The Canadian Drag Racing Hall of Fame recently saluted 16 individuals, who have made outstanding contributions to the sport of drag racing as they were inducted into the Hall of Fame at the 7th Annual Inductee’s Gala Nov. 4. More than 230 people attended the event during which guests enjoyed a four-course Italian meal, live music, and dancing.
Among those inducted were Neale Armstrong, the Director of Race Operations at Toronto Motorsports Park/Cayuga Dragway. (Pictured above, left) John Scottii presenting Guy Desjardins, winner of the track's John Scotti Classic Cars Stock/Super Stock championship, and pioneering Canadian nitro racers Barry and Todd Paton.
Neale Armstrong - Selkirk, Ont.
Bob Atchison - London, Ont.
Rob Atchison - London, Ont.
Roger Bateman - Calgary, Alta.
Chris Biro - Harley, Ont.
Doug Box - London, Ont.
Sharon Fletcher - Waterford, Ont.
Don Henderson - Burford, Ont. (Posthumous)
Wayne Huber - London, Ont. (Posthumous)
Bruce A. Mehlenbacher - Kohler, Ont. (Posthumous)
Bruce F. Mehlenbacher - Cayuga, Ont.
Tim Miller - Hamilton, Ont.
Barry Paton - Paris, ON. (Posthumous)
Todd Paton - Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.
Pat Reynolds - Calgary, Alta.
Carl Skura - Orillia, Ont. (Posthumous)
The CDRHF is dedicated to recognizing the significant achievements of individuals in the sport of drag racing in Canada. Founded by John Scotti, the Hall of Fame has been celebrating drag racing legends and their contribution to the sport since its inception in 2015.