Just as the year begins with the Icebreaker for Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, it closes with another massive racing weekend in the World Series of Speedway Racing. Fans will be treated a full three days of racing this weekend at the Connecticut facility.
The action begins on Friday, with six divisions of racing on track. The Modified Racing Series headlines Night #1, with a 75-lap feature. The R&R Open Street Stock Series, Open Mini Stocks, Late Models and Senior Tour Auto Racers will also take the track, as well as the first leg of the Sunoco Modifieds Triple Crown.
Saturday promises to deliver plenty of great racing, with seven divisions covering every discipline of short-track racing you can imagine. Late Model fans can enjoy the PASS Super Late Models and the American-Canadian Tour, each with 75-lap features. Modified fans get the Outlaw Open Modified 100-lapper, along with the second Sunoco Modified feature and a 22-lapper for Pro 4 Modifieds. The thunderous New England Supermodified Series will also do battle for 50 laps, with a 20-lap Mini Stock feature also on tap.
Sunday sees the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour compete for 150 laps to close out an incredible weekend of racing. The Sunoco Modifieds, Limited Sportsman, SK Lights, NEMA Lites and EXIT Realty Truck Series will also be on track for the Sunday card.
In all, the World Series weekend boasts more than 800 laps of feature racing, not including heat racing for most divisions throughout the course of the weekend.
Fans unable to attend the event will be able to watch the majority of the action on Racing America by clicking here. As part of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, their 150-lap event on Sunday will be available on FloRacing.
For fans able to make the trip to Thompson, buy your tickets in advance by clicking here. There are single-day options for each day of the weekend, as well as a Saturday-Sunday pass and a three-day ticket for the best bang for your buck. At $75 for adults and just $20 for children, the World Series weekend is an affordable one for families in the area.