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Speedbowl Documentary

CHECK OUT OUR DOCUMENTARY SERIES ON THE HISTORY OF NLWS


PART TWO (1961-1974)
DON COLLINS * CHARLIE WEBSTER * NEWT PALM * DICK DUNN * DICK CASO
CHECKERBOARD 716 * L&M COUPE * M PINTO * BUDDA'S BULLET * OLLIE SILVA
SPORTSMEN MODIFIEDS * BOMBERS * DAREDEVILS * BILL SWEET * GADA RACING
BIG MIKE DAIGNAULT * POWDER PUFF DERBIES * DEMOLITION DERBIES * A SPEEDBOWL WEDDING
THE MOTORCYCLE TRACK * THE LAST YEARS OF THE ORIGINAL OWNERSHIP GROUP

 

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PART ONE (1951-1961)
ORIGINAL TRACK CONSTRUCTION * THE DIRT TRACK * MONEY BAGS MOE GHERZI * DAVE HUMPHREY
AAA MIDGETS * THE NON-FORD DIVISION * R.I.P. JACK GRIFFIN * FRED LUCHESI * RED FOOTE
DIRTY DICK BEAUREGARD * DON COLLINS * BILL SLATER & THE CONNECTICUT VALLEY ROCKET
UNITED STOCK CAR RACING CLUB * CHARLIE WEBSTER * TED STACK

 

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Our complete documentary series on the Speedbowl's history will be release in 6 parts over the course of the 2015-2016 off-season.  Check back every 6-8 weeks to see a new release.  In the meantime, you can enjoy the documentary shorts below on other various topics not necessarily covered in detail in the 6-part series.  Enjoy!!

Documentary Shorts

EARLIEST MEMORIES OF THE SPEEDBOWL
Each interviewee from our documentary project discusses their earliest memory of going to the shoreline oval.

 

 


THE CHECKERED FLAG ANNOUNCER
A tribute to Paul Trowbridge a.k.a. Paul Tremaine, a pioneer in the pre-internet era of getting out race results & news via several phone lines in the northeast.

 

 


SPEEDBOWL FAMILIES
Several interviewees from our documentary talk about some of the more accomplished families in Speedbowl history: Webster, Ceravolo, Gada, Potter, Lajeunesse and Bunnell.

 

 


20 YRS AFTER 'THE BIG FIRE'
A look back at one of the scariest wrecks in Speedbowl history on July 30, 1994 when an enormous fire broke out on the front stretch after an incident involving Larry Lamphear, Dennis Gada & Mark Lajeunesse.

 

 


TODAY SK'S MODIFIED STARS
Quick profiles on some of the more recent stars at the Speedbowl: Ted Christopher, Todd Ceravolo, Dennis Gada, Tom Fox, Ed Reed Jr, Jeff Pearl, Rob Janovic Jr, Ron Yuhas Jr, Tyler Chadwick and Keith Rocco.


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