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The Northeastern Midget Association announces the release of NEMA Vintage photo's on DVD. 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. 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.

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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.

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SATURDAY, SEPT. 22
NEMA MIDGETS & NEMA LITES
TIM BERTRAND - TODD BERTRAND - CABRAL - STOEHR
       
       
  Photos by
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NEMA MIDGETS - MONADNOCK - 9/22/18
Pos. # Driver  Hometown Owner
1 47 Todd Bertrand Danielson, CT Bertrand Motorsports
2 74 Randy Cabral Kingston, MA Bertrand Motorsports
3 39 Avery Stoehr Lakeville, MA Bertrand Motorsports
4 21 Jim Chambers Atkinson, NH Mike Chambers
5 A1 Mike Horn Ashland, MA Jeff Horn
6 15a Alby Ovitt Barrington, NH Russell Stoehr
7 51 Dan CuginI Marshfield, MA Dan Cugini
8 16 Matt O'Brien Wilmington, MA Matt O'Brien
9 87 Doug Cleveland Sudbury, MA Doug Cleveland
10 18 Andy Lunt - - Christian Briggs
11 50 Lanson Fornoro - - Pete Pernisiglio Sr.
12 9 John  Zych Jr. Mendon, MA John Zych Sr.
13 30 Paul Scally Raynham, MA Paul Scally
DNS 1 Richie Coy Haskell, NJ Bertrand Motorsports
Heat 1: 39, 15a, A1, 51, 87, 50, 18
Heat 2: 30, 74, 47, 9, 21, 16
CATALDO - CUGINI - SCRIVANI -IANNARELLI
Photos by
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NEMA LITES - MONADNOCK - 9/22/18
Pos. # Driver  Hometown Owner
1 51 Dan CuginI Marshfield, MA Dan Cugini
2 27 Kevin Iannarelli Shirley, MA Kevin Iannarelli
3 7 Jim Cataldo Sterling, MA Jim Cataldo
4 76 Randy Cabral Kingston, MA Frank Manafort
5 19 Richie Coy Haskell, NJ Richie Coy
6 38 Ryan Locke Chester, NH Ken Locke
7 17 Kyle Valeri Monument Beach, MA Peter Valeri
8 35 Anthony Marvuglio Bridgewater, MA Glen Cabral
9 21 Avery Stoehr Lakeville, MA Mike Scrivani
10 12 Alan Chambers Atkinson, NH Jim Chambers
11 9 Ben Mikitarian Northborough, MA John Mikitarian
12 41 Meg Cugini Marshfield, MA Glen Cugini
13 69 Matthew Merry Plaistow, NH Matthew Merry
14 8T Jake Trainor Medway, MA Mike Trainor
DNS 88 Jeff Locke Chester, NH Ken Locke
Heat 1: 51, 7, 17, 9, 12, 21, 69
Heat 2: 76, 38, 27, 35, 19, 8T
Bertrand, D. Cugini Take Iron Mike Monadnock NEMA Victories
Todd Bertrand dominated the feature event in the Northeastern Midget Association's Iron Mike Scrivani Memorial, in a race that was only slowed by a single caution. In the Lites segment, Danny Cugini captured an impressive victory, coming from deep in the field to win the event. The race commemorated Iron Mike Scrivani, long time NEMA car owner, and famous open wheel owner in the Northeast.

Proprietor of the legendary "Mike's Truck Stop" in Wrentham, Scrivani's car-owning career began in the 1930s with the Big Cars and it included a successful run with the Modifieds in the late 1960s and early '70s, But Midgets were clearly his first love. Jerry Russo drove the Scrivani midget in NEMA's first race at Seekonk Speedway on Memorial Day of 1953.

When the NEMA feature kicked off on Saturday night, Doug Cleveland and Paul Scally brought the feature down for the green flag. Quickly, fourth place starter John Zych blasted around the outside of third place starter Mike Horn, and made a daring move around the outside of both Scally and Cleveland for the lead through turns one and two on lap two. Zych cooked off a ultra quick 11.79 second lap, but his night would come to an end as a loose oil filter saw him spinning in his own oil, and the field evaded disaster with no casualties.

