Speedbowl Documentary

The Chronological History of the New London-Waterford Speedbowl is a 6-part documentary series produced by Vault Productions – written & directed by Tom “Sid” DiMaggio and based on the research of the track on speedbowlhistory.com.   Initial research for the project started back in 2005 when DiMaggio became the active track historian for the facility.  Starting in 2010, there have been over 55 people from all eras of the Speedbowl’s history have now been interviewed to help tell the Speedbowl’s story.   Check out our complete list of all the interviewees.  The first 2 parts of the series were released in late 2015 and available for rent or purchase via our youtube channel.  Parts 3 thru 6 will be released soon.  Check back soon for updates.

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PART ONE (1951-1961)

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including segments on the following topics:
TRACK CONSTRUCTION * THE DIRT TRACK * ‘MONEY BAGS’ MOE GHERZI * DAVE HUMPHREY
AAA MIDGETS * THE NON-FORD DIVISION * R.I.P. JACK GRIFFIN * FRED LUCHESI * RED FOOTE
DIRTY DICK BEAUREGARD * DON COLLINS * BILL SLATER & THE CONNECTICUT VALLEY ROCKET
UNITED STOCK CAR RACING CLUB * CHARLIE WEBSTER * TED STACK

featuring stories told by:
JOHN BROUWER * DON BENVENUTI * PETE ZANARDI * DAVE HUMPHREY
BOB GADA * BILL SWEET * PHIL SMITH * MARK GEER * TOM FOX * FRED LUCHESI
BONES BOURCIER * MARK LAJEUNESSE * DICK BROOKS * BOB POTTER * JOE GOLAS
MIKE LOVETERE * DICK WILLIAMS * PEG GAUDREAU * SEABURY TRIPLER * ERIC WEBSTER

click here to rent or purchase Part 1 online now!

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PART TWO (1961-1974)

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including segments on the following topics:
DON COLLINS * CHARLIE WEBSTER * NEWT PALM * DICK DUNN * DICK CASO
CHECKERBOARD 716 * L&M COUPE * M PINTO * BUDDA’S BULLET * OLLIE SILVA
SPORTSMEN MODIFIEDS * BOMBERS * DAREDEVILS * BILL SWEET * GADA RACING
BIG MIKE DAIGNAULT * POWDER PUFF DERBIES * DEMOLITION DERBIES * A SPEEDBOWL WEDDING
THE MOTORCYCLE TRACK * THE LAST YEARS OF THE ORIGINAL OWNERSHIP GROUP

featuring stories told by:
JOHN BROUWER * DON BENVENUTI * PETE ZANARDI * JOE GOLAS * STEVE KENNEDY
BONES BOURCIER * MARK LAJEUNESSE * DICK BROOKS * BOB POTTER * BOB FREEMAN
MIKE LOVETERE * DICK WILLIAMS * PEG GAUDREAU * SEABURY TRIPLER * ERIC WEBSTER
MIKE DAIGNAULT * JOHN BROUWER JR * RON BOUCHARD * BRIAN MCCARTHY * TONY LECKEY
BOB GADA * BILL SWEET * PHIL SMITH * MARK GEER * TOM FOX * JEFF PEARL * WAYNE KORTEWEG

click here to rent or purchase Part 2 online now!

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PARTS 3-6 CURRENTLY IN POST-PRODUCTION

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THE NEW LONDON-WATERFORD SPEEDBOWL