Archive for October 14th, 2009

Statistical Advance: Analyzing The World Series Of Speedway Racing

Daytona Beach, FL — The 2009 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season will draw to a close with the World Series of Speedway Racing presented by Xtra Mart at Thompson (Conn.) International Speedway on Sunday, Oct. 18.

At Thompson International Speedway:
History

• Opened on May 26, 1940 as the first asphalt racing surface in the United States, and the largest track in New England at the time.
• Has one of the oldest NASCAR affiliations in the nation.
• Held NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races in 1951, 1969 and 1970.
• Has played host to 108 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour races, the most of any facility in the NWMT’s 25-year history.
• Features six NASCAR Whelen All-American Series divisions as part of the ‘Thursday Night Thompson Thunder.

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World Series at Thompson this Weekend

Thompson, CT — The 36th annual XTRA MART World Series of Speedway Racing gets underway this Friday at the Thompson International Speedway. Nearly five hundred race cars representing fifteen different racing divisions will compete in this amazing three-day racing extravaganza.

The XTRA MART World Series of Speedway Racing is one of the biggest racing and party weekends in the entire northeast. Thousands of race fans literally move into the Thompson Speedway for a full weekend of wheel-to-wheel racing competition and an almost non-stop party atmosphere as the 2009 racing season comes to a conclusion.

The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour shares top billing with the incredible ISMA winged Super Modifieds in this event. Championships in both of these exciting divisions are up for grabs and the competition will be fierce. The mighty Midgets of NEMA will also play a major role as will Thompson’s own NASCAR Whelen All-American Series “Super 6” divisions. Add to all of this the SK Sunoco Modified Light cars, Pro 4 Modifieds, ARTS Trucks and three “outlaw” divisions and you’ve got the most diversified racing program to be found anywhere.
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PFMNE competition rule change submissions for 2010 season

Although our 2009 season is coming to a close, we are beginning to lay the foundation of our 2010 season. In preparation of our Annual Meeting, attached is a form that is to be used to submit any rule changes to be voted on by the members. The forms must be legible, completed in its entirety and received by the Secretary no later than OCTOBER 31st to be considered.

Forms can be submitted either electronically to lschnell2007@aol.com or via mail to 175 Carpenter Road, Whitinsville, MA 01588. Please only one rule change per form. [Submission Form]