Glen Self to be inducted into the NHRA South Central Division 4 Hall of Fame.
Wednesday, January 24, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NHRA SOUTH CENTRAL DIVISION 4

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CONTACT: Trey Capps; tcapps@nhra.com

 

 

SOUTH CENTRAL DIVISION 4 HALL OF FAME INDUCTION

DALLAS, JANURAY 24, 2018– The NHRA South Central Division 4 announced today that Glen Self will be inducted into the NHRA South Central Division 4 Hall of Fame.

           

The Division 4 Hall of Fame honors individuals, drivers and officials who laid the groundwork for NHRA Drag Racing in the region.  Self will join the likes of Eddie Hill, Raymond Beadle, Kenny Bernstein, Bill Meyer and many more in the South Central Division Hall of Fame.

 

“The NHRA and South Central Division are pleased to induct Glen Self into the South Central Division Hall of Fame,” said Trey Capps, Division 4 director. “Glen continues to contribute to the success of drag racing here in Division 4 and has earned his respective place in the Hall of Fame.”

 

Self has a historic career in NHRA Drag Racing with many winners circle appearances and over 50 national records to his credit.  He has raced in 14 final rounds over the years in many classes including Super Stock, Modified, Street, and Competition Eliminator. His Division final round winning percentage is split evenly with 7 wins and 7 runner ups. He has been a class winner in Indy 5 times over the years; 1969, 1972, 1973, 1974, and 1978. In 1969, Self beat fellow Division 4 racer and South Central Division 4 Hall of Fame member Carroll Caudle to reach the Street Class winner’s circle at the famed US Nationals, and then dominated much of the 1970’s in the Modified Production class. Self later went on to a Runner Up in Competition Eliminator at Indy in 1985 as well as winning Competition Eliminator at the 1985 Fall Nationals. Self is still very active today in NHRA Drag Racing as well with the family business - Self Racing Engines in Durant, Okla.

 

This year’s inductions will take place during the Division 4 Banquet and Awards Ceremony at the SAMS Town Hotel and Casino in Shreveport, La., Saturday, January 27, 2018. Please join us for a Hall of Fame Reception prior to the Division 4 Banquet and Awards ceremony. There will be an open forum during the reception about Self's racing accomplishments.

 

NHRA’s Division 4 is the historic South Central Division home of “The Good Guys.” Division 4 features tracks from Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Louisiana.

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