Thompson, CT — Pro All Stars Series (PASS) and American-Canadian Tour (ACT) officials have announced the full schedule of events for the ten-division 49th Icebreaker Weekend line-up at Thompson Speedway. Often recognized as New England’s unofficial Lid Lifter for the year’s racing activities, the Thompson Icebreaker is once again highlighted by the PASS Super Late Model 75 on Saturday, April 1st and the $10,000-to-win Icebreaker 125 for the Thompson Outlaw Open Modifieds on Sunday, April 2nd.
After a full afternoon of practice on Friday, March 31st open to all Icebreaker divisions, Saturday brings an exciting opening day for the 2023 season. The Pro All Stars Series Super Late Models make their 21st appearance at the 0.625-mile oval to headline the Saturday portion of Icebreaker weekend with a 75-lap showdown. In contrast, the newly minted Mighty Mini Stock Series will also be in attendance for their first-ever point counting event to the tune of 25-laps.
Saturday’s showcase will also include the EXIT Reality Pro Truck Series and a $1,200 to win 50-lap Street Stock Open event. Starting off their 2023 seasons will also be the Sunoco Modifieds, who are pulling double-duty on both days of Icebreaker weekend, plus the always thrilling Thompson Late Models. Both local divisions will be pulling for 30-lap season opener events.
Sunday, April 2nd brings along the iconic Icebreaker 125, now in its 49th edition. Won by such icons of the open wheeled world including Richie Evans, Bugs Stevens, Jimmy Spencer, Mike Stefanik and Ted Christopher, a pool of talented teams are expected to make a run at the history books with $10,000 waiting for them under the checkered flag. Sunday will also include season-opening action for four more local divisions including the Limited Sportsman, SK Lite Modifieds and Mini Stocks. The Sunoco Modifieds will also return for a second 30-lap feature on Sunday.
Friday Practice Day pricing is set at $25 per person. Two-day general admission tickets are available at $60 for adults and $20 for kids ages 6 to 12. Saturday-only general admission tickets are available at $30 for adults and $10 for kids ages 6 to 12 and Sunday-only tickets are available at $40 for adults and $10 for kids ages 6 to 12. Children five and under are admitted to the main grandstands for free all Icebreaker weekend. Racing America will also offer a Live Stream Pay-Per-View two-day All Access Pass for $59.99, subscribers will receive a discount code and save on the All Access Pass! Two-day pit passes are available at $75 for adults and $40 for kids 12 and under. Single day pit passes are available for both Saturday and Sunday at $50 for adults and $30 for kids ages 12 and under.
The 49th Icebreaker Weekend at Thompson Speedway kick-starts the New England stock car racing season on Saturday, April 1st and Sunday, April 2nd. Headlined by the $10,000 to win Icebreaker 125 for the Thompson Outlaw Open Modifieds, Icebreaker Weekend will also include the Pro All Stars Series Super Late Models, the Mighty Mini Stock Series, the Exit Reality Pro Truck Series, a $1,200 to win Street Stock Open and all five of the Thompson Speedway local divisions.
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