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12/16/2016
First Trophy


On Thursday, December 16, 2016, North East Motor Sports Museum curator Ray Boissoneau moved the first trophy into the museum's custom-built 25-foot long trophy case. It was won by Bentley Warren in 1969 in his first of six Oswego Speedway Classic championships. Read More
12/08/2016
Newest is Very Old


The newest car on the floor of the North East Motor Sports Museum is very old. Built in England in 1932, this J2 MG is owned by Peter and Rachael Ross of Bolton, MA. It was originally raced the year it was built as a factory car driven by Archie Langley and Jack Bastock. It raced at some of Europe's most storied tracks. In 1934 the car was imported to the US by Sam Collier where it was raced in ARCA (the precursor to the SCCA) Read More
12/02/2016
The First Car


On December 1, 2016, the first car to arrive on the floor of the North East Motor Sports Museum was the #1 modified which was driven by Geoff Bodine to dozens of wins in 1978. The car has been magically restored by Ronnie St. Germain and Mark Alden for its owner Carl Oberg (who in our photo is closest to the car and wearing a blue shirt). Read More
11/28/2016
First Car Scheduled To Arrive December 1
The first car to arrive at the museum has a pavement history. Its driver played a major role in building the car and dominated New England the first year he raced it. It's due to arrive at the museum on Thursday, December 1 at 1pm. However, it's coming on an open trailer and rain is in the forecast. Read More
11/20/2016
Finishing The Floor


In mid-November, ICS Coatings completed a four-day project of preparing, then epoxy-coating the floor at the North East Motor Sports Museum. Dillon Coburn, the project's on-site foreman, is shown applying coating to a section of the museum that will become a drag racing diorama. Read More
11/14/2016
FIRST CAR TO ENTER THE MUSEUM FOR DISPLAY
Construction of the North East Motor Sports Museum nears its conclusion. As soon as Thanksgiving, we will begin to set up the library and display cases.

The first car to roll into the museum for display will arrive on or about December 1. It has to be something special. After years of dreaming and years of work, the museumís first car has to have a winning history. It has to be original, as it was raced. Read More
11/01/2016
RENE THE CHAMP


The North East Motor Sports Museum has forged agreements with other museums to borrow and lend cars and artifacts. On October 29, 2016, the first of those artifacts came to us through the courtesy of the Saratoga (NY) Automotive Museum. Read More
10/30/2016
Display Cases Being Installed


When you walk into the museum, on your left you'll see a custom-built trophy case that's eight-feet tall and twenty-four feet long. It'll contain prestigious trophies won in New England racing including for major races and major championships. Read More
10/20/2016
Perley's Winning Helmet


Chris Perley, known to his fans as the Rowley (MA) Rocket, has won more International Supermodified Association races than any other driver. He has donated the helmet he wore driving to many of those wins to the North East Motor Sports Museum. Read More
09/27/2016
Lakes Region Heating and Air Conditioning


Lakes Region Heating and Air Conditioning is installing the museum's climate control hardware. They are doing it on a materials-only basis with the company's labor donated. And there has been plenty of donated labor. Andy Cardinal (left) and Josh Mainville have been in the building for weeks installing the ceiling ductwork and the rest of what's needed to being heat and AC in. Read More
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