11:25
11:25
That will conclude tonight’s coverage here on Speed51.com. We will be back bright and early tomorrow morning with more coverage of the World Series of Speedway Racing from Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park.
11:23
There are three feature events remaining on tonight’s schedule. We will have results from those features in our Trackside Now coverage tomorrow morning.
11:23
Justin Bonsignore (right) celebrates his VMRS championship with car owner Art Berry (left). (Speed51.com Photo)
11:22
Steve Masse in VMRS victory lane. (Speed51.com Photo)
11:22
NEMST Unofficial Top-10

1 2 Toby Wells
2 53 Glen Thomas
3 07 Pete Zakarite
4 48 Justin King
5 55 Nicholas Anderson
6 38 Cristofer King
7 85 Michael Viens
8 51ct Markk Panaroni
9 18 Jacob Rheaume
10 13 Cameron Sontag
11:21
Wells charged from 11th all the way to the lead and the win.
11:20
CHECKERED FLAG: Toby Wells scores the win over Glen Thomas Jr., Pete Zakarite, Justin King and Nick Anderson.
11:20
WHITE FLAG: Wells has close to a 15 car length advantage as he heads to turn three.
11:19
Lap 18: Toby Wells has set sail with two laps to go.
11:19
GREEN FLAG: Toby Wells takes off on the restart.
11:14
YELLOW FLAG: Beth Adams and another car we can’t quite see are involved in an incident in turn one.
11:14
GREEN FLAG: Thomas gets a good jump on the outside of Wells.
11:09
YELLOW FLAG: Maniatis and Larsen get together. Maniatis goes hard into the turn one wall.
11:08
GREEN FLAG: Maniatis gets a better jump on the restart, but Wells battles back on the outside to retake the lead. Thomas will try to follow as well.
11:05
The lap was not completed, so Maniatis will take back the lead.
11:05
YELLOW FLAG: Mitchell Bombard spins in turn three to bring out the caution.
11:05
GREEN FLAG: Wells gets the better jump on the restart and he takes over the lead.
11:00
YELLOW FLAG: Thomas dived low on King off of turn two and they got tangled up. A number of cars involved.
11:00
GREEN FLAG: Maniatis with a good restart on the bottom. That allows King to try to dive to the bottom of Wells for second.
10:56
New champion Justin Bonsignore gets a ride back to the VMRS pit area on the front of a golf kart (Speed51.com Photo).
10:55
This will set up a restart with five laps to go.
10:54
YELLOW FLAG: Desmond Skillings and Jim Windrow are involved in an accident in turn four.
10:54
Lap 16: Wells dives low on Maniatis in turn four, but Maniatis holds him off for now.
10:54
Lap 15: “Only a canoe handle separates the two driver’s,” says track announcer Matthew Buckler.
10:53
Lap 14: Wells has sole possession of the second spot. He’s now closing in on Maniatis.
10:53
Lap 13: Wells now works under King for second. That’s allowed Maniatis to pull away.
10:52
Lap 12: Wells looking to the outside of Thomas, but then he dives to the bottom and pulls the crossover off of turn two.
10:52
Lap 11: Toby Wells to the outside of Larsen for fourth.
10:51
Lap 10: Thomas holds off Larsen for now. Maniatis continues to lead the way.
10:51
Lap 9: Thomas is trying to work under King, but at the same time Larsen is on a mission and dives under Thomas for third.
10:51
GREEN FLAG: Maniatis gets the jump going into turn one. They’re door-to-door through the turn, but Maniatis takes over the top spot down the backstretch.
10:49
10:49
Eric Pelletier is the car that stopped in turn four. He’s been pushed to pit road.
10:48
YELLOW FLAG: We have a car stopped in turn four.
10:47
Lap 5: King continues to lead as the top-five now run nearly nose to tail. King-Maniatis-Sonnhalter-Thomas-Wells.
10:46
Northeast Mini Stock Tour Starting Lineup

1 63 Nick Maniatis
2 48 Justin King
3 51ct Mark Panaroni
4 33 Matt Sonnhalter
5 24 Joe Baxter
6 53 Glen Thomas
7 87 Beth Adams
8 22 Alicia Thatcher
9 07 Pete Zakarite
10 97 Dave Trudeau
11 2nh Toby Wells
12 18me Justin Larsen
13 55 Nicholas Anderson
14 90 Desmond Skillings
15 38 Cristofer King
16 85 Michael Viens
17 2ct Doug Curry
18 18nh Jacob Rheaume
19 10ct Mitchell Bombard
20 3ri Ian Brew
21 13ma Cameron Sontag
22 34 Roger Ducharme
23 12 Jim Windrow
24 7 Eric Pelletier
25 43 Dana Shepard
26 88vt Mike Metcalf
27 88nh Emerson Cayer
28 11 Taylor Morse
29 19 Natalie Perrault
30 21ma Darren Jacobs
31 21 Chad Baxter
32 26 Jeff Moffat
10:45
Lap 2: King takes the advantage and leads the way. Sonnhalter jumps into third.
10:45
GREEN FLAG: Maniatis and King go door-to-door into turn one. That stay that way down the backstretch.
10:41
The Northeast Mini Stock Tour event is up next. This is one of the few events that will not see a champion decided, as Toby Wells clinched the NEMST title last night following heat races.
10:41
10:39
Valenti Modified Racing Series Unofficial Results

1 13 Steve Masse
2 42 Woody Pitkat
3 68 Keith Rocco
4 99 Richard Savary
5 25 Rowan Pennink
6 00 Ted Christopher
7 19 David Schneider
8 58 Eric Goodale
9 38 Mike Willis, Jr.
10 66 Dylan Kopec
11 34 Dave Etheridge
12 09 Bran Van Houten
13 31 Ryan Preece
14 21 Justin Bonsignore
15 05 Todd Patnode
16 77 Matthew Mead
17 33 Rob Richardi, Jr.
18 76 Dennis Perry
19 22 Roy Seidell, Jr.
20 5ct Chris Pasteryak
21 6 Colbey Fournier
22 45 Dan Meservey, Jr.
23 07 Brian Schofield
24 52 Chris Bakaj
25 9 Tommy Barrett, Jr.
26 46 Johnny Kay
27 17 Donnie Lashua
28 53 Norm Wrenn
29 50 Carl Medieros, Jr.
30 93 George Sherman
31 97 John Fortin
32 11 Geoff Gernhard
10:36
Justin Bonsignore unofficially claims the 2014 Valenti Modified Racing Series championship driving for owner Art Berry.
10:34
We do have an update on driver Brian Schofield. He has been transported to UMass Worcester Hospital in Worcester, Mass according to Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park Track Chaplin Scott Martin.
10:33
CHECKERED FLAG: Steve Masse wins the 2014 Valenti Modified Racing Series 75-lap feature on World Series weekend at Thompson.
10:33
WHITE FLAG: Masse is on his way to his first VMRS win of 2014.
10:32
Lap 73: Pitkat continues to hold off Rocco for second as Masse pulls away.
10:32
GREEN FLAG: Masse gets another good jump on the inside. Pitkat around Rocco for second.
10:32
The Late Model feature has been postponed until tomorrow.
10:29
YELLOW FLAG #6: Colbey Fournier spins in turn four.
10:29
Lap 72: Masse continues to lead Rocco by a sizable margin up front.
10:29
Lap 72: Masse has extended his lead to about three car lengths over Rocco. Christopher is up to sixth.
10:28
Lap 70: Pitkat by Pennink for fourth. Bonsignore is unofficially 15th, the position he needs to finish in to clinch the championship.
10:28
Lap 68: Rocco trails Masse by a car length as they pull away from Savary. Pennink and Pitkat complete the top-five.
10:27
Lap 67: Rocco is all over Masse’s back bumper for the lead. Pitkat is looking to the inside of Pennink for fourth.
10:27
GREEN FLAG: Savary spins his tires on the restart and that allows Masse to take a big lead into turn one. Rocco up to second. Savary is under attack from Pennink for the third spot.
10:26
The field is crossed over on the backstretch. Green flag next time by.
10:26
Masse will lead Savary, Pitkat, Rocco, and Goodale on this restart.
10:25
Bonsignore’s crew fixed the damage on his car and he’ll rejoin the tail of the field.
10:25
10:25
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10:24
Engines have re-fired on the backstretch and racing will resume shortly. 10 laps to go to decide the winner of the VMRS portion of the World Series and the 2014 VMRS champion.
10:21
The ambulance has pulled off of the race track.
10:20
Comment From Guest

