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Jimmy Jorgensen Dies


Jimmy Jorgensen, a member of the New England Auto Racers Hall of Fame and one of the premier owner/mechanics in Northeastern auto racing history, died Thursday, June 18

Bertrand Blasts Off At Waterford

Bertrand Blasts Off At Waterford

Taking advantage of the caution he was “hoping for,” Todd Bertrand captured the 25-lap Northeastern Midget Ass’n feature Sunday at Waterford Speedbowl’s Blast Off Weekend.

Cabral Wins, Locks Up NEMA Championship

Randy Cabral celebrates after winning the Northeastern Midget Ass'n feature at Lee (N.H.) USA Speedway Sunday. (John DaDalt Photo)

With the championship, the second straight and the fourth in five years, all but clinched, car owner Tim Bertrand informed driver Randy Cabral, “You know, all you have to do is start.”

Cabral Tames Thompson NEMA Field

Randy Cabral celebrates after winning the Northeastern Midget Ass'n feature Sunday at Thompson (Conn.) Int'l Speedway. (John DaDalt Photo)

Randy Cabral got away on a restart with six laps left and went on to capture the Northeastern Midget Ass’n 25-lap feature Sunday at Thompson Int’l Speedway’s World Series.

Cabral First NEMA Two-Timer This Year

Cabral First NEMA Two-Timer This Year

Defending Northeastern Midget champion and current point leader Randy Cabral ended the streak at 10, capturing Sunday’s 30-lap NEMA feature at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway.

Emotional Marvuglio Rules NEMA

Anthony Marvuglio (38) races past Paul Scally en route to victory Saturday night at Waterford Speedbowl. (John DaDalt photo)

He was so focused, he missed the crossed flags and the five-to-go sign and the white flag caught him by surprise

Cantor Dominates Lee USA Midget Go

Cantor Dominates Lee USA Midget Go

Dedicating the performance to his gravely ill stepfather Joe DeMonte, Adam Cantor dominated the 25-lap Northeastern Midget Ass’n feature Friday night at Lee USA Speedway

Horn Takes Command In NEMA Fight

Mike Horn won Saturday's NEMA midget feature at Stafford Motor Speedway. He is joined by runnerup Erica Santos (right) and third-place Jim Miller. (John Dadalt photo)

Taking command with nine laps remaining, Mike Horn went on to win the 30-lap Northeastern Midget Association feature at Stafford Motor Speedway’s Carquest Super Saturday

Dual Roles Go Hand-In-Hand For Vermont’s Lt. Gov. Phil Scott

BEHIND THE WHEEL: Vermont Lt. Gov. Phil Scott, the 2002 ACT and Airborne Speedway champion, is the career victory leader at Thunder Road Int’l Speedbowl. (ACT Photo)

Any effort to marginalize Vermont Lt. Gov. Phil Scott is foolish. There are political foes who can testify to that.

Dumo’s Desire Team Unites After Founder’s Passing

Russ Stoehr in the Dumo's Desire No. 45 midget. (John DaDalt Photo)

It was up to Laura Kibbe. Her father Gene Angelillo’s Dumo’s Desire race team, part of the Northeastern Midget Ass’n for more than three decades, would continue. She made the decision on the day of Angelillo’s funeral in March 2010.


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