New England Hot Rod Of Fame Inductees

New England Hot Rod Of Fame Dedication Plaque

2019 New England Hot Rod Of Fame Inductees

2018 New England Hot Rod Of Fame Inductees

Track Official

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2017 New England Hot Rod Of Fame Inductees

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Race Car Builder
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Track Official

2016 New England Hot Rod Of Fame Inductees

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Team Owner/Crew Chief

Follow A Dream TAFC​

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2015 New England Hot Rod Of Fame Inductees

2014 New England Hot Rod Of Fame Inductees

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2013 New England Hot Rod Of Fame Inductees

Bruce Bachelder

Mike Casey

Arnie "Woo Woo"
Ginsburg

Radio Personality
Drag Strip Owner & Promoter
Speed Equipment Manufacturer

Marc Rowe

Race Car Builder

2012 New England Hot Rod Of Fame Inductees

Brian Bachelder

Drag Racer
Brian Batchelder and Gordon Cullinan's B/Gas 1939 Chevy from South Portland
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John Healey

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2011 New England Hot Rod Of Fame Inductees

Dick Allard

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Hot Rod Club
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Drag Racer & Track Official

Bill Lawton

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2010 New England Hot Rod Of Fame Inductees

Jim Boudreau

Drag Racer

Chick Brignolo

Hot Rod Builder

Kosty Ivanoff

Drag Racer
The late Kosty Ivanoff. Photo courtesy of Paul Wasilewski

New England Dragway

Drag Strip
New England Dragway - Opened Sept. 11 1966 and has played host to AHRA, IHRA and NHRA sanctions

Bob & Diane
Schneider

Drag Racers
Bob Schneider - #384 A/Altered - Sanford, ME - 1966

Paul Wasilewski

Track Photographer
Paul Wasilewski was the track photographer at New England Dragway for the 1960s and 1970s.

2009 New England Hot Rod Of Fame Inductees

Dick & Charlie Bell

The Bell Boys

Funny Car Team

Maurice Bresnahan

Haulin' Chassis

Chassis Builder

Arthur Gallant

Drag Racer

Rodalyn Knox
John Knox

Country Girl Funny Car

Funny Car Team
Rodalyn Knox - Country Girl Funny Car

Ralph Ridgeway

Drag Racer

Tom Steed

Drag Racer

2008 New England Hot Rod Of Fame Inductees

Ade Knyff
Bernie Regels

A&B Speed

Drag Racers
A&B Speed Shop B/Comp - 2008 New England Hot Rod Of Fame Inductee

Tom Mansfield
Myron Pickard
Carl "Butch" Holmes

Manfield, Pickard &
Holmes

Race Team

Jack Doyle

Drag Racer – Track Official

Dale Hall

Drag Racer
Drag Racer – Track Official

2007 New England Hot Rod Of Fame Inductees

Bob Cain
Dick Perreault

The Hurri-Cain Funny Car

Jack Sutton
Dick Roberts

Mr. Boston

Carl Carpenter

Rollie Lindblad

Bob Lundholm

Charlie Siegars

2006 New England Hot Rod Of Fame Inductees

Dave Berube

Track Official

Al Hanna

The Eastern Raider

Drag Racer

Jimmy King
Don Marshall

King & Marshall

Race Team
King and Marshall Funny Car at Connecticut Dragway - Jimmy King & Don Marshall

Jan Landers

Track Official
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Al & Lou Segrini

Race Team

Ted Wingate

2005 New England Hot Rod Of Fame Inductees

Tom Dawes
Owen McKenney
Dick Gazan

The Freedom Machine

Race Team

Bob Ellison
Rick McGarvey

Ellison & McGarvey
A/GS 1933 Willys

Bob Ellison & Rick McGarvey

Kelsey Martin

Phil Miller

Pete Tropeano

Chassis Builder
Peter Tropeano Chassis ad - 2005 New England Hot Rod Hall Of Fame Inductee

