The Norwood Sports Arena owners and stockholders believed the facility was a sure bet That wouldn’t be easy. The men formed a corporation, and in acquired land located on what was then the major highway connecting Boston and Providence on what was once a sewage treatment facility and began construction of what would be one of the best sports and greyhound dog tracks in New England. A public rest room was added to the consession building in the pits in The Healey family is well known at Norwood Arena. The season again started with packed stands and about cars signed in to race.

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Paul Menard ready to make NASCAR history with Wood Brothers Racing

In the Hobby Division, defending champ Bill Schulz link of Mansfield had to settle for an opening night second place. Not all the metal bending at the track was planned as there were some spectacular incidents link that happened.

Clark and Sprague took home a new Ford for their efforts. He capped his season in the latter series with a last-lap pass of veteran Ken Schrader for the Phoenix victory. It also became clear that the local racing landscape was about to change forever.

Long rumored move by Paul Menard becomes official to Wood Brothers

Ginsburg frequently did on-air testimonials for his advertisers, and perhaps the best-known was his work for Adventure Car Hop, a drive-in menatd restaurant on Route 1 in Saugus, which promoted the “Ginsburger. Scorers had the win going to Emanual Zervakis, known as the “Golden Greek” by the media.


Drivers and crew memberscould get discount coupons for family members to save on general admition for the stands. The winners of a trip and tickets to see the Daytona went on the trip of a life time. Also in the “space man” appeared at Norwood Arena.

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On June 6th, over cars took to the oval in a demolition derby. Retrieved March 3, Construction is just about done. Kevin Harvick DeLana Harvick. Mark Martin Jack Roush. Just after World War 2, a group of men speculated that Norfolk County in Massachusetts would pass legislation allowing for Pari-Mutuel gambling.

Norwood Arena Speedway: stock car racing, nascar tracks, modifieds

As the end of the season neared the racing was tight and the talent was growing. The founding management of the Norwood Sports Arena were: Each car had 2 drivers. The national anthem played and the first race of the season started precisely at 8: Tony was thrown menaard the ground and died instantly. Don MacTavish link of Dover took the win and thought he would be able to make a run at the championship title.


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Racing was tight and every race was action packed. Click on the Rule Book to see all pages. Car news, reviews, ju, auto shows and stunning photography delivered right to your mailbox. The season started off with a major change. Parsons Gant Hamilton Sr. Without roll bars, many drivers would rather be thrown from the car than ride out the flip while in it.

There was a new excitement in the air.

The track rave to provide professional management. Over the winter, owners and drivers build their cars for the approaching season. It took the first half of the season to sort it out but once done Cleary was able to get the car to handle well enough to run a 3rd groove.

The stands were filled as the first season of stock car racing at the track neared its close. Petty Weatherly R. Even before the first race of the season started a change in schedule set the stage for the biggest race of the year.