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The range of drivers, owners, tracks and race cars depicted in the collection are the who's who in Northeastern midget racing. The forefathers that laid the foundation for present day racing are illustrated in color and black and white photo's complete with captions. Bill Randall, Ray Roberts, Ronnie Evans and Jerry Russo just to name a few drivers from NEMA's infancy.

The early cage days drivers are represented by Bill Roth, Lee Smith, Hank Stevens and Len Thrall for example. And to finish out the last couple of decades are the Fornoros, Stoehrs, Scrivanis, Seymours and many many more. The cars are as big as the drivers on this DVD that range from the Badgers to the uprights, cage and cageless, even some Offy's.

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FRI. JULY 17th, 2015
Marvin
Rifchin
Trophy
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Story Book Ending as Stoehr, Cugini Take Rifchin Honors at LEE USA Speedway
Friday’s Northeastern Midget Association event could not ended with a more ideal finish for the young Avery Stoehr. A storybook ending topped the evening for the young, hard charger whose family has had a long affiliation with the late Marvin Rifchin and the M&H tire, who the race was in Memorial of. Rifchin, a long time NEMA supporter and owner of M&H tire, was well represented by his family, who joined the Stoehr family in victory lane.

Doug Cleveland and Paul Scally led the field to the green. Stoehr, who started third, quick blasted into the lead.

Further back, Randy Cabral – who started eighth, was on the prowl. Cabral moved into the second after a lap seven restart. When the green flag flew, Stoehr continued his run and dominated the feature event. When the checkered flag flew, Stoehr took down the victory by a half straightaway over 2014 series champion, Cabral. Seth Carlson had one of his best runs of the year to finish third, followed by a battled that raged the whole race between Jim Chambers, John Zych and Todd Bertrand for fourth - finishing in that order, Bethany Stoehr, Alan Chambers, Danny Cugini, and Paul Scally.

“Its an honor to win this event. Marvin supported my father’s racing for many years, and to win is memorial event is unbelievable,” said Stoehr.

“It was exceptional to have this event at LEE USA Speedway. The competitors were excited to come back, and it was fitting to have Marvin’s race at a facility that has so much history with NEMA,” Said NEMA President Russ Stoehr.

In the Lites division, Danny Cugini quickly worked his way from his fifth starting position into the lead. Cugini has been very strong in Lites competition in recent years at LEE USA, and this past Saturday night was no different.

“LEE is one of those tracks where tires play a big role, and we needed to conserve them as much as possible. I thought if I could go really hard early on, and get some breaks, I could conserve my tires when I get to the front. Once I got the lead, I concentrated on hitting my marks,” said Cugini.

“Winning the Rifchin trophy is unbelievable. I never had the opportunity to meet Marvin, but I understand that he was instrumental in NEMA’s success and many of the racers that he touched,” said Cugini.

Following Cugini across the line was Jim Chambers, PJ Stergios, Scott Bigelow, Dylan Duhaime, Paul Bigelow, Randy Cabral, Paul Scally, Anthony Payne and Jim Cataldo.

NEMA’s Saturday show, the Jim O’Brien Memorial was rained out at White Mountain Speedway. A make up date is being discussed.
CARLSON - A. STOEHR - CABRAL
Photos by
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NEMA MIDGETS - LEE USA - 7/17/15
Pos. # Driver  Hometown Owner
1 15a Avery Stoehr Lakeville, MA Russ Stoehr
2 47 Randy Cabral Plymouth, MA Tim Bertrand
3 71 Seth Carlson Brimfield, CT Gene Feigel
4 21 Jim Chambers Atkinson, NH Mike Chambers
5 9 John Zych Jr. Mendon,MA John Zych Sr.
6 39 Todd Bertrand Sufield, CT Todd Bertrand
7 44a Bethany Stoehr Bridgewater, MA Ed Breault
8 7 Alan Chambers Atkinson, NH Mike Chambers
9 51 Danny Cugini Marshfield, MA D.  Cugini
10 30 Paul Scally Raynham, MA Paul Scally
11 77 Steve Powers - Mike Luggelle
12 50 Kevin Park Foxboro, MA Pete Pernisiglio
13 87 Doug Cleveland  Sudbury, MA  Doug Cleveland  
 
