Frank Hawley

Inducted 1995 – Competitor – Drag Racing


Frank Hawley originally from London, Ontario, won back-to-back NHRA Winston World Funny Car Championships in 1982 and 1983 at the wheel of the famed Chi-Town Hustler. He won a total of seven National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Nationals enroute to his two championships. In 1985, Hawley started the first ever drag racing school in Gainesville, Florida. He later replaced the injured Darrell Gwyn in the Coors Light top fuel dragster, adding two top fuel National wins to his record.