Search for in
NHRA LODRS IHRA Drag News Photos
Tue, 13 Aug 2013, 18:26 PM

Maple Grove Raceway to Induct Five into Walk of Fame
Courtesy of Evan Jones





MOHNTON, Pa. - Maple Grove Raceway has had dozens of dedicated workers keeping things running smoothly in its 51 years of existence.

During the 1970s, Maple Grove experienced great growth from a small, regional dragstrip into a national-caliber facility that eventually resulted in earning an NHRA National event in 1985.

This year's Walk of Fame class is entirely from that era and formed the backbone of the track staff. The five new members will be inducted Saturday during the Geezers Reunion at The Grove.

This year's class includes:

• • "Humble Bob" Donnelly, track announcer.

• •Vince Hamm, Maple Grove's former events director.

• •Al Wimmer, tech and staging lanes worker.

• •Don Wimmer, tech and staging lanes worker.

• •John Johnson, staging lanes worker.

The Maple Grove Raceway Walk of Fame inducted its first class in 2004.





Drag News: 10 Most Recent Entries [ top ]

Apr 22- 2014 Greg Morris Memorial Dragster Giveaway
Apr 22- Summit Bracket Series presented by COMP Cams Results Race 4
Apr 22- Alumni Class Added to 26th Annual University of Northwestern Ohio High School Nationals
Apr 22- Busy weekend ahead at Maple Grove Raceway
Apr 22- Cordova Dragway Park 4-19 Results
Apr 22- Joe's Transmission to Sponsor 3rd Annual Canada Day Spectacular
Apr 22- Take 2- PSCA Returns to Auto Club Dragway
Apr 22- First-Time Winners Dominate PSCA NorCal Nats
Apr 22- Snyder Motorsports to Sponsor PDRA Top Dragster Low Qualifier Award
Apr 22- VP Racing Fuels Continues Sponsorship of ET Bracket Series

Copyright ©2014 AUTOSALES INC, dba Summit Racing Equipment
Ready to take your order at 1-800-230-3030 | Customer Service 1-800-517-1035