The team at the New England Racing Museum sends its condolences to the friends and family of Drew Fornoro who passed away on May 1st, 2023 at the age of 72.
The 1979 relationship between Lee Allard and Geoff Bodine lasted less than a full season but produced impressive results. The partnership was started when Geoff converted the Allard 99NH and 66NH Troyer modifieds to three link rear suspensions. Both cars featured Pinto bodies.
Longtime dedicated volunteer Mabel Doyle was named 2022 volunteer of the year at the annual volunteer appreciation luncheon at the museum in mid-April. A plaque will be installed in the museum representing her likeness alongside the three previous volunteer of the year recipients.
The annual New England Racers Reunion Presented by Autopac Gallery is set to feature a variety of race cars and race motorcycles for outdoor display at the New England Racing Museum (922 NH Route 106, Loudon, NH) on Saturday May 6th.
The operations of the New England Racing Museum is largely run by a group of dedicated volunteers. The museum currently only has one paid employee, its executive director. Volunteers fully run weekly operations during open hours at the museum. This is common for most museums.
The 2023 fundraising event season at the New England Racing Museum (922 NH Route 106, Loudon, NH 03307) opens up with the 2nd annual New England Racers Reunion: Race Car Show on Saturday May 6th. Each of the museums events are essential fundraisers to help meet financial obligations so we can continue our mission of New England motor racing preservation, education and inspiration.
The audio and slide show is part three of a four part series that features a conversation with New England racing legend Sam Posey, Ray Caldwell and others associated with the former Marblehead, Massachusetts based Autodynamics race team.
We are pleased to report that our 2022-2023 annual appeal fundraiser has exceeded our $50,000 goal and has totaled $56,000 in contributions!
In late 2022 the museums executive director Tom Netishen met with volunteer Michael Stridsberg (pictured) allowing him to pick up the first fifteen boxes of Channell One auto racing videos.
The Country Girl alcohol fueled funny car will be on display for the 2023 season at the museum in memory of its driver Rodalyn Knox who passed away on July 2nd 2022.
The audio and slideshow is part two of a four part series that features a conversation with New England racing legend Sam Posey, Ray Caldwell and others associated with the former Marblehead, Massachusetts based Autodynamics race team.
During the museums annual meeting a group of five members of the museums governing body helped purchase what is now the oldest program in the museums archival collection