Story By: THOMPSON SPEEDWAY MOTORSPORTS PARK – THOMPSON, CT – Officials from the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) and Pro All Stars Series (PASS) announced today that they have renewed their partnership with the Boston Beer Company for a third consecutive year at Connecticut’s Thompson Speedway.
Boston Beer, through its popular Twisted Tea brand, will serve as the headline sponsor for a pair of Wednesday Night Specials slated for June 15th and July 13th.
Both events include a $5,000-to-win Outlaw Open Modified Series showdown along with a full card for all five local Thompson divisions. The first Wednesday night event on June 15th will now be known as the Nutmeg State 75 presented by Twisted Tea. Racing continues with the third event of 2022 on Wednesday, July 13th when the six-division line-up roars back to life at the Twisted Tea Midsummer 75.
The agreement continues a partnership that began in 2020. Boston Beer Company sponsored three divisions at the 58th World Series of Speedway Racing, continuing as a summer series partner in 2021, setting the stage for this year’s multi-race deal. As part of the agreement, Boston Beer Company products will be sold in the Thompson Speedway concession area for fans of legal drinking age.
“We’re thrilled to continue our partnership with the Boston Beer Company,” PASS President Tom Mayberry said. “Our fans have told us how much they enjoy watching some great racing while responsibly enjoying Boston Beer Company products on a warm summer night.”
Boston Beer Company of Boston, MA is the fourth-largest brewery in the United States. Jim Koch founded the brewery in 1984 with Samuel Adams Boston Lager as its initial offering. The Vienna lager has remained the company’s flagship beverage to this today. The Samuel Adams line now includes more than a dozen year-round brews along with popular seasonal offerings such as Cold Snap, Summer Ale, Octoberfest and Winter Lager.
In addition to expanding its Samuel Adams line-up, Boston Beer Company has added several other nationally-known brands, including Twisted Tea Hard Iced Tea, Truly Hard Seltzer, Angry Orchard Hard Cider, and Dogfish Head Craft Beer & Spirits. Learn more about the company and its products at www.bostonbeer.com.
Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park opens its summer racing season on Wednesday, June 15th at 6:00pm. The Nutmeg State 75 presented by Twisted Tea will feature the region’s top open-wheel racers for the $5,000-to-win prize as part of the Outlaw Open Modified Series. The Sunoco Modifieds, ACT-type Late Models, Limited Sportsmen, SK Light Modifieds, and Mini Stocks join them on the card.