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Each year, the North East Motor Sports Museum, located
            near New Hampshire Motor Speedway’s South Entrance,
            has a special feature, and this is the year of the midget
            sponsored by Frank Manafort.

            Visitors will see the first Badger midget ever built   Around here, the lakes freeze in the winter and people
            as well as the last Badger midget ever built. Midget   race on the ice. Allan Darrah’s marvelously restored ice
            cars that won New England’s championship are on      racer that’s won more ice races than any other is new
            display, as is a car that’s so old it didn’t even have a   to the museum as well as a photo book with pictures of
            roll bar. There are photo books with images that reflect   ice racing in New Hampshire in the 1950’s and another
            the history of midget racing in New England. NHMS    with the late Russ Conway’s photo collection.
            founder Bob Bahre owned winning midgets – one of
            which led him to become the owner of Oxford Plains   Also making their debut at the museum are Jungle Jim
            Speedway, which led to the construction of NHMS.     Lieberman’s Funny Car and Frank Manafort’s car that
                                                                 won the biggest midget race in 2018, the BG39, held at
            If you’ve never been to the North East Motor Sports   Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The trophy won that day
            Museum, you’ll be surprised to see more than two     is with the car that’s a dandy held together by three
            dozen vintage race cars, some very unusual racing    camshafts and decorated with engine parts.
            motorcycles, championship trophies won by New
            England drivers and a magnificent library with the   The North East Motor Sports Museum is a must-see
            largest collection of auto racing books, photos,     when in town for the Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at
            programs and auto racing magazines in New England.   New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The museum is on the
                                                                 south end of speedway property next to the shuttered
            Returning visitors will notice a lot of new features this   Shell station on Route 106. Fans can walk or drive to the
            year, including new photos on the walls and cars on   museum from the speedway, and there is plenty of free
            display for the first time. One of the most interesting   parking. Admission is just $10. Masks are required of all
            new features is the 1940 Packard that completed the   guests as are good social distance practices.
            9,000-mile Peking to Paris rally.

                                                                 Race Weekend Hours:

                                                                 Friday,	July	31: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
                                                                 Saturday,	August	1: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
                                                                 Sunday,	August	2: 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

                                                                                                   This is the car that Joey Logano
                                                                                                   drove to win Martinsville in 2018,
                                                                                                   propelling him to the season
                                                                                                   finale at Homestead-Miami,
                                                                                                   where he won the race and the
                                                                                                   year’s championship. The car is
                                                                                                   displayed exactly as it came off
                                                                                                   the track, complete with bumps,
                                                                                                   bruises and tire marks.

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