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Tuesday  12/24/2019

Christmas Eve!



Ho Ho Ho!

Here's hoping for lots of racing gear in your stocking this year!
. . . and don't forget about the
2019 MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY CHAMPIONSHIP AWARDS BANQUET

Sat. January 25th

at the Black Horse Bar & Grill

Tickets MUST be reserved in advance by calling 507-474-2750.

BANQUET INFORMATION
Social Hour
5:30 PM
Awards
Ceremony
7:00 PM
Music to follow Awards Ceremony!

There will be a "ton" of free door prizes given out through the evening, as well as a few special prizes for the kids!

Wrapping up the evening will be LIVE MUSIC from the band Burnin' Whiskey!

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08.30.19
"8th ANNUAL RTP IMAGINEERING PLASTICS MODIFIED NATIONALS" COMING TO MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY!

Two-Day EXTRAVAGANZA Set To Wrap Up 2019 Season!!!


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MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY is looking forward to the "8th Annual RTP IMAGINEERING PLASTICS MODIFIED NATIONALS" Friday and Saturday September 6th & 7th!

USRA Modifieds and USRA B Mods will be running double heats on Friday setting up B Main and A Main action that will be run on Saturday night! USRA Hobby Stocks and USRA Late Models will run complete programs both Friday and Saturday!

In an exciting option for visiting drivers WISSOTA MODIFIEDS and WISSOTA MIDWEST MODS WILL BE ALLOWED TO RUN during the 2019 Nationals! The only rule change is for the 2019 Nationals is that WISSOTA Midwest Mods must remove their spoiler!

Thursday, September 5th there will be practice for $30 per car and all crew members are FREE!

Camping spots are available for the weekend at $50! You can begin bringing your camper in as soon as Wednesday, September 4th!

Make sure you are at MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY, Friday and Saturday September 6th & 7th, for the HUGE "8th Annual RTP IMAGINEERING PLASTICS MODIFIED NATIONALS"!!

08.24.19
$3,000-TO-WIN USMTS END OF SUMMER BASH COMING TO MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY!

DAHL Chevrolet, Buick, GMC Welcomes All Race Fans!!!


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MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY is excited to welcome the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) back to the area - for the SECOND TIME THIS SEASON - Friday night August 30th for the "END OF SUMMER BASH"!

On the heals of a hugely successful 2019 Season Championship night, that saw the grandstands filled to almost over-flowing, the excitement is high by both racers and fans alike! Bob Timmís MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY, in Fountain City, Wis., will welcome The Best of the Best in dirt modified racing BACK FOR A SECOND VISIT this Friday, August 30th before the tireless touring titans of the USMTS continue their way through a grueling final few events to wrap up the 2019 "Casey's Hunt For The Championship"!

The USMTS Stars and Cars will be joined by Centerville Welding & Repair USRA Late Models - Presented by Big Toy Storage and Black Horse Bar & Grill USRA B-Mods; both divisions battling to get to the front of their fields to master the $500-To-Win features. In addition, the Jailhouse Saloon USRA Hobby Stocks will be battling for $350-To-Win!

In addition to all of this on-track excitement, Fans have their chance to add to the fun via the M & M Lawn and Leisure End Of Summer Bash Giveaway! Grand Prize is a 2019 Polaris 450 4-wheeler, 2nd prize is a trip for two to Las Vegas & 3rd prize is a Family vacation for four to the Kalahari in Wisconsin Dells (winners must be present, at the track - in person, to claim all prizes)!

   

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Make sure you are at MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY, this Friday August 30th, for the HUGE "END OF SUMMER BASH"!!

08.23.19
SORENSEN, HOFER, OLSON, KRAUSE, & MARTENS CROWNED CHAMPIONS AT MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY!
Timm, Williamson, Olson, Dwyer, & Martens Visit Victory Lane On 2019 Season Championship Night!

  

  


  


  
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Fountain City, WI - On the final night of regular season points-paying action at MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY, the crowds turned out to pack the stands, the racers gave it everything they had, and by the time the final checkered flag had flown, Five New Track Champions had been crowned!

