Last Update: June 9, 2015
I have been interested in 1/4 mile
drag racing since the very early 1960's. A lot of things have changed
over that time, but the pictures of the good old days still rekindle fond
memories. A few years ago, I started to assemble a primarily
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Northern Alberta Fairview (active airport track)
Drayton Valley - Thunder in the Valley (annual event)
Grande Prairie - Drag Wars (annual event)
Edmonton Highway 14x and CFB Namao
Castrol Raceway (active 1/4 mile track - IHRA)
"Heads Up" Drag Racing
to the Pavement (annual event hosted at
Edmonton Fastest Streetcar Shootout (one year annual event unfortunately)
Calgary Fastest Streetcar Shootout (moved to
are racers and race cars from other provinces and states, but the focus is
This web page is a work in progress, set up for fun and information and will be continuously updated as I find stuff to add. This site is dedicated to Alberta Drag Racing History to recognize as many as possible of the old racers, cars and facilities for a trip down memory lane for the old guys and gals, and info for the new generation of racers.
Hope to get some input from old racers and fans or their kids that may remember or have some of the old pictures and can provide info. If you have any pictures or stories you would like me to add please send. For regular mail, just email me and I will provide a mailing address.
While there is duplication of images found on various sites scattered all over the internet, this site provides a great one stop shop with links to those sites while they exist. But, by maintaining this site with its own image directory, it is not dependent on other web sites. Often web sites close and then the images are gone forever. On this site, the images will remain.
There is no intent to violate copyright of images downloaded from other sites or to profit from the posting of these images. If you have any concerns please let me know.