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Tyler Thompson Continues Roll with Midwest Super Series Fall Brawl Victory at Lucas Oil Raceway Park

Dan Kapuscinski Motorsports Promotions – OSWEGO, NY (September 16, 2019) – Just weeks after becoming the youngest winner of Oswego Speedway’s International Classic, 17-year old Tyler Thompson notched his first career winged Supermodified victory in the Midwest Supermodified Series Fall Brawl at Lucas Oil Raceway Park in Indiana.

Not even a blown rear end in hot laps could slow Thompson, who won his qualifying heat race on Saturday before racing to a 3-second victory in the night’s 40-lap main event over Midwest Supermodified Series champion, Danny Shirey.

“I have to really thank the crew for this one,” said Thompson.  “We weren’t sure if we were going to make it with the blown rear end in hot laps, but they worked their tails off and got it done.  So, I knew I had to also.  This has been an amazing couple weeks.”

Thompson started the 40-lap finale from the seventh position and methodically worked his way through the field, before settling in behind early leader and defending race winner, Mike McVetta.

McVetta appeared to be the car to beat early, but fueling issues would slow the No. 22 late in the going, with Thompson ready to strike.

Once in the lead, Thompson was never again pressured as he hurried away to his second big win in two weeks over Shirey, McVetta, AJ Lesiecki and Joe Gosek.

The next event for Thompson and Jason Simmons Racing will likely be Outlaw Weekend at Fulton Speedway on October 4-5 as the team looks to qualify for the Outlaw 200 with their DIRTcar 358-Modified.

Visit www.facebook.com/JasonSimmonsRacing to follow Thompson and Jason Simmons Racing on social media.

If interested in team information, or to contact Tyler, please consult team owner Jason Simmons at (315) 591-4303 or dnslandscaping@yahoo.com.

Jason Simmons Racing Partners: Ashley Lynn Winery, Cam’s Pizzeria, CH Sealants, CNY Power Equipment, D&S Landscaping, Dan Kapuscinski Motorsports Promotions, Hammond Auto, Lakeside Property Services, Lindsey Aggregates, Mid-Country Machinery, Morrison Performance, Nice Price Auto Sales, Oswego Auto & Tire, Performance Manufacturing, Reina Motor Car, Slack Karts, Top Quality Construction


By Kyle Souza, Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park 

Photo Michael Jaworecki/Myracenews

THOMPSON, Conn. — With just 32 days remaining until the drop of the green flag on the 57th annual Sunoco World Series at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, track officials have released 20 different divisions that will compete during the weekend.  

All five of Thompson’s NASCAR Whelen All-American Series classes will run their final races of the season, with five champions to be crowned. The Sunoco Modifieds, Late Models, Limited Sportsman, Mini Stocks and SK Light Modifieds® will thunder around the Connecticut oval in action. 

There are also 15 different touring series divisions that will invade for the weekend, headlined by the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. As part of a tradition, Whelen Modified Tour teams will head for Thompson to decide their championship battle, with the championship celebration to follow the Sunoco World Series 150. 

Joining the Whelen Modified Tour on Sunday, the ISMA Supermodified division will run their own 50-lap feature, crowning their champion at one fastest tracks in the entire New England region. The NEMA Midgets and NEMA Lites are also two winged divisions that will compete during the Sunoco World Series weekend.

The American Canadian Tour returns to Thompson for a 75-lap feature on Saturday night, deciding their champion under the bright lights of World Series weekend, while the Valenti Modified Racing Series will join them as a Saturday headliner, with a 50-lap feature of their own. Thompson’s Late Models will compete on Friday night, giving drivers the chance to also compete in Saturday’s ACT main event. 

Headlining Friday night, the Granite State Pro Stock Series returns to Thompson for another season, bringing Pro Stocks back to the high-banks of TSMP in the thick of their title battle. The Exit Realty Pro Truck Challenge, North East Mini Stock Tour, NHSTRA Late Model Sportsman, Pro 4 Modifieds, Street Stock Showdown Series, Open Vintage Modifieds, STAR Modifieds and STAR Sportsman wrap the full list of 20 classes.  

Over the next week, Thompson officials will release the full schedule for Sunoco World Series weekend. However, for reference, practice will begin at 12 p.m. on Friday, with qualifying at 4 p.m., followed by feature racing. Practice begins at 9 a.m. on Saturday morning, with qualifying at 2 p.m., and features to follow. On Sunday, feature racing will begin at 1 p.m., with the Whelen Modified Tour concluding the day of racing. 

For more information on Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, visit www.thompsonspeedway.com, and follow the track on social media via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. 

Oswego Classic Champion Tyler Thompson to Take on ISMA’s Star Speedway Classic on Saturday

Dan Kapuscinski Motorsports Promotions – OSWEGO, NY (September 4, 2019) – Just one week after becoming the youngest champion in the history of Oswego Speedway’s International Classic, 17-year old Tyler Thompson will travel to Epping, NH for the annual ISMA Supermodified Star Classic 150 on Saturday, September 7.

Thompson’s participation in this weekend’s Star Classic will make him one of just a handful of competitors to compete in all three Supermodified Triple Crown events in 2019; consisting of the Sandusky Speedway Hy-Miler Nationals, the Oswego Speedway Classic and the Star Speedway Classic.

The last driver to win both the Oswego Classic and the Star Classic in the same season was Dave Shullick Jr. in 2017.

Thompson and the Jason Simmons Racing team are busy preparing the same Hawk Chassis Supermodified that graced Oswego’s victory lane on Sunday, for this Saturday’s 150-lap event.

“Last weekend was amazing,” said Thompson.  “But now we are all back to work to prepare for Star and have a good run there.  I want to thank everyone again for the well wishes and congratulations, it means a lot.  Hopefully we can have another good run for everyone this weekend.”

Thompson hopes to join Shullick Jr., Bentley Warren, Jim Shampine, Doug Heveron, Joe Gosek and Mike Ordway as the only drivers to win the Oswego Classic and the Star Classic.

Time trials for the Star Classic will begin at 4:15 p.m. on Saturday.  A full schedule of events can be found at www.starspeedwaynh.com.

Visit www.facebook.com/JasonSimmonsRacing to follow Thompson and Jason Simmons Racing on social media.

If interested in team information, or to contact Tyler, please consult team owner Jason Simmons at (315) 591-4303 or dnslandscaping@yahoo.com.