As Jake Timm celebrated his Rivercity Manufacturing USRA Modified feature win in Victory Lane, his friend Dustin Sorensen was alongside celebrating his first ever Track Championship!

Flyin' Ryan Oslson got to enjoy both experiences, parking his bright #21 Black Horse Bar & Grill USRA B-Mod in Victory Lane to enjoy both the feature win as well as his first MTS Track Championship!

As Alex Williamson reveled over his fourth straight Centerville Welding & Repair USRA Late Model feature win in Victory Lane, Lance Hover was parked near by celebrating his third MTS Track Championship!

Don Marten's was able to sneak his way into his second consecutive Seth's Auto Repair MTS Hornet Track Championship by winning the final night's feature!

And while Steve Dwyer celebrated his second Jailhouse Saloon USRA Hobby Stock feature win of the season, 14 year-old phenom Triton Krause was basking in the glow of winning his first ever Track Championship!


08.16.19
MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY AMPING UP THE 'FAN EXPERIENCE' TO WRAP-UP 2019 REGULAR SEASON!!

New 6:15 'MTS Happy Hour' Introduces Fans To Drink Specials, Food Specials, Car Displays, & Driver Autographs, Before All New 7:30 Start Time!


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Come check out MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY this Friday night and be apart of the "2019 Season Championship Night"! Pit gates open at 4:30pm and Grandstand Gates at 6:00 pm.

But here's the REALLY exciting part.

MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY is proud to announce our all new MTS Happy Hour! MTS Happy Hour will run from 6:15 pm to 7:15 pm! During happy hour fans will be able to indulge in some great food and drink specials! Fans will have the option to buy one entree item (Burgers, Hot Dogs, Brats, Pulled Pork, chicken strips, etc.), one side (french fries, chips, cheese curds ($1 more), candy bar, etc.) and one drink (pop, water, etc.) for a special price! Also, all beer garden items will be only $1.50 during the all new MTS Happy Hour! Modified, B Mod and Hornet drivers will be on the front stretch with their cars between 6:30 & 7:00pm to sign autographs. We look forward to seeing everyone at the track!


08.16.19
MARTENS WINS "JOHNNY SEVERTSON MEMORIAL HORNET SWARM" AT MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY!
Sorensen, Walski & Krause Also Visit Victory Lane!

  

  
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Fountain City, WI - With the spotlights firmly focused on the Seth's Auto Repair MTS Hornet division, with the running of The Johnny Severtson Memorial Hornet Swarm at MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY, defending Track Champion Don Martens chose the evening to make his first return to Victory Lane since claiming the 2018 Championship! With generosity from P&L Trucking, and members of the Severtson family, Martens enjoyed a more than double payday while being joined by Johnny's family and friends in Victory Lane.

In addition to Martens' win, Dustin Sorensen added a little padding to his lead in the Rivercity Manufacturing USRA Modified division point standings - while defending B-Mod Champion Shaun Walski and defending Hobby Stock Champion Travis Krause also enjoyed return trips to MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY's Victory Lane . . .


08.12.19
MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY AMPING UP THE 'FAN EXPERIENCE' TO WRAP-UP 2019 REGULAR SEASON!!

New 6:15 'MTS Happy Hour' Introduces Fans To Drink Specials, Food Specials, Car Displays, & Driver Autographs, Before All New 7:30 Start Time!


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Come check out MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY this Friday night and be apart of the "Johnny Severtson Memorial Hornet Swarm"! Pit gates open at 4:30pm and Grandstand Gates at 6:00 pm.

But here's the REALLY exciting part.

MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY is proud to announce our all new MTS Happy Hour! MTS Happy Hour will run from 6:15 pm to 7:15 pm! During happy hour fans will be able to indulge in some great food and drink specials! Fans will have the option to buy one entree item (Burgers, Hot Dogs, Brats, Pulled Pork, chicken strips, etc.), one side (french fries, chips, cheese curds ($1 more), candy bar, etc.) and one drink (pop, water, etc.) for a special price! Also, all beer garden items will be only $1.50 during the all new MTS Happy Hour! Modified, B Mod and Hornet drivers will be on the front stretch with their cars between 6:30 & 7:00pm to sign autographs. We look forward to seeing everyone at the track!