STERGIOS - D. CUGINI - J. CHAMBERS
NEMA LITES - LEE USA - 7/17/15
Pos. # Driver  Hometown Owner
1 51 Danny Cugini Marshfield, MA D.  Cugini
2 21w Jim Chambers Atkinson, NH Jim Chambers
3 11 PJ Stergois Candia, NH PJ Stergios
4 32 Scott Bigelow E. Hampton, CT Scott Bigelow
5 57  Dylan Duhaime  Loudon, NH  Shawn Duhaime 
6 31 Paul Bigelow Kensington, CT Paul Bigelow
7 35 Randy Cabral Plymouth, MA Glen Cabral
8 30b Paul Scally Raynham, MA Paul Scally
9 21 Anthony Payne Fairlawn, NJ Jennifer Scrivani
10 2 Jim Cataldo Sterling, MA Jim Cataldo
11 41 Megan CuginI Marshfield, MA D.  Cugini
12 16 Dennis O'Brien Deerfield, NH Chris O'Brien
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03 Dennis Potter New Boston, NH Dennis Potter
14
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29d Jeremy DeCourcey Rochester NH  Jeremy DeCourcey
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The July 6, 2006 NEMA race at Thompson honoring Marvin Rifchin
LEE USA Speedway Honors
Belong to Marvin Rifchin
The winner of this Friday night's Northeastern Midget Association feature at LEE USA Speedway will get away with the coveted Marvin Rifchin Memorial Trophy, presented by Rifchin's family, who will be at the event. The trophy race honors Rifchin, owner of M&H Tire and an integral part of NEMA from its inception in 1953. Rifchin died on June 3, 2009 at age 93.

"Everybody would like to have this one," says NEMA President Russ Stoehr. "The number of people he touched directly, the influence he had on our club over the years is immense. He was a long time supporter of many, including myself. I'm hoping we have a big turnout to honor him," he said.

John Zych heads into Lee USA Speedway having had a stellar start to the season, and is always hungry for another win. Other contenders include Randy Cabral, Avery Stoehr, Seth Carlson, Danny Cugini and Boston Louie winner, Todd Bertrand. Cabral was the winner of the "Marvin Rifchin Appreciation event in 2006 and the winner the last time NEMA visited Lee in the Fall of 2013.

In the Lites, Danny Cugini has been ultra fast in the last few visits to Lee, but will be chased by the hungry Anthony Payne, Randy Cabral and the Bigelow brothers, Paul and Scott. The young Meg Cugini has showed lots of promise so far this year, and is hungry for her first win as well.

"We want to thank LEE USA promoter Red MacDonald and his wife Judy for their participation in honoring Marvin and inviting NEMA back to the Speedway," adds Stoehr.

Midgets and, soon after, stock cars, captured Rifchin's attention in the immediate post World War II era. Joining his father Harry in the tire recapping business, M&H (the H stands for Harry) became one of the first companies to make tires specifically for racecars.

More than willing to take on the tire-making giants (notably Goodyear and Firestone), Rifchin's influence throughout motorsports grew to epic proportions over some five decades. His association with legend Don Garlits is part of drag racing folklore. He played a major role in the Modified glory days of the 1960s and 70s.

Rifchin's contributions are evidenced by his membership in four Halls of Fame including NEMA's. He is in the National Hot Rod Association, the New England Auto Racing and the Specialty Equipment Manufactures Association (SEMA) halls as well.
"Still," says long-time NEMA car owner and official Bruce Beane, "Marvin stayed close to NEMA. He was part of the family. The M&H logo was part of NEMA's image for many years for many very good reasons."

Beane points out Rifchin was outgoing not only with his product but also with his time and his intelligence.
 

