Classic, as sanctioning bodies will allow. This has provided competitors that normally run elsewhere a chance to get acclimated with the tricky 1/3 mile.

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