Archive for September 3rd, 2010

September is an Important Month at Thompson

Thompson, CT — The pressure mounts on race teams every September and this year is no exception. With the regular weekly racing season nearing an end, events held this month can make or break a division championship run for many race teams.

Thompson hosts six NASCAR Whelen All-American Series divisions and, to date, not a single division title has been determined. That means that the remaining race dates take on real importance for those teams looking to achieve that very special status being a division champion at Thompson.

Sunoco Modified points leader, Ted Christopher, has an 82 point advantage over second place driver, Woody Pitkat. Pitkat is up 26 points over Ronnie Silk with Rowan Pennink only 2 points behind Silk. With three track points races remaining, the Sunoco Modified championship is still up for grabs.

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Angelillo Memorial Next for NEMA

Brockton, MA — Points will be a priority when the Northeastern Midget Association comes to Waterford Speedway Saturday night, Sept. 11 for the second annual Gene and Marilyn Angelillo Memorial race.

The race honors a dynamic couple that, over three decades, brought major changes to NEMA. Gene and Marilyn made countless contributions both as car owners and officers.

The NEMA Lites are also on the busy agenda. The event follows last year’s Marilyn’s Passion event at Monadnock Speedway.

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