god speed Brian

10:20
The helicopter is now arriving at the race track.
10:19
Praying for Brian Schofield, really hope hes ok. #VMRS #SunocoWorldSeries
10:16
VMRS officials report that Schofield is conscious and that they’re taking all precautions with the transport.
10:12
Our reporter at the scene reports that Schofield is out of the car and is being strapped onto a backboard on the outside wall of the race track.
10:09
According to a track official who was at the scene, Schofield is now awake and alert but they are struggling to get him out of the car due to the car being so old.
10:06
The track is now calling in a helicopter to transport Schofield.
10:06
Because of the seriousness of this accident, we will only report information as it is given to us and will report that information to you once we receive it.
9:44
VMRS announcer John Spence, Sr. reports that Schofield was unconscious but has since regained conscious. He will be transported to a local hospital.
9:42
Schofield, who made contact with the outside wall after contact between Meservey and Bonsignore, is still in his car. Our pit reporter at the scene reports that they are now cutting him out of the car.
9:36
The right front strut is broken on Bonsignore’s car. They’re still working under this red flag, as allowed by VMRS rules, to get it fixed.
9:34
RED FLAG: The red flag is being displayed to allow safety crews to tend to Brian Schofield’s No. 07.
9:33
Bonsignore will restart 20th, unofficially. He needs to finish 15th or better to secure the championship if Rowan Pennink wins the race. Pennink is currently sixth.
9:32
Justin Bonsignore on pit road (Speed51.com Photo).
9:32
Bonsignore was going to be sent to the rear for his involvement in the caution, so he brought his car pit side. The crew is taking a good look over his No. 21 on pit road.
9:30
Bonsignore comes down pit road.
9:30
Bonsignore has pretty heavy damage on the right front of his No. 21, but he elects to stay out for now.
9:29
YELLOW FLAG #5: Meservey makes contact with the turn four wall and stops at the top of the track to bring out the yellow.
9:28
Lap 66: Bonsignore can’t seem to get by Meservey. He tries low down the backstretch and they make contact in turn three sending Meservey into the wall.
9:28
Lap 65: Pennink is now up to eighth and closing in on the Meservey/Bonsignore battle.
9:27
Lap 63: Rocco and Goodale are door-to-door for fourth. Rocco takes the spot off of turn two. Bonsignore dives to the bottom of Meservey for sixth a few car lengths back.
9:26
Lap 62: Rocco is on the move. He’s on Goodale’s back bumper for fourth.
9:26
Lap 60: Masse gets by Bakaj smoothly and maintains his edge over Savary.
9:26
Lap 58: Masse will have to face lapped traffic here shortly.
9:25
Lap 56: Masse with a sizable advantage over Savary up front. Pitkat, Goodale, and Rocco complete the current top-five.
9:25
Lap 54: Barrett is on pit road. He comes to a stop next to Johnny Kay’s car and then pulls into his own pit.
9:24
Lap 53: Van Houten takes sixth away from Rocco. Rocco tries to battle back on the inside and takes the spot back in turn three.
9:23
Lap 51: Pitkat settles into third. Goodale to fourth, Meservey to fifth.
9:23
Donnie Lashua\’s car gets the double-hook treatment (Speed51.com Photo).
9:23
GREEN FLAG: Masse elects the outside and takes a huge advantage into turn one after a bad restart by Pitkat. Savary uses the outside to power into second.
9:21
The crew is working to repair the damage to Norm Wrenn\’s car and get him back out there (Speed51.com Photo).
9:18
YELLOW FLAG #4: Donnie Lashua makes contact with the outside wall near the start/finish line.
9:18
GREEN FLAG: Masse restarts from the outside. He drag races with Pitkat into turn one. Spin on the frontstretch.
9:18
9:18
Barrett comes to the attention of his crew after spinning in turn four (Speed51.com Photo).
9:17
Current Top-10 (Lap 49 of 75)

1 13 Steve Masse
2 42 Woody Pitkat
3 68 Keith Rocco
4 99 Richard Savary
5 21 Justin Bonsignore
6 58 Eric Goodale
7 34 Dave Etheridge
8 45 Dan Meservey
9 76 Dennis Perry
10 09 Brad Van Houten
9:16
Barrett hits pit road under caution. He’s joined by Christopher, Preece, and Pasteryak.
9:15
YELLOW FLAG #3: Barrett spins on the frontstretch to bring out the caution on lap 49.
9:15
Lap 48: Rocco is now closing back in on Pitkat in second. The top-three have over a half-straightaway advantage over Savary, who just took away fourth from Bonsignore.
9:14
Lap 46: Masse has opened the gap up to roughly three car lengths over Pitkat.
9:13
Lap 44: Pennink now works the bottom on Willis for 13th. Preece is up to 17th after pitting.
9:13
Lap 42: Masse and Pitkat have been able to open up a slight gap over Rocco.
9:12
9:12
Lap 40: Masse leads Pitkat, Rocco, Bonsignore, and Savary. Barrett, Goodale, Etheridge, Perry, and Meservey complete the top-10 with 40 complete and 35 to go.
9:11
Lap 38: They’re single file back to Rowan Pennink, who just worked the bottom of Donnie Lashua for 17th.
9:11
Lap 36: Pitkat is all over Masse’s back bumper as the top three pull away from Justin Bonsignore, who currently rides in fourth. Bonsignore needs to finish 15th or better to clinch the championship.
9:10
Lap 34: Rocco all over Pitkat for second. He gives Pitkat a tap into turn three, but Pitkat slams the door. It’s a tight three-way battle for the lead on Thompson high banks.
9:09
GREEN FLAG: Pitkat has the advantage heading into turn one. They go side-by-side through the turn before Masse takes the advantage back down the backstretch. Pitkat falls in line with Rocco in tow.
9:09
Lights are out on the pace car. We’re going green next time by. Masse elects to restart from the outside.
9:08
Medieros said the damage is too severe. He is done for the night.
9:08
Medieros said “Wrong place, wrong time. It’s unfortunate because we had a good car.”
9:07
The damage to the no. 50 of Carl Medieros Jr. (Speed51.com Photo).
9:05
Too tight for Preece. They made a panhard bar adjustment as well as a stagger adjustment.
9:04
Current Top-10 (32 of 75 laps complete)

