Bonsignore Extends Points Lead With Third Thompson Win of 2018, Fifth of Season

Bonsignore Extends Points Lead With Third Thompson Win of 2018, Fifth of Season

Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park hosted its mid-summer classic event on Wednesday, August 8, the annual Bud 150 featuring the stars and cars of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Series Tour as well as Thompson’s local racing divisions. In their third appearance at Thompson in 2018 the nation’s best modified drivers were all chasing down one man, Justin Bonsignore who entered the event with four wins and a 51-point advantage on Chase Dowling for the title.
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Doug Coby Riding Momentum To Bud 150 at Thompson Speedway

Doug Coby Riding Momentum To Bud 150 at Thompson Speedway
By Kyle Souza, for Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park

THOMPSON, Conn. – Off the heels of his first win of the 2018 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season, Doug Coby is heading for Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park with plenty of momentum on his side.

The Milford, Connecticut, driver has won the last four Whelen Modified Tour championships, and is seeking his fifth straight and sixth overall title this season.
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PITKAT LOOKING TO FINISH THE SEASON STRONG AT THOMPSON SPEEDWAY

PITKAT LOOKING TO FINISH THE SEASON STRONG AT THOMPSON SPEEDWAY
By: Kyle Souza, for Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park

THOMPSON, Conn. – The start to the 2018 season hasn’t gone exactly how Woody Pitkat had planned in the Sunoco Modified division at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park.

In the first three races, Pitkat had one second-place finish, but finished 11th and 17th in the other two races, and also left the track with a wrecked modified. Last week, as part of the Throwback 100 for the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East night at Thompson, Pitkat was able to rebound and finish third.
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Tyler Ankrum Charges From Last to First To Win Second Annual Throwback 100

Tyler Ankrum Charges From Last to First To Win Second Annual Throwback 100

Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park hosted its second annual King Cadillac GMC Throwback 100 featuring the K&N Pro Series East on Saturday, July 14 showcasing the young up-and-coming drivers of NASCAR. The theme of the night was racing history with a showcase of vintage cars and K&N drivers featuring classic paint schemes as they took to the track hoping to write their name in the history books as a NASCAR winner.
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RUFRANO FINDING EARLY SUCCESS IN SUNOCO MODIFIEDS

RUFRANO FINDING EARLY SUCCESS IN SUNOCO MODIFIEDS
By Kyle Souza, for Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park

THOMPSON, Conn. – With only seven races on the oval track schedule for the 2018 season, consistency matters if you want to be part of the championship discussion.

For Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park Sunoco Modified driver Marcello Rufrano, the start to this season has put him in striking distance of the top in the title chase.
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Bonsignore Keeps Hot Streak Alive With Thompson 125 Victory

Bonsignore Keeps Hot Streak Alive With Thompson 125 Victory

The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour returned to Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park for the second of four appearances at the track in 2018 with the Thompson 125. Coming into the fifth race of the season for the tour Justin Bonsignore was riding a hot streak winning two of the first four races including the Icebreaker 150 at Thompson in April and looked to pad his points lead with another Thompson victory.
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