Quarter Mile Foundation

Our Mission

Quarter Mile Foundation’s mission is to collect and archive the history of the sport of drag racing, and related aspects of the high performance aftermarket, focusing upon capturing the first person oral histories of the pioneers and legends. The goal is to preserve interviews, in addition to photos, movies… Read More

Quarter Mile FoundationAbout Project 1320

The Quarter Mile Foundation is working with Dan Korterba/Eyetrax Corp and noted drag racing historian/editor Don Gillespie, to create a twenty-five episode documentary about drag racing – its birth, growth and how the supporting performance automotive aftermarket industry built up around it. It will cover the people, the vehicles, the races… Read More

Why Support?

Pioneers of the Quarter Mile that will archive the history of one of America’s most popular sports: drag racing. Born in the 1940s from the American ideals of ingenuity, innovation, and competition, drag racing fast became an integral part of our popular culture and the source of an entire industry in automotive advances… Read More

“There is not a person who does not at times need a helping hand to be stretched out to them, and then shame upon those who will not stretch out the helping hand to his brother.”

Donate to the “Pioneers Project” – every donation preserves the stories of our heroes who truly defined the time of “American Graffiti“!

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News & Events

Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing nominated for international award (7/21/2014) - The British Drag Racing Hall of Fame has announced it has nominated The Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing to be honored with the “Museum Collection of the Year Award.”  The Museum Collection of the Year Award is connected to the International Historic Motoring Awards, a prestigious automotive event which honors a number of individuals [...]
Don Garlits to be inducted into British Drag Racing Hall of Fame (7/21/2014) - Don Garlits will be winging his way to England in mid-November to be honored by the British Drag Racing Hall of Fame as a member of the 2014 class of inductees.  Don will be joined by his daughters Donna and GayLyn, and the grandchildren (Sarah, Rodney, and Anna) at the Gala Awards Dinner at the [...]
IT’S SHOW TIME!! Where we will be — Summer 2014 (6/5/2014) - The Quarter Mile Foundation will be participating at several major racing and car shows this summer. Here is the schedule of events: JUNE 6 & 7 – Gasser Reunion – Thompson Raceway Park – Thompson, Ohio (8233 Sidley Road) JUNE 10 – 20th HOT ROD POWER TOUR Presented by CHEVROLET – Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports [...]

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