1 13 Steve Masse
2 42 Woody Pitkat
3 21 Justin Bonsignore
4 48 Keith Rocco
5 9 Tommy Barrett, Jr.
6 99 Richard Savary
7 58 Eric Goodale
8 34 Dave Etheridge
9 09 Brad Van Houten
10 76 Dennis Perry

 

9:03
Ryan Preece on pit road (Speed51.com Photo).
9:01
Pennink on pit road under caution. Too loose is the word from his crew (Speed51.com Photo).
9:01
Three car crash in turn one (Speed51.com Photo).
9:01
Ryan Preece and Chris Pasteryak also down pit road under caution.
9:00
8:59
Ted Christopher, Donnie Lashua, Rowan Pennink, Dylan Kopec, Matt Mead, Johnny Kay, and Chris Bakaj are among those to hit pit road under yellow.
8:58
YELLOW FLAG #2: Norm Wrenn, Dave Schneider, and Carl Medieros come together in turn two to bring out the second caution of the night.
8:57
Lap 31: Pitkat has been able to close back in on Masse as they battle slower traffic.
8:56
Lap 30: Masse puts Johnny Kay one lap down and now works over Colbey Fournier.
8:56
A few cars have already called it a night (Speed51.com Photo).
8:56
Lap 28: Pennink seems to be falling back. He’s all the way back in 11th now.
8:55
Lap 27: Masse has established a huge lead over Pitkat up front. It’s roughly eight car lengths.
8:55
8:55
Lap 25: Masse leads Pitkat, Bonsignore, Rocco, and Barrett. Pennink, Savary, Etheridge, Goodale, and Preece complete the top-10.
8:54
Lap 23: Savary powers under Etheridge in the middle of turns three and four to grab the seventh spot.
8:54
Lap 22: Barrett dives to the bottom of Pennink in turn three to take away the fifth spot.
8:53
Lap 20: Bakaj and Seidell have both been put one lap down by leader Steve Masse.
8:53
Lap 17: Masse leads Pitkat, Bonsignore, Rocco and Pennink up front.
8:52
John Fortin brings his car to the attention of his crew under green (Speed51.com Photo).
8:52
Lap 14: Pitkat is closing in on Masse. The gap is back down to two car lengths. Bonsignore has snuck by Rocco for third. Pennink and Barrett are now closing in on that battle.
8:51
Lap 13: Schofield and Gernhard both bring their cars down pit road.
8:50
Lap 12: Masse is beginning to approach lapped traffic for the first time tonight. Sherman will be the first to go one lap down.
8:50
Lap 11: They’re single file back to 20th, where Mead and Willis battle for position.
8:50
8:49
Lap 9: Masse has started to pull away from Pitkat up front. Bonsignore continues to stalk Rocco for third. Barrett is on the charge and works over Pennink for fourth.
8:49
Lap 7: Masse leads Pitkat, Rocco, Bonsignore, and Pennink. Barrett, Etheridge, Preece, Schneider, and Christopher complete the top-10.
8:48
Lap 5: The top-four have separated themselves from the battle for fifth between Preece and Pennink. Pennink takes over the spot and cracks the top-five.
8:48
Lap 4: Masse leads Pitkat by two car lengths up front. Bonsignore is all over Rocco for third.
8:47
Lap 3: Move Rocco to third and Bonsignore to fourth. Preece settles into fifth.
8:47
Lap 2: Pitkat is now applying pressure to Preece as they enter turn one. He takes the runner-up spot. Rocco will attempt to follow.
8:47
GREEN FLAG: Masse elects the outside lane again for the restart. He’s able to clear Preece as they enter turn one.
8:46
Lights are out. Going green next time by.
8:46
Johnny Kay’s crew goes to work on the no. 46 (Speed51.com Photo).
8:44
YELLOW FLAG #1: Johnny Kay spins in turn one. He’s able to drive away.
8:44
GREEN FLAG: Masse elects to restart from the outside. He goes door-to-door with Preece into turn one before things get dicey in the back.
8:43
Lights are out on the pace car. The last green flag of the 2014 VMRS season is coming up.
8:43
8:42
The field is crossed over on the backstretch. We’ll be going green momentarily.
8:39
The starting grid for the Valenti Modified Racing Series event has rolled onto the race track.
8:37
Valenti Modified Racing Series Lineup

Pos. No. Driver
1 13 Steve Masse
2 31 Ryan Preece
3 42 Woody Pitkat
4 68 Keith Rocco
5 34 Dave Etheridge
6 21 Justin Bonsignore
7 5CT Chris Pasteryak
8 53 Norm Wrenn
9 25 Rowan Pennink
10 58 Eric Goodale
11 19 Dave Schneider
12 00 Ted Christopher
13 9 Carl Medieros Jr.
14 66 Dylan Kopec
15 77 Matthew Mead
16 99 Richard Savary
17 46 Johnny Kay
18 45 Dan Meservey Jr.
19 05 Todd Patnode
20 09 Brad Van Houten
21 76 Dennis Perry
22 17 Donnie Lashua
23 97 John Fortin
24 38 Mike Willis Jr.
25 50 Carl Medieros Jr.
26 22 Roy Seidell Jr.
27 33 Rob Richardi Jr.
28 6 Colbey Fournier
29 93 George Sherman
30 07 Brian Schofield
31 52 Christopher Bakaj
32 11 Geoff Gernhard
8:34
The 75-lap Valenti Modified Racing Series season finale is up next.
8:32
8:31
CHECKERED FLAG: Wayne Coury, Jr. wins the 15-lap Outlaw Sportsman feature over Paul Newcomb, Jr. and Cory Casagrande.
8:31
Lap 10: Coury, Jr. continues to lead Newcomb and Casagrande. Casagrande is slowly closing in on Newcomb for the runner-up spot while Coury pulls away up front.
8:28
Lap 7: The best battle on the track is for third. Trudeau has it, Casagrande wants it. Casgarande takes it.
8:28
Lap 5: Wayne Coury, Jr. leads the way over Paul Newcomb, Dave Trudeau, Cory Casagrande, and George Rego.
8:27
GREEN FLAG: The Outlaw Sportsman feature is underway.
8:25
The field has been crossed over and they will go green next time by.
8:24
Outlaw Sportsman drivers on the track are reporting “slick” conditions to Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park officials.
8:23
8:23
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8:19
Yes. The Valenti Modified Racing Series season finale is set to roll off after this Outlaw Sportsman feature.
8:19
Comment From Guest

is the vmrs feature tonight.

