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

Why should we look to the past in order to prepare for the future? (9/22/2014) - Because there is nowhere else to look…..  Legacy: Anything handed down from one generation to the following generations. This is a question drag racing and the industry must answer as each move forward in the 21 Century. The number of surviving pioneers and legends in both drag racing and the automotive performance aftermarket continue to shrink. […]
MAVTV to telecast 2014 International Drag Racing Hall of Fame banquet (9/19/2014) - Ocala, Fla.  – The Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing, home of the International Drag Racing Hall of Fame, has announced the 24th annualInternational Drag Racing Hall of Fame presented by Lucas Oil induction banquet will be televised on the MAVTV cable channel.  The first airing will be made on the network’s “Inside Drag Racing” […]
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 […]

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