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Racers and Race Fans: Mark you calendar for the 6th annual MTS car show and Swap meet at Sugar Loaf Ford in Winona on Saturday April 19th! Award for Best in show and Free pop, Hotdogs, and popcorn while supplies last. Plus race parts swap meet in the parking lot. We still have room in the car show and will be awarding (1) free pit pass and (2) general admission tickets to those that come and display there 2014 equipment! Contact Bob Timm at 507-429-9639 to reserve your spot in the show.
Attention Late model Drivers and Fans: The time has come to develop an affordable Late Class to try and save the class in our area. MTS will be rolling out a rule package in the next couple weeks that will include a 604 crate Late Model class that we will intend to race at MTS on a weekly basis, as soon as we receive commitment of a minimum of 8 cars. Over the next week I will speaking to a number of different people involved in the class to develop what will hopefully be an affordable, yet fun and competitive class. Target items for cost reduction will be obviously the implementation of the 604 crate, no new chassis, affordable shock rule, and affordable tire rule. Details to follow shortly! I am open to suggestions regarding development of the rules package so feel free to chime in, as now is the time to speak up!
 
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6th Annual MTS Car Show / Swap Meet
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Saturday  4/19/2014

Open To The Public from 10:30am 2:00pm
Indoors at Sugar Loaf Ford of Winona with the Swap Meet open to all in the North Lot - MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY Competitors and fans are welcome!!

Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Winona will once again be providing beverages for all in attendence, while supplies last. Hy-Vee of Winona will be on hand to feed your hunger by providing Hot Dogs during the event.

MTS Announcer, & Winona Radio's voice of motorsports, Dan Bailey will be on hand with live remote broadcasts, talking with some of the drivers and speedway representatives about the quickly approaching 2014 season!

Space is limited so contact Bob Timm at 507-429-9639 to reserve your spot asap!!
(Those displaying cars should have them there between 9:30 and 10am.)

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04.16.14

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY SPONSORS RETURN FOR WISSOTA SUPER STOCK SUPPORT
MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY and specific speedway sponsors are ready, once again, to SHOW THE RACERS THE MONEY!!

For the third year in a row competitors in the Coordinated Business Systems WISSOTA Super Stock division will have purse enhancements to look forward to.

MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY is excited to announce that Jay Oricchio, Coordinated Business Systems and J-Mev Motor Sports will once again be contributing $200.00 a week in 2014 to the Feature winner of the Coordinated Business Systems WISSOTA Super Stock division! And to sweeten the deal a bit more, Jay's support of the WISSOTA Super Stock division is being mirrored by fellow business owner (and competitor) Jeff Brauer (Brauer Roofing Inc.). Brauer Roofing, Inc. will be adding $100.00 to the 2nd place finisher's take home pay and another $50.00 to the 3rd place finisher's winnings in each Coordinated Business Systems WISSOTA Super Stock feature event . . . .




04.07.14

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY TAKES "FAMILY FRIENDLY PRICING" TO THE NEXT LEVEL - FREE ADMISSION FOR ALL CHILDREN AND STUDENTS
MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY owners Bob & Paula Timm and Tom & Tina Lockner are excited to announce their plan to take the "Family Friendly Pricing" promotion to the next level compliments of an expanded "FREE ADMISSION" option for all children and students!! In 2012, MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY introduced "Family Friendly Pricing" in order to put the word "Affordable" back into the picture for those race fans who are planning their weekends to include a visit to the West-Central Wisconsin dirt track; for the 2014 season, "Family Friendly Pricing" is even better!

"One of our main goals here at MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY has always been to make this a Family Friendly Destination", said Bob Timm, while discussing the new pricing options, "We want the race fan FAMILIES to know that we are keeping them in mind when we invite them to come to MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY to enjoy some great dirt-track racing on a Friday night

For the 2014 season, MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY is improving their free admission promotion to not only cover all children 12 and under, but also to include ALL ACTIVE Students with a valid student ID Card - this includes Current College Students with current IDs . . . .




