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Sunday September 09, 2012
SECOND ANNUAL BILL THOMAS MEMORIAL MICRO-SPRINT NATIONALS IS SET FOR BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY
SECOND ANNUAL BILL THOMAS MEMORIAL MICRO-SPRINT NATIONALS IS SET FOR BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY

Swedesboro, NJ (September 9, 2012) – The action on Bridgeport Speedway’s quarter mile has been intense throughout the 2012 season. On Saturday, October 6, the action will be even hotter as the second annual Bill Thomas Memorial Micro-Sprint Nationals will be contested on the inner dirt oval at Bridgeport Speedway. “All of us at Bridgeport Speedway appreciate the support throughout the season from our Friday night competitors and we look forward to a successful Bill Thomas Memorial race,” stated first-year promoter Doug Hoffman.

Like last year’s edition, the 2012 version of the Bill Thomas Memorial Micro-Sprint Nationals will showcase 30-lap features for the 270cc and 600cc Micro-Sprints with $1000 going to the top finisher of each main event. Through sponsorship efforts by the family of Bill Thomas, all finishing places from second on back through the field will be increased as they were in 2011. The take the green money will be $80. This special season ending race on the quarter-mile honors the late William “Bill” Thomas IV, who passed away on October 23, 2010 following a courageous battle with cancer. Thomas was active in racing since the early 90s and an ardent supporter of Bridgeport Speedway’s Micro-Sprint race program. In addition, the 4-Cylinder Enduro Cars are on the racing agenda.

On Saturday, October 6, the gates unlock at 3:00 PM. Warm-ups will get underway at 5:00 PM with action set to begin shortly after hot laps. Pit admission will be $30. General grandstand admission will be $15 with no charge for kids 12 and under. Entry forms for the Bill Thomas Memorial Micro-Sprint Nationals are available at the speedway and at www.bpspeedway.com under the driver forms tab.

Bridgeport Speedway provides a safe and secure family atmosphere, free parking, giveaways, and fan participation games. As a premier racing complex, Bridgeport Speedway is a banked 5/8th mile dirt oval, featuring a dirt 1/4 mile oval embedded in the center, and is located in Southern New Jersey -- just minutes from Pennsylvania and Delaware at exit 14 off of I-295.