June 8, 2010

Crown Ballroom at NASCAR Hall of Fame To Host 2010 Weekly & Touring Banquets

Daytona Beach, FL — The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) announced today it will celebrate the top short-track drivers from throughout North America with end of the season awards banquets Dec. 10-11.

NASCAR will return to Charlotte with a special week of activities culminating with the 2010 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Awards Banquet on Friday, Dec. 10 and the NASCAR Night of Champions Touring Awards Gala on Saturday, Dec. 11. The banquets will be held at the Charlotte Convention Center’s Crown Ballroom in the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

Fans throughout the U.S. and Canada, and around the globe, will again be able to watch the festivities from both nights via a live webcast on nascarhometracks.com.


6th Annual Norwood Arena Reunion Bucks the Unstable Weather at Bezema Buick/GMC with Success

Filed under: Norwood,Nostalgia — mod134 @ 8:02 am

Norwood, MA — While the unstable weather kept the classic car show down to 30 entries, a banner group of former race drivers, car owners and officials made it to the gathering of the faithful for the 6th Annual Norwood Arena Reunion on Sunday, June 6. The NEAR and STAR Antique racecar clubs produced more than a dozen vehicles. It all took place at Bezema Buick/GMC on the AutoMile in Norwood.

Among a banner field of former drivers on hand included many time NASCAR Modified Champion Bugs Stevens of Rehoboth, Bobby Clark of Lakeville, Leo Cleary of Hanover, Lew Boyd of Newburyport, Deke Astle of Westport, Jim Rosenfield of Middleboro, Don McCullough of Walpole, Denny and Daryl Stampfl of Norwood, Jerry Capazzolli of Stoughton, Jeff Horn of Ashland, Jim Holt of Attleboro, Bill Statham of Sharon, Jim Holt of Attleboro and Bobby Healy of Stoughton while Jim McGuire came up from NJ. Car owners Joe Brady and Augie Walathis, both of Brockton and Buddy Cook of Wrentham made the event. Demo Derby King Bobby Anderson of Brockton represented that segment. Former Norwood NASCAR Chief Steward Carl Merrill also attended the festivities.


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