SAT. JULY 18th, 2015
Due to weather, the White Mountain 7/18 race has been CANCELLED. A new date is being discussed.
White Mountain Speedway Race
Honors the Late Jim O’Brien
On Saturday July 18th, the Northeastern Midget Association will invade the White Mountain Motorsports Park for the first time in over twenty years. Usually when NEMA heads to a track it hasn't been to in years, the press releases are filled with talk of the mighty midgets of NEMA looking to break track records, however on this night, the NEMA Lites will take center stage for the first Jim O'Brien Memorial Race.

Brothers Matt and Dennis O'Brien will both be competing in the NEMA and Lites race cards, respectively, with Matt competing in both events. Brother, Chris O'Brien, will be on hand as well - as he owns the Dennis O'Brien machine. A first O'Brien Memorial win will be a coveted one, on the minds of many Lites racers. One of those is NEMA Champion and Lites competitor, Randy Cabral.

"Jim was such a good guy, and always thought about the little guy. Maybe we aren't considered the little guys anymore, but for many years when we were showing up with a 1979 Edmunds on a snow mobile trailer, Jim was always there to greet us with a smile. It would be such an honor to win this race," said five time champion, Randy Cabral. "He did so much for the club, I'd like all of the younger generation to understand who he was, and the impact he had on what we have today," Cabral went on to say.

"Jim O'Brien was a staple in the foundation of NEMA," said NEMA President Russ Stoehr. "He was one of the pioneers who helped pave the way for pavement midget racing in the Northeast, as we see it today," he said.

Jim O'Brien was a legendary car owner and club officer, who for a span of four decades personified the best of NEMA. At a very young age, he was introduced to the Midgets by his father and in 1970, joined the NEMA family as a car owner. He earned feature wins with Johnny Evans, driving his Falcon powered Kurtis, and Doug Cleveland who powered to victory in his home built "Pink Panther" laydown chassis.

In 1975 he won the Coca‐Cola dirt track championship with Hank Stevens at the wheel. Jim was an innovative fabricator and engine builder and with his sons by his side, he always built his own cars and motors. For years he served as a NEMA contest board member, once a vice‐president, and for 13 consecutive years as the treasurer. His life‐long dedication to the club was truly outstanding and in 2003, he was inducted into the NEMA Hall of Fame. However, most notably Jim was always one that stood‐up and fought for fair competition and defended the "little guy" - racers who ran with small budgets.

In the same spirit of Jim O'Brien, the NEMA Lites were created with two principals ‐ cost effectiveness and fair competition. While the NEMA midgets are considered the fastest midgets in the world, the NEMA Lites boast to be "lite" on the wallet, making them the perfect fit to highlight the Jim O'Brien memorial race.

NEMA's nearly 20 year hiatus will see fast action on New Hampshire's ultra quick, high banked 1/4 mile when the show rolls into town on July 18th.
 

