A while back, Renee released an ambitious 2012 schedule. Unfortunately, that was not to be.

With three races in the record book – South Boston (VA); Caraway (NC) and Monadnock (NH) – the team was blindsided with sponsorship troubles. Unable to cover the costs associated with the first three events and without financing in place to continue, the Ed Bennett-owned team was forced to put the racecars up on jack stands.

Despite the obviously disappointing setback, the team is now prepared to move forward.

To that end, the No. 59 team has recently filed an entry for the UNOH Showdown at Connecticut’s Thompson International Speedway on Saturday and Sunday, September 8-9. The second annual event will feature twin 75-lap features for both of NASCAR’s Whelen Modified and Southern Modified Tours – followed by a 50-lap $50,000 non-points Showdown.

“Thompson has always been my favorite track and we typically run real well there,” explained Renee. “We had a real fast car for this event last year (Renee was 6th fastest out of the 47 cars in the pit area) and we’re looking forward to going back,” she continued.

“This season hasn’t turned out the way we wanted – to say the least. But we’ll all feel a little better with a strong showing at Thompson.”

We look forward to updating you further as the season progresses…