04.07.14
MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY INTRODUCES JP PHOTO AS OFFICIAL 2014 SPEEDWAY PHOTOGRAPHER!
MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY is excited to welcome Jordan Potter and his "JPfoto" as the official MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY Photographer for the 2014 season! "Jordan has shown a keen eye and an artistic ability to capture a wide variety of photo opportunities during his previous visits to the track", said speedway owner Bob Timm, "I'm excited to see what he can do for racers, fans and media representatives who are looking for a visual view of what we enjoy every race night at MTS."

Jordan will start his run as the 2014 MTS Track Photographer by being on hand at the 6th annual car show and swap meet scheduled for April 19th at Sugar Loaf Ford in Winona, MN . . .








04.06.14
2014 MTS PAYOUTS POSTED!
MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY is excited to provide 2014 payouts for racers, media representatives and fans alike. Visit the "Drivers Center" page here at the official MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY web site, click on the appropriate division and the 2014 payouts will post in a new browser tab/session . . .

PRINTABLE 2014 PAYOUTS



04.04.14
2014 MTS PURE STOCK & MINI MOD RULES RELEASED!
MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY is happy to announce the official release of the 2014 rules packages for both "The Elmer's Auto Salvage M.T.S. Pure Stock" division as well as "The Sunshine Sanitation Midwest Mini Mods" which compete on "THE LIGHTNING SPEEDWAY". "With regards to the Pure Stocks, we feel like we have a great package for this division for 2014", said MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY owner Bob Timm, "Our goals this year, as they have been in years past, are to maintain affordability while considering input from drivers based on last year."

Timm went on to explain, "We continue to hope that we can get Pure Stock drivers from other tracks to come to MISSISSIPPI THUNDER, whether on a weekly basis or to race with us on occasional visits, and fit within the M.T.S. rules while remaining on an equal footing with our regular weekly competitors." . . .

PRINTABLE COPY OF PURE STOCK RULES


PRINTABLE COPY OF MINI MOD RULES





3.22.14
MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY INTRODUCES THE LIQUID NITRO 600 MOD TOURING SERIES
MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY is excited to release information about the all new "Liquid Nitro 600 Mod Touring Series"! As mentioned in the official series cover letter, "Liquid Nitro, Xcel Chassis have stepped up huge for the 2014 racing season to bring you the Liquid Nitro 600 Mod Touring Series. This will be a 15 race touring series for Xcel 600 mods only. Each event will pay a minimum of $300.00 to win and $60.00 to start for licensed drivers. There will also be additional start money awarded to those drivers that attend all scheduled tour races."

In addition to those nice numbers for payout, the information cover letter goes on to state that, "There will be a ($2685) point fund paying the top ten spots with $750.00 to the winner and $100.00 to the 10th place finisher. The top 10 in points will be honored at the 2014 MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY awards banquet held on Dec 6th at the Riverport Inn & Suites."


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4.1.14
HORNETS RETURNING TO MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY
That buzzing you here off in the distance is a swarm of Hornets planning their return to MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY. After a couple years away, the buzzing little four-bangers are ready to return to the "Fast 1/3-Mile" for a limited engagement during the 2014 season. Four dates have been scheduled (May 16th, June 6th, July 18th, & August 15th). Rules have been posted to the "Drivers" page of the MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY web page . . .


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Find the Rules Here



1.24.14
MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY SALUTES JIM SCHELL
It is with great sadness that MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY reflects on the passing of a local racing legend. While, sadly, former racers pass away every year, MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY thought that Jim Schell deserved our thoughts and attention.

MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY is, of course, located just north of Fountain City, WI on the exact location of the old "Tri-Oval Speedway", and it was on this track that Jim Schell blazed a trail of speed like not many others. . . .


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01.08.13
2014 MTS XCEL 600 MOD RULES RELEASED!
MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY is happy to announce the official release of the 2014 rules package for the "Redbox+ 600 Mod" division. "The continued interest and growth in the 600 Mod division is absolutely wonderful to see", said MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY owner Bob Timm, "Since we introduced the 600 Mods to the Upper Midwest several years ago, we've enjoyed watching the division capture the attention of the racers and race fans alike.

"This release of the official '2014 600 MODIFIED CAR REQUIREMENTS AND RULES' package helps us insure that everyone is on the same page, so to speak." Timm went on to explain, "This helps us insure that we can allow 600 Mod drivers from other tracks to come to MISSISSIPPI THUNDER, race with us on occasion, and all will remain on an equal footing . . .

