Red Greth tucked inside his "slingshot" dragster at the D-M Strip. Left to right, others in photo are Don Maynard, Mason Downey and Jim Ashenbrenner. Photo courtesy of Red Greth

Photo courtesy of Red Greth

He was inducted into the International Drag Racing Hall of Fame in 1994.

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