Kentucky Motorsports Hall of Fame

Drag Racers Page 2

                                               

                                          Back Up Pickup 
                                    Matched Race at US 60
                                    Early 70's then Crashed

                                                 
                                        Original Wompin Jr
                                      40 Chevy at Ohio Valley
                                              Lyde Wagers 

                                                
                                     Lyde Wagers in Mask
                                Jim Browner Weighing in car
                                               Bill Holt
                                   Harrison County 1971


                                                

                                           Billy Cousins
                                             Twin AA/D
                                                 1963

                                                
                                       John Carter 1976
                                          "Honest John"
                                        1974 Chevy Vega

                                                      
                                 John Carter-Sitting in car
                                Walter Levold-Leaning Over
                                Charlie Biscoff-Back turned
                                       Others Unknown

                                          
                          Dale Funk receiving his "Wally"
                    Greg Sharp holding Robert Frakes "Wally"
                           Presented by Dave McClelland


                                            
                                    Sievert & Huffman

                                            
                                            
                                       Eldon Huffman

                                            
                                        Lyde Wagers

           
                                           In Memory of 
                                 Randall Ray Benningfield
                                            1945-2009
                   Kentuckiana Drag Racers Hall of Fame Inductee


                                             
                                        Randy Walls

   
                                          Richmond Dragway
                                              Richmond KY

                                            
                                         Rusty Perkins
                                   Mustang-Bowling Green
                       Photo taken at Windy Hollow, Owensboro KY


                                            
                                              Joe Moore
                                            Chevy Citation


                                             
                                    Raymond Walkers
                                 F/C at Ohio Valley 1978


                                             


                            
                                       Jerry Basham
                                         April 1961
                                    Sturgis Drag Strip


                              Thanks to Bobby Davis and Jerry Basham



                                      
                                        Steve Barns
                               58 Chevy October 1959
                                 Owensboro Drag Strip
                             Thanks to Bobby Davis and Jerry Basham


                                            

                                            
                                        Bob Glidden 
                                         Winning SS
                                       at Ohio Valley


                                       
  5 Kentucky Drivers that won the biggest Drag Race in Kentucky in 1972
                                    Ray Rountree T/F
                                  Jerry McMonigal C/D
                                  Sherrill Huff Modified
                                   Morris Lightfoot S/S 
                                  Ronnie Bradley Stock 

                                          
                                       Dave Huber
                                         3035 C/D
                                 1975 Sports Nationals
                                    Bowling Green KY

                                         
     Former Super Stock Racer Jim Allen seen here in his white 65 Chevelle, passed away 11-10-10. Jim lived in Grayson County. Formerly owned JSA Racing Engines in Owensboro.  RIP

                                            
                                    Army Armstrong
                                        Nash Gasser

                                                
                                   Collings Downes
                                    Dragster 1980's

                                        
                                      Steve Hinton
                                          55 Chevy
                                    Bowling Green KY

                                        
                                     Sadler Racing

                                         
                                 Larry Pride Racing
                                   Elizabethtown KY

                                          
                                         Kenny Cook 
                                         Dick Thorn
                                     Cheap Thrills AFD

                                             

                                             

                                                                
                  Click on the Blue Grass Dragway picture above
                to see a really neat map created by Brian Harney


                                            
                                     Frakes and Funk
                          1972 Points Meet at Beech Bend 
                          Funk just set NHRA top T/F record
                                   1st time out in new car

                                            
                                         Dave Meador
              Top Alcohol Dragster 1974 at Dave and his Dads used
                      car lot at Taylor and Berry in Louisville

                                            
                                      Doyle Patton
                                  in his M/P Corvette 
                                  at Beech Bend 1974
                                Car known as "General"
 
                                            
                             Ron Boggs and John Carter
                                               RIP

                                            
                                     Spivey Williams

                                          
            John Carter F/C, Dick Thorne Dragster, Bill Felker Camaro
                          Debbie Downs Miss SPORTSnationals


                                      
                                          
                                        John Carter

                                          
                                John Carter (Black Willys)
                                            Versus
                                  Don Davis (Will Power)


                                           
                                       Dave Huber's
                                  ISCA Champion 1990
                                       60 Dragmaster
                                         Louisville KY


                                            
                                        Dick Meeks
                                        D/A 27 Ford
                                    Valley Station KY

                                            
                                        Pat Wheatley
                                       Brandenburg KY

                                            
                                          Don Bowles
                                        Madisonville KY
                     Kentucky Motorsports Hall of Fame Inductee

                                             
                                       Conway Witten 
                                         S/S Corvette
                                             1980s

                                              
Cowl of the Frakes and Funk Twin T/G dragster in 1972 the last year for T/G, Dale Funk won the Division 3 Championship and Austin Myers won the World Championship. It was a great year for T/G in Kentucky.

                                                         
                                        Michelle Lewis
                                          Louisville KY


                                            
                 Kenny Morris, Conway Witten and Mike Keown

                                            
                    Jerry McMonigal near lane and Dick Thorn
                    both in C/D Dragsters at Beech Bend 1971


                                             
                                      Frakes & Sanders
                             AA/GD at Bluegrass Dragway

                                               
                                          Drew Tarr
                                         Louisville KY

                                                
                                             Bill Lyle
                                       First race car 23 T
                                            Fairdale KY

                                                  
                                           Kenny Shain
                                           Leitchfield KY

                                                  
                              Doug Greenfield vs Ken O'Keefe
                             Battle of the Thunderbolts at U S 60 
                                                 1960s

                                                   
                                  Walt Derringer Thunderbolt
                              run out of the old Ken O'Keefe Ford
                    in Louisville on Shelbyville Rd now Oxmoor Ford


                                                   
        The Willie Dee special, Bill Canter A/D out of Valley Station Ky

                                                   
                                             Kevin Neal 
                                             Ohio Valley
                                            Louisville KY

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