Brockton, MA – The ultimate “momentum track,” the late D. Anthony’s Venditti’s “cement palace,” Seekonk Speedway, welcomes the Northeastern Midget Association “back home” this weekend for the DAV Memorial. The “Lites” will be on hand as well as NEMA continues with its grand slam season finish.
Now the oldest New England-based sanctioning body, NEMA’s history starts at Seekonk, Fred Meeker winning the first-ever show on May 30, 1953. The 2009 Boston Louie, won by Jeff Abold, was the 75th NEMA event at the third mile.
Abold (2) and defending champion Randy Cabral (3) have won the last five shows. Abold, who has also been second twice, dominated the “Louie,” setting quick time in both time trials (10.859) and the feature (11.007) in the Seymour 29.
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