SATURDAY, JULY 11th
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 King of Wings VII
JOEY PAYNE - JOHN ZYCH JR. - RANDY CABRAL
Photos by Jim Feeney
NEMA MIDGETS - OSWEGO - 7/11/15
Pos. # Driver  Hometown Owner
1 9 John Zych Jr. Mendon,MA John Zych Sr.
2 74 Joey Payne Fairlawn, NJ Tim Bertrand 
3 47 Randy Cabral Plymouth, MA Tim Bertrand
4 51 Danny Cugini Marshfield, MA D.  Cugini
5 71 Seth Carlson Brimfield, CT Gene Feigel
6 21 Jim Chambers Atkinson, NH Mike Chambers
7 39 Todd Bertrand Sufield, CT Todd Bertrand
8 85 Michael Barnes - Michael Barnes
9 30 Paul Scally Raynham, MA Paul Scally
10 7 Alan Chambers Atkinson, NH Mike Chambers
11 44 Russ Stoehr  Lakeville, MA  Russ Stoehr 
12 44b Bethany Stoehr Bridgewater, MA Ed Breault
13 15a Avery Stoehr Lakeville, MA Russ Stoehr
14 87 Doug Cleveland  Sudbury, MA  Doug Cleveland  
15 99b Jim Santa Maria Burlington, CT Susan Santa Maria
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13 Ryan Bigelow E. Hampton, CT Randy Bigelow
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DANNY CUGINI - SCOTT BIGELOW - PAUL BIGELOW
Photos by Jim Feeney
NEMA LITES - OSWEGO - 7/11/15
Pos. # Driver  Hometown Owner
1 32 Scott Bigelow E. Hampton, CT Scott Bigelow
2 51 Danny Cugini Marshfield, MA D.  Cugini
3 21 Anthony Payne Fairlawn, NJ Jennifer Scrivani
4 38 Jeff Locke Raymond, NH Jeff Locke
5 35 Randy Cabral Plymouth, MA Glen Cabral
6 21w Jim Chambers Atkinson, NH Jim Chambers
7 16 Dennis O'Brien Deerfield, NH Chris O'Brien
8 41 Megan CuginI Marshfield, MA D.  Cugini
9 29d Jeremy DeCourcey Rochester NH  Jeremy DeCourcey
DQ 31 Paul Bigelow Kensington, CT Paul Bigelow
Zych, S. Bigelow Conquer King of Wings Night at Oswego Speedway
The Northeastern Midget Association made its highly anticipated return to Oswego Speedway this past Saturday evening, for the King of Wings VII race along with the ISMA Super Modifieds. A packed house was in order by the time the features rolled off, and the action was as hot as the mid summer day's weather. When the checkered flags flew, it was John Zych Jr. taking down the NEMA portion of the show and Scott Bigelow taking down the Lites portion of the show.

In the NEMA event, Randy Cabral set quick time in the time trial portion of the event with a lap of 16.8 seconds. By virtue of an invert draw, Cabral would start sixth in the feature, and Todd Bertrand, an impressive heat winner would start on the front row along with young gun Avery Stoehr. At the drop of the green, Bertrand rocketed out into the lead. He would open up a large lead in the early stages of the event, but before the caution flew on lap twelve, Stoehr had cut Bertrand's lead to eight car lengths.

When the green flag flew on the next restart, Stoehr rocketed into the lead, with Bertrand beginning to fade, with what was later discovered to be a flat right rear tire. Joey Payne Jr. in the Bertrand Motorsports #74 quickly moved into the runner up spot. On the next restart, John Zych Jr. who was slicing his way through the field, had moved into the fourth spot, behind Cabral, Payne and Stoehr. Within two laps, Zych made a power move into the lead on the outside, and Stoehr's machine would come to a stop exiting turn four with a broken throttle arm.

On the restart, Zych and Payne drag raced down the front stretch with Zych beating Payne down into the first turn. Two additional cautions would fly for spins by Bethany Stoehr, setting up a three lap single file shootout between Zych, Payne and Cabral. Zych again rocketed into the lead, turning the fastest lap of the day - a 16.5 second lap, and would take down the win over Payne, Cabral, Danny Cugini - who had an impressive run from the rear of the field, and Seth Carlson. Jim Chambers, Bertrand, Michael Barnes, Paul Scally and Alan Chambers rounded out the top ten.

"I was playing with the weight jacker in the early stages of the race, searching for something that would work," said Zych. "Also, running in a pack, I could not run the line I knew would be the fastest line. Once I got open track in front of me, I was really able to keep the momentum up," he said.

"This is a race track I've always wanted to win at. In my opinion, it's the best in short track racing - very professional track crew, great facility, and awesome social media presence. My Dad has been coming here since the 1960's, and we've been coming here since I can remember for the Classic. This, to me, is like winning at Indianapolis, in terms of short track racing," said an elated Zych.

In the Lites portion of the show, last year's winner, Scott Bigelow, started in the third position. Bigelow rocketed into the lead in the early stages of the race. Bigelow, who is becoming known as a master of the "big tracks" (1/2 mile or bigger), showed that again on Saturday night.