8:19
The Outlaw Sportsman field is continuing to pace around the track while light rain showers fall from the sky.
8:08
Woody Pitkat wins the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Coors Light Pole Award. Outlaw Sportsman are now rolling on the track, but there is a steady drizzle falling on the race track.
7:40
NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour qualifying up next. Follow along here: http://hometracks.nascar.co…
7:33
CHECKERED FLAG: Nick Anderson wins the first feature event of World Series weekend. He takes the 15-lap Monster Mini Stock feature.
7:33
WHITE FLAG: Nick Anderson continues to hold a comfortable lead over Eddie Field. Dave Trudeau and Chad Baxter battle for the third spot.
7:31
Lap 10: Anderson has cleared Field and has stretched out to a six car length lead.
7:29
Lap 5: Anderson and Field have been side-by-side for the lead for all five laps so far.
7:27
GREEN FLAG: Eddie Field and Nick Anderson lead the field through turn one.
7:27
To clarify, the Thompson NWAAS Mini Stocks are going to run their 15-lap feature, then the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will resume qualifying.
7:26
Track is now dry and Monster Mini Stocks are going out for the first feature of the night #SunocoWorldSeries
7:18
Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park has just announced that the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Mini Stocks will go out to run their 15-lap feature in a few moments.
7:12
ISMA Feature Lineup

1 25 Dan Bowes
2 78 Mark Sammut
3 37 Jeff Locke
4 21 Ed Witkum
5 74 Rob Summers
6 17 Ben Seitz
7 11 Chris Perley
8 97 Russ Wood, Sr.
9 79 Jon McKennedy
10 84 Mike Lichty
11 61 Lou Cicconi
12 95 Dave Shullick
13 65 Tim Ice
14 94r Craig Rayvals
15 51 Dave Duggan
16 8 Moe Lilje
17 7 Otto Sitterly
18 14 Jon Gambutti
19 29 Bobby Chartier
20 27 Jamie Timmons
21 40 Bobby Magner
22 70 Dave McKnight
23 55 Mike Netishen
24 24 Dave Sanborn
25 02 Brandon Bellinger
26 18 Howie Page
27 71 Bobby Santos
28 2 Eric Emhoff
7:12
7:05
Updated Schedule of Events:


NWMT Qualifying

Thompson Monster Mini Stocks Feature

VMRS Feature

New England Mini Stock Tour Feature

Sunoco Modified Heats

Late Model Feature

Limited Sportsman Feature

Pro Four Modified Feature

Outlaw Street Stock Feature

New England Truck Series Feature

Outlaw Sportsman Feature

7:02
Granite State Pro Stock Series Feature Lineup

1 27nh Wayne Helliwell, Jr.
2 5 Dillon Moltz
3 59 Reid Lanpher
4 35 Derek Ramstrom
5 16 Tommy O’Sullivan
6 15 George Bessette
7 37me Larry Gelinas
8 14 Matt Frahm
9 46 Jake Vanada
10 51 Jeff Connors
11 4me Bradley Babb
12 63 John Salemi
13 87 Adam Norton
14 47 Jason Boyd
15 95 Ron Smith
16 92 Billy Brady
17 27 Mike Brightman
18 40 Mike Mitchell
19 66 Mike Parks
20 17ri Ray Parent
21 46ny Chris Lescenski
22 08 Mike O’Sullivan
23 12 Derek Griffith
24 28ma Greg Nanigian
25 21 Josh King
6:52
NEMA qualifying for tonight has also been scratched. They will run their feature event tomorrow afternoon.
6:50
6:50
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6:50
7:15 p.m. is the target goal to resume racing here at the track.
6:21
A broken bolt caused an issue with the driveshaft on Lou Cicconi’s Supermodified, but the team has fixed the problem and will start tomorrow’s feature.
6:14
Alison Cumens will not compete in tomorrow’s ISMA race after suffering an engine failure in practice.
6:06
Rain had completely stopped and track drying is underway.
5:58
The top-12 will be determined by money won.
5:58
According to ISMA and track officials. today’s ISMA qualifying heats have been cancelled. They will run a 50-lap feature tomorrow and line up based on points.
5:53
We are having minor technical difficulties that appear to be weather related.
5:38
Valenti Modified Racing Series Feature Lineup

1 13 Steve Masse
2 31 Ryan Preece
3 42 Woody Pitkat
4 68 Keith Rocco
5 34 Dave Etheridge
6 21 Justin Bonsignore
7 5ct Chris Pasteryak
8 53 Norm Wrenn
9 25 Rowan Pennink
10 58 Eric Goodale
11 19 Dave Schneider
12 00 Ted Christopher
13 9 Tommy Barrett, Jr.
14 66 Dylan Kopec
15 77 Matthew Mead
16 99 Richard Savary
17 11 Geoffrey Gernhard
18 46 Jonny Kay
19 45 Dan Meservey, Jr.
20 05 Todd Patnode
21 09 Brad Van Houten
22 76 Dennis Perry
23 17 Donnie Lashua
24 97 John Fortin
25 38 Mike Willis, Jr.
26 50 Carl Medieros
27 22 Roy Seidell, Jr.
28 33 Rob Richardi
29 6 Colbey Fournier
30 93 George Sherman
31 07 Brian Schofield
32 52 Christopher Bakaj
5:30
#SunocoWorldSeries: With 11 #NWMT cars qualified, heavy rain is falling on @ThompsonSpdwy. @TBarrettjr22 leads – hometracks.nascar.com/nwmt_race-cent…
5:11
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5:10
Granite State Pro Stock Series Heat 3 Unofficial Finish

1 5 Dillon Moltz
2 15 George Bessette
3 46 Jake Vanada
4 63 John Salemi
5 95 Ron Smith
6 40 Mike Mitchell
7 46ny Chris Lescenski
8 08ny Jarrod Hayes
5:08
CHECKERED FLAG: Dillon Motlz dominates the third and final heat race. He beats Bessette by 1.754 seconds. Vanada, Salemi, and Smith round out the top five.
5:08
WHITE FLAG: Smooth sailing for Moltz after he has just lapped Chris Lescenski.
5:07
Comment From Stroker Ace

Is preece going to run the martel 14 today

No he is not. We believe that Jon Gambutti will be back in the driver’s seat of the No. 14.
5:07
Lap 7: 1.928 seconds is the gap from Moltz to Bessette. Vanada is 4.078 seconds behind Moltz.
5:06
Comment From Vicuna427

When are the supers going?

ISMA will qualify after NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour time trials, to the best of our knowledge.
5:06
Lap 5: Moltz is stretching his lead out. It’s up to 1.194 seconds over Bessette.
5:05
Lap 3: The field is spreading out now. Moltz leads Bessette by half a second. Then it’s another half second back to Jake Vanada in third.
5:04
GREEN FLAG: Moltz gets a great jump over Bessette and clears him by turn one.
5:03
Hayes is out of his car and OK. His car will go back to the pit area on the double hook.
5:00
Updated Feature Race Order:

Late Models

Valenti Modified Racing Series

New England Mini Stock Tour

Pro Four Modifieds

Limited Sportsman

NWAAS Mini Stocks

Outlaw Street Stocks

New England Truck Series

Outlaw Sportsman

4:59
RED FLAG: Jarrod Hayes hard into the turn two wall to bring out the red flag.
4:59
GREEN FLAG: Moltz gets a big advantage on the restart as Lescenski settles into second. Hard hit in the back of the pack.
4:58
4:58
Comment From Guest

Good Luck to Jrod from all of us at Visconti/Barton Motorsports!!

