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OUR MAN AT THE RACES

04/11/2018

OUR MAN AT THE RACES

Some of our Board Members are still active racers.
New Exhibits at the museum

02/28/2018

New Exhibits at the museum

Around one-third of the cars and motorcycles that were on the floor when the museum opened in June, 2017, will be replaced this spring.
Magnificent

02/04/2018

Magnificent

Ed Shea had his magnificent supermodified fully restored and delivered it to the museum in the fall. The driver, Russ Wood, won two track championships, two ISMA championships and dozens of races including many big ones.
Museum Receives Chamber of Commerce Award

01/28/2018

Museum Receives Chamber of Commerce Award



The North East Motor Sports Museum was honored on Thursday January 25th at the annual New Hampshire Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce 99th Awards Ceremony where the Golden Hammer award was presented to the museum.
SLOT CAR DRAG RACING

12/30/2017

SLOT CAR DRAG RACING



Itís minus one-degree F outside at the museum today (12/30/17). Itís warm inside and a crowd has gathered for slot car drag racing.
JIM MARTEL RESTORES ANOTHER

12/11/2017

JIM MARTEL RESTORES ANOTHER



The latest in a long line of race car restorations by Jim Martel is finished. Begun in September, 2016, the car was backed out of the garage and driven by Scott Martel (pictured with his father) on December 7, 2017, more than a year later.
Newest

11/26/2017

Newest



New to the museum cars are arriving as we move into winter. Among them is the cut-down built by the late Phil Libby and driven by the late Joey O'Brien.
LEGENDS DAY HONORS STEVENS, SUMMERS AND BOUCHARD

11/13/2017

LEGENDS DAY HONORS STEVENS, SUMMERS AND BOUCHARD



On Saturday, November 4, a sold-out crowd was treated to a rollicking good-time afternoon as three of New England's all-time greats were honored with banners hung from the ceiling of the new North East Motor Sports Museum.
OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

10/31/2017

OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

Gil Coraine has been retained as the museum's Operations Director. He is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the museum. Gil has a long and deep motorsports history. He says, "I'm delighted to be selected as the museumís Director of Operations."
Legends Day and the Annual Meeting - November 4

09/28/2017

Legends Day and the Annual Meeting - November 4



Saturday, November 4 will be a huge day for the North East Motor Sports Museum. Beginning at noon, the Museum will honor two of New Englandís finest racers, Bugs Stevens and George Summers. The Legends Day event at the Museum will include an entertaining roundtable with the honoree superstars that includes audience participation.
Pete vonSneidern's Donation

08/30/2017

Pete vonSneidern's Donation



Frank Sivret gave Pete vonSneidern his helmet and 1948 New England Big Car Championís trophy before he died. The two are among vonSneidernís most treasured possessions. But in early August, Pete donated both to the museum where they will be displayed together.
First Bus Tour

08/26/2017

First Bus Tour



The museum was host to Steve Perry's "Mainely Motorsports" on August 22, 2017. The group was the first bus tour to visit the museum.
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