Written by Mary Lendzion
Photography and Video by Kevin DiOssi, Steve Baur, and Dr. Rudy Rouweyha
Whether it was a weekday, weeknight, or weekend, Billy Glidden could be found helping his father, Bob Glidden, work on his race cars throughout his childhood. He doesn’t remember having many days off, but he does
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Legendary drag racer Bob Glidden was known for a lot of things – his 85 NHRA victories, 10 NHRA championships, 122 final round appearances and nine U.S. Nationals titles.
But one of the things the Ford racing icon was best known for was his work ethic - the
It was a somber weekend as NHRA Pro Stock legand and Hall of Fame member Bob Glidden passed away Sunday at the age of 73 years old. The Pro Stock racer had been fighting health issues over the past few months.
Boasting one of the prolific drag racing careers, Glidden garnered