Quarter Mile Foundation

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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

About Project 1320home-collage

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

Larry Morgan 300dpi Quarter Mile Foundation to roast Pro Stock star Larry Morgan (3/23/2016) - Quarter Mile Foundation to roast Pro Stock star Larry Morgan For Immediate Release   Parma Heights, Ohio (March 22 2016) – The Quarter Mile Foundation announces it will host a fund-raiser roast on Thursday, June 23, 2016 during the NHRA Summit Racing Equipment Nationals event week at Norwalk, Ohio’s Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park.  The […]
PRI Logo Quarter Mile Foundation collects 25 interviews of drag racing/performance industry figures at PRI Show, Detroit (2/18/2016) - Contact: Traci Hrudka Quarter Mile Foundation Phone: 440.888.0088 hrudka@sbcglobal.net (or) Steve Cole, WRITEWords Phone: 330.725.5462 scole@4writewords.com Parma Heights, Ohio (January 25, 2015) – The Quarter Mile Foundation, in conjunction with the management of the Performance Racing Industry Show (Indianapolis, Ind.) and Ken Lingenfelter (The Lingenfelter Collection, Brighton, Mich.), were able to record the recollections of […]
Bench Racing session participants - BDRHoF 2015.JPG Quarter Mile Foundation interviews 7 British drag racing/performance industry pioneers (12/23/2015) - Contact: Traci Hrudka Quarter Mile Foundation Phone: 440.888.0088 hrudka@sbcglobal.net  (or) Steve Cole, WRITEWords Phone: 330.725.5462 scole@4writewords.com Parma Heights, Ohio (December 22, 2015) – The Quarter Mile Foundation was fortunate to receive a donation from Beech Underwriting (Maidstone, Kent, UK) to allow the filming of interviews of seven British pioneers of drag racing and the performance […]

Our Sponsors

The Quarter Mile Foundation would like to thank each sponsor & partner that works with us to preserve racing history and educate others in the community. Visit some of their websites by clicking on their logo below.