08.02.19
ANGST AND HALE SURVIVE 'SLIDE-JOB CITY' DURING SEVERSON OIL NIGHT AT MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY!
Williamson, Hovey & Miller Make Return Trips To Victory Lane!

  

  



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Fountain City, WI - There seems to be nothing better than the scream of "SLIDE JOB" to get the crowd on their feet! Friday night, the "Sliders" where being served up whole-sale and with a seemingly endless supply during Severson Oil Night at MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY. And it wasn't only the fans who were enjoying the show; "That was WITHOUT A DOUBT the most fun I've ever had in a race car!" beamed two-time Track Champion, and celebrant of his second feature win in a row, Parker Hale.

Likewise, Rivercity Manufacturing USRA Modified feature winner Josh Angst, and Jailhouse Saloon USRA Hobby Stock feature winner Troy Hovey enjoyed their fare-share of Sliders" before raising their checkered flags in MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY's Victory Lane . . .


07.26.19
HOVEY AND HALE HAVE A 'GRAND' TIME DURING BAEHMAN LAW CHALLENGE NIGHT AT MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY!
Sorensen, Williamson, Anderson, Nissalke Also Enjoy Time In Victory Lane!

  

  
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Fountain City, WI - When the money is on the line, the intensity always seems to rise. The 11th Annual Baehman Law Challenge produced intense battles and huge smiles as Black Horse Bar & Grill USRA B-Mods and Jailhouse Saloon USRA Hobby Stock racers hit the high-banks for a chance at $1,000-To-Win glory in the special features.

Two drivers who are not strangers to MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY's Victory Lane enjoyed another visit, and large check . . .


07.20.19
BAEHMAN LAW AND AMA MOTORCYCLES BRINGING TWO-DAY TRIPLE-HEADER TO MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY!!

11th Annual Baehman Law Special Backed by AMA Motorcycle Racing Friday/Saturday July 26th & 27th!

  
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For the 11th year in a row, Baehman Law is back to support the great action at MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY with the "BAEHMAN LAW CHALLENGE NIGHT" - throwing $1,000-To-Win Prize Money at both the Black Horse Bar & Grill USRA B-Mod Drivers and the Jailhouse Saloon USRA Hobby Stock Drivers, as well!

Friday night's "BAEHMAN LAW CHALLENGE NIGHT" will present fans with non-stop action as all 7 weekly classes will hit the track! Sunshine Refuse Slingshots begin racing at 6:45 with all other classes following the official Opening Ceremonies at 7:00!

The "Trifecta Of Speed" continues Saturday afternoon and evening as Dirt Track Motorcycles will be the one's making some Thunder! The opening salvo of action is an officially sanctioned A.M.A. Amateur program for District's 16 (Wisconsin) & 23 (Minnesota) with practice at 11 AM followed by Green-Flag speed starting at Noon!

Then, in the evening, fans can witness the "Outlaw" portion of the program as Pro Singles, 80s Singles and The Grand National Hooligan Championship Series conquer the high-banks with high-speeds on "The Big 1/3-Mile" with the drop of the first green flag scheduled for 7pm!


07.12.19
SANDERS RETURNS FOR THIRD STRAIGHT WIN AND BONUS MONEY AT MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY!
Williamson, Olson, Krause, Jumbeck Also Visitors To Victory Lane During HURCO / STONE MACHINERY Night!



  

  


  
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Fountain City, WI - Rodney Sanders is a traveler. As a driver who spends his life chasing the USMTS Series around the United States, his "formula" is rolling into town, battling for a win, and then hitting the road to chase another Touring Series event at some other track in some other city somewhere down the road. Very seldom do fans see him 2 or 3 events in a row at the same track.

But MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY fans can say that they have witnessed just that - after winning two features in a row, during the "11th Annual Rivercity Rumble" Thursday/Friday 'double-header' the week before; Sanders returned for a third visit to claim a third straight victory and a little extra 'bonus cash' during HURCO / STONE MACHINERY Night . . .


