John Waldie, Embro, ON

Canadian Sponsor of the Bill Orndorff Pennzoil Pontiac Pro Stocker – Driven by Jerry Eckman


Promoter and Ambassador, John Waldie dedicated his life to the sport of Drag Racing. Waldie has sponsored professional race teams, aided sportsman race teams and currently is the Chief Administrator behind the Real Pro Mod Association. He began the sport in 1965 with a six-cylinder dragster with Kenny Lee and Jim McCann, later moving onto a Super Stock Camero and Mustang Cobra Jet. In addition to his association with Lee and McCann, Waldie has also worked with the late Don Henderson and George Weicker.

Most in the drag racing community praise Waldie for his influence in getting drag racers  and drag racing community members nominated. Without Waldie, many would have gone unnoticed.

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  • Bill O’Farrell
    December 26, 2022 10:47 pm

    Hi John,,you probably don’t remember me.Bill O’Farrell,Bordertown Pontiac,Amherst,Nova Scotia.I met you several times at GM meetings.I was a small time drag racer and a successful GM Dealer.I just read that Jerry Eckman was reinstated to NHRA Pro Stock and thought about were a great guy to talk with and I read that you were inducted into Canadian Drag Racing Hall of Fame and wanted to congratulate you.It didn’t say when you were inducted so forgive me me if it’s old news I hope life finds you happy and healthy my friend.Regards Bill


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