Wally Parks

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Birthday
23, 1913
Birthplace
Oklahoma
Death Date
Sep 28, 2007 (94)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
23, 1913
Birthplace
Oklahoma
Death Date
Sep 28, 2007 (94)

About

Motorsports pioneer most widely remembered as the founder, Chairman and President of the National Hot Rod Association. He is a member of the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America and the International Motorsports Hall of Fame.

Before Fame

He got his start in the magazine business as the co-founder and first editor of Hot Rod magazine in the 40's.

Trivia

A trophy in his name is traditionally given to winners of National Hot Rod Association events.

Family Life

His wife, Barbara, died in 2006.

Associated With

He and Bobby Rahal are both members of the International Motorsports Hall of Fame.

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