07.12.19
SANDERS RETURNS FOR THIRD STRAIGHT WIN AND BONUS MONEY AT MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY!
Williamson, Olson, Krause, Jumbeck Also Visitors To Victory Lane During HURCO / STONE MACHINERY Night!



  

  


  
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Fountain City, WI - Rodney Sanders is a traveler. As a driver who spends his life chasing the USMTS Series around the United States, his "M.O." is rolling into town, battling for a win, and then hitting the road to chase another Touring Series event at some other track in some other city somewhere down the road. Very seldom do fans see him 2 or 3 events in a row at the same track.

But MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY fans can say that they have witnessed just that - after winning two features in a row, during the "11th Annual Rivercity Rumble" Thursday/Friday 'double-header' the week before; Sanders returned for a third visit to claim a third straight victory and a little extra 'bonus cash' during HURCO / STONE MACHINERY Night . . .


07.05.19
SANDERS PRODUCES TWO 'CLEAN-SWEEPS' TO DOMINATE 2019 RIVERCITY RUMBLE AT MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY!
Glenz and Diemel Visit Victory Lane in Wollak Construction WISSOTA Late Model Challenge Series Features!

  

  

  


  
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Fountain City, WI - After a forced three-week down-period, MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY roared back to green flag racing and on-track excitement with the running of the 11th Annual Rivercity Rumble. Happy, Texas racer Rodney Sanders hit the high-banks in stride, producing a dominating performance during the new two-night double-header format with 'clean sweeps' both evenings.

Jesse Glenz and A.J. Diemel brought the Wollak Construction WISSOTA Late Model Challenge Series back to the west-central Wisconsin oval with feature winning efforts Thursday and Friday, respectively . . .


06.10.19
ARE YOU READY TO RUMBLE?!

11th Annual Rivercity Rumble 'Double-Header' Coming To MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY July 4th & 5th!


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Despite a highway closure putting a crimp in our Friday Night Fun through the end of June, MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY is looking forward the the "11th Annual Rivercity Rumble - 'Double-Header' Weekend" Thursday and Firday nights July 4th & 5th!

Bob Timmís MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY, in Fountain City, Wis., will once again produce an event that usually tops the charts for the entire year! 2019 Speeday Promoter Tyrone Lingenfelter was showing his excitment in Presidential fashion by commenting recently via social media, "Check out these shirts that will be available Thursday and Friday! Also, as part of the FK Rod Ends hard charger program for USRA tracks, the modified driver that can advance the most positions from his original starting spot in Friday's A-Main will receive a nice crisp $100 bill!"
  
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To keep the fun going, there will be fireworks both nights and MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY is excited to announce that Redemption Road will be playing after the races on July 4th!

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It's quite obvious that "11th Annual Rivercity Rumble - 'Double-Header' Weekend" will be a great event both on and off the track!


06.7.19
SORENSEN SUPERIOR DURING LEIGHTON BROADCASTING / BUD NIGHT AT MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY!
Hofer & Walski Enjoy Record-Setting Night As Krousey, Jumbeck, Scholl, & Stockhausen Also Win!

  

  

  



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Fountain City, WI - As race fans enjoyed another rendition of one of the longest running racing promotions in the area (Leighton Broadcasting / Bud Night), Lance Hofer tied the all-time feature win record, and Shaun Walski set a NEW B-Mod feature win record at MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY . . .


05.31.19
TRUSCOTT IS FASTEST DURING FASTENAL NIGHT AT MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY!
Hofer, Walski, Dwyer, Kramer, & Bartell Also Enjoy Visits To Victory Lane!

  

  

  
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Fountain City, WI - As the fine folks at FASTENAL treated fans to prizes and a celebrity race car photo-shoot, racers on the track treated fans to FAST and intense action at MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY . . .


05.24.19
WAITS RETURNS TO USMTS WINNERS CIRCLE AT MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY!
Hofer, Hovden & Krause Also Enjoy Visits To Victory Lane!



