Allyn & John Armstrong

Class of 2009

INDUCTED in the MARITIME MOTORSPORTS HALL OF FAME

Date: November 14, 2009

Category: Competitor/ Builder

Division: Drag Racing/ A&J Automotive

PERSONAL

Hometown: ____________, Nova Scotia

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Allyn and John are # 1 Machinist, Innovators, Engine Builders for Drag and Stock Cars, Chassis Builders. Hold NHRA Drag Racing records.

Allyn Armstrong has been building competition race cars since the mid-sixties. His first was a 1956 Chev with a 327 four speed. His most well known cars were his Opels. The first in '83 that ran as a C/EA and B/EA. In '86 he built his second Opel which he raced very successfully until 2007.

John Armstrong has enjoyed drag racing since 1971. John was the official first to run his '69 Camaro SS/BA in the 8 seconds category - 8.944. He has set the record in many classes and won numerous classes.He was voted "Wrench of the Year 2003" by the Sportsmen in the North Eastern Division. His current car is a SS/BA Corvette that he still races.

They operate their family business building high performance engines. Their success in drag racing is a testimony to hard work and commitment.

A common comment at tracks is "How do they do THAT?"

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