NATIONAL HOT ROD ASSOCIATION
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The NHRA was founded by Wally Parks in 1951 as a means to get hot rodders
off the streets and onto legal drag strips. Once a club was accepted as a NHRA
club, they were issued a Charter, like the one issued to the Stockers Rod &
Custom club on the left. It is dated January 1, 1958 and was signed by Wally
Parks, President, and Wayne Horning, Secretary. After the Stockers Charter was
posted to this site, I received the Charter for the Dragoons. It too was dated
January 1, 1958 and has the same signatures. The Charter for the Keystone Racing
Team on the right has a date of January 10, 1963. Wally Parks was still
President but the Secretary was Robert G????
Members of NHRA clubs could display this sticker on their
The clubs below were proud to be members and they added NHRA
to their plaques.