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 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.
2014 East Coast Drag Times Hall of Fame Photo Gallery
2013 East Coast Drag Times Hall of Fame Photo Gallery
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, […]
It began as an informal backyard barbeque among a handful of drag racers. The racing camaraderie, stories and fun of that day quickly developed into a hugely popular assembly of the east coast’s best known drag racers. Now the East Coast Drag Times Hall of Fame event has grown into one of the nation’s largest […]
Bret Kepner will return to MC the 2013 East Coast Drag Racing Induction Presentation.
Don Carlton, one of the most popular and successful Pro Stock drag racers of the Seventies, will be honored posthumously at the 11th Annual Reunion of the East Coast Drag Times Hall of Fame in Henderson, North Carolina, on the weekend of October 19-21.
This is a photo gallery from our 2012 East Coast Drag Times Hall of Fame event.
Don Carlton – 1975 Mopar Missile Duster (aka The Wire Car) Don Carlton – 1971 Dodge Challenger, Motown Missile Don Carlton – 1972 Plymouth Barracuda, Motown Missile Don Carlton – 1973 Plymouth Duster, Mopar Missile Don Carlton – F-Body Aspen Carol “Bunny” Burkett – Funny Car Hubert Platt – Dixie Twister Camaro Funny Car Kenny […]