Jerry Thompson Memorial Event Saturday
Saturday’s racing lineup is an exciting one for the Jerry Thompson Memorial event. Six divisions are on the racing card including the senior racing classes of Bone Stocks, Mini Trucks, and 9HP mini sprints. Development classes are also highlighted including Junior Late Models, Rookie Trucks, & Junior Sprints.
Ailsa Craig’s Jerry Thompson, who passed away back in August of 2015, was a long-time supporter of Grand Bend Speedway. He supported and mentored many drivers including his nephews Shawn & Jason Thompson.
General admission seating includes access to the lawn chair area as well as the grandstand. Pits are open free of charge after the event to get an up close look at the racing vehicles.
About the Track: Grand Bend Speedway is a 1/4 mile paved Tri-Oval race track. Originally built in 1996 for small-scale vehicles it was later expanded into the track of today which can accommodate both half-size development series as well as full-size race cars. The track is located just outside the town of Grand Bend beside the Grand Bend Motorplex facility.