Points leader, Danny Cugini, put forth a very solid run to finish second, but was not able to catch Bigelow. They were followed by Anthony Payne, who continues to impress week in and week out, ISMA standout Jeff Locke in the Locke Family #38 and Randy Cabral in his family owned #35. Cabral also had the quick time in time trials for the Lites class.

"Our car wasn't great in practice," said Bigelow. "We made some big adjustments for the feature, and the car just kept getting better and better on the long runs," he said. "I've got to thank my wife Melissa, and give hats off to my brother, Paul, it was great running side by side," he said.

NEMA returns to action this weekend for the Marvin Rifchin Memorial at LEE USA Speedway and on Saturday night for the Jim O'Brien Memorial race at White Mountain Motorsports Park.
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NEMA Returns to Oswego;
Points & Speed on the Minds of Competitors
The NEMA Midgets and the NEMA Lites will be making one of their longest tows of the season to one of most challenging tracks on the circuit. NEMA returns to the Oswego Speedway in central New York State to be part of the track's "King of Wings VII" night this Saturday evening.

The midgets share the card with the ISMA Super Modifieds, who will run a fifty lap feature, with the Lites going a 20 lap distance and NEMA a 25 lap card.

The five-eighths-mile oval provided for the fastest laps in the history of NEMA when the club visited last September. John Zych passed Oswego Regular Michael Barnes with fourteen laps on the board last year, setting a blistering pace, running laps nearly a half second faster than the previous track record in the 16.4 range. Randy Cabral was "lurking" behind Zych the whole race and pulled off a heroic pass on the last lap in lapped traffic to take down a surprising win.

As the drivers told correspondent Lou Modestino two years ago, many consider Oswego to be a "rhythm track." It is a place where if you hit your marks each lap, you end up going faster and faster as the race progresses. None know Oswego better than two veterans who will be competing this weekend - Russ Stoehr, driving the Breault 44, with eight wins at the Big O, and Joey Payne, who will be in the Bertrand Motorsports #74 this weekend, a long time weekly Oswego super modified competitor.

"I've been looking forward to this weekend all year," said Payne. "When Timmy came up to me last year and said 'I want you in one of my cars here next year', it was a no brainer. I'm incredibly excited," he said.

Add in any of the other podium finishers from this season and it's anyone's guess as to who will bring home the trophy. Points are in consideration for this race as well. John Zych goes into Oswego with a fairly narrow margin over teammates Todd Bertrand and Randy Cabral. In the Lites, Danny Cugini leads Anthony Payne and Cabral.

The gates open at 1:30 this Saturday with practice taking place at 3PM. NEMA will be using its "open" time trial format for this Saturday's race, another element that will create excitement and may produce a surprise result for the fans.
 
"Bring the Races to the Children"
On June 29th, an amazing group of drivers came to the Connecticut Children's Medical Center to "bring the races to the children."

Mariah Michalski and Jenn Hann from CCMC came together to organize this event for the children and stuff of CCMC. The turnout of drivers and crews who fully supported the event was beyond belief! With Channel 3 News, and the Hartford Courant attending, the event was nothing short of perfect!

Ever driver had the chance to do arts and crafts with the children, as well as go room to room for those who couldn't play the game or join in on the crafts. To see the faces of each child smile was incredible.

One parent said "I haven't heard you talk this much in two years!"- to her son who was loving being able to sit in the race cars outside.

NEMA driver who attended were Avery Stoehr, Todd Bertrand, Jim Santa Maria, Paul Bigelow, and Dennis Obrian. A great group of drivers from other divisions also came out to show their support.

"Giving back to the community is something I love to do, and if I can involve something I love - racing - I am all for it" said Mariah Michalski.
 
The NEMA leadership would like to encourage our members to attend this event, if possible. We are not going to book a date on this weekend, and hope that this turns out to be an exceptional event.