After a red flag period, Todd Bertrand, driving his family's iconic #47 lined up on the outside of Mike Horn. Horn got the jump off of turn four, but Bertrand powered around him in turns one and two and took over the point.

Bertrand began to set a blistering pace, running laps in the 11.7 second range, running the fastest time of the day at 11.74 seconds. As he approached lap traffic, teammate Randy Cabral, who had sliced his way into second, would get within four carlengths, but Bertrand used the traffic to his advantage to again distance himself to nearly a straightaway on Cabral. The third Bertrand teammate, Avery Stoehr, was battling to hold off second place points runner Jim Chambers. As the laps wound down, it was all Bertrand at the point, taking down the win over Cabral and Stoehr for a Bertrand Motorsports podium. Chambers finished fourth followed by Horn, Alby Ovitt, Dan Cugini, Matt O'Brien, Doug Cleveland, and Andy Lunt.

"This is just such a fun track to race at, and our car was phenomenal tonight. To win in this 47 car is so special for me, it is one of the most historic numbers and cars ever to race in this club," said Bertrand. "I need to thank the Scrivani family for putting on such a great show, Monadnock, and to my brother Tim, Dad and family for putting this deal together for me this weekend," he said.

In the NEMA Lite feature, Jim Cataldo appeared to be possibly on his way to his first ever victory, as he jumped out into the lead early in the 30 lap feature event, and would put a huge distance on the field. Further back, Randy Cabral in the Manafort 76, Danny Cugini, and Kevin Iannarelli were all vying for the second spot.

A Jake Trainor spin, after a rear end part failure, would bunch up the field, and change Cataldo's fate for the evening. When the green flag flew, Cugini went quickly to work, rolling around the top side of the track on rails. He picked off Cataldo, and set sail, running some of the fastest laps ever at Monadnock in a NEMA Lite car, in the 12.4 second range.

Further back, Cabral was fighting a tight race car, and Iannarelli would pick off both him and Cataldo, as he raced his way up to second.

When the checkered flag flew, it was all Cugini as he dominated the event, as Iannarelli would finish second, followed by Cataldo, Cabral, Richie Coy, Ryan Locke, Kyle Valeri, Anthony Marvuglio, Avery Stoehr, and Alan Chambers.