4:57
Granite State Pro Stock Series Heat 3 Lineup

1 5 Dillon Moltz
2 46ny Chris Lescenski
3 40 Mike Mitchell
4 15 George Bessette
5 95 Ronald Smith
6 08ny Jarrod Hayes
7 63 John Salemi
8 46 Jake Vanada
4:57
Granite State Pro Stock Series Heat 2 Unofficial Finish

1 59 Reid Lanpher
2 16 Tommy O’Sullivan
3 14 Matt Frahm
4 27 Mike Brightman
5 4 Brad Babb
6 47 Jason Boyd
7 17 Ray Parent
8 12 Derek Griffith
9 21 Josh King
4:55
CHECKERED FLAG: Lanpher wins by almost a second over O’Sullivan who just holds off Frahm for second.
4:54
Frahm needs to gain as many positions as possible as currently point leader Dillon Moltz will roll off from the pole position in the final heat race. Frahm trailed Moltz by 17 points entering this weekends event. Larry Gelinas entered 16 behind Frahm.
4:54
WHITE FLAG: Frahm is there on O’Sullivan now but loses ground into turn three.
4:54
Lap 9: Frahm is closing on O’Sullivan but may not have enough time to take second.
4:54
Lap 8: Babb gets under Parent into turn one and gets the spot from Parent off turn two. Now Boyd looks under Parent as well.
4:53
Lap 7: Babb looks under Parent off turn two but can’t get the spot.
4:53
Lap 6: Brad Babb takes over sixth from Jason Boyd off turn two. Meanwhile Frahm moves into third off turn four.
4:53
Lap 5: Lanpher leads by almost a full second over O’Sullivan.
4:52
Lap 4: Frahm takes over fifth off turn four and now looks for fourth off turn four from Parent.
4:52
Lap 3: Frahm challenging for fifth off turn four.
4:52
Lap 2: Parent is fighting back and is underneath Brightman for third going into turn three but Brightman holds the spot.
4:52
Reid Lanpher is a former JR Motorsports Development driver and the runner-up in the Pro Series championshp standings at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway
4:51
GREEN FLAG: Tommy O’Sullivan takes the inside and gets a great start but Lanpher comes fighting back and gets a great run off turn two. Parent gets some contact from Brightman as Lanpher moves into the lead.
4:50
Jason Boyd was another driver with issues yesterday. He discovered that he had a cracked trailing arm yesterday after practice.
4:49
Matt Frahm was one of the fastest cars in practice yesterday before he dropped a valve in the motor and had to go back home to change out the engine.
4:48
Granite State Pro Stock Series Heat 2 Lineup

1 16 Tommy O’Sullivan
2 59 Reid Lanpher
3 17ri Ray Parent
4 27 Mike Brightman
5 12 Derek Griffith
6 47 Jason Boyd
7 4me Brad Babb
8 21 Josh King
9 14 Matt Frahm
4:47
4:47
Granite State Pro Stock Series Heat 1 Unofficial Finish

1 35 Derek Ramstrom
2 27nh Wayne Helliwell, Jr.
3 37me Larry Gelinas
4 51 Jeff Connors
5 87 Adam Norton
6 92 Billy Brady
7 66 Mike Parks
8 08 Mike O’Sullivan
9 28 Greg Nanigian
4:47
CHECKERED FLAG: Ramstrom holds on for the win over Helliwell, Gelinas, Connors and Norton.
4:46
WHITE FLAG: Ramstrom still leads Helliwell by about four car lengths with one lap to go.
4:46
Lap 8: Helliwell has brought the gap down to about four car lengths.
4:46
Lap 7: Helliwell starting to close in on Ramstrom for the lead.
4:45
Lap 5: Ramstrom continues to lead Helliwell as Gelinas takes away third from Connors.
4:44
GREEN FLAG: Connors gets another good jump but Ramstrom hands with him as they are side by side off turn two with Ramstrom moving ahead by a nose. Ramstrom clears Connors off turn four.
4:44
The field has crossed over behind the pace car. It’s still lap two. No laps were completed.
4:43
Parks has refired the car and is driving away, but he has smoke coming out of the rear of the car.
4:43
YELLOW FLAG: Mike Parks hit the backstretch wall and is facing the wrong way at the entrance to turn three.
4:42
GREEN FLAG: Connors has elected to take the outside for the restart putting Parks to the inside. Connors gets another great jump and Ramstrom moves into second. Parks has fallen to fifth. Gelinas and Helliwell get by.
4:41
The field has crossed over and the lights are off on the pace car.
4:41
GSPSS Running Order Under Caution (Lap 2):

Pos. No. Driver
1 51 Jeff Connors
2 66 Mike Parks
3 37me Larry Gelinas
4 35 Derek Ramstrom
5 27 Wayne Helliwell Jr.
6 87 Adam Norton
7 28 Greg Nanigian
8 92 Billy Brady
9 08 Mike O’Sullivan
4:39
YELLOW FLAG: Defending champion Mike O’Sullivan has crashed on the backstretch with Billy Brady. They were three wide with Wayne Helliwell Jr. on the bottom coming out of turn two when O’Sullivan appeared to try to slide up in front of Brady without being clear.
4:38
Lap 2: Ramstrom is working on taking fourth from Brady with Helliwell challening as well.
4:38
GREEN FLAG: Connors gets a great jump from the outside to take the lead with Parks moving into second. Gelinas makes it three wide down the backstretch but backs out of it going into turn three.
4:37
We are about two laps away from the green flag for this first heat race. Billy Brady will start from the inside of the front row with Jeff Connors to his outside.
4:36
GSPSS Qualifying Heat #1 Lineup

1 92 Billy Brady
2 51 Jeff Connors
3 37me Larry Gelinas
4 66 Mike Parks
5 28ma Greg Nanigian
6 08 Mike O’Sullivan
7 35 Derek Ramstrom
8 87 Adam Norton
9 27nh Wayne Helliwell, Jr.
4:35
Granite State Pro Stock Series qualifying heats are up next.
4:35
VMRS Qualifying Heat #2 Unofficial Finish

1 42 Woody Pitkat
2 31 Ryan Preece
3 53 Norm Wrenn
4 00 Ted Christopher
5 77 Matthew Mead
6 46 Johnny Kay
7 09 Brad Van Houten
8 97 John fortin
9 22 Roy Seidell, Jr.
10 93 George Sherman
4:35
4:35
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4:34
CHECKERED FLAG: Pitkat holds off Preece for the heat race win. Preece, Wrenn, Christopher and Matt Mead round out the top five.
4:34
WHITE FLAG: Pitkat has now pressure from behind.
4:33
Lap 9: Pitkat leads by three car lengths coming off turn four.
4:33
Lap 8: Christopher now looking for third from Norm Wrenn going into turn three.
4:32
Lap 6: The top five are coming back together and now Christopher moves into fourth as Preece closes back in on Pitkat.
4:32
Lap 5: Pitkat has stretched out over Preece by 0.4 second.
4:32
Lap 4: Christopher is all over Matt Mead for fourth off turn four.
4:31
Lap 3: Pitkat clears Preece for the lead off turn two. Preece gives Pitkat a tap off turn two.
4:31
Lap 2: Christopher passed five cars on the first lap and is already in the top five as now Pitkat goes under Preece into turn three and gets the lead off turn four.
4:31
GREEN FLAG: Wrenn is the first driver to take the bottom for the start. He gets a great jump but Preece gets a better one and takes the lead off turn two. Pitkat follows into second.
4:30
VMRS Qualifying Heat Race #3 Starting Lineup:

Pos. No. Driver
1 53 Norm Wrenn
2 31 Ryan Preece
3 42 Woody Pitkat
4 77 Matthew Mead
5 93 George Sherman
6 97 John Fortin
7 22 Roy Seidell Jr.
8 09 Brad Van Houten
9 46 Johnny Kay
10 00 Ted Christopher

 

4:30
VMRS Qualifying Heat #2 Unofficial Finish

1 34 Dave Etheridge
2 13 Steve Masse
3 68 Keith Rocco
4 19 Dave Schneider
5 66 Dylan Kopec
6 11 Geoff Gernhard
7 05 Todd Patnode
8 17 Donnie Lashua
9 50 Carl Medieros, Jr.
10 6 Colbey Fournier
11 52 Chris Bakaj
4:29
CHECKERED FLAG: Etheridge gets the heat race win as Masse and Rocco were all over him off turn four. Schneider and Dylan Kopec round out the top five.
4:28
WHITE FLAG: It’s a three car battle as Rocco has closed in.
4:28
Lap 8: Masse goes for the lead at the bottom of turn one but couldn’t make the pass stick.
4:28
Lap 7: Masse is all over Etheridge as they come off turn four with Rocco about six car lengths back.
4:27
Lap 6: Masse is closing in on Etheridge and now he’s one car length back.
4:27
Lap 5: Rocco goes under Schneider into one and Schneider cuts under off turn two but can’t get the spot back. Rocco moves into third.
4:27
Lap 4: Masse is almost one second behind Etheridge.
4:26
Lap 3: Masse is all over Schneider for second down the backstretch and takes the spot off turn four.
4:26
GREEN FLAG: Etheridge gets a great start and clears Gernhard into turn one. Schneider moves into second off turn two. Masse now moves into third as they field stacks up behind him.
4:25
The field has doubled up. One lap from green for heat race number two. Etheridge has taken the outside.
4:25
VMRS Qualifying Race #2 Starting Lineup:

Pos. No. Driver
1 34 Dave Etheridge
2 11 Geoff Gernhard
3 13 Steve Masse
4 19 Dave Schneider
5 50 Carl Medieros Jr.
6 05 Todd Patnode
7 52 Christopher Bakaj
8 6 Colbey Fournier
9 68 Keith Rocco
10 17 Donnie Lashua
11 66 Dylan Kopec

 

4:24
VMRS Qualifying Heat #1 Unofficial Finish

1 25 Rowan Pennink
2 21 Justin Bonsignore
3 5ct Chris Pasteryak
4 58 Eric Goodale
5 9 Tommy Barrett, Jr.
6 99 Richard Savary
7 45 Dan Meservey, Jr.
8 76 Dennis Perry
9 38 Mike Willis, Jr.
10 33 Rob Richardi, Jr.
11 07 Brian Schofield
4:23
CHECKERED FLAG: Pennink holds off Bonsignore at the line. Pasteryak, Eric Goodale and Tommy Barrett round out the top five.
4:23
WHITE FLAG: Bonsignore looks to the bottom off turn two but can’t get the spot.
4:23
Lap 9: Bonsignore is right there off turn two. He gets a great run into three but doesn’t pull out to make a pass.
4:22
Lap 8: Bonsignore is all over the back of Pennink as they head into turn three.
4:22
Lap 7: 1-2 in points are 1-2 on track but opposite order as Pennink leads Bonsignore.
4:22
Lap 6: Bonsignore goes back to the bottom of Pasteryak in turn one and gets the position going into turn three.
4:21
Lap 5: Bonsignore holds off Barrett and closes back in on Pasteryak.
4:21
Lap 4: Bonsignore looked for second going into turn one but may lose third to Barrett as they come off turn four.
4:21
Lap 3: Single file through the top five.
4:21
Lap 2: Bonsignore has already moved up to third. Pasteryak is sandwiched in between Pennink and Bonsignore.
4:20
GREEN FLAG: Pasteryak takes the outside for the start and leads the field into turn one. Perry gets a bad start and Pennink takes second and then cuts under Pasteryak off turn two. Pennink takes the lead going into turn three.
4:19
The lights are out on the pace car. We are one lap away from racing.
4:19
The cars have rolled onto the race track for the first heat race. Ten laps is the distance for these heat races.
4:19
A quick correction… Dave Shullick was fastest in ISMA practice over Mike Lichty, Ben Seitz, Otto Sitterly, and Jon McKennedy.
4:18
4:15
VMRS Qualifying Heat Race #1 Starting Lineup:

Pos. No. Driver
1 5CT Chris Pasteryak
2 76 Dennis Perry
3 9 Tommy Barrett Jr.
4 25 Rowan Pennink
5 99 Richard Savary
6 21 Justin Bonsignore
7 45 Keith Rocco
8 07 Brian Schofield
9 58 Eric Goodale
10 38 Mike Willis Jr.
11 33 Rob Ricchardi

 

4:14
ISMA practice has concluded. We are awaiting the start of the first qualifying heat race for the Valenti Modified Racing Series.
4:08
Dan Bowes has apparently gone to the top of the board with a lap of 17.955 seconds.
4:05
Chris Perley blasts by the stripe. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:01
Close side-by-side action between Mark Sammut (78) and Bobby Magner (40) during practice. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:01
Practice has been halted right now to push out more cars to the race track.
3:57
Alison Cumens slowed to bring out the yellow a few minutes ago. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:54
Bobby Magner spins to bring out the yellow. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:53
3:51
As for times for NEMA and ISMA we are currently without the aid of live timing and scoring right now. We are hoping that will be resolved soon.
3:50
They did. You can catch all our Race Central Live coverage for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour at this link: http://hometracks.nascar.co…
3:50
Comment From race fan

did nwmt practice yet do you have times

3:43
Paul Scally rockets down the frontstretch. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:41
NEMA practice has concluded. The ISMA Supermodifieds are being pushed onto the track to begin their only practice session for today.
3:40
Jim Chambers\’ crew checks tire temperatures before sending him out for another practice run. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:37
Correct, Seekonk Fan. We are just about two hours behind schedule. After this NEMA practice ends we will have on session for the ISMA Supermodifieds and then go into heat racing for the VMRS.
3:37
Comment From seekonk fan

if they get back on track at 3:45, only isma left to practice, then qualifying starts, my guess everything running about 2 hrs behind? radar looks ok for a while.