  


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Fountain City, WI - One day after the fourth anniversary of his last USMTS victory, Brad Waits snapped his winless streak by coming out on top of a wild thriller in the 11th Annual Coca-Cola Spring Shootout presented by Fast Shafts at MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY . . .


05.17.19
USMTS BRINGS THE "BIG DOGS" OF MODIFIED RACING TO MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY!

USMTS Spring Shootout presented by Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Winona Will Put the 'MTS' in 'USMTS'!!!


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MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY is excited to welcome the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) back to the area - Friday night May 24th!

Bob Timmís MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY, in Fountain City, Wis., will welcome The Best of the Best in dirt modified racing on Friday, May 24th before the tireless touring titans of the USMTS continue their way through a grueling 2019 schedule that will visit all edges of America - and most points in between.

The Friday May 24th "USMTS Spring Shootout", presented by Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Winona, will be the first of TWO (2) USMTS visits to the West-Central Wisconsin track for the 2019 season!


05.10.19
JAKE TIMM RISES TO THE LEVEL OF ROYALTY AT MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY!
Very First Open Late Model Ride Produces A Trip To Victory Lane!



  


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Jake Timm is King!

Fountain City, WI - Jake Timm made his first ever super late model start in the DiscountShopTowels.com Dirt Kings Late Model Tour Rumble by the River 40, presented by NAPA, at MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY and when it was over, Timm celebrated his first late model win in Mueller's Sales and Service Victory Lane.

23 drivers took the green flag in the Rumble by the River 40; while Timm worked with lapped traffic most of the race, Stockbridge Engineering Touring King Brett Swedberg was in pursuit . . .


05.08.19
DIRT KINGS LATE MODEL TOUR COMING TO MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY!
$3,000-To-Win NAPA AUTO PARTS Rumble By The River 40 Set To Hit "The Big 1/3-Mile" Friday May 10!


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The Kings are coming to MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY!

The Dirt Kings Late Model Tour is the premier dirt late model touring series in the state of Wisconsin. The DiscountShopTowels.com Dirt Kings Late Model Tour brings a competitive group of drivers to each race, averaging 27 cars. Many of the Dirt Kings Tour drivers also race weekly in addition to traveling with the Tour.

The Rumble by the River 40 will be fun for the whole family! Visit the Dirt Kings Tour Fan Zone located in the grandstand area. Kids 14 and under can join the Dirt Kings Kids Club with different prizes to win at each event they attend. Driver autographs, Snapchat filters, Dirt Kings Tour souvenirs, and the Dirt Kings Tour Yearbook are all available in the Fan Zone.

Enjoy the show and watch the best dirt late model drivers battle each other for the win as we find out #whoisking!

The Dirt Kings Late Model Tour is sponsored by DiscountShopTowels.com, a great source for all of your disposable wipers for your home, office, shop, track or farm. Visit DiscountShopTowels.com to order ahead of the race and stop by the Dirt Kings Tour Fan Zone at the track to see how DiscountShopTowels.com is wiping up the competition.

Find out #whoisking when the DiscountShopTowels.com Dirt Kings Late Model Tour visits MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY on Friday, May 10, for the Rumble by the River 40.

The Rumble by the River 40 will be the first time the DiscountShopTowels.com Dirt Kings Late Model Tour will race at MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY.

Don't miss your chance to see the best dirt late models in action!

Pit Gates open at 4:00 pm
Grandstands open at 5:00 pm
Racing begins at 7:00 pm

Adults $20
Seniors $18
Students $5
Kids 12 & under are FREE!

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In addition to the On-Track action, fans will be able to get involved with a VERY SPECIAL 50/50 event.

Gabriella Lou Brown was diagnosed with AML, a rare form of leukemia in October, at the Mayo Clinick in Rochester, MN, just 2 days after her 1st birthday. After battling for 7 months and several rounds of chemo therapy and different testing, Mayo has determined they have done all they can for Gabby. Gabby and her family are currently in Cincinnati at a children's hospital where Gabby will take part in a clinical study with her dad and grandparents by her side. Her mom, big sister and newborn baby sister will be staying back in MN for now. Gabby will continue her fight like the little warrior she is!