Richie Willett

"The Speedster" built by Richie Willett

2004 New England Hot Rod Of Fame Inductees

2003 New England Hot Rod Of Fame Inductees

Ed Sarkisian

Ed Sarkisian presents Top Eliminator trophy to Jack Sutherland at Charlestown, RI - 2003 New England Hot Rod Hall Of Fame Inductee

Jere Sheehan

"Sy" & Eleanor "Ma"

New England Hot Rod Of Fame Inductees

Alphabetical Order

Ade Knyff & Bernie Regels – A&B Speed
Dick Allard
Bob Andresen & Loyed “Woody” Woodland

Brian Bachelder
Bruce Bachelder
Ralph & Fran Bannister
Dick & Charlie Bell – “Bell Boys”
Ed Bernier
Dave Berube
Jay Blake
Arnie Karp & Keith Hughes – “Boston Strangler”
Tom Boucher
Jim Boudreau
Ron Boulé
Maurice Bresnahan – Haulin’ Chassis
Chick Brignolo
Bob Broadbent
Paul “Motor” Burns

Cam Snappers Hot Rod Club
Carl Carpenter
Mike Casey
Dick Clark
Steve Clukey
Gil Coraine
John Corcoran
Rodalyn & John Knox – “Country Girl”

Val DiGenova
Jack Doyle

Ellison & McGarvey
Chuck Etchells

Tom Dawes, Owen McKenney & Dick Gazan – “Freedom Machine”

Arthur Gallant
Paul Gill
Arnie “Woo Woo” Ginsburg

Dale Hall
Al Hanna
Dana Hard
John Healey
Bill & Pete Hill – “Hill Bros.”
Al Hofmann
Tom Howell
Ed Hughes
Bob Cain & Dick Perreault – “Hurri-Cain”

Arthur “Bunky” Irwin
Kosty Ivanoff

Doug Juonis

Kidder Brothers
Jimmy King & Don Marshall – “King & Marshall”
Ray Knight

Gene Lade
Jan Landers
Bill Lawton
Dave Lebrun
Hong Lee
Rollie Lindblad
Nancy Lombardo
Bob Lundholm

Jim Mahan
Tom Mansfield, Myron Pickard & Carl “Butch” Holmes – “Manfield, Pickard & Holmes” AA/D
Frank Maratta
Nick Marshall & Dave Vermilya
Arnie Martel
Kelsey Martin
Clyde McKaba
Phil Miller
Jack Sutton & Dick Roberts – “Mr. Boston” AA/FD
Moroso Performance

New England Dragway
New England Hot Rod Council
No-Mads

Danny O’Day
Al Oakes
John Ondrejko – John’s Racecraft

Dan Page
Ed Parker
Ralph Poirier

Dave Ray
Jim Reid – Reid’s Automotive
Harvey Richardson
Ralph Ridgeway
Marvin Rifchin – M&H Racemaster Tire
Dave Riley
Don Roberts
Marc Rowe

Joe Salami
Ed Sarkisian
Mike Sawyer
Ray Sawyer
Bob & Diane Schneider
Buddy Scurto
Al & Lou Segrini
Jere Sheehan
Shuman Brothers
The Sidebothams (Eldon “Sy” & Eleanor “Ma”)
Charlie Siegars
Carroll Sleeper
Tom Steed
Rick Stetson

Bob Tasca
Pete Tropeano

Moe Ward
Paul Wasilewski
Richie Willett
Ted Wingate
Mark Winterbottom

Thanks to all the photographers who donated images

Bob Boudreau
John Charbonneau
Richie Coury
Jason Ellis
Jeff Howe

John L. Johnson
Jim Mayo
Mike McCarthy
Charles Milikin, Jr.

James Morgan
John Papp
Gregory Safchuk
Ed Sarkisian

Sue Schneider Sullivan
Clayton Taylor
Neil Van Zile
Chris Wakeen
Paul Wasilewski

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