Thomas Memorial Nationals
for Micros with open Modifieds
Micros & 270 Micros and open Modifieds on 1/4 mile.
Gates will open 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 will be available at
the speedway and at
Please Donate Here in the name of Bill Thomas
For all he has done
|On Saturday, October
8, the Bill Thomas Memorial Micro-Sprint Nationals will
be contested at Bridgeport Speedway. 30-lap features for
the 270cc and 600cc Micro-Sprints will share the
spotlight with $1000 going to the victor of each main
Through sponsorship efforts by the family of Bill
Thomas, the purse of this year's event has been enhanced
for the 270cc and 600cc Micro-Sprints. All finishing
places from second on back through the field will be
increased. The take the green money is now $80. In
addition, a $50 hard-charger award will be up for grabs
in each of the Micro-Sprint feature events. This annual
season ending race 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.
On Saturday, October 8, the gates will open 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.
William Thomas IV
of Birth: Philadelphia,
of Death: October
William H. Thomas,
IV "Bill", age 53, of Media, died Saturday, October 23,
2010 at Riddle Memorial Hospital after a courageous
battle with Cancer. He was a 1974 graduate of Chester
High School and a graduate of Lincoln Technical
Institute with certification in HVAC.
Bill was actively involved with the Bridgeport Speedway
in NJ and the racing community. He made racing a family
affair since the early 90's. Bill was an avid Phillies
and NASCAR fan.
Bill was an advocate for the awareness of Mesothelioma.
PARENTS: William H. and Mildred E.
(Werner) Thomas, Sr..
WIFE OF 30 YEARS to
Debra M Petti Thomas.
DAUGHTER: Melissa Sue Thomas of Ridley
SON: Bill Thomas (Michelle) of Aston.
2 SISTERS: Deborah
Williams (Leigh) and Bette Thomas.
Beloved dogs: Cody,
Chance and Queenie.
FUNERAL SERVICE: Thursday
Evening at 8:00pm at Minshall Shropshire-Bleyler Funeral
Home, Middletown (Rte 352) & Knowlton Rds, Media.
608 S Old Middletown Rd
Media, PA 19063-5051
Evening after 6:00pm at the funeral home.
In Lieu of flowers memorial donations may be
www.racingforacure.us or www.billthomasracing.com
Mesothelioma Awareness Day 2010
-- Join the Meso Foundation on
September 26 in
New York City for a taping of the Today Show
Mesothelioma Awareness Day is promising to be the biggest and most
impactful yet! With a National Mesothelioma Awareness Day bill close
to passing, and along with all of your events, proclamations and
radio play requests, this year, mesothelioma will also be
prominently featured on a 14x6-foot banner in the heart of New York
We are excited
to announce that EHE International has generously donated the 10
Rockefeller Plaza display window for the entire month of
September, and the Meso Foundation will utilize the space to promote
awareness of mesothelioma during this important month. We expect
this banner (and the video which will fit in the grey area of the
banner) to reach thousands of New Yorkers and visitors.
this incredible opportunity, please join the Meso Foundation in New
York City on September 26th for the taping of the Sunday edition of
the Today Show. As it is customary for spectators of the Today
Show, we encourage you to create your own attention-getting and
informational Meso Awareness Day sign. Feel free to contact us if
you need any help or to brainstorm any ideas.
Stay tuned for more information in the next
few weeks, and in the meantime, please contact Danelle Mangone at
(703) 879-3823 or firstname.lastname@example.org with
& Michelle's Wedding
April 16, 2010
Racing for a Cure
Be sure to
visit our marketing partners websites listed on the
Help support those who support us. Tell them you
saw their info
here at Bill Thomas Racing. We are starting to plan for our totally
new team in 2010. So if you are interested in coming on board as a
team member or sponsor please call us at 610-329-0239 or email us at
Granite Run Mall Driver Meet & Greet
25 Days till Christmas Celebrations at the Mall
Racing for a Cure Tribute Car
2010 Micro Sprint Car
Stay tuned for info to follow
your looking to increase traffic to your business or
product, imagine a race car or our driver signing
autographs at your place of business or trade show.
Having an open house or special event give us a call at
Bill Thomas Racing
and see what our marketing crew can do for you and your
Thomas IV and Billy Thomas V, are currently car less and
are entertaining any and all options for the 2010 racing
season. We will
and promoting our sponsors at
Speedway's Fast and Furious Fridays in Bridgeport,
New Jersey and at
Speedway in New Castle, Delaware in 2010. We will
also be doing some shows in the off season to help
Sponsors and our
Racing for a Cure
fundraising efforts, so if you are interested we wanted
to put the feelers out there so to speak. Any teams,
owners, potential start ups or businesses can contact us
at; 610-329-0239 or email us at;
BillThomasRacing@comcast.net, to talk about options
available. ''You don't know unless you
go out to all the track owners, promoters and especially to all
our current sponsors/marketing partners for allowing us the
racing last year and the past 16 years, the #21 of Bill
Thomas V and Bill Thomas Racing. Thank You !
Bill Thomas Racing Blogging
Inside BTR With Bill
The New Paint Job For 2009
Awards Banquet 2007
Bill Thomas 2nd
Place 600cc Points Championship
the 600cc Class, Angelo Mercado picked up the fifth place
trophy; Rich Mellor, running in two classes this year was
the fourth place award winner; Jack Conover, driving for the
legendary JR Culler, was the third place winner; second
place went to Bill Thomas. Bob DeVault, who, not of his
choosing, tried "to lose" the Championship on the final race
night of the season, did manage to hold on for the champ
point total and pick up the first place award.
PHILLIES clubhouse 2007 Christmas time
Bill Thomas Picks Up His Third Win Of The 2006 Season
4, 2006 Bridgeport Speedway
Click Here for 2006 Race Results
Bill Thomas Picks Up His Second Win Of The 2006 Season
July 7, 2006 Bridgeport Speedway
Bill Thomas Wins His First Race Of The 2006 Season
April 28, 2006 Bridgeport Speedway
Micro Sprint Car Racing