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2018 Champions crowned

With the 2018 season finishing, two champions were named. In a repeat of 2017, Lou Laferrara Jr and Steve Consentino retained their Comp and Nostalgia crowns.



NETO race 18 incomplete at Island dragway Oct 14

On a cool, but humid, day The final race of 2018 was held at Island Dragway. Thirty four racers competed in the race sponsored by Fidelity Alarm Co. from Philadelphia Pennsylvania.



NETO race 18 scheduled for Oct. 14 at Island Dragway

NETO race 18 is scheduled for Sunday October 14 at Island dragway.



NETO race 17 completed Oct. 7 at Lebanon Valley Dragway

NETO race 17 was completed Sunday Oct 7 at Lebanon Valley Dragway. The race, sponsored by Putnam Radiator of Mahopac NY, attracted twenty three racers.



NETO race 16 completed Oct.6 at Lebanon Valley

NETO race 16 was completed Saturday Oct. 6 at Lebanon Valley Dragway. Twenty seven racers competed in the race sponsored by Overbaugh Construction from Norton Hill NY.



NETO races 16 and 17 scheduled for Oct 6 and 7 at Lebanon Valley

Races 16 and 17 are scheduled for Saturday and Sunday Oct.6 and 7 at Lebanon Valley Dragway. Oct 6 is the John Parks memorial race. Additionally since this is the 20th anniversary season finale at Lebanon Valley ( the original home track for NETO)



NETO race 15 completed Sept. 23 at Lebanon Valley

NETO race 15 was completed Sept. 23 at Lebanon Valley Dragway. It was day 2 of the Dover Nostalgia Drags. Forty one racers participated in the race sponsored by T & E Racing from Clinton Corners NY.



NETO race 14 completed Sept.22 at Lebanon Valley

NETO race 14 was completed Saturday Sept. 22 at Lebanon Valley Dragway. This was day one of the Dover Dragstrip Nostalgia Drags.



NETO races 14 & 15 scheduled for Sept. 22 and 23 at Lebanon Valley

NETO races 14 and 15 are scheduled for Sept. 22 and 23 at Lebanon Valley Dragway. This is the 10th annual Dover Dragstrip Nostalgia Drags.



NETO race 13 rained out

NETO race 13 has been rained out. In this crazy season of rain out hell, we are victims once again.



NETO race 13 scheduled for Sept. 9 at Island Dragway

NETO race 13 is scheduled for Sunday September 9 at Island dragway. This is the 30th annual Ol Daze Drags at Island dragway. Additionally, it will include the NETO King of the Hill for a Wally race, which was postponed from Aug. 4



NETO race 12 completed Aug. 18 at Maple Grove Raceway

On yet another rain challenged weekend, NETO race 12 was completed August 18 at Maple Grove Raceway. This was the Glory Days nostalgia race at Maple Grove. The race was sponsored by Dynamic Race Transmissions



NETO race 12 scheduled for Maple Grove Dragway

NETO race 12 is scheduled for Saturdy August 18 at Maple Grove Dragway. The race is part of the annual Glory Days nostalgia event at Maple Grove Dragway.



NETO races 10 and 11 flooded out

NETO races 10 and 11 scheduled at Island dragway August 4 and 5 were cancelled. Due to the heavy rains the past few days, Island dragway was flooded. 



NETO races 10 and 11 scheduled for Island Dragway

NETO races 10 and 11 are scheduled Aug 4 and 5 at Island dragway, Great Meadows NJ. Saturday’s race is the NETO Summernationals and will also be the King of the Race for a Wally.



Race 8 July 21 at Beaver Springs rained out. NETO Race 9 completed July 22 at Beaver Springs

NETO race 8 scheduled July 21 at Beaver Springs Dragway was rained out after one time trial. Race 9 scheduled for July 22 at Beaver Springs looked in jeopardy as dark clouds covered the sky. But even if the sun did not shine, good fortune shined on us as we got the race completed.



NETO races 8 and 9 scheduled for Beaver Springs Dragway

NETO races 8 and 9 are scheduled for Saturday July 21 and Sunday July 22 at Beaver Springs dragway, Beaver Springs PA. These races are part of the 15th annual York Nostalgia Nationals.



NETO Race 7 completed July 8 at Island Dragway

It was a beautiful day for a race, yet also a sad one as it was our first race since the passing of NETO president Tony Feil. Forty five racers came to compete in the race which we dedicated to the memory of Tony Feil.



NETO Race 7 scheduled for Island Dragway July 8, 2018

NETO race 7 is scheduled for Sunday July 8 at Island Dragway. This is the Island Dragway Nostalgia Nationals. Gates open at 9 AM.



Race 5 rained out, Race 6 completed June 24, 2018 at Numidia Dragway

Once again Mother Nature wreaked havoc on our season. Race 5 was rained out. But Race 6 was completed June 24 at Numidia Dragway in Catawissa PA. The race was sponsored by Performance Services Inc. of West Hempstead NY. 



A tribute to Tony Feil from Hank Dinger

Hank Dinger is the longtime announcer at Island Dragway. He wrote this poignant tribute to Tony on the Island Dragway website. 



Obituary of Tony Feil

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Anthony Eugene Feil, Jr. He was 78 years old. Tony passed away on June 27, 2018 in Morristown Medical Center after a fierce battle with endocarditis. He was surrounded by his beloved family.



Tony Feil passed away

At 11:30 this morning I received word from Tony’s daughter that Tony has passed. 



