The Future Home of North East Motor Sports History.

Welcome to the official website of the North East Motor Sports Museum!

The museum is a proposed 20,000 square foot facility that will be located on the grounds of the New Hampshire Motor Speedway. When completed, the museum will be home to an extensive collection of race cars, trophies, helmets, engines, motorcycles, books, photographs, newspapers, videos, magazines and memorabilia that represents a cross-section of the rich North East racing history. Thank you for your interest, and if you would like to know how you can help, please contact us.

Who Are We?

We are the Racing History Preservation Group. Incorporated in New Hampshire, we are a 501 (c) 3 non-profit. Some of the most significant personalities in Northeast Motorsports are members of our Board of Directors. The Boardís Executive Committee consists of President Dick Berggren, Vice President Lew Boyd, Second Vice President Joe Freeman, Treasurer Ken Smith, Secretary Ric Mariscal. Board members include Paul Aldrich, Dick Batchelder, Ray Boissoneau, Ron Bouchard, Bones Bourcier, Russ Conway, Gil Coraine, Robert Coy, Ricky Craven, Andy Cusack, Paul Giblin, Mark Hann, Lloyd Hutchins, Skip Matczak, Al Novotnik, Ed Shea, RA Silvia, George Summers and Pete vonSneidern.

No member of the Executive Committee or the Board receives any compensation in exchange for their services.

Latest News

The Racing History Preservation Group At NHMS!

Board Members of the Racing History Preservation Group exhibited at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway for the duration of the big mid-July NASCAR weekend. Bob Coy provided a 1930s European motorcycle, Ken Smith brought his photo and newspaper clipping scrapbooks and Ray Boissoneau loaned his magnificent Drew Fornoro-driven NEMA midget for fans to enjoy. Read More
Amazing Reino Tulonen Gifts Added To The Museum's Collection

The Racing History Preservation Group is enormously pleased to have received magnificent gifts of the late Reino Tulonenís racing career from his family. Included in their gifts are a complete midget Reino drove and won with, five albums of photos of his career, over a dozen trophies he won, his NEAR Hall of Fame jacket, the checkered flag from one of his biggest wins and the steel helmet he wore while driving to many wins. Read More
Join us for the 2nd annual Gypsy Tour Motorcycle Ride to benefit the North East Motor Sports Museum. The ride departs Wiers Beach at 10:30am sharp on Sunday, June 15, 2014. Read More
Thank you Maxine Snelgrove

We are grateful to Maxine Snelgrove for the donation of her fatherís (Howard Jackson), helmet, gloves and goggles worn in the 1940s and 50s. She believes Mauri Rose also wore the helmet. This gift is Maxineís second to the North East Motor Sports Museum. Read More
Annual Meeting Recap

The annual Open Meeting of the Racing History Preservation Group was held on Saturday, April 19, at the Stafford Speedway function hall. Members saw preliminary drawings done by architect Dan Skully of the new museum building which will be approximately 10,000 square feet. It will be a one story building. The design will permit expansion. Read More