Terrapins Car Club 1951

Terrapins Plan Race Track Talk

The beginnings of coordinating hotrodders in Austin, TX.

Nov. 29, 1951 -The Terrapins as a temporary name for the Austin hotrodders held a 1st. meet at Austin Zilker Parks club hut to talk over race track problems and as a last chance for local hotrodders to join the club as charter members. W.L. Anderson, spokesman for the group said the organization for the Terrapins meet was almost complete except for the location of a local drag strip.