INAUGURAL TONY STEWART
MIDGET CLASSIC

(INDIANAPOLIS) February, 14, 2015 - The Indianapolis Speedrome is proud to announce that on the night of Saturday, July 25, 2015, the historic fifth mile oval will be hosting the INAUGURAL TONY STEWART MIDGET CLASSIC.

The race will feature a 100 lap main event broken into 2 segments: 75 laps, and a 25 lap dash to the finish, with a 20 minute break in between the two.

Tony Stewart earned his very first USAC midget feature win in 1991 at the Speedrome, and went on to become the Speedrome USAC Midgets Rookie of the Year the very same year. “The Indianapolis Speedrome is a special place for me because it’s where I got my first USAC Midget win,” Stewart said. “It’s a huge honor to have a race named after me. I always enjoyed racing there and I’m sure

Larry Curry will make this race enjoyable for the competitors and fans.”
Indianapolis Speedrome Managing Partner, Larry Curry says, “We are all very excited to have the opportunity to have such a great event in honor of Tony Stewart at the Speedrome.” Curry went on to say, “I was very lucky to have Tony as my race car driver, as well as work for him. He is a very special person, and one that I feel very lucky to refer to as a friend.”

For more event details, contact Larry Curry at 317-437-3600, or email: speedromelrc@gmail.com, or log onto www.speedrome.com.
 
NEMA and Hoosier Tire
Ink Exclusive Three Year Deal
Brockton, MA  -  NEMA President, Mike Scrivani, announced today that the Northeastern Midget Association and Hoosier Tire East have inked an exclusive, three year deal. Under the deal, NEMA will have exclusive rights in the Northeast to the current plated compounds (RR 7, 7.3, RF 5, LR, 5 and LF, 4, 5) and will be the only series in the Northeast running these particular tires.

Hoosier will also continue to be a major contributor to the NEMA point fund, and in addition have offered fixed pricing for the racer over the next three years.
“NEMA has enjoyed a long history with Hoosier. This sport is about supporting those who take care of you, and supporting each other. We feel that we have the best product in Hoosier and look forward to a long relationship with them,” said NEMA President, Mike Scrivani. “We have an exciting schedule brewing for 2015 and expect great car counts,” said Scrivani.

As part of the arrangement, Hoosier tire has selected long time NEMA supporter Seymour Enterprises to be the exclusive dealer and service provider to the Northeastern Midget Association for the 2015 season.

NEMA’s schedule will soon be published on www.nemaracing.com. Stay tuned for all of the latest updates.
 
Jerry Wall - Yellow Jacket
NEMA Vintage Slide Show on DVD
Once again, the Northeastern Midget Association is making available the NEMA Vintage Slideshow DVD just in time for Christmas. The presentation is from the collection of one of the most respected journalist, historians and statisticians in New England, Pete Zanardi.

The range of drivers, owners, tracks and race cars depicted in the collection are the who's who in Northeastern midget racing. The forefathers that laid the foundation for present day racing are illustrated in color and black and white photo's complete with captions. On the DVD: Bill Randall, Ray Roberts, Ronnie Evans and Jerry Russo just to name a few drivers from NEMA's infancy.

The early cage days drivers are represented by Bill Roth, Lee Smith, Hank Stevens and Len Thrall for example. And to finish out the last couple of decades are the Fornoros, Stoehrs, Scrivanis, Seymours and many, many more.

The cars are as big as the drivers on this DVD that range from the Badgers to the uprights, cage and cageless, even some Offy's.

The DVD is 332 pictures strong and is a must for any early day racing enthusiast.

The cost is $20 each with all proceeds going directly to NEMA to help carry on the rich traditions these early pioneers built.

Payment can be made through PayPal    HERE
to rewindles@sbcglobal.net or by sending a check or money order
(payable  to NEMA) as well as your name and address to Bill Van Slyke,
23 Horsestable Cir., Shelton, Ct. 06484.
Ronnie Evans
Seekonk Action
Len Thrall
Tony Romit - Fahey Offy
Joe Csiki
Bill Randall (3) & Bud Tatro (1) - Seekonk
 
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