THOMPSON SPEEDWAY MOTORSPORTS PARK ANNOUNCES DIVISION RULES & PURSE STRUCTURES FOR 2019

ADDITION OF THE LITE MODIFIEDS ADDS NEW DIMESION TO THOMPSON SPEEDWAY

By Kyle Souza, for Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park

THOMPSON, Conn. – Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park announced division rules and purse structures for the 2019 NASCAR Whelen All American Series season on Tuesday.

With the Lite Modifieds adding to an already strong base of divisions at the Connecticut oval, Thompson Speedway is excited to welcome a new class – one that already has plenty of support from drivers and teams in the New England region. The weekly class will begin their season as part of the 45th annual Icebreaker weekend in April.

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Stan Mertz Racing to Compete in Inaugural Bullring Bash Quarter Mile Challenge

Attleboro, MA (December 20, 2018) — Stan Mertz Racing has announced that it will participate in multiple Bullring Bash Quarter Mile Challenge events in 2019 with its familiar #6 Modified. Two-time MRS champion and 2015 Thompson Speedway Sunoco Modified champion Woody Pitkat will continue his relationship with the team for the sixth straight year, and the team will make its Bullring Bash debut at White Mountain Motorsports Park on June 16.

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THOMPSON SPEEDWAY MOTORSPORTS PARK ANNOUNCES 2019 SCHEDULE

THOMPSON SPEEDWAY MOTORSPORTS PARK ANNOUNCES 2019 SCHEDULE
CHANGES ON TAP WITH 10-RACE SLATE PLANNED
By Kyle Souza for Thompson Speedway

THOMPSON, Conn. – Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park has revealed a 10-race schedule for the 2019 NASCAR Whelen All American Series (NWAAS) season. Three added events to the oval schedule for the newest campaign are sure to give fans added excitement and opportunity at the Connecticut oval.

Terry Eames, Thompson’s newly appointed General Manager, put together the 10-race slate as the oval looks to spark further growth for the Whelen All American Series and give fans as many chances as possible to be at the track.
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ERIC BOURGEOIS SNAGS THOMPSON’S MINI STOCK TITLE

ERIC BOURGEOIS SNAGS THOMPSON’S MINI STOCK TITLE
ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT FROM FULL-TIME RACING ACTION
BY KYLE SOUZA, FOR THOMPSON SPEEDWAY MOTORSPORTS PARK

THOMPSON, Conn. – A dream season, and one fellow competitor missing a race, helped Eric Bourgeois captured his third Mini Stock championship at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park this season.

The East Haddam, Connecticut, driver finished inside the top 10 in all seven events, but also scored top five finishes in all but one race. The consistency helped him have a 27-point gap in the championship standings following the season-finale, enough to beat Wayne Burroughs Jr.
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SHAWN MONAHAN WINS SECOND STRAIGHT THOMPSON LIMITED SPORTSMAN TITLE

SHAWN MONAHAN WINS SECOND STRAIGHT THOMPSON LIMITED SPORTSMAN TITLE
WINS FOUR RACES EN ROUTE TO CROWN
BY KYLE SOUZA, FOR THOMPSON SPEEDWAY MOTORSPORTS PARK

THOMPSON, Conn. – Things can change quickly in racing.

In 2017, Shawn Monahan was a master of consistency at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park in the Limited Sportsman division. That consistency, matched with his furious drive to be successful, ended with a championship without the luxury of visiting Victory Lane.
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