Icebreaker 2017 Postponed One Week

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Race Moved to April 9

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 30, 2017) – With inclement weather expected in Connecticut this week, NASCAR and Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park officials have postponed this weekend’s 43rd running of the track’s Icebreaker.

The event, which is highlighted by the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour’s Icebreaker 150, will be run the following weekend: April 7-9.

The Icebreaker 150 will practice Saturday, April 8, with qualifying and the second race of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season slated for Sunday, April 9. The weekend schedule also includes the opening races in Thompson’s NASCAR Whelen All-American Series program.

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Sources: Jason Christley/NASCAR Integrated Marketing Communications

NWMT Thompson 4/9/17 Schedule
Whelen Modified Tour
Saturday, April 8 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Registration open.
11:30 a.m. Haulers enter.
12:15 p.m. Crew Chief Meeting. (Garage Classroom)
To follow Random draw. (Garage Classroom)
12:30 p.m. Garage opens.
12:45 p.m. Inspection begins. Tire Impound opens.
1:30 p.m. Rookie Driver/Spotter Meeting. (Garage Classroom)
2:30 p.m. Deadline to Designate Tires.
2:50 p.m. Release Change Tires from Impound.
3-3:45 p.m. Practice.
3:45 p.m. Qualifying order determined from practice speeds.
4:10 to 4:55 p.m. Final Practice.
5:05 p.m. Deadline to Return Change Tires to Impound.
6 p.m. Garage closes.
Sunday, April 9 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Registration open.
8:30 a.m. Garage opens.
9:00 a.m. Tire Impound opens.
10:15 a.m. Push cars to track for autograph session.
11:00 to 11:50 a.m. Driver Autograph Session.
12:00 p.m. Drive cars back to garage area.
12:30 p.m. Release Qualifying Tires from Impound.
1:15 p.m. Driver/Crew Chief Meeting. (Garage Classroom)
1:45 p.m. Qualifying Inspection begins. (Grouped by qualifying order.)
2:45 p.m. Qualifying. (2 Laps.) (Fastest 30 cars earn starting positions 1st through 30th.) ‘Impound’
3:45 p.m. approx. ICEBREAKER 150