Joined May 1 2010
West Jordan, Utah
Land Speed Racer Memorial
Mel Bashore Sports Document Collection
Drag Boat and Water Speed Record Racer Memorial
Oldest Living Pro Football Players
I began going to drag races in Southern California in the late 1950s. Pomona, Fontana, San Gabe, Lions, Riverside, OCIR, etc. I fell in love with the sounds, smell, speed, and beauty of drag racing. They were the golden years. When I moved to Utah to go to college, I got interested in Bonneville. I first went to Speed Week in the early 1970s. Rarely do I miss going out to sleep on the salt and watch the racing. The racers are so approachable. The people are as interesting as the cars. I have witnessed several fatal crashes. This website serves as a kind of tribute to those who lost their lives in pursuit of a land speed record dream. It complements my other website on drag strip deaths.