Races 5 & 6 scheduled for Numidia Dragway

NETO races 5 and 6 are scheduled at Numidia Dragway Saturday June 23 and Sunday June 24.



Race 4 completed at Cecil County June 9, 2018

Race 4, the NETO Springnationals, was completed June 9 at Cecil County Dragway in Rising Sun Md. This was also the 10th annual Mid Atlantic Nostalgia drags and Car Show.



Cecil County update

Once again the weather forecast for race day looks iffy.



Race 4 scheduled June 9 at Cecil County

NETO race 4 is scheduled for Saturday June 9 at Cecil County Dragway in Rising Sun Maryland. The race will be the NETO Springnationals.



Race 3 ATCO Dragway cancelled

Race 3 scheduled for Saturday June 2 has been cancelled due to impending bad weather.



Race 1 rained out, 20th anniversary season kicked off with completion of Race 2

The 20th anniversary season kicked off with race 2 at Lebanon valley dragway.



20th Anniversary season to begin at Lebanon Valley, 5/12 and 5/13

NETO, the premier nostalgia drag race club on the east coast, will begin its 20th year of racing this weekend, May 12 and 13 at Lebanon Valley dragway.



NETO meeting set for March 10

The next NETO meeting is scheduled for Saturday March 10. It will be at Tina’s restaurant in Poughkeepsie, NY. We gather at noon.



NETO meeting set for Feb. 10, 2018

The next NETO meeting will be held Saturday Feb 10, 2018 at Tina’s restaurant in Poughkeepsie.



Englishtown Raceway Park to drop Drag Racing

The Napp family is restructuring the facility on Pension road and drag racing events will no longer be held.



First meeting of 2018 set for January 13

Tired of the cold weather? Getting bored being cooped up inside? Ready for some drag racing ( the bench kind)? Well it is time for our first meeting of 2018.



NETO holds 2017 awards banquet

NETO held it’s annual award banquet on Saturday November 11, 2017 in Newburgh NY.  Prior to the banquet, the annual year end member meeting was held. At this meeting officers and directors for 2018 were elected. All of the incumbents were re-elected without opposition. 



NETO race 16 completed Oct. 15 at Island Dragway

The 2017 season came to a close on Sunday October 15 at Island dragway. The NETO Fall Finals attracted forty competitors to the race sponsored by Fidelity Alarm Co of Philadelphia PA



NETO race 16, the Fall Finals scheduled for October 15 at Island Dragway

Our racing season concludes on Sunday October 15 at Island Dragway. Race 16 is the NETO Fall Finals. Additionally it is Island dragway’s Nostalgia Fall classic.



NETO Race 14 completed Oct.7 at Lebanon Valley, race 15 rained out

Neto race 14 was completed Saturday October 7, 2017 at Lebanon Valley Dragway. Forty two racers competed in the race whic was sponsored by T & E racing from Clinton Corners NY.



NETO races 14 and 15 scheduled for Lebanon Valley

Our racing season is rapidly coming to a close. Only three races left as we come to the penultimate (next to last) weekend. Join us at Lebanon Valley for a weekend of tight competition



NETO race 13 completed Sept.17 at Lebanon Valley

NETO race 13 was completed Sunday September 17, 2017 at Lebanon Valley Dragway. This was day 2 of the ninth annual Dover Dragstrip Nostalgia Drags.



NETO race 12 completed Sept.16 at Lebanon Valley

NETO race 12 was completed Saturday September 16, 2017 at Lebanon Valley Dragway. This was day one of the ninth annual Dover Dragstrip Nostalgia Drags.



NETO races 12 and 13 scheduled at Lebanon Valley

NETO races 12 and 13 are scheduled for September 16 and 17, 2017 at Lebanon Valley Dragway



NETO race 11 completed Sept.10, 2017

NETO race 11 was completed Sunday Sept. 10 at Island Dragway. This was the 29th annual Ol Daze Drags and car show. Forty six racers competed in the event sponsored by Sew & Show of Garwood New Jersey.



NETO race 11 scheduled for Sept.10 at Island Dragway

Race 11 is scheduled for Sunday Sept.10 at Island Dragway.



NETO race 10 completed Aug. 20 2017

NETO race 10 was completed Sunday Aug. 20 at Maple Grove Raceway.  This was Maple Grove’s Glory Days Nostalgia drags show.



NETO race 10 scheduled for Maple Grove Raceway Aug 20

NETO race 10 is scheduled for Sunday Aug 20 as part of Maple Grove Raceway’s Glory Days nostalgia drags.



English victorious in King of the Hill for second time

For the fourth consecutive year NETO hosted a King of the Hill race at Island dragway, with a NHRA Wally as the prize.



NETO race 9 completed

NETO race 9 was completed Sunday August 9 at Island dragway. This was the Island dragway 57th anniversary and the Funny Car Throwdown. Thirty six racers competed in the race which was sponsored by New York Speed and Machine from Staten Island NY.



NETO race 8 completed

NETO race 8, the NETO Summernationals and the Vic English memorial race, was completed Saturday August 5 at Island Dragway in Great Meadows NJ. The race was sponsored by New England Performance and Muscle from Norwalk Connecticut.



NETO races 8 and 9 scheduled for Island Dragway, race for a Wally

Neto races 8 and 9 are scheduled for Saturday August 5 and Sunday August 6 at Island Dragway in Great Meadows NJ.

Saturday will be the NETO King of the Hill competition.