NEMA picks back up its schedule on October 6th at the New London Waterford Speedbowl.
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SATURDAY, SEPT. 15
9/15 EVENT TRANSFERRED TO MONADNOCK
NEMA MIDGETS & NEMA LITES
NEMA MIDGETS: ZYCH - J. CHAMBERS - CABRAL
Photos by
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NEMA Midgets Heats >>
NEMA MIDGETS - MONADNOCK - 9/15/18
Pos. # Driver  Hometown Owner
1 21 Jim Chambers Atkinson, NH Mike Chambers
2 74 Randy Cabral Kingston, MA Bertrand Motorsports
3 9 John  Zych Jr. Mendon, MA John Zych Sr.
4 30 Paul Scally Raynham, MA Paul Scally
5 15a Alby Ovitt Barrington, NH Russell Stoehr
6 51 Dan CuginI Marshfield, MA Dan Cugini
7 1 Sammy Swindell Germantown, TN Bertrand Motorsports
8 39 Avery Stoehr Lakeville, MA Bertrand Motorsports
9 A1 Mike Horn Ashland, MA Jeff Horn
10 87 Doug Cleveland Sudbury, MA Doug Cleveland
11 18 Andy Lunt - - Christian Briggs
12 47 Seth Carlson Brimfield, MA Bertrand Motorsports
13 48 Todd Bertrand Danielson, CT Gil Bertrand
14 57 Richie Coy Haskell, NJ Michael Ryan
15 50 Lanson Fornoro - - Pete Pernisiglio Sr.
Heat 1: A1, 39, 48, 1, 51, 87, 18
Heat 2: 30, 21, 9, 74, 15a, 50, 47
NEMA LITES: MIKITARIAN - CARLSON - CUGINI
Photos by John DaDalt
NEMA LITES Heats >>
NEMA LITES - MONADNOCK - 9/15/18
Pos. # Driver  Hometown Owner
1 6 Seth Carlson Brimfield, MA Seth Carlson
2 9 Ben Mikitarian Northborough, MA John Mikitarian
3 51 Dan CuginI Marshfield, MA Dan Cugini
4 35 Randy Cabral Kingston, MA Glen Cabral
5 8T Jake Trainor Medway, MA Mike Trainor
6 19 Richie Coy Haskell, NJ Richie Coy
7 21 Avery Stoehr Lakeville, MA Mike Scrivani
8 76 John Zych Jr. Mendon, MA Frank Manafort
9 17 Kyle Valeri Monument Beach, MA Peter Valeri
10 7 Jim Cataldo Sterling, MA Jim Cataldo
11 38 Ryan Locke Chester, NH Ken Locke
DNS 41 Meg Cugini Marshfield, MA Glen Cugini
DNS 3 Chris Vose Gloversville, NY Chris Vose
Heat 1: 7, 6, 35, 19, 76, 38
Heat 2: 9, 21, 51, 17, 8T
J. Chambers, Carlson Take
Monadnock NEMA Victories
The Northeastern Midget Association made the best of a bad situation and headed up to Larry Cirillo's Monadnock Speedway this past Saturday night, after learning that the event at the Waterford Speedbowl was cancelled due to "unforseen circumstances" at 8PM the previous evening. World of Outlaws star Sammy Swindell was the highlight of the evening for the fans, and finished safely inside the top ten. In NEMA action, Jim Chambers blasted his way to the front and fended off multi time champions Randy Cabral and John Zych. In the Lites action, Seth Carlson came from the fifth spot and took the victory in lapped traffic over Ben Mikitarian.

In the NEMA feature, Paul Scally and Doug Cleveland brought the field down to the green flag. Scally would blast into the lead on the first lap. For the first seven laps he would pace the field, but further back, Jim Chambers was moving quickly through the field. Chambers would take third after the first lap, and move by Scally for the lead on lap eight.

Chambers would go on to set a torrid pace, running laps in the 11.7 and 11.8 range during the feature. A caution with ten laps remaining would bunch up the field. When the green flag flew, the man on the move was Randy Cabral, as he moved from fourth by Scally and Zych into second. Cabral would try to catch Chambers, but Chambers would pull away, going on to take down the victory. Cabral was second, followed by John Zych, Paul Scally, Alby Olvitt, Dan Cugini, Sammy Swindell, Avery Stoehr, Mike Horn and Doug Cleveland.

"The car was pretty good all day but the tires didn't size up right after scuffing, so for the rest of the night we didn't chase the car we just had to try and get the stagger up. Just a few laps into the feature i knew we hit it right on and i just had to get out front quick and hit my marks. I cant thank Monadnock enough for taking us on to their already very busy night on such short notice and the people in NEMA for never quitting," said Chambers.

In the Lites feature, young star Ben Mikitarian in the New England Truck Solutions #9 would jump out into the lead in the early laps. He would pace the field, running laps in the 12.7 range, as further back, Seth Carlson was working his way through the field, up to 3rd by lap eight, and Danny Cugini was working his way from the eighth spot to fourth by lap eleven.

As the laps wound down, Mikitarian would approach lap traffic, and Carlson in the Seals It / Carlson Automotive #6 would close the gap. Carlson would look low with three laps to go, and would complete the pass on Mikitarian with two laps remaining. Cugini would move past Randy Cabral with five to go, and into third. Carlson would take down the win over Mikitarian, Cugini, Cabral, Jake Trainor, Richie Coy, Avery Stoehr, John Zych, Kyle Valeri and Jim Cataldo.

"I really need to thank everyone who has helped us out with this car," Said Carlson. "Skip from Seals It, My mom and Dad, Kendall, Lloyd Burnham, Carl, Mikey, Tom and Seymour Racing. There are alot of people that support my racing efforts and make sure I have all the stuff needed to be successful," said Carlson.

