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

Mike Greene of CarsYeah gets Personal with Traci Hrudka in Pod Cast (12/19/2014) - Listen in as Mike Greene interviews Traci Hrudka of the Quarter Mile Foundation. No subject was off limits. CarsYeah podcast is a 5 day a week show hosted by Mark Greene. Mark is an incurable automotive enthusiast interviewing successful automotive entrepreneurs who live a lifestyle around their passion for automobiles. Mark will take you on their […]
B.J. Vangsness wins John Force guitar at PRI Show 2014 (12/15/2014) - B.J. Vangsness, the co-owner of the famed Byron Dragway (Byron, Ill.), had his Christmas arrive a little early this year. At shortly after 3 PM Saturday (December 13), B.J. got a phone call from the Quarter Mile Foundation, telling him his ticket #260583 was the winner of the John Force guitar raffle. Vangsness, who had […]
Quarter Mile Foundation to raffle John Force guitar at PRI Show (12/9/2014) - The Quarter Mile Foundation will be raffling a John Force-themed acoustic guitar — VERY Limited Edition (1 of 1) at its booth at the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show, December 11 – 13. The Quarter Mile Foundation is located in the Yellow Hall in Booth 2867, very near the walkway to the Crowne Plaza […]

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