“I missed it every day for the past 28 years.” Lloyd Wofford’s not talking about smoking or any other vice; he’s referring to not participating in drag racing.
Lloyd’s story is echoed throughout the pits. He started racing in the mid-‘60s, only to “retire” years later. In his first tour of duty he ran through a variety of rides, including a C/MP ’57 Chevy, stepping up to A/SM with a ’68 Camaro and finally a Don Ness-built C/Gas Chevy Monza. In the mix was a ‘65 SS/BA Plymouth Belvedere owned by “Mr. 4 Speed” himself, the legendary Herb McCandless. Lloyd bemoans the fact he let that one get away! (more…)