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Pete Thickett

Hometown: Buckinghamshire, England

Residence: Woodbury, CT

Date of Birth: 6/3/84

Career Achievements:

• 2011 Late Model Rookie of the Year

Race car driver Pete Thickett has been involved in motorsports for most of his life. A fan from childhood, Thickett first competed in Champ Karts and then Rally Cars in his homeland, the United Kingdom.

 

When he attended the Afton University in Birmingham, United Kingdom as he studied for a

career in mechanical engineering, he was a member of the college's auto racing team where he engineered, designed, built and drove race cars for three years.

 

At age 24 Pete moved to the United States and settled in Connecticut to pursue his mechanical engineering career. Thickett soon met car owner Chris Dupont and the duo teamed up with a successful paved track Late Model stock car team ever since. After Thickett's first season of competition at the Stafford Motor Speedway in Stafford Springs, Connecticut, he was honored with the speedway's prestigious “Rookie of the Year” award! With consistent top finishes, the TD Racing team has fielded a car to watch ever since!

 

For the 2021 racing season the TD Racing team will return to the Stafford Motor Speedway as they compete in the NASCAR Late Model stock car division! Pete will be seeking both victories and the NASCAR Late Model Driving Championship.

 

Stafford Motor Speedway, TD Racing's home track, is a semi-banked half mile paved oval located in Stafford Springs, Connecticut. Stafford Motor Speedway is a NASCAR Whelen All American Series sanctioned track with NASCARweekly racing every Friday night from May through September. This track is known as the home of nationally recognized drivers such as Monster Energy Cup star Ryan Preece and past Daytona 500 winner Geoff Bodine.

been involved in motorsports for most of his life. A fan from childhood, Thickett first competed in Champ Karts and then Rally Cars in his homeland, the United Kingdom.

 

When he attended the Afton University in Birmingham, United Kingdom as he studied for a

career in mechanical engineering, he was a member of the college's auto racing team where he engineered, designed, built and drove race cars for three years.

 

At age 24 Pete moved to the United States and settled in Connecticut to pursue his mechanical engineering career. Thickett soon met car owner Chris Dupont and the duo teamed up with a successful paved track Late Model stock car team ever since. After Thickett's first season of competition at the Stafford Motor Speedway in Stafford Springs, Connecticut, he was honored with the speedway's prestigious “Rookie of the Year” award! With consistent top finishes, the TD Racing team has fielded a car to watch ever since!

 

For the 2021 racing season the TD Racing team will return to the Stafford Motor Speedway as they compete in the NASCAR Late Model stock car division! Pete will be seeking both victories and the NASCAR Late Model Driving Championship.

 

Stafford Motor Speedway, TD Racing's home track, is a semi-banked half mile paved oval located in Stafford Springs, Connecticut. Stafford Motor Speedway is a NASCAR Whelen All American Series sanctioned track with NASCAR weekly racing every Friday night from May through September. This track is known as the home of nationally recognized drivers such as Monster Energy Cup star Ryan Preece and past Daytona 500 winner Geoff Bodine.

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