3:34
The track has just announced that heat racing will begin with the Valenti Modified Racing Series at approximately 4:15pm.
3:30
Randy Cabral speeds down the Thompson backstretch. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:23
Paul Bigelow waits to be pushed out for practice. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:18
NEMA practice is underway. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:18
Practice for the NEMA Midgets is now underway.
3:07
3:07
Today’s coverage of the World Series at Thompson Speedway is presented by North East Race Cars. North East Race Cars & Parts has been helping Modified racers and more win races for years. Northeast’s staff has over 50 years combined knowledge of the racing business. Providing racers on the East Coast with the parts they need through their retail warehouse. Their large stock of inventory allows them to ship the parts you need right away, usually the same day, with the technical support and quality product lines they have used themselves for years. For more information on Northeast Race Cars & Parts, Click here for more information.
3:06
We don’t have an updated schedule just yet. We will get you that information as soon as it is made available.
3:06
Comment From Guest

So what is the actual schedule after the rain

3:05
29 @ISMAsupers checked in @ThompsonSpdwy for the #SunocoWorldSeries. Practice starts at 3:45 then heats. pic.twitter.com/KXsIvdP205
2:16
Northeast Mini Stock Tour Feature Lineup

1 63 Nick Maniatis
2 48 Justin King
3 51ct Mark Panaroni
4 33 Matt Sonnhalter
5 24 Joe Baxter
6 53 Glen Thomas
7 87 Beth Adams
8 22 Alicia Thatcher
9 07 Pete Zakarite
10 97 Dave Trudeau
11 2nh Toby Wells
12 18me Justin Larsen
13 55 Nicholas Anderson
14 90 Desmond Skillings
15 38 Cristofer King
16 85 Michael Viens
17 2ct Doug Curry
18 18nh Jacob Rheaume
19 10ct Mitchell Bombard
20 3ri Ian Brew
21 13ma Cameron Sontag
22 34 Roger Ducharme
23 12 Jim Windrow
24 7 Eric Pelletier
25 43 Dana Shepard
26 88vt Mike Metcalf
27 88nh Emerson Cayer
28 11 Taylor Morse
29 19 Natalie Perrault
30 21ma Darren Jacobs
31 21 Chad Baxter
32 26 Jeff Moffat
2:15
#NWMT – Targeting 2:30 p.m. to resume practice at @ThompsonSpdwy, which would run another 45 mins. #SunocoWorldSeries #NASCAR
2:01
Rain has stopped here at Thompson, Mini Stocks, Trucks, and other treaded-tire divisions are on the track now.
1:52
1:52
1:48
Granite State Pro Stock Series Heat 3 Lineup

1 5 Dillon Moltz
2 46ny Chris Lescenski
3 40 Mike Mitchell
4 15 George Bessette
5 95 Ronald Smith
6 08ny Jarrod Hayes
7 63 John Salemi
8 46 Jake Vanada
1:46
Granite State Pro Stock Series Heat 2 Lineup

1 16 Tommy O’Sullivan
2 59 Reid Lanpher
3 17ri Ray Parent
4 27 Mike Brightman
5 12 Derek Griffith
6 47 Jason Boyd
7 4me Brad Babb
8 21 Josh King
9 14 Matt Frahm
1:42
Granite State Pro Stock Series Heat 1 Lineup

1 92 Billy Brady
2 51 Jeff Connors
3 37me Larry Gelinas
4 66 Mike Parks
5 28ma Greg Nanigian
6 08 Mike O’Sullivan
7 35 Derek Ramstrom
8 87 Adam Norton
9 27nh Wayne Helliwell, Jr.
1:42
1:42
Today’s coverage of the World Series at Thompson Speedway is presented by North East Race Cars. North East Race Cars & Parts has been helping Modified racers and more win races for years. Northeast’s staff has over 50 years combined knowledge of the racing business. Providing racers on the East Coast with the parts they need through their retail warehouse. Their large stock of inventory allows them to ship the parts you need right away, usually the same day, with the technical support and quality product lines they have used themselves for years. For more information on Northeast Race Cars & Parts, Click here for more information.
1:34
Speed51.com’s Rob Blount gives Modified driver Tommy Barrett a quick ride to the NWMT pit area after the VMRS driver’s meeting earlier today. (Speed51.com Photo)
12:59
The official count is in… We have 341 cars over 14 divisions of racing this weekend at the #SunocoWorldSeries!
12:48
NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour practice is currently underway. Follow with NASCAR Home Tracks Race Central Live powered by Speed51.com:

http://hometracks.nascar.co…

12:39
12:19
ISMA teams are firing engines in the pit area. (Speed51.com Photo)
12:03
32 Valenti Modified Racing Series cars are here today. 30 will start the feature. 8 through each heat (3), five through the consi, and one provisional.
12:00
VMRS drivers gather for the driver\’s meeting. (Speed51.com Photo)
11:59
Chris and Charlie Pasteryak discuss their setup for the weekend. (Speed51.com Photo)
11:59
Rain has stopped here at the track. Track drying has commenced.
11:47
Ricky Rolfe, a former champion at Oxford Plains Speedway (ME), turns laps wrenches on Dillon Moltz\’s Pro Stock. (Speed51.com Photo)
11:40
ISMA teams take cover in the pit area. (Speed51.com Photo)
11:23
Mike Parks on the track before the rain showers. (Speed51.com Photo)
11:20
Action has come to as stop here at the track due to rain.
11:15
There is a light mist above the track at this moment. Cars remain on the track for now.
11:09
Larry Gelinas at speed during GSPSS practice. (Speed51.com Photo)
10:59
Ryan Preece has a busy weekend in store. He’ll be racing the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, Valenti Modified Racing Series, and Sunoco Modified events this weekend. He even practiced an ISMA Supermodified yesterday. (Speed51.com Photo)
10:56
10:56
Today’s coverage of the World Series at Thompson Speedway is presented by North East Race Cars. North East Race Cars & Parts has been helping Modified racers and more win races for years. Northeast’s staff has over 50 years combined knowledge of the racing business. Providing racers on the East Coast with the parts they need through their retail warehouse. Their large stock of inventory allows them to ship the parts you need right away, usually the same day, with the technical support and quality product lines they have used themselves for years. For more information on Northeast Race Cars & Parts, Click here for more information.
10:56
That will conclude Valenti Modified Racing Series practice. Granite State Pro Stock Series practice is up next.
10:54
17RI Ray Parent’s ride for the weekend pic.twitter.com/WR6x1zG6HO
10:50
VMRS Practice Results Top 10:

Pos. No. Driver Times
1 9 Tommy Barrett Jr. 18.924
2 42 Woody Pitkat 19.032
3 21 Justin Bonsignore 19.061
4 58 Eric Goodale 19.092
5 13 Steve Masse 19.144
6 25 Rowan Pennink 19.171
7 99 Richard Savary 19.187
8 46 Johnny Kay 19.303
9 34 Dave Etheridge 19.309
10 5CT Chris Pasteryak 19.321

 

10:45
Barrett is back behind the wheel of the No. 9 this weekend. (Speed51.com Photo)
10:44
After a controversial call kept Tommy Barrett Jr. out of victory lane last week at Lee USA Speedway (NH), he said he would never run another Valenti Modified Racing Series event again. He’s out there in his no. 9 car today in practice.

