MODIFIED SERIES AT THOMPSON THIS WEEK
The True Value Modified Racing Series will top the bill this Thursday,
July23rd, at the Thompson International Speedway. The True Value Modified
Series, know as New England’s Modified Racing Series, will be the featured
division on Charter Communications night in 75-lap main event sponsored by
Town Fair Tire.
True Value Modified Racing Series (TVMRS) boasts a roster of some
fifty plus drivers and that list contains some of the best known drivers in
all of New England. Current points leader Jon McKennedy will lead the
impressive field of race teams to the Thompson oval.
The Thompson appearance for this touring series will be the 9th
race of the season and should be one of the most exciting. The high-banked,
ultra fast Thompson Speedway is the largest race track on which the TVMRS
competes and both racers and fans love the excitement of wheel-to-wheel
competition on the big track.
Seven-time NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Champion, Mike Stefanik,
defending WMT title holder, Ted Christopher and many more are competitors in
the TVMRS. In its sixth year of competition, the TVMRS has established a
strong and loyal fan base throughout the New England area by presenting well
known modified drivers in exciting, high speed modified racing action.
Todd Owen, winner of the 2008 TVMRS race at Thompson, is will try
to defend his performance of last year in the Town Fair Tire 75. He will
face stiff competition from drivers like Les Hinkley, Doug Coby, Rowan
Pennink, Rob Goodenough, Carl and Chris Pasteryak, Richard Savary and Kirk
Alexander. Fans will also be treated to the excitement of Thompson’s NASCAR
Whelen All American Series “Super 6” divisions of competition.
Due to fan interest in this special racing program, the Thompson
grandstands will open at 2 PM. Charter Communications will have a big
display on the midway for fans to enjoy. Qualifying races will begin at 5:30
PM with the first main event scheduled for 6:45PM.The evening will also
include the 40 laps remaining in the rain shortened 50-lap Late Model race
of June 11th. The complete day’s schedule is available on the Thompson web
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