Thompson - posted Apr, 23 2013
THOMPSON- The Valenti Modified Racing Series will make its first of three stops this year at Thompson Speedway on Sunday, May 19. The VMRS will headline the six-division race program that will also feature Thompson’s NASCAR Whelen All-American Series weekly divisions. The VMRS is celebrating its 10th anniversary season and is expected to bring a large field of race teams to Thompson. More than 70 teams have registered this season for VMRS competition with many of them well known to Thompson fans. A host of drivers from the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour are regulars on the VMRS as are a number of All-American Series competitors. Defending WMT champion Doug Coby is a registered VMRS competitor as are Rowan Pennink, Ryan Preece, Keith Rocco, Richard Savary and Woody Pitkat. Some other well-known VMRS regulars are Steve Masse, two-time champions Chris Pasteryak and Kirk Alexander, Todd Owen, Tommy Barrett and many more. Grandstands will open at 11a.m. with practice slated for a Noon start. Qualifying races begin shortly after 2 p.m. with all six feature races to follow. The entire day’s schedule is posted on the Thompson Speedway web page. www.thompsonspeedway.com.