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Econn Motorsports and Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park Announce 2020 Oval Track Plans

Econn Motorsports and Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park announced today an agreement that will enable oval track racing to continue on the famed 5/8th mile at Thompson CT. A tentative 2020 schedule has been developed with the first event being an open practice on Wednesday July 8th.

Plans currently call for Econn Motorsports to also host an open practice on Wednesday August 5th. Racing is set to resume with the Bud 150 on Wednesday August 19th and the Sunoco World Series on October 9-11. The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour is expected to headline both race dates. The parties are exploring the possibility of additional race meets during 2020.

Econn Motorsports is a newly formed race promotion and consulting firm headed by Terry Eames, former General Manager of Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park. “The COVID-19 pandemic put oval track racing at Thompson in 2020 at risk. We are proud to announce that the Hoenig family and Econn have found a way for oval track racing to continue during the track’s 80th year and beyond”, Eames said.

Specific details of next week’s practice will be available over the next several days at Tickets will only be available online and in advance in keeping with the policies set forth by the State of Connecticut designed to limit the spread of COVID-19.

Econn Motorsports can be reached via or by voice and text at (860) 327-5544

The TSMP Liquid Death Icebreaker has been Postponed

With the continuing COVID-19 virus outbreak Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park has made the following announcement:

“Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park announced on Friday that the 46th annual Liquid Death Icebreaker, originally rescheduled for May 15-16, will not happen during that weekend.

We continue to work with local and public health officials during the COVID-19 pandemic. We are in constant communication with NASCAR about rescheduling the event and will have further updates when available.”

Keep following MYRACENEWS for more updates on the Icebreaker and many other upcoming races.

Thank you and be safe.


Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park is aware of Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont’s Executive Order 7X which extends all current prohibitions on business activities through May 20.

We will continue to abide by the directives of our local government and health officials during the COVID-19 pandemic and will have to further adjust our 2020 season schedule accordingly.

The safety of our race teams, fans and staff remains paramount. We will have further updates once available.