NWMT: Preece Captures First Whelen Tour Title; Pennink Wins Sunoco World Series 150 To End Drought

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October 21, 2013 — By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR — THOMPSON, Conn. – Rowan Pennink won the Sunoco World Series 150 presented by Xtra Mart but it was Ryan Preece who left Thompson Speedway with the heavy hardware on Sunday as he captured the 2013 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour championship. Preece, from Berlin, Conn., capped off a stellar season highlighted by four …

Thompson Speedway: 2013 World Series rolls this weekend

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THOMPSON, CT. — The weekend that every race fan in the northeast looks forward to is this weekend at the Thompson International Speedway. The Sunoco World Series of Speedway Racing presented by Xtra Mart kicks off this coming Friday and runs through Sunday. Fifteen different divisions of race cars and trucks will converge on the historic speedway to draw down the curtain on …

AUDIO: SK Light Modified Rising Star Troy Talman – Stafford Championship Contender

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September 20, 2013 – By Tom Baker – On any given weekend across the nation you can find large numbers of young racers in competition at tracks of various shapes and sizes.  They compete to win that race, win that track or series championship and win the support of someone who can carry them up the proverbial ladder toward their …

Thompson Speedway Preparing For “World Series” In October

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September 19, 2014 — THOMPSON, CT. — Thompson Speedway is a busy place these days as preparations are in full swing for the October 18th, 19th and 20th running of the annual Sunoco World Series of Speedway Racing presented by Xtra Mart. This three-day racing spectacular is unlike anything else in the country. It attracts hundreds of race cars spread …

THOMPSON – Santos Wins NASCAR Whelen Mod Tour Race

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August 16, 2013 – Story by Kyle Souza – Finally Mother Nature played nice and Thompson Speedway was able to put on a racing program on Thursday night. Along with the 5 weekly track divisions, the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour was set to run their second of three races at the big T. The Sunoco Modifieds were the first feature …

Thompson Speedway: Quick Notes For Thursday Night’s NASCAR Whelen Mod Tour Show!

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 12, 2013) – Although it was way too early to count him out of the championship picture at the time, when Doug Coby was unable to compete with a race car destroyed in qualifying earlier this season at Riverhead (N.Y.) Raceway, it was fair to say that his NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour title defense had sprung …

Stafford Speedway Once Again Attempting NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour on Friday

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(June 12, 2013) This Friday night the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will once attempt to run the TSI Harley-Davidson 125 at Stafford Speedway in CT. The race has been rained-out twice, so hopefully Mother Nature will help out this time. Here are some things to watch on Friday night: The Race: The 23rd Annual TSI Harley-Davidson 125 presented by G-Oil …