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Canadian Drag Racing Hall of Fame

Drag racing greats inducted at Canadian Drag Racing Hall of Fame gala

MONTREAL, QUEBEC — For the fifth straight year, the Canadian Drag Racing Hall of Fame (CDRHF) recognized the significant contributions of a select group of Canadians considered by their peers to be legends in the world of competitive drag racing.

Among the 16 Canadian nominees from across Canada and the U.S. inducted this year are four world champions, and—for the first time since the CDRHF was founded—father and son nominees. To date, 116 Canadians have been inducted into the Canadian Drag Racing Hall of Fame, 15 of them posthumously.

“As in previous years, each of the individuals nominated has had considerable input into the sport of drag racing. Their influence is felt to this day and it is thanks in part to their impressive legacy that the sport enjoys the popularity it does,” says John Scotti, founder of the Canadian Drag Racing Hall of Fame. “It is indeed an honour to pay tribute to their outstanding accomplishments as we welcome these new legends into the Hall of Fame.”

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22 new members inducted at Canadian Drag Racing Hall of Fame’s 3rd Annual Gala

MONTREAL, QC — Twenty-two Canadians were recognized for their contributions to the world of drag racing during the Canadian Drag Racing Hall of Fame (CDRHF) 3rd Annual Gala held at the Sheraton Hotel, in Laval, Quebec.

“Each individual inducted into the Hall of Fame, strengthens the legacy of the sport of drag racing,” says John Scotti, Founder of the Canadian Drag Racing Hall of Fame. “It’s an honour to welcome these legends and pay tribute to their outstanding accomplishments.”

The nominees included world drag racing champions, drivers, crew chiefs, engine and chassis builders, mechanics, track owners, announcers, and graphic designers, from across Canada and the United States. Two of the 22 inductions were posthumous.

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Canadian Drag Racing Hall of Fame to induct 23 new members at 3rd annual gala

MONTREAL, QC — On November 18, 2017, at 8:30 p.m., the Canadian Drag Racing Hall of Fame (CDRHF) will recognize the significant contributions of 23 Canadians to the world of drag racing during its 3rd Annual Gala that will be held at the Sheraton Hotel in Laval, Quebec.

“Each individual inducted into the Hall of Fame, strengthens the legacy of the sport of drag racing,” says John Scotti, Founder of the Canadian Drag Racing Hall of Fame. “It’s an honour to welcome these legends and pay tribute to their outstanding accomplishments.”

This year, world drag racing champions, drivers, crew chiefs, engine and chassis builders, mechanics, track owners, announcers, and graphic designers, from across Canada and the United States will be taking part in the induction ceremony. Two of the 23 inductions are posthumous.

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DRAG RACING WORLD CHAMPIONS AMONG THE CANADIAN LEGENDS TO BE INDUCTED INTO HALL OF FAME

MONTREAL, QC – Twenty-six drag racing legends from across the country will be inducted into the Canadian Drag Canadian Drag Racing Hall of FameRacing Hall of Fame at the Second Annual Gala starting at 5:30 p.m., on Saturday October 15, 2016 in Montreal. Two of the inductees being honoured this year are World Drag Racing Champions.

“It’s so rewarding to see the positive feedback from past and present inductees,” says John Scotti, Founder of the Canadian Drag Racing Hall of Fame. “With the success of last year’s Inaugural Gala and the support of our sponsors, we look forward to continue paying tribute to those who have helped pave the way for today’s generation of drag racers.”

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Inaugural Induction of 38 legends into the first Canadian Drag Racing Hall of Fame

MONTREAL – Thirty eight of Canada’s drag racing legends were inducted into the newly formed Canadian Drag Canadian Hall of Fame inductees Racing Hall of Fame at the inaugural Gala held at the Hotel Universel in Montreal.

During the course of the evening inductees thanked John Scotti and Bob Aubertin for their vision, initiate and commitment to bringing to life the first Canadian Drag Racing Hall of Fame.

“The recognition of world-class Canadian drag racing legends, all under one roof, is long over due,” says John Scotti, Founder of the Canadian Drag Racing Hall of Fame. “I am very excited about this achievement that has been a longtime in coming for the sport.

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The Inaugural Canadian Drag Racing Hall of Fame Recognizes 40 World-class Canadian Legends

MONTREAL – Forty of Canada’s drag racing legends will be inducted into the newly formed Canadian Drag Racing Canadian Drag Racing Hall of FameHall of Fame at the inaugural Gala starting at 5:30 pm on October 9, 2015 at the Hotel Universel in Montreal.

“The recognition of world-class Canadian drag racing legends, all under one roof, is long over due,” says John Scotti, Founder of the Canadian Drag Racing Hall of Fame.  “I am very excited about this achievement for the sport and look forward to sharing it with others who will visit the Canadian Drag Racing Hall of Fame” museum as well.

The 30 living and 10 posthumous legends who are being inducted include, racers, crew chiefs, mechanics track officials, promoters, and sponsors from Victoria, B.C. to Poole’s Corners, P.E.I  who have made a lasting impact and significant difference in the development of the sport of Drag Racing in Canada and elsewhere.

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