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Legends Museum

Legends of Racing

Pete Hill

The first drag racer inducted into the Sturgis Motorcycle Hall of Fame had almost retired this elegant Knucklehead gone Nitro. Hill made a special effort to fire up the Knuckle. Its distinctive pop-pop-pop brought tears to nitro fans in attendance at the annual Ray Price Winter Open House (and it wasn't just the nitro fumes).

Pete Hill

Greenville, SC
Jay Turner

North Carolina native turned drag racer, Turner had served as "hired gun" for several teams including Ray Price Racing before settling in with Richmond-based Team Bulldog's Bobby Buckley, Scott Buckley, Danny Lowe, and Bobby Page.

Turner is the '99 IHRA Screamin' Eagle Nitro Harley Champion.

Jay Turner

North Carolina
  

Price was an inducted member of four halls of fame including the AMA Hall of Fame, National Motorcycle Hall of Fame, Sturgis Motorcycle Hall of Fame, North Carolina Drag Racing Hall of Fame, and the East Coast Drag Times Hall of Fame; and is noted as the Father of the Funnybike. He was instrumental in creating the current style racing transmission. Price also designed the first successful wheelie bar for bikes, allowing more power to the rear wheel without flipping the bike over.

Ray Price

Raleigh, NC
Jamie Emery

At 26, he is the youngest Top Fuel Racer currently competing. He is joined trackside by his longtime race supporters Tom and Anne Emery (parents), Mark Emery (uncle), and Erin Emery (wife).

Jamie has been racing "something" since he was old enough to walk.

Jamie Emery

Colton's Point, MD
Bill and Aaron Furr

This engine-building, hard riding father and son team was the first to win at the same event—each champions in their own right. Bill was the first to run in the 6-second zone and first to win a "double whammy"—two different classes at the same event.

Aaron was named Rookie of the Year in 1998 by the American Drag Bike Association.

Bill and Aaron Furr

Orangeburg, SC
Tony Mattioli

Hard working, devoted to family and sport, are all characteristics that spring quickly to mind. The Mattiolis personify the inner spirit of racing. Tony and Colleen Mattioli are truly a great team and champions in every way.

Tony Mattioli

Middlegrove, NY
"Pearshape" Pearson

"Pearshape" represents the early Midwestern drag racing efforts. He raced through the mid and late '50s with the Kansas City Chainstretchers.

"Pearshape" Pearson

Kansas City, MO
John Russell

Russell was instrumental in introducing the Top Fuel Harley Racers Association to the IHRA. Both Russell and owner Dennis Paul race at multiple sanctioned events each year.

John Russell

Norwalk, OH
Jim McClure

McClure began drag racing on asphalt as a direct result of watching Ray Price compete in the late '70s. Coming from the dirt drags, McClure is a 19-time National Champion and has held more records than he can keep up with.

Jim McClure

Williamsburg, VA