Jay Howell Raced At Detroit Dragway

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Jay Howell Raced At Detroit Dragway

Jay Howell is another one of the local Detroit Dragway legends. He was born, and lived in the area of Detroit Dragway…

One of Jay’s first well know hot rods he drove was The Little Red Wagon. This was a wheel standing Dodge truck. Jay was also a well know & respected mechanic, and worked on many of the well know hot rods at the time, like The RAMCHARGERS. 

Jay worked for the Logghe Bros. Which made the chassies for most of the well known hot rods of that time.Jay also raced the Prock & Howell 1933 HEMI powered Willys coupe.

Jay was Inducted into the Michigan Motor Sports Hall of Fame in 2008

There is so much Detroit Dragway history about Jay Howell Here is are some good links for more information.

Michigan Hall Of Fame. CLICK HERE–> http://www.mmshof.org/inductees/jay-howell/

NHRA The life and times of Jay Howell CLICK HERE –> https://www.nhra.com/news/2009/life-and-times-jay-howell

With our pages of the racers that raced at Detroit Dragway, we are only posting a few photos and just very brief information. We want to acknowledge the racers that made this track what it was. One of the top drag strips in the nation.

Thanks to Jay Howell, and for all he’s done for Detroit Dragway, and drag racing.

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Here are a few photos of Jay’s hot rods.