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A moving glimpse into the heart of an iconic racing legacy.


Jerry Kelleher’s music-themed docu-short, a compelling preview of his feature-length documentary ‘Norwood Arena: The Movie,’ seamlessly intertwines clips from the larger narrative with the emotive music track ‘Lanes’ by Derek Clegg, offering viewers a tantalizing glimpse into the rich history of an iconic NASCAR track in Boston.

The original documentary, with its focal point on the historic Norwood Arena Speedway, unfolds a poignant narrative that encapsulates a bygone era in American sports. The inclusion of accounts from Pete Hamilton, the 1970 Daytona 500 Champion, adds a layer of authenticity, while the tragic story of Don MacTavish, who met his fate in a live TV crash at Daytona, adds depth and emotion to the narrative.

Despite being a mere preview, the short film effectively conveys the emotional resonance of the full documentary, packing rare photos and vintage home movies that bring ‘The Little Daytona’ back to life.

Kelleher’s skillful post-production work, coupled with Derek Clegg’s moving soundtrack, creates a neatly crafted and emotionally charged experience, leaving audiences eager for the immersive journey promised by the complete documentary. This short serves as a compelling appetizer, enticing viewers to delve deeper into the captivating world of Norwood Arena Speedway.

Lanes Short Film


Runtime: 4 min
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