Harold Bull

“King” Harold Bull was first introduced to Drag Racing at the 1964 International Drag Festivals and returned home full of ideas to build a scaled down version of the American Dragsters he had seen using British components. Easter 1965 saw Harold’s ideas take shape as he begun construction of a slingshot dragster called “Stripduster” using […]

Geof Hauser

Geof Hauser first discovered Drag Racing in the pages of Hot Rod Magazine in 1967 when helping out in a newsagent as a young teenager. Then a year later when on a family holiday in Canada he hitch-hiked 100 miles to his first Drag Race meeting and became hooked. He got to know some of the Drag […]

Al O’Connor

The name Al O’Connor first appeared in a drag racing publication when he put an ad in Drag Racing & Hot Rod Magazine in 1966 asking for a four barrel Carter carb for a Buick V8. He would have been a teenager back then and was already modifying cars. Al got a ’59 Dodge which he […]

Peter & Erica Bartlett

Peter Bartlett’s part in British Drag Racing History goes back to the very beginings when he was a member of the “Highwaymen Hot Rod Club” along with Allan Herridge and joined the British Hot Rod Association when it was formed in 1960. At the BHRA’s first get together in 1962 he turned up in his […]

Krister Johansson

At the Santa Pod Internationals in 1972 an unknown Swede entered his straight six powered ’62 Dodge Lancer in Senior Street Eliminator and went home with the trophy after beating Bob Oram’s E-Type Jag in the final. His name was Krister Johansson and he would soon become a familiar name at British International Drag Races […]