Archive | 2016

SFI Announces New Labeling Program

Starting in 2017 the SFI will require manufacturers to change the way they label driver restraints, window nets and roll cage nets.  The new design calls for the removal of the punched out month/year of manufacture and replace it with a single expiration date pre-printed on the label.  SFI believes the new system will help […]

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Nostalgia DVD Now Available

Just released in time for the Holidays Prime Time Video and Photo is releasing Old Fashioned Sundaaay. This two hour long, action packed, high energy DVD includes all nostalgia and All Star eliminator class races. The video includes an opening montage and all qualifying through final round of eliminations from all the races that day. […]

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Helmets set to EXPIRE!

Reminder to all racers: Effective January 1 2017 all Snell 2005 tagged helmets will expire and no longer be accepted for use at NHRA tracks. Helmets will need to be Snell 2010 or newer for on track use. Please check your helmets and avoid disappointment. You will not be able to participate in any on […]

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Ed Hughes Plows Through the Competition

2016 NED’s Top Bike champion Ed Hughes brings home the hardware from the 2016 Man Cup World Finals at South Georgia Motorsports Park in Valdosta, GA.  Ed made his way through the 41 bike field to emerge champion of the MTC Super Comp class. Ed was joined in competition at the race by New England Dragway racers Gary […]

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Willard brings the trophy annnd the cash home!!

Congratulations to local racer Nick Willard for his $100,000 win this past weekend at Darlington Dragway in South Carolina. What a great job he did. Nick competes in our Super Pro bracket program while crewing for his son Lucas in our Jr Dragster program and helps his dad out in the Iannotti/Willard Top Sportsman Willys. […]

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B.R.A.K.E.S. Program rescheduled to 2017

Due to circumstances beyond New England Dragways control the B.R.A.K.E.S. Program scheduled to run Nov.5th & 6th will be rescheduled to the 2017 racing season by the event promoter. Watch for date announcement in the coming off season months. We look forward to helping provide this driving experience to young drivers next season.

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2016/2017 Winter Storage Forms Now Available

Need to store your car, truck, trailer, motorhome, boat, or other equipment? Winter Storage Forms are available now. Everything must be removed from NED property by October 30 or you must have purchased your Winter Storage permit and parked in the designated area by then. Winter Storage is OPEN to anyone not just racers. Click […]

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7.0 Pro Rules Clarification

7.0 Pro All competitors wishing to compete in 7.0 Pro for the remainder of the season need to check  the NHRA Heritage Series rules, which were put in place when the class first emerged.  It includes: THROTTLE:  Throttle control must be manually operated by driver’s foot: Electronics, pneumatics, hydraulics, or any other device may in […]

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Reigning Tim’s Speed and Custom Street Eliminator Champion Dan Caissie recently put out a call to his fellow racers asking to support his plan to provide relief to Louisiana flood victims.  The response was overwhelming.  During the VP Race Fuels ET Series event on August 27 there was a steady stream of competitors dropping off […]

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The Tower Experience has SOLD OUT!

The Tower Experience is now SOLD OUT! Thank you to all who have purchased our first ever tower experience! We hope to do this again in the future now that we’ve had an overwhelming positive response! General Admission and Reserved tickets to our 50th Anniversary Celebration with Funny Cars Under the Stars are still on […]

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Nostalgia Race Classes Updated

Due to feedback from racers we have updated the race classes for the 4 New England Dragway produced Nostalgia events for 2016. You will see the return of A Street and B Street in the Street Machine Eliminator class, Comp Eliminator has been split into Electronics and Foot-Brake mimicking our Super Pro and Pro ET […]

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“THE LIST” returns, Wednesday night April 27, 2016

Story by: Tom McCarthy/Digital Image Now The List: How bad is your bad azz street car? Starting on Wednesday night, April 27, 2016 and running every Wednesday night throughout the season, New England Dragway will be hosting racers with their street cars looking for a spot on “The List.” What exactly is the list you […]

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Sanctioned by the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA)