Tom Hoover, “Father of the 426 Hemi” Passes at 85

Motorsports and in particular, drag racing, lost one of its most iconic figures when Tom Hoover, the man called “Father of the 426 Hemi”, died April 30, 2015. A native of Huntingdon, PA, Hoover’s passing came following a lengthy illness. Hugely admired and respected by his peers and even those loyal to non-Chrysler makes, Hoover […]

Record breaking attendance!

Record breaking attendance at 2014 East Coast Drag Times Hall of Fame! 2014 attracted the largest number of cars and people to the 14th Annual East Coast Drag Times Hall of Fame. Make plans to attend the 15th annual event, October 16, 17 & 18, 2015.  

Linda Vaughn “Miss Hurst Golden Shifter” Special Guest at the 12th Annual East Coast Drag Times Hall of Fame

While Linda Vaughn has been associated with many different forms of motorsports and several major automotive brands, she’s best known for her lengthy association with Hurst-Campbell Corporation and for her role as “Miss Hurst Golden Shifter” Beginning in 1966. In that role she served as spokesperson and good will ambassador not only for Hurst’s products, […]