Mensink Racing and MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY are working together along with a number of local south eastern Minnesota businesses to make this week's 50/50 something special - please join in with all of the supporters:
Harmony Enterprises Inc.
Nutrien Ag Solutions
Kingsley Mercantile
Niagara Builders
SOLBERGS Welding & Ironside trailers
Kelly Printing and signs
Junebugs Place
38s schwebach racing
HIJAK Engineering and designs
Sveen Excavating
L&L Volkman autobody

05.03.19
SHAUN MANN BREAKS HOFER'S 3-SEASON WIN STREAK AT MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY!
Schott, Walski, Schwebach, Nissalke, & Scholl Also Visit Victory Lane!



  

  

  
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Shaun Mann Photo Compliments of: Tyler Rinken Productions

For the past three seasons (2017, 2018 & the first week of 2019) one name has become synonimous with dominance at MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY! Whenerver the Centerville Welding & Repair USRA Late Models rolled out onto "The Big 1/3-Mile" fans and competitors alike focused on one car, one driver . . . with the expectation, almost certanty, that this car/driver would more than likely end up in Victory Lane. Lance Hofer . . . the dominator of the Late Model class; UNBEATEN since the later portion of the 2017 season! Until, that is, week #2 of 2019.

Shaun Mann - "The Man" who finally dominated the dominator . . .


04.26.19
11th ANNIVERSARY SEASON ROCKETS INTO HIGH GEAR WITH ACTION, BATTLES & CHANGES AT MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY!
Hensel, Hofer, Skauge, Krause, Jumbeck, & Scholl Are The First To Visit Victory Lane In 2019!



  

  

  
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After what seemed like an enless wintery off-season, racers and race fans alike welcomed back the roar of racing engines with the 11th Annual Season Opener at MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY! With snow in the forecast for Saturday, the atmosphere in the grandstands and pits was one of extatic winning . . . everyone was a winner, because opening night was going to beat Mother Nature!

By the time that final checkered flag had waived, everyone was all smiles compliments of heated on-track action leading up to the season's first time visitors to Victory Lane . . .


04.04.19
MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY RELEASES BEAUTIFUL FULL-COLOR PRINTABLE SCHEDULE FOR 2019 SEASON!


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MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY is happy to release a printable FULL-COLOR copy of the schedule for the upcoming 2019 season. "We are glad to provide this printable copy of our 2019 schedule", said MTS Promoter Tyrone Lingenfelter, "so that racers, fans, sponsors, and supporters can print a copy and hang it in a convinient location so that they and their friends will always know what's coming up next at MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY!"


01.28.19
MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCES MORE FUN AND MONEY FOR 2019!!
A-Mod Purse Increase, Along With 2019 Polaris 450 Sportsman & Vegas Vacation Giveaways for Fans!



 
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MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY is excited to announce a major increase to our USRA Modified payout for the entirety of the 2019 season! RiverCity Manufacturing USRA Modifieds will now be racing for a cool $1,000-to-win, and $100 to start for all 2019 regular weekly shows! This includes $100 that Wehrs Machine donates to the winner's pay.

"We believe with this payout MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY has the highest Modified purse in our region," commented new Speedway Promoter Tyrone Lingenfelter, by way of a social media post on MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY's FaceBook page, "The Modified class has been a longtime fan favorite and .... we are hoping that this increase in pay will give drivers an incentive to make plans to attend MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY on Friday nights."

Top 5 payout will look like this: 1st - $1,000, 2nd - $700, 3rd - $500, 4th - $400 and 5th - $300.

Plus, MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY has Modified specials on:
  • May 24th ($3,000 to win USMTS)
  • June 21st ($1,500 to win Stone Machinery/Hurco night)
  • July 4th & 5th ($1,000 to win and $3,000 to win RiverCity Rumble)
  • August 30th ($3,000 to win USMTS)
  • September 6th & 7th ($4,000 to win Mod Nationals on the 7th)

MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY's final schedule will be announced very soon with the 2019 Season Opener already scheduled for Friday, April 26th!

