Purse Set For Thompson’s World Series of Racing


THOMPSON, Conn. — American-Canadian Tour and Pro All Stars Series officials have announced the purse structure, rules, and other information for a trio of open shows at the 58th World Series of Speedway Racing, set for Oct. 9-11 at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park. High-paying single-day events are planned for the tour-type Modifieds, 350 small block super modifieds, and ACT-type late models on the Saturday portion of the 18-division card.

World Series promoters Cris Michaud and Tom Mayberry are posting more than $26,000 in awards for the tour-type Modified Open on Saturday, Oct. 10 with $5,000 to the winner and $500 to start.

Both the 50-lap ACT-type late model open and the 30-lap 350 super modified open will pay $2,000 to win and $300 to start. The late model feature has $14,000 in total awards while the 350 super modified feature offers nearly $13,000 in posted awards based on a 30-car starting field.

A 25-lap open event for 8-cylinder Street Stocks is also slated for the first day of the World Series on Friday, Oct. 9.