Thompson Icebreaker 125 Just the Start of Big Outlaw Open Season

Waterbury, VT & Naples, ME — Connecticut’s Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park is just over a week away from the annual Icebreaker. The 82nd season opener on Saturday, April 10 and Sunday, April 11 is headlined by the Icebreaker 125 for the new Outlaw Open Modified Series, pitting the region’s Tour-type Modified stars in a $10,000-to-win showdown.

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Marvin Minkler Happy to Live The Dream in Stafford’s Street Stocks

(Stafford Springs, CT)—Like many racers at all levels of racing, Stafford Speedway Street Stock competitor Marvin Minkler always had a dream to one day become a racecar driver.  Where Minkler differs from many racers of today was the path he took. As a child, Minkler attended races at Danbury Arena and had plans on racing there but the track’s closure put his dream on a back burner.  The racing dream was further put on hold as Minkler’s life took some turns serving in the Army as part of the 3rd…

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Fendered Divisions Going Full-Throttle With Big Thompson Icebreaker Slate

Waterbury, VT & Naples, ME – Connecticut’s Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park is now less than two weeks away from the season-opening Icebreaker on April 10-11. As part of a packed 10-division lineup, there are a mix of fendered divisions, open-wheel modifieds and winged Midgets. The fendered side of the schedule is packed with three Thompson local divisions and three touring series classes. The stars of the Pro All Star Series lead the way with a 75-lap feature as the headliner of the Saturday slate. They are joined on Saturday by the…

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Joey Logano Reflects on Last Year as NASCAR Approaches Anniversary of COVID Pause

This weekend should be one full of happy memories for Joey Logano of Middletown, CT. The NASCAR Cup Series is heading to Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the Pennzoil 400, which Logano won last season. It’s the same weekend the FanShield 500 ran at Phoenix Raceway in 2020, another race where the driver of the #22 took the checkers. But this weekend marks a turning point in the sports history. At the same time, COVID was beginning to spread across the world.

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