You can read more about last week’s race at Lee here: http://speed51.com/barrett-…

10:35
Rowan Pennink goes to third on the board with a lap of 19.178 seconds.
10:35
VMRS Practice Round #2 Top 10:

Pos. No. Driver Times
1 42 Woody Pitkat 19.032
2 21 Justin Bonsignore 19.130
3 99 Richard Savary 19.255
4 13 Steve Masse 19.368
5 34 Dave Etheridge 19.415
6 46 Johnny Kay 19.439
7 17 Donnie Lashua 19.550
8 53 Norm Wrenn 19.681
9 00 Ted Christopher 19.694
10 38 Mike Willis Jr. 19.708

 

10:31
Woody PItkat to the top of the chart with a 19.032 second lap.
10:29
10:27
Donnie Lashua leads a group of cars through turn four. (Speed51.com Photo)
10:26
Eric Goodale powers down the frontstretch. (Speed51.com Photo)
10:24
Masse just spun out again off of turn four.
10:23
Motor swapped, getting ready for first @GSProStocks practice @ThompsonSpdwy #SunocoWorldSeries
10:22
Steve Masse just spun out in turn one all by himself on his warmup lap.
10:19
At this time we don’t have an official driver roster for VMRS, so we do not have an answer to that. We hope to have a roster as soon as possible.
10:19
Comment From moon

How many vmrs cars are registered

10:17
Group three is highlighted by Keith Rocco, Ryan Preece, Bonsignore, Dylan Kopec, and Chris Pasteryak.
10:17
10:17
Justin Bonsignroe goes to the top of the speed chart early on during VMRS practice. (Speed51.com Photo)
10:16
VMRS Practice Top 10 (35 Minutes Remaining):

Pos. No. Driver Times
1 21 Justin Bonsignore 19.061
2 46 Johnny Kay 19.303
3 34 Dave Etheridge 19.309
4 17 Donnie Lashua 19.393
5 05 Todd Patnode 19.422
6 53 Norm Wrenn 19.431
7 58 Eric Goodale 19.624
8 50 Carl Medieros Jr. 19.626
9 45 Dan Meservey Jr. 19.637
10 77 Matthew Mead 19.65

 

10:10
This next group features Woody Pitkat, Richard Savary, Dennis Perry, Eric Goodale and more.
10:10
Bonsignore, Mike Willis, Dave Schneider, Norm Wrenn, and Carl Medeiros were some of the drivers on track in the first group.
10:08
Justin Bonsignore just went to the top of the speed charts early on in this practice with a lap of 19.074 seconds.
10:06
The Valenti Modified Racing Series is now rolling onto the track for their first practice session.
9:50
9:50
Today’s coverage of the World Series at Thompson Speedway is presented by North East Race Cars. North East Race Cars & Parts has been helping Modified racers and more win races for years. Northeast’s staff has over 50 years combined knowledge of the racing business. Providing racers on the East Coast with the parts they need through their retail warehouse. Their large stock of inventory allows them to ship the parts you need right away, usually the same day, with the technical support and quality product lines they have used themselves for years. For more information on Northeast Race Cars & Parts, Click here for more information.
9:49
Outlaw Sportsman are now on the track for practice. Cory and Kyle Casagrande lead them out. Yesterday, Kyle’s No. 7 was involved in a turn four accident at the track, but he clarified with Speed51.com that he was not actually the driver behind the wheel during practice.
9:37
The New England Truck Series is now on track. Yesterday afternoon the series had over 20 trucks participate in an open practice session.
9:36
Best wishes for a safe @ISMAsupers show this weekend @ThompsonSpdwy #SunocoWorldSeries. Good luck to all #supermodified heroes!
9:35
Ryan Waterman led the way in Limited Sportsman practice. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:31
9:31
Limited Sportsman are now on the track for their first practice session.
9:27
The Northeast Mini Stock Tour just wrapped up their first practice session. 32 cars are here at Thompson for their event. Justin King, Justin Larsen, and Toby Wells scored qualifying heat race wins here last night.
9:16
Late Models are currently on the track for their first practice session of the day. NASCAR Whelen All-American Series practice will continue until 10:15 a.m. ET when the Valenti Modified Racing Series hits the track for their first and final practice session of the weekend.
9:15
Comment From Mike Ray

Thank you for this weekends coverage.

9:15
Comment From KALVINKRASH

Some of us have to work….but keep the updates coming!!!

9:15
Comment From Chris

Thank you for the coverage, following from South Fl

8:59
The Sunoco Modifieds are now on the track. For coverage of their practice session, visit NASCAR Home Tracks Race Central Live powered by Speed51.com:

http://hometracks.nascar.co…

8:56
8:52
The Sunoco Modifieds will be the first division on track this morning. Cam McDermott led all three Sunoco Modified practice session yesterday afternoon. For more coverage of yesterday’s action, visit Speed51.com’s coverage on-demand.

http://speed51.com/tracksid…

8:43
Today’s Schedule of Events

6:30 AM REGISTRATION OPENS
7:00 AM HAULERS ENTER & PIT AREA OPENS
9:00 AM GRANDSTANDS OPEN
9:00 AM 10:10 AM NWAAS FINAL PRACTICE (ROTATING)
SUNOCO MODIFIEDS
PRO 4 MODIFIEDS
LATE MODELS
NORTHEAST MINI STOCK TOUR (NEMST)
LIMITED SPORTSMAN
NEW ENGLAND TRUCK SERIES (NETS)
MINI STOCK
OUTLAW STREET STROCK
OUTLAW SPORTSMAN
10:15 AM 10:55 AM VMRS FINAL PRACTICE
11:00 AM 11:40 AM GSPSS FINAL PRACTICE
11:45 AM 1:00 PM NWMT FINAL PRACTICE
1:05 PM 1:40 PM NEMA FINAL PRACTICE
1:45 PM 2:30 PM ISMA FINAL PRACTICE
2:35 PM VMRS QUALIFYING RACE(S) (10 LAPS)
TO FOLLOW GSPSS QUALIFYING RACE(S) (10 LAPS)
3:15 PM (APPROX) NWMT QUALIFYING (2 LAPS)
TO FOLLOW ISMA QUALIFYING RACE(S) (TBD LAPS)
TO FOLLOW NEMA QUALIFYING RACE(S) (TBD LAPS)
TO FOLLOW NWAAS SUNOCO MODIFIED HEAT RACE(S) (8 LAPS EACH)
TO FOLLOW VMRS CONSOLATION RACE(S) (IF NECESSARY) (12 LAPS)
TO FOLLOW GSPSS CONSOLATION RACE (IF NECESSARY) (12 LAPS)
TO FOLLOW ISMA CONSOLATION RACE (IF NCESSARY) (TBD LAPS)
5:15 PM (APPROX) PRO 4 RACE (22 LAPS)
TO FOLLOW NWAAS LATE MODEL RACE (25 LAPS)
6:30 PM (APPROX) VMRS RACE (75 LAPS)
TO FOLLOW NEMST RACE (20 LAPS)
TO FOLLOW NWAAS LIMITED SPORTSMAN RACE (20 LAPS)
TO FOLLOW NETS RACE (20 LAPS)
TO FOLLOW NWAAS MINI STOCK (15 LAPS)
TO FOLLOW OUTLAW STREET STOCK RACE (20 LAPS)
TO FOLLOW OUTLAW SPORTSMAN RACE (20 LAPS)

8:30
ISMA Supermodifieds will be in action for a single practice session and qualifying heats later today. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:21
51’s Trackside now coverage here from Thompson today will cover the International Supermodified Association (ISMA), Granite State Pro Stock Series, NEMA, Valenti Modified Racing Series, Northeast Mini Stock Tour action and more.

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8:19
8:19
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8:09
Good morning from Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park in Thompson, Connecticut. Welcome into today’s Trackside Now coverage of the World Series of Speedway Racing.

The schedule for today is jampacked and we’re excited to bring you all of the coverage of the Granite State Pro Stock Series, International Supermodified (ISMA), NEMA Midgets, Valenti Modified Racing Series, and more.

It’s going to be a great day for racing today with temperatures in the mid to high-60’s. We hope you can get down to the track, but if not you can follow all of the action right here on Speed51.com.

8:07
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Trackside Now – World Series Saturday – Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park (CT) – 10/18/14