The Quarter Mile Foundation used the gathering of drag racing and automotive aftermarket pioneers surrounding the International Drag Racing Hall of Fame induction dinner on March 14, 2013 at the Paramount Plaza Hotel & Suites in Gainesville, Fla. to add 15 interviews for the PROJECT 1320 documentary.
Foundation Chairman Traci Hrudka said, “The International Drag Racing Hall of Fame Induction Dinner was an ideal venue to increase our inventory of interviews of the legends of drag…
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Project 1320 interviews now at 200...
The Quarter Mile Foundation completed a very successful 2012 SEMA Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center, October 30 to November 2, highlighted by the completion of 22 additional interviews for the Foundation’s PROJECT 1320 documentary film.
Quarter Mile Foundation chairman, Traci Hrudka observed, “We were very focused upon getting interviews of some key…
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The Linda Vaughn Tribute Roast DVD is in the final stages of production, and advance ordering is now available!…Continue
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The Quarter Mile Foundation has unveiled plans to pay tribute to the “First Lady of Motorsports,” Linda Vaughn. “We felt it important to acknowledge one of our icon’s careers in a colorful and entertaining fashion” said Foundation Chairman Traci Hrudka.
“Following the success of the Don Garlits…Continue
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The Quarter Mile Foundation’s quest to gain interviews of drag racing’s veterans has added 25 new interviews in 2012 – done at the NHRA Winternationals and Gatornationals.
Using facilities courtesy of the National Hot Rod Association, the NHRA Wally Parks Motorsport Museum, The Sheraton Inn – Fairplex (Pomona, Calif.…
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PRI Show marks completion of 100 interviews for PROJECT 1320
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The Quarter Mile Foundation has announced it has added interviews of 20 performance industry and drag racing legends for the PROJECT 1320 documentary at the 2011 SEMA Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center, November 1 to 4.…Continue
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The Quarter Mile Foundation has announced it will conduct at least…Continue
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The American romance with the automobile is well known, as is our national fascination with speed and technology. Drag racing was born out of these passions when soldiers, mechanics, and engineers returning from World War II transitioned their wartime skills into…Continue
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Legendary East Coast drag racing stars
The Quarter Mile Foundation secured interviews of 16 East Coast drag racing legends at the 10th Annual Musclecar Madness at the York Reunion (US 30 Dragway) on July 8-9, 2011.
The interviews covered some of the stars of the formative years of the sport in what today is considered NHRA’s Division 1, as well as the extreme northern portion of…Continue
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Quarter Mile Foundation has announced it has collected an additional 16 film interviews for the PROJECT 1320 documentary film series at the recently completed NHRA/Holley Hot Rod Reunion at Beech Bend Raceway (Bowling Green, Ky.) on June 16-18. The…
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The Quarter Mile Foundation has announced it has received a generous donation from Strange Engineering (Morton Grove, IL), the well known manufacturer of axles, differential assemblies and suspension components for sportsman and professional drag racers.
Strange Engineering’s President, Jeff…
Added by Traci Hrudka on June 23, 2011 at 2:48pm — No Comments
THE GRIM REAPER HAS TIME......DO WE?
The headline defines the challenge facing the Quarter Mile Foundation to produce the PROJECT 1320 documentary film series on the drag racing’s…Continue
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The Quarter Mile Foundation has gained an important supporter of the organization’s PROJECT 1320 documentary film series. Joe Amato, the five-time NHRA/Full Throttle (formerly NHRA/Winston Drag Racing Series) Top Fuel World Champion and the former co-owner of Keystone…Continue
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Drag racing and the automotive performance aftermarket lost one of its brightest lights, with the passing of Joe Mondello in the early morning hours of Wednesday, April 6 in Crossville, Tenn., at the age of 75, following complications from surgery. Joe was born on August…Continue
I'm asking my friends, family, industry family and fans of drag racing and the Performance Aftermarket for a special wish: help raise money for Quarter Mile Foundation - Project 1320. It's a great cause that will celebrate the life of our pioneers and heroes who against all odds created and lived the "American Dream".
Our pioneers are a part of something larger than themselves. They come representing a tradition or a heritage. And they see themselves that way. Its not about a bunch…
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The Quarter Mile Foundation and drag racing legend Joe Mondello and Joe Mondello Engines, in conjunction with the renown World Products, have announced a joint venture to raffle a street/strip big-block Chevy engine to support the Foundation’s PROJECT 1320 documentary film…Continue
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