Story by Jim Hill There may be only five or six drivers who have driven more different types of drag race cars – and been as successful at the task as Illinois’ Ron Colson. Colson grew up in tiny Oregon, Illinois, with a population of just over 4,000 souls. As a young teenager he […]
Henderson, NC, October 17, 2015 Do you see yourself somewhere in that crush of eager hot rod enthusiasts? If not, you missed a major opportunity to see the 1,500+ hot rods, street rods, rat rods, musclecars, trucks, restored antique vehicles and race cars on the main street in historic Henderson, NC. Now enjoying its 14th Annual […]
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 […]
Website Story By Jim Hill Photo Courtesy of Quarter Mile Brothers Drag racing as a participant sport has long been more about how fast your car and driver is than about a racer’s skin color. For Sherwood Allen, patriarch of a three-generation drag racing family, his passion for racing with his son and grandson has […]
The 2015 edition of the 14th Annual East Coast Drag Times Hall of Fame Weekend rolled out to record breaking crowds and car show entries that surpassed all prior events! The show’s Saturday, October 17 entries exceeded the previous high by over one hundred vehicles. During the crush of early morning car show entries the […]
Our 2015 inductees were enshrined in the East Coast Drag Times Hall of Fame on October 17th at our annual Hall of Fame reunion and induction event in Henderson, North Carolina.
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