Quote: All of the bad characteristics of young drivers have been lumped together in the mind of the public as “hot rodding.” It was considered a mania for speed. Police were being swarmed with calls at all hours of the … Continue reading
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.