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More than just racing at the Sunoco World Series of Speedway Racing

75 Logo FINAL(THOMPSON, CT) – Although fifteen thrilling divisions of racing are sure to keep fans busy at the upcoming Sunoco World Series of Speedway Racing presented by Xtramart, Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park will also be offering a variety of activities to entertain fans throughout the three day event, October 16-18.
As the Sunoco World Series marks the culmination of the 30th season for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, and the 75th anniversary for Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park (TSMP), several special fan activities have been lined up. On Friday afternoon, fans are invited to come cheer on their favorite team as the Whelen Modified Tour haulers line up to parade into the track. The parade will leave from the Kmart on Route 44 in Putnam, CT at 3:30PM on Friday, travel north on I-395, and will come through the center of Thompson to arrive at the track at 3:45PM.
A lull in activity on Sunday morning will also be the perfect time for fans of all ages to jump on the TSMP Hay Ride for a tour around the paddock area. The Hay Ride will leave at 10:30AM from the main ticket booth, and will be hosted by a few special guest drivers.
Chris and Presto Pete, New England’s ONLY Two-Man Kid’s Magic Show, will be set up on the Midway on Saturday and Sunday, showcasing their high-energy performances and children’s games.  The show will take place on the Midway at 2PM on Saturday and Sunday.
Fans are also encourage to stop by the midway for Driver Autograph sessions. The International Supermodified drivers will be holding an autograph session on Saturday at 3:30PM, and the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour drivers will sign autographs at 2:15PM on Sunday, before their final race.
The Sunoco World Series of Speedway Racing, presented by Xtramart, will take place Friday through Sunday, October 16-18, 2015 with feature races taking place all three days. For more information about the event or Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, please visit www.thompsonspeedway.com or call 860-923-2280. To stay up to date on the latest news and events, follow us on Facebook, Twitter (@ThompsonSpdwy) or Youtube.

Thompson Residents Invited to SCCA Race October 9 & 10

75 Logo FINALWednesday, September 16, 2015
Thompson Ct.

Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park (TSMP) is inviting all Thompson, CT residents to the Sports Car Club of America race on October 9 & 10, with free admission.

The John Stim Memorial and NERRC Championship Finale will take place Friday, October 9 and Saturday, October 10 and will feature a wide variety of sports cars, open wheel cars, vintage race cars, and GT cars racing on the 1.7 mile road course at TSMP. With two full days of racing action, this event will see close to 100 cars take to the track. Admission to the race also includes access to the pit area for spectators of all ages, giving fans an up close look at the race cars participating in the event.

Tickets are also available for non-Thompson residents, and can be purchased at the gate on Friday or Saturday for $15.00 for adults, $10.00 for Seniors, US Military or Veterans, or $5.00 for Juniors. As always, kids 5 and under are free. Thompson residents must show valid ID or proof of residence in order to receive free admission.

For more information about the John Stim Memorial at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, click here (link is external).