NEMA is back in action this week for the Iron Mike Scrivani Memorial at Monadnock.
 
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 - 5:00 PM
NEMA MIDGETS & NEMA LITES

.: 50 Lap Race for the LITES :.
AMES TRUEVALUE NEMA NIGHT
NEMA LITES TOP THREE - L to R: Dan Cugini #51, 3rd;
Winner Ryan Locke #51; & Richie Coy #19, 2nd.
Photos by Norm Marx
NEMA LITES - WISCASSET - 9/8/18
Pos. # Driver  Hometown Owner
1 38 Ryan Locke Chester, NH Ken Locke
2 19 Richie Coy Haskell, NJ Richie Coy
3 51 Dan CuginI Marshfield, MA Dan Cugini
4 9 Ben Mikitarian Northborough, MA John Mikitarian
5 35 Randy Cabral Kingston, MA Glen Cabral
6 8T Jake Trainor Medway, MA Mike Trainor
7 17 Kyle Valeri Monument Beach, MA Peter Valeri
8 52 Tyler Rivard - - Kevin Park
9 7 Jim Cataldo Sterling, MA Jim Cataldo
10 30 Paul Scally Raynham, MA Paul Scally
11 12 Avery Stoehr Lakeville, MA Jim Chambers
12 69 Matthew Merry Plaistow, NH Matthew Merry
13 3 Chris Vose Gloversville, NY Chris Vose
NEMA MIDGETS TOPS THREE - L TO R: John Zych Jr. #9, 3rd; Winner Avery Stoehr #39; & Randy Cabral #74, 2nd.
NEMA MIDGETS - WISCASSET - 9/8/18
Pos. # Driver  Hometown Owner
1 39 Avery Stoehr Lakeville, MA Bertrand Motorsports
2 74 Randy Cabral Kingston, MA Bertrand Motorsports
3 9 John  Zych Jr. Mendon, MA John Zych Sr.
4 21 Jim Chambers Atkinson, NH Jim Chambers
5 48 Todd Bertrand Danielson, CT Bertrand Motorsports
6 7 Alan Chambers Atkinson, NH Mike Chambers
7 87 Doug Cleveland Sudbury, MA Doug Cleveland
8 30 Paul Scally Raynham, MA Paul Scally
9 47 Joey Payne Hawthorne, NJ Bertrand Motorsports
10 A1 Mike Horn Ashland, MA Jeff Horn
11 18 Andy Lunt - - Christian Briggs
12 51 Dan CuginI Marshfield, MA Dan Cugini
Stoehr, Locke Dominate
Wiscasset NEMA Fields
Avery Stoehr took down his second feature event win of the year, beating six time champion Randy Cabral, in convincing style in the 25 lap NEMA event this past Saturday at the Wiscasset Speedway. In the Lites, Ryan Locke dominated the 50 lap feature event, taking down the victory in convincing style.

In the NEMA feature, Alan Chambers and Doug Cleveland brought the field to the green flag. Cleveland got the jump, and would lead the first lap. Fourth place starter Avery Stoehr in the Bertrand Motorsports #39 would move around the outside of third place starter Paul Scally, and then take Cleveland and Chambers on the outside on the next lap.

Once in the lead, Stoehr would begin to set a torrid pace, while sixth place starter Randy Cabral broke free from the pack in second place, with John Zych coming from fifth to the third spot.

Stoehr would approach heavy lapped traffic at the halfway point, and he would do a masterful job, as Cabral had closed the gap to within a carlength. As the laps wound down, Stoehr poured on the power, running a 13.03 second lap, just three one thousandths off of John Zych's track record on lap 23 of the 25 lap event. He would go on to take down the victory over Cabral, Zych, Jim Chambers, Todd Bertrand, Alan Chambers, Doug Cleveland, Paul Scally, Joey Payne and Mike Horn.

