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

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“!


News & Events

Enter to win a day with the Legendary Danny Thompson! (9/10/2020) - In celebration of our 10-year anniversary,The Quarter Mile Foundation Presents: Bench Racing with the Legends Series. Win a Once in a lifetime opportunity to spend the day with the incredible Danny Thompson at his facility in Colorado! This is the first in a series of opportunities to interview some of racing’s greatest legends. Step by step, […]
Diane Levine aka Vroom Vroom Girl Joins Quarter Mile Foundation Board of Directors (8/1/2020) -  Parma Heights, Ohio (July 31, 2020) The Quarter Mile Foundation is pleased to announce Diane Levine aka Vroom Vroom Girl as an addition to the Board of Directors. Ms. Levine brings extensive marketing and financial experience to further the board’s mission of preserving our industry legend’s history. Diane’s passion for cars started in her early […]
Don Garlits to WOW Fans at the Quarter Mile Foundation SEMA Booth (10/31/2019) - Special Auction – Funny Car Driver Alexis DeJoria’s “PATRON XO CAFÉ INCENDIO” Fire Suit The Quarter Mile Foundation’s Project 1320 is happy to welcome “Big Daddy” Don Garlits to the 2019 SEMA Show being held November 5th through the 8th at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada. Considered as the “father” of the […]

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.