AND THE LEGEND OF OLE' BLUE
FROM PHIL SMITHS "REMEMBERING LENNY BOEHLER"
6 TIME NASCAR MODIFIED NATIONAL CHAMPIONS
1967, 1968, 1969, 1994, 1995 AND 1996
Lenny Boehler started BRE Racing in 1957. 6 NASCAR National Modified Championships, three in a row with Bugsy Stevens as his driver in 1967-68-69, Wayne Anderson in 1994 and with Tony Hirshman in 1995 and 1996. Fourteen track championships including seven at the Thompson Speedway, three at the Stafford Motor Speedway, three at the Seekonk Speedway and one at the Norwood Arena.
At Thompson, Boehler won four titles in a row with Fred DeSarro and with Stevens he won titles in 1966, 1968 and 1969. The three titles at Stafford came with Stevens in 1968 and with DeSarro in 1972 and 1976. At Seekonk, track titles came with Stevens in 1965, Leo Cleary in 1979 and Bruce ”Gomer” Taylor in 1986. Boehler's lone track championship at the Norwood Arena came in 1966.In four decades Boehler's cars amassed over 300 wins. Among his major wins were the Trenton 200 in 1967, the Dogwood 300 in Martinsville, Va.
In 1968, The Thompson 500 in 1969, the Islip 200 in 1971, back to back wins in the Fall 100 and the Cardinal 500 at Martinsville in 1971, the Spring Sizzler at Stafford in 1972, the Race of Champions at Trenton in 1974, the Oswego 200 in 1985, the Richmond 200 in 1992 and four wins at Loudon, New Hampshire including three in a row with Tony Hirshman in 1996.
BRE RACING HISTORY
The Boehler family has dedicated the last 60 years of their lives to producing the finest modified racing teams, cars and equipment the race world has ever seen.
RACING OUR WAY TO EXCELLENCE SINCE 1957!
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