SUNOCO MOD-MANIA QUALIFIERS INCREASED TO
In a joint announcement, True Value Modified Racing Series president
Jack Bateman and Thompson International Speedway owner Donald Hoenig
advise additional races have been added for this years qualifying
series for “Sunoco Mod-Mania” weekend at Thompson. The annual two
day event will be held Sept 6-7 at the historic oval.
New England Racing Fuels, the official Sunoco Racing Fuel
supplier and sponsor for New England ’s modified racing series, will
again present the special qualifying events including two newly
added race tracks for the 2008 campaign. This years schedule has
been increased to eight races. Six drivers captured guaranteed
starting positions last year.
“Our hope is to add some special excitement and prestige to
these True Value series events and to recognize the winning drivers
on Modified Mania weekend at Thompson,” said Sunoco Racing Fuel
representative John Holland.
The just announced schedule will find the first event taking
place at Lee USA Speedway, Lee , NH Sunday April 20. The Lee race
will be the season opener for the fifth year series.
The second event will be the first ever appearance for the
tour at Thunder Road International Speedbowl, Barre, VT. , May
24-25, Memorial Day weekend. The third “guaranteed” starter race is
scheduled at Wiscasset Raceway, Wiscasset , ME. , June 28, another
first time race for the TVMRS.
The Independence Day holiday celebration at Monadnock
Speedway, Winchester , NH., July 5, will provide the setting for the
fourth qualifier, while the Oxford Plains Speedway in Maine sets the
stage for race number five. The Oxford date is part of the annual “
Oxford 250” weekend.
Beech Ridge Motor Speedway , Scarboro , ME. , will again host
a Sunoco Mod-Mania qualifier, Aug 2, with race seven headed to the
historic Waterford , CT. , Speedbowl. Aug 16. The famed Seekonk
Speedway, Seekonk, MA., will host the final race, Aug 30, to
establish the eight drivers that will have guaranteed starting
All True Value Modified Racing Series feature races are 100
laps in distance with the exception of the 75 lap race at Thompson.
Heat races and consolation events determine starting lineups.
For additional information, contact the Thompson Speedway
track office at 860-923-2280 or the True Value Modified Racing
Series at (800)-924-2594.
John H Spence Sr / TVMRS PR
March 30, 2008