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Speedbowl Doc Series Part 1 (1951-1961)

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Part 1 of the 6-part documentary series on the history of the New London-Waterford Speedbowl located in Waterford, CT. This edition covers events from the track’s opening in 1951 until the 1961 season and includes profiles of NEAR Hall of Fame drivers Dave Humphrey, Moe Gherzi, Red Foote, Don Collins, Fred Luchesi and Bill Slater and Speedbowl legends like Dick Beauregard, Ted Stack & Charlie Webster. Also includes interviews with Speedbowl historian John Brouwer, former track owner Don Benvenuti, racing journalist Pete Zanardi and many more.

A Vault Productions film written & directed by Waterford, CT native Tom DiMaggio and based on his research at speedbowlhistory.com

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