THOMPSON, Conn. – Race fans that were in attendance for the 45th annual Icebreaker may have been shocked to see Shawn Monahan’s familiar No. 55 Limited Sportsman roll on the track. Even though the number itself was familiar to many, dating back multiple years in Monahan’s racing career, the body style was something completely different, […]

Read more

THOMPSON, Conn. –Things can change quickly in racing.   In 2017, Shawn Monahan was a master of consistency at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park in the Limited Sportsman division. That consistency, matched with his furious drive to be successful, ended with a championship without the luxury of visiting Victory Lane.   But this year, he found […]

Read more

Thompson, Conn. – Shawn Monahan is just one race from clinching his second straight championship in the Limited Sportsman division at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park.   Monahan, who didn’t pick up a victory in his title effort his last season, was still able to celebrate when the final checkered flag went up in the air. […]

Read more

Thompson, CT – Drivers in the Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park Limited Sportsman division will have a few extra laps to make their way to the front when the division returns to the high-banks on Thursday, June 7.   Even though this date was not on the original schedule, when Mother Nature washed out the May […]

Read more

With $5,000 on the line, the SK Modified division battled in a 75-lap season finale Sunday night at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl (CT). At the end of the night, the driver taking home the biggest paycheck of the season wasn’t the one celebrating in Victory Lane at Connecticut’s shoreline oval.   Originally, Modified veteran Ted […]

Read more

Those visiting the New London-Waterford Speedbowl (CT) in 2016 will notice a facility that looks much different than it did one year ago. A lot of sweat, a lot of time and a team effort between two men who care a lot about the race track has Connecticut’s shoreline oval revitalized for the upcoming season.   […]

Read more

For the majority of the racing offseason, the status of the 2015 racing season at New London-Waterford Speedbowl (CT) was up in the air.  While the parties involved spent countless hours in the court room, fans were left wondering whether or not there would be racing at the shoreline-oval this upcoming season.   Eventually, differences […]

Read more

(Editor’s Note: NASCAR confirmed in a press release on Monday evening that the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will race the Mr. Rooter 161 on Saturday, May 30, bringing the NWMT schedule to 15 races in 2015.) After much speculation, one of the most popular events on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour schedule has been added […]

Read more

Shortly after 8pm Saturday night at Connecticut’s Waterford Speedbowl, SK Modified competitor Shawn Monahan made a decision that he will never make again.   Following an on-track incident with Keith Rocco while battling for the lead on the last lap of the 35-lap NASCAR Whelen All-American Series feature, Monahan exited his car on the race […]

Read more

Waterford, CT – Waterford Speedbowl hosted the seventh annual Wings & Wheels event  Saturday evening in front of a jam packed grandstand.  Fans were treated to some of the fastest and most sophisticated short track racecars in the country as the International Supermodified Association made their only visit of the season and was joined by […]

Read more