A second announcement, that produced almost immediate excitement throughout social media, is something that people at the 2018 Championship Awards Banquet heard about, but is now being released to the entire public; MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY will be having a massive fan celebration / giveaway night on Friday, August 30th - the Friday of Labor Day weekend! There will be three huge prizes that fans will have a chance to win.
  • 1st prize - 2019 Polaris 450 Sportsman (courtesy of M & M Lawn and Leisure!)
  • 2nd prize - Trip for 2 to Las Vegas (4 days, 3 nights)
  • 3rd prize - Family trip to the Kalahari (3 days, 2 nights)

Each night an adult fan visits a race at MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY they will receive a special ticket as they come through the front gate; these tickets can then be placed in a special celebration prize bucket by the MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY apparel trailer. On Labor Day weekend all of these tickets will be combined into one big bin and winners will be drawn!

In addition to the three main 'Grand Prizes', there will be a near 'over-flow' of many other prizes, including TVs, gift cards, racing related apparel, etc.!

In order to be a winner, though, the race fan must be present at the Friday, August 30th Labor Day Weekend event!

So, make sure to make plans for Friday, August 30th as you surely won't want to miss this night!

The third announcement released is that our MTS Hornets will now be running under USRA Tuner rules. While MTS Hornets will not be an actual sanctioned division, the class will follow USRA Tuner rules. More details will be made available soon concerning some specifics of the rules but this decision should make for a more competitive field of Hornets at MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY in 2019.

After the 2019 season MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY will evaluate how the season went and make a determination if MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY would like to sanction the Hornets in 2020.

MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY is very excited to get the 2019 race season under way and hope that all drivers and fans alike are just as excited as well!


01.01.19
MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY 2019 SEASON SCHEDULE COMING INTO FOCUS!
MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY's preparations for the 2019 Season have begun! The release of initial scheduling details is painting a picture of what promises to be an amazing and exciting season-long celebration of action at the fast, wide and racy "BIG 1/3-MILE". Situated just an echo away from the banks of the Mighty Mississippi River that creates the border between West-Central Wisconsin and South-Eastern Minnesota, MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY has become a "Must Visit" destination for racers and fans, alike; and the 2019 schedule has already amped up the excitement for another season of fun!

Returning for another season of excitement will be weekly on-track action from:
  • Rivercity Manufacturing USRA Modifieds,
  • Centerville Welding & Repair USRA Late Models Presented by Big Toy Storage,
  • Black Horse Bar & Grill USRA B-Mods,
  • Jailhouse Saloon USRA Hobby Stocks,
  • Harmston Trucking MTS Hornets,
    and
  • REDBOX+ 600 Mods & Sunshine Refuse "SR" & "JR" Slingshots competing on a widened & lengthened "LIGHTNING SPEEDWAY"!
A tentative 2019 schedule has been put together which once again presents all the ingredients necessary to make Friday Nights at MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY the "Must Be There" destination for racers and race fans alike!

The tentative 2018 schedule gets the green flag compliments of the first green flag action on Friday April 26th! Other highlights of the 20+ event schedule include:
  • Dirt Kings Late Model special - May 10th
  • USMTS "Spring Shootout" - May 24th
  • USMTS "End Of Summer Bash" - August 30th
  • 11th Annual Rivercity Rumble - July 4th & 5th (Yes! A Two-Night Affair!),
  • 11th Annual Baehman B-Mod Challenge - July 26th,
  • 2nd Annual Pro Motorcycle Flat Track Outlaw Special (with WI/MN "Border Battle" A.M.A. District Amateurs @ Noon) - July 27th,
  • "Johnny Severtson Memorial Hornet Swarm" - August 16th,
  • 2019 Season Championships - August 23rd,
  • and
  • "Mod NATIONALS" - Sept 6th & 7th,
MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY is truly excited to be looking forward to the 2019 season - and we hope you will join us for another year of FAST AND FURIOUS FAMILY-FRIENDLY FRIDAY NIGHTS!!!



 
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