Show & Shine Winners: 2015 East Coast Drag Times Hall of Fame

The 2015 Show & Shine held Saturday, October 17, as part of the East Coast Drag Times Hall of Fame Weekend. This year the show attracted a record 1,500+ entries to the mile-long, downtown of historic Henderson, NC. Among those on hand were everything from a vintage Model T Ford to all-out, 426 Hemi powered […]


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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 […]


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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.


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2012 East Coast Drag Times Hall of Fame Show Entries

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 […]


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2012 News Release – Two Motown Missile Cars On Display in October

The first car is the 1971 MOTOWN MISSILE Dodge Challenger Pro Stock car that was driven by Don Carlton. It was recently restored in California and had been shown in the Peterson Museum on loan from the current owner – Arnie Klann. The second car is Don Carlton’s 1975 MOPAR MISSILE Plymouth Duster Pro Stock […]


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