"The car was great on the top and just a rocket tonight," said Stoehr. "We've had some ups and downs this season, but it was nice to pick up a second win for Tim and the team, they all just did a great job tonight. It feels great to win here in front of a big crowd, we always love this place," he concluded.

In the NEMA Lites feature, Ryan Locke worked his way into the lead in the early stages of the event. Over the first fifteen laps of the fifty lap feature, Locke would stretch out his lead to nearly a straightaway, after passing Ben Mikitarian. The running order of the field at the halfway point, was Locke, Mikitarian, Richie Coy, Randy Cabral, and Danny Cugini.

A lap thirty two caution bunched up the field, but when the green flag flew, it was all Locke at the front. Coy and Cugini would advance past Mikitarian and the two would tighten the gap amongst each other, but would have nothing for Locke at the front of the field. As the laps wound down, Locke would continue to set a quick pace in the low 14 second range.

Locke would go on to take down his second win of the season over Richie Coy, Dan Cugini, Ben Mikitarian, Randy Cabral, Jake Trainor, Kyle Valeri, Tyler Rivard, Jim Cataldo, and Paul Scally.
 
NEMA's 1000th Race - Star Speedway - 8/23/14
CARLSON - CABRAL - ZYCH

Recognizing Some
NEMA Milestones

The Northeastern Midget Association will open the season at Star Speedway on May 21. It will be the 1018th point-paying race in the club's 63-year history.

Passing unheralded was the club's 1,000th race at Star Speedway on August 23, 2014. Randy Cabral was the winner, besting John Zych Jr. and Seth Carlson.

New England's oldest and most enduring touring division, NEMA was formed in the late spring of 1953 at the Thompson clubhouse. Fred Meeker was the first NEMA winner at Seekonk Speedway on May 30, 1953. New England Auto Racing Hall of Famer Bill Eldridge won the next afternoon at Waterford.

The NEMA Lites open at Thompson Speedway's Icebreaker on April 9. There have been 106 races for a division that started with an exhibition run at New London-Waterford in 2008. The 100th Lites race was won by Danny Cugini at Lee on July 17 of last year.

With two victories last year, Randy Cabral is now tied with Nokie Fornoro in fourth place on NEMA's all-time win list with 47. He has 16 seasons with a least one victory tying him with Bobby Seymour on that list. They have come consecutively, equaling a NEMA standard set by National Midget Hall of Famer Dave Humphrey. Most of Cabral's wins have come in Tim Bertrand's No. 47 but it all started when an upstart Cabral captured the 2000 Boston Louie in a family car.

Star Speedway, with 103 races going back to 1968, is the leader among tracks hosting NEMA events. Randy Cabral tops active NEMA competitors with four Star wins including three of the last four. John Zych Jr. has also won at Star.

NEMA is clearly one of the most competitive open cockpit divisions in the country. Over the past six years, there have been 23 different NEMA winners and in all but one of those seasons, at least one "first-timer" appeared. Over that span John Zych Jr., Todd Bertrand, Avery Stoehr and Seth Carlson have become top contenders. Danny Cugini and Jim Chambers were first time winners in 2015. Bertrand, Stoehr and Cugini are all products of the NEMA Lites. The Lites have had 20-different winners in the past three seasons, champion Anthony Payne and Megan Cugini among the 2015 first timers. Designed with competiveness in the forefront nine years ago, the Lites are a true success story.

Nominations are now being accepted for the New England Auto Racers Hall of Fame. The nomination form and procedure are available on the New England Antique Racers' website - www.near1.org. Please disregard the posted deadlines.

Those with NEMA connections already enshrined are Gene Angelillo, Chuck Arnold, Burt Brooks, Ray Brown,Joe Csiki, Bill Eldridge, Frank Ferrara, Drew Fornoro, Dave Humphrey, Johnny Kay, Wen Kelly, Rollie Lindblad, John McCarthy, George Monsen, Al Pillion, Billy Randall, Marvin Rifchin, Mike Scrivani Sr., Louie Seymour, Hank Stevens, Ed Stone and Bentley Warren.
 
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