Mike Scravani, Sr.
Class of 2008


    Mike Scravani, Sr. began racing with the ďBig CarsĒ in the 1930ís, before switching to midgets, stock cars, and modifieds.  Hall of Famers Leo Cleary, Hop Harrington, Dave Humphries and Gene Bergin are a few of the successful drivers who have wheeled Mikeís cars.   In 1969, Scravani sold his famous M-2 to Dick Armstrong, starting what would be another storied ownership.  Geoff Bodine drobe one of Scravaniís Midgets at Stafford, losing on the last lap to Johnny Coy, Sr.

     Cleary wheeled Mikeís cars to championships at both Norwood and Thompson.  Mike was a charter member of the Northeast Midget Association, NEMA.   Butch Walsh and Nokie Fornoro both drove Scavaniís cars to NEMA championships.  Dave Humphries, Burt Brooks, Gene Bergin, and Al Pillion are a few of the drivers who have won driving Scrivaniís midget,    In 1982, Fornoro won the ARDC Championship in Mikeís #21.

      Today, Mikeís son, Mike, Jr. is President of NEMA, and continues to field a car that has won dozens of features.  We welcome Mike Scrivani, Sr. into the NEAR Hall of Fame.