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BREAKING NEWS: NHRA Pro Stock Racing Legend Bob Glidden Passes Away at age 73 « Roddin' & Racin' TV

BREAKING NEWS: NHRA Pro Stock Racing Legend Bob Glidden Passes Away at age 73

Pro Stock icon Bob Glidden from Whiteland, Ind., one of the most dominant forces in the history of NHRA Drag Racing, died Sunday. He was 73. In a star-studded career that spanned more than 25 years in the sport, Glidden won 85 events and 10 season championships and was voted No. 4 on the list of Top 50 racers from NHRA’s first 50 years in 2000.

The man known as “Mad Dog” for his tireless work ethic and dominated the class in the late 1970s and 1980s, winning back-to-back season championships in 1974-1975, three in a row (1978-80) and five straight (1985-89)

“Everyone in the NHRA community is saddened to learn the news of Bob’s passing,” said NHRA President Peter Clifford. “He was a true competitor who left a lasting legacy of excellence both on and off the track. Our thoughts, prayers and deepest condolences are with the Glidden family at this difficult time.”

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