Jim Kerr: Prime Minister And Sage Advisor To The Speed Merchants

Jimmy Kerr (left) was honored with induction into the East Coast Drag Times Hall of Fame last October, during ceremonies in Henderson, NC. Presenting his induction award is “Jersey John” Anzelmo, ECDTHOF board member and long time drag racing figure. Kerr continues his involvement in the speed equipment industry with his manufacturer’s rep firm and involvement […]

Sportsman Racer Robert Bullard Named Woody Andrews Memorial Award Winner

  Robert Bullard’s son Clay accepts the Woody Andrews Memorial Award from East Coast Drag Times Hall of Fame’s Nancy Wilson. The award posthumously honors the highly respected North Carolina Sportsman racer and was given at the October, 2015 induction ceremonies in Henderson, NC.   Story by Jim Hill When Robert Bullard rolled one of his […]

Woodro Josey: “The Baron of Byron, GA” and His Drag Racing Wizardry

  Class Wins at major events such as the NHRA Nationals were many for Woodro Josey.     Story by Jim Hill Don’t let Woodro Josey’s quiet, country demeanor and soft Southern accent fool you. Just like Clint Eastwood’s Josey Wales movie character, Woodro’s justifiably earned reputation is well known among elite racers. Unlike “The […]

Bill Ellershaw: The Ultimate Man Behind The Scene

  Story By Jim Hill Way back when the sport of drag racing was in its crawl-before-run stages, a young Wally Parks labeled the amazing mechanical innovations he saw coming from drag racers as: “Ingenuity in Action”. Parks’ astute observation is perhaps best exemplified by the lifetime contributions and career of Rocky Pirrone’s “…here, there […]