FOUNDING CHAIRMAN - STUART BRADBURY 1945-2020

BDRHoF’s 2024 Grand Dragstalgia Auction

The British Drag Racing Hall of Fame is pleased to announce its fourth annual Dragstalgia Grand Auction taking place inside the event’s Historic Marquee, situated pitside near the grandstand. The auction features a wealth of artefacts and artworks generously donated to help in the raising of essential funds for the British Drag Racing Hall of […]

Colin Theobald’s ‘Bruce’ Promotes BDRHoF Benevolent Fund

Santa Pod Raceway’s commentator and BDRHoF Benevolent Fund Honorary advisor Colin Theobald has announced on Facebook about his ongoing build up to taking part in Street Weekend 2024. Colin says: You’ve all probably seen my ongoing build up to taking part in Street Weekend 2024, now it’s time to reveal why so much effort and planning has taken place. ‘Bruce’, or […]

‘Dragstalgia’ to Mark 60 years of UK Drag Racing

It is Diamond Anniversary time for British drag racing. When Europe’s premier historic Drag Race, Dragstalgia, takes place at Santa Pod Raceway in July, its focus will fall on the events which gave birth to the sport in Britain six decades earlier.  Two American dragsters which featured prominently in those nascent years are being shipped once […]

HoF and BenFund Announce Personnel Changes

Personnel changes have taken place at both British Drag Racing Hall of Fame Limited and the BDRHOF Benevolent Fund. Simon Groves has relinquished the formal duties he had undertaken on behalf of both organisations and has resigned as a trustee of the Benevolent Fund. The Hall of Fame’s directors and the Benevolent Fund’s trustees are indebted […]

MEMBER FUNERAL NOTICE

12.02.24 Member:  ROGER GORRINGE Inducted:  2023 Funeral arrangements have been announced for Roger Gorringe, distinguished Drag Racing photojournalist and honoured Member of the British Drag Racing Hall of Fame. Roger’s funeral will be held at 2.30pm on Thursday 29th February at Huntingdon Crematorium, Sapley Road, Kings Ripton, Huntingdon PE28 2NX, telephone 01480 410388. The service will be followed […]

VP Racing Announce Contingency Scheme.

WilliamBrosRacing Nic Williams has announced that VP Racing Lubricants are delighted to offer all UK. drag racers a fantastic opportunity to join their new contingency scheme. This scheme is available to car and bike racers and applies to National Championship classes and also to SPRC club classes or lifestyle championships that do not have a […]

MEMBER OBITUARY NOTICE – Roger Gorringe

MEMBER OBITUARY NOTICE 18.01.24 Member:  ROGER GORRINGE Inducted:  2023 It is with the utmost sadness that the British Drag Racing Hall of Fame has been informed of the death of Roger Gorringe. The distinguished Drag Racing photojournalist was inducted into Hall of Fame Membership only last November. For half a century, Roger had compiled an unparalleled photographic […]

BDRHoF 2023 Gala Review

Special thanks to eurodragster.com for this transcription of the evening. We present below the presentation and acceptance speeches from the British Drag Racing Hall of Fame Gala held last Saturday. Thanks to all those who supplied copies of their speeches to Editor Simon. You can see Julian’s gallery of 160 photos from the Gala by […]

Mooneyes honoured at BDRHoF Gala

The British Drag Racing Hall of Fame Gala took place on Saturday night at the Oatlands Park Hotel, Weybridge, Surrey, and was attended by over 200 people to celebrate the Stuart Bradbury Junior Drag Racing Awards, the induction of four new members into the BDRHoF, and to present the British Drag Racing Hall of Fame […]

SEMA Trophy restoration

Following the BDRHoF display of the SEMA trophy at Dragstalgia, British drag racing fan Kev Roberts got in touch with a further insight into its restoration; a project Kev was involved with following its discovery in a back room of the Brighton & Hove Motor Club’s headquarters. Kev was initially involved in the restoration of […]