Allan "Bootsie" Herridge, born on this day August 10 1939 would have reached the ripe old age of 78 years old if his life wasn't tragically cut short in a top-end accident in 1983.
"We miss him dearly." said Stuart Bradbury, BDRHoF Honorary Chairman.
The legendary Bootsie whose image the British Drag Racing Hall of Fame features and after whom the trophy is named, built one of the first dragsters in the UK in 1962 and was inducted posthumously into the British Drag Racing Hall of Fame in its founding year of 2006.
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