Thompson Speedway adds second date for 2022 Modified Tour schedule

The NASCAR Whelen Modified Trip verified an extra date for Thompson Speedway on the 2022 schedule, with a 2nd check out to the Connecticut track prepared for Saturday, Oct. 8.

The 0.625-mile track currently had one verified date on the schedule — Aug. 17, a Wednesday occasion — and now includes another. There are now 15 verified occasions slated for 2022.

RELATED: Existing 2022 schedule

The storied brief track has actually hosted 148 Whelen Modified Trip races, beginning in 1985. The track likewise hosted a set of NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Trip races in 2011 and 2012.

NASCAR Hall of Popularity Class of 2021 conscript Mike Stefanik holds the all-time wins record in the series at Thompson with 15 success. Ted Christopher is 2nd with 13, while ruling and three-time series champ Justin Bonsignore has 12 success there.

Bonsignore likewise holds the record for the majority of successive NWMT success at Thompson with 6 straight in 2018 and 2019. Richie Evans (the very first 4 NWMT races held at Thompson in 1985), Jeff Fuller (1991-1992), Steve Park (1995-1996), Stefanik (1998) and Christopher (2010-2011) are all next with 4 successive wins.

In overall, 36 motorists have actually tape-recorded a NWMT race win at Thompson Speedway. The most current winners in 2020 were Ron Silk and Craig Lutz.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.