Part 5 of the 6-part documentary series on the history of the New London-Waterford Speedbowl located in Waterford, CT. This edition is an in-depth look at the operating tenures of Terry Eames as promoter (1995-1997), operator (1998-1999) and owner (2000-2004). There are profiles of Speedbowl stars like John Brouwer Jr, Eric Berndt, Allen Coates, Tom Fox, Todd Ceravolo, Dennis Gada, Corey Hutchings, Chris ‘Moose’ Douton and Ed Reed Jr. Also included are segments on some memorable championship battles like the 1995 Mini Stocks, 1996 Late Models, 1997 SK Modifieds, 2001 Late Models, 2004 Sportsman and 2004 SK Modifieds.
The most extensive profiles are on the $5K to win Modified Nationals event, Dennis Gada and the Funkmaster Flex Series from 2004 plus plenty of behind-the-scenes stories of how Eames & his team operated the track during this era. Filled with tons of archive race footage, rare photographs and an incredible soundtrack to help tell these memorable stories from those who were there both on & off the track.
A Vault Productions film written & directed by Waterford, CT native Tom DiMaggio and based on his research at speedbowlhistory.com