Starting in 1948, Hot Rod Magazine identified the “World’s Fastest Hot Rod” based on times taken on the dry lakes each year. As I continue to research the story of each of these Hot Rods from 1948 (the beginning of Hot Rod Magazine) thru 1955, I’ll post the information I find both as a story on our website and on this page too.
|Year||World’s Fastest Hot Rod (as identified by Hot Rod Magazine: 1948-1955)|
Bill Burke and Don Francisco. This Class C Streamliner was driven through the traps at the amazing speed of 164.83 mph by Bill Phy at the June 11-12 SCTA meet in 1949. Click Here to review the full story.