Story By: DAN KAPUSCINSKI / JASON SIMMONS RACING – OSWEGO, NY – Jason Simmons Racing and driver Tyler Thompson are preparing two No. 98T Modifieds for the month of April, with Big Block and Small Block Modified starts planned across four different speedways.
After making his Super DIRTcar Series Modified debut at Volusia Speedway Park in February, Thompson is slated to make his first career Super DIRTcar Series attempt in the state of New York on Saturday, April 13 as part of the tour’s season opening Thunder in the Thousand Islands at Can-Am Speedway in LaFargeville, NY.
The 100-lap, $10,000 to win Super DIRT Week Qualifier at Can-Am, will be the first of four Big Block events for Thompson in April.
The next night on Sunday, April 14, Thompson will pull double duty in both Big Block and Small Block Modified action at Utica-Rome Speedway’s season opening Spring Break Shootout in Vernon, NY.
The night’s Big Block main event will pay $2,500 to win with $1,500 going to the winner of the Small Block program.
The next weekend Thompson will take his Big Block machine to the Land of Legends Raceway in Canandaigua, NY for their Cabin Fever season opener on Saturday, April 20.
On Saturday, April 27, Thompson will re-join the Super DIRTcar Series Modified tour, this time at Fulton Speedway for the 5th annual Highbank Holdup 100 in Fulton, NY.
JSR and Thompson will hit the pavement beginning on Saturday, May 18 with Oswego Speedway’s open practice session before kicking off their Supermodified season at Oswego on Saturday, May 25 with the Jim Shampine Memorial Twin 50’s.