PRINTABLE COPY OF 600 MOD RULES





12.27.13
MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY RELEASES TENTATIVE 2014 SCHEDULE
MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY is excited to begin planning for the 2014 racing season! The first step en route to enjoying our sixth season of exciting on-track action is by releasing our tentative 2014 schedule . . .




11.01.13
2013 MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY CHAMPIONSHIP AWARDS BANQUET COMING UP SATURDAY DECEMBER 7TH
MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY is happy to announced that the 2013 Championship Awards Banquet will again be held at Winona's Riverport Inn and Suites Saturday Dec 7th. To reserve tickets at the door contact Bob Timm at 507-429-9639. Adults $25, Children 12 and under $15. All WISSOTA and USRA Points checks will be handed out the banquet, along with trophies for the top five in each division.


08.01.13
RELEASE YOUR INNER-RACER, WITH SEAT-TIME IN
MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY'S RENT-ME MODIFIED!!
Now is the time to take advantage of the opportunity of a life time and LIVE YOUR FANTASIES with the MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY Rent-Me 600 Modified!!

This is no meer "Ride Along" program . . . this is an honest-to-goodness, behind-the-wheel, full-speed, battling-the-pack RACING EXPERIENCE!!

The cost for this experience will be the pit pass at the gate and $300 to drive the race prepared 600 Modified for one event's regular program, (heat and feature). Supplied will be: the car, transponder, and raceciever, MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY will supply the helmet and race suit All you need to supply is the right foot and the courage! Call 507-450-5107 to speak with car owner Curt Luhmann or contact MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY owner Bob Timm. The car is ready for rent NOW at MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY!






April 2011 - SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY UNVEILS OUR NEW ON-LINE STORE!!

In an effort to give racers and fans the easiest way to show their MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY pride, MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY is excited to unveil our brand new on-line store!! An easy to use on-line store experience which allows you to quickly and affordably purchase MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY gear!


Simply click on the above image and a new browser window will open to our all new on-line store. Mens, Ladies and Youth T-Shirts and Sweat-shirts, chairs, cups, can-coolers . . . the list is almost end-less. Birthdays, Father's or Mother's Day or for any reason at all; when looking for that perfect gift for that special person, the MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY On-Line Store is only a click away!

So, take a few moments, visit our new on-line store, and show your MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY pride!


4.26.11
MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY INVITES KIDS TO JOIN THE "JR. FAN CLUB"!!

One of the main goals for MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY owners Bob and Paula Timm and Tom and Tina Lockner, when they first bought MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY was to make it a true "Family Friendly" destination. In an effort to make sure that race fans of all ages are enjoying themselves, MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY is happy to announce the creation of the "MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY - JR. FAN CLUB".

Youngsters can join the "MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY - JR. FAN CLUB" for a chance to make their next visit to the track a truly memorable occasion.

Each and every race night, a lucky member of the "MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY - JR. FAN CLUB" will be selected for a special prize!

The special prize will be something different every night! It could be:
  • A chance to be a "Junior Race Official", waiving the flag during a REAL RACE on top of the official MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY Flag-Stand!
  • An official trip into the pits to see the mechanics working on a real race-car . . . maybe even sit in the driver's seat and wear the helmet!
  • A chance to meet your favorite MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY race-car driver - and get their autograph!
  • A chance to meet the official MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY race announcers - and actually announce a race or two to the entire crowd!
  • A trip to the official MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY Victory Platform to award the big trophy to the race winner!
  • Maybe something different and even MORE EXCITING!
For more details, click the "Jr. Fan Club" link at the top of the web site, or click right here.

Let the young race fans of today, make awesome racing memories for tomorrow, by joining the MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY - JR. FAN CLUB!


05.28.10
You Are Invited to ENJOY THE VIEW
at MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY!


MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY has changed quite a bit since Bob & Paula Timm and Tom & Tina Lockner took ownership of the facility over the winter following the 2008 season. If you haven't yet visited our speedway, you are cordially invited to take a look with this gorgeous aerial photo taken May 28th, 2010! (click the photo for a larger version)


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