We are saddened to learn of the passing of former museum board member and New England drag racing pioneer Gil Coraine. Gil passionately served on the museumís board of directors during the building capital campaign and construction phase of the museum and became the museums first general manager before declining health prohibited him to do so.
We are saddened by the passage of Paul Aldrich, one of the earliest drag racing personalities to volunteer for and serve on the museumís board of directors.
Jim Lowrey Jr was voted onto the board of directors at the December 2023 annual meeting. He is a lifetime member of the museum and has actively supported the museums car show events since their inception as an attendee and now sponsor.
Mabel Doyle was voted onto the board of directors at the December 2023 annual meeting. She has been a longtime dedicated volunteer at the museum since its opening in 2017.
Josh Morin was voted onto the board of directors during the fall 2023 board meeting. He has been involved with the museum since joining its development committee in 2022.
Lloyd D. Hutchins, Jr., 86, of East Barre passed away on Wednesday afternoon, January 3, 2024, at the UVM Medical Center.
The museum will be closed Saturday December 23rd and 30th for the Christmas and New Yearís Holiday. We resume our regular scheduled winter public open hours on Saturday January 6th
As we reflect on 2023, the museum had record attendance and held three major mission focused events in which honored those who have made racing in New England so exceptional. As we review how we fulfilled our mission, please consider making a donation to help us continue to honor our New England racing heroes and preserve regional racing past for the future.
On a brisk autumn day family, friends and fans from across the region and country gathered to honor four of the most prolific New England broadcasters ever to hold a microphone at an auto racing event. Dick Berggren, Ken Squier, Mike Joy and Jack Arute III were honored at New England Racing Museumís 6th annual Legends Day event.
Learn more about the car at the New England Racing Museum ahead of Legends Day 2023.
The annual meeting of the Racing History Preservation Group DBA New England Racing Museum will take place on Sunday December 3rd, 2023 at 1pm.
Starting October 14th, 2023 our public hours of operation move to Saturday only, 10am to 4pm. Expanded public hours of operation will resume in June of 2024. Thank you for joining us for our most attended summer season at the museum to date!