Gary Beck

Inducted 1999 – Competitor – Drag Racing


One of the most successful teams in Canadian motorsport history, Gary Beck and Ray Peets captured the 1974 National Hot Rod Association Top Fuel World Championship, the highest honour in the toughest and fastest class in drag racing. From their homebase in Edmonton, Beck and Peets won an amazing 79% of the NHRA and American Hot Rod Association events they entered that year – 59 wins in 74 runs. They were runner-ups in the 1975 World Championship.