Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park
Thompson, CT 06277
Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park (TSMP), formerly Thompson International Raceway, is a motorsports park in Thompson, Connecticut, featuring a 5 ⁄ 8-mile (1.0 km) paved oval racetrack and a 1.7-mile (2.7 km) road racing course. Once known as the "Indianapolis of the East", it was the first asphalt-paved racing oval track in the United States and is now under the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series banner. Each year Thompson hosts one of the great fall variety events "The World Series of Auto Racing" highlighted by the IMSA Super Modifieds and the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. This event frequently draws over 350 race cars in 16 separate divisions over three days.
Also available at the track:
Pro Shop is open until 7pm.
Golf course is open until dusk.
Bogey's (Ice Cream) is usually open until 8pm.
Restaurant is open until 9pm.
Link for the garages here. Or at the Guest Registration building during sign in. $60.00 plus tax.
Concessions are open until the end of the event.
Track Specific Rules
Long pants are required for all participants.
Sound limit of 103 decibels will be in force at all times.
Paddock area speed limit is 10 MPH. Access road speed limit is 20 MPH. Pit lane speed limit is 30 MPH.
- Drivers of convertibles must have a fixed roll bar or hoop that terminates above the head (passes the broomstick test), and the driver's head with helmet must not extend over the top of the front windshield.
Standard Event Schedule
3:00PM- Gates Open
3:30PM- Worker Meeting (includes Run/Work participants)
3:45PM- MANDATORY NOVICE MEETING (Novice Paddock)
4:00PM- Novice Group: Paced Laps
4:10PM- MANDATORY ADVANCED GROUP BRIEFING (Grid)
4:20PM- Advanced Group: Session 1
4:30PM- Novice Group: Briefing 1 (Novice Paddock)
4:30PM- MANDATORY INTERMEDIATE GROUP BRIEFING (Grid)
4:40PM- Intermediate Group: Session 1
5:00PM- Novice Group: Session 1
5:20PM- Advanced Group: Session 2
5:30PM- Novice Group: Briefing 2
5:40PM- Intermediate Group: Session 2
6:00PM- Paced Laps (Open to All)
6:20PM- Novice Group: Session 2
6:40PM- Advanced Group: Session 3
7:00PM- Intermediate Group: Session 3
7:20PM- Novice Group: Session 3
7:40PM- Track Close
9:00PM- Gates Close
* Times are an Approximation