TRUE VALUE MODIFIEDS HEADLINE JUNE LINEUP AT
The True Value Modified Series will invade the Thompson International
Speedway on Thursday, June 18th for the Town Fair Tire 75-lap race. This
much anticipated event has fans talking about the excitement that the True
Value Modified Series generates at every stop on its schedule.
In its sixth year, the True Value Modified Series has skyrocketed
in popularity by presenting an excellent race event with young, aggressive
talent mixed with many of the regions top-rated veteran talents. Every event
is filled with exciting racing action and each of the drivers has the
opportunity to shine when they get turned loose on the big 5/8ths mile oval
The defending champion, Chris Pasteryak of Lisbon, CT will lead the
True Value contingent to Town Fair Tire race at Thompson. He will be joined
by current points leader Steve Masse. Also appearing will be one of the
greatest modified drivers ever, seven-time NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour
Champion, Mike Stefanik and defending WMT champ Ted Christopher. Thompson
regular Rowan Pennink, last year’s True Value race winner Todd Owen, Les
Hinckely, Doug Coby, Rob Goodenough and many more will make up the starting
field. The True value Modified Series boasts a roster of nearly forty active
The month of June is also a big month for Thompson’s Late Model
division. Thursday, June 11th is the night for their biggest race of the
season. The spotlight will be on this NASCAR Whelen All American Series
division when they take to the speedway for their annual 50-lap main event.
Defending title holder in the Late Model division, Jeff Zuidema,
will lead an impressive list of competitors into this prestigious event.
Rick Gentes, Mark Oliveira, Tommy O’Sullivan, John Materas and Randy
Waterman are but a few of the top contenders with sights set on a visit to
The ARTS trucks will join the June racing activity at Thompson on
the 25th. This popular racing division is always a crowd pleaser at the
Thompson World Series. Andy Linderman, Gee Perry, John St.Germain, Brandon
Warren and Rich Brooks will lead the truck brigade to Thompson.
On June 11th, grandstands open at 4 PM. Qualifying races begin at
5:15 with feature event racing at 6:30 PM. The schedule changes slightly for
the True Value Modified Series event. Grandstands, on June 18th, will open
at 2 PM to allow for extra practice time. However, qualifying will begin at
5:30 PM with feature event racing slated to start at 6:45 PM.
Complete race schedules are available on the Thompson Web page.
www.thompsonspeedway.com. Fans may also call the Thompson track
office at 860-923-2280.
Dowd / Thompson International Speedway