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Bill “Grumpy” Jenkins – The Father of Pro Stock

    Bill “Grumpy” Jenkins’ innovative use of mechanical engineering skills in the mid-1950’s produced many of drag racing’s most successful vehicles. Jenkins earned the nickname “Grumpy” through his no-nonsense attitude at races, where his continual search for improved performance left little time for idle chatter with his racing colleagues. Considered the “Father of Pro […]