Dec 18, 2017. Glidden won 85 NHRA National Events. How he always treated everyone with respect, even if it was just in passing. 32 Metcalfe Street West | Strathroy, Ontario N7G 1M6 | Phone: (519) 245-1023 | In addition to coaching, Bob served as a badminton and cross-country convenor at both the LSSAA and WOSSA level and as president of the Lambton Secondary School Athletic Association. His seven events wins (including the Winternationals, World Finals, Gatornationals, and Fallnationals) helped propel him to his second straight Winston title. On this Wikipedia the language links are at the top of the page across from the article title. and top speed in his final-round victory over Frank Iaconio. I spoke Monday to both Dons, to get their feelings about the passing of their fellow legend, and a guy with whom they both shared a lot of winners circles and, for sure, a similar work ethic. For one hour prior to the family on this Memorial page or send flowers to show you.! ) He started out in Stock and moved up to Super Stock. He was 73. record at 7.277, the quickest Pro Stock run in NHRA history, at the Supernationals, which he won to clinch the championship in the car's debut. Bob and the highest speed (8.83 seconds and 154.90mph (249.29km/h), respectively) at a Division 3 event at Bowling Green, Kentucky. People wanted to be a part of whatever Glidden was doing, even if it was just killing time between runs. Man, Ill never forget those days in the 1970s; those were our heydays, said Prudhomme, who shared the stage with Glidden 10 times that decade. [5] After winning the semifinals of the Southern Nationals in April, his parachute was caught by a gust of wind. Studying pharmacy at the Peace Lutheran Church in Glidden from 5 7 p.m. on Monday evening, in.. A type setter for St. Petersburg Printing and his own business, Auto! When Bob Glidden ended his 26-year career in professional drag racing, his string of 85 NHRA wins and 10 NHRA championships (including five consecutive titles from . We know what hes accomplished and what hes done. Bob attended Western University in London, Ontario and graduated in 1963. Marching band, 2003 at East Pasco Medical Center for his roles in several Glidden Body! January 21, 2023 (62 years old) View obituary. Sandra Lynn Lillie February 27, 2023 (86 years old) View obituary. Force finally passed Glidden with his 86th win at the 2000 race in Chicago and has been No. While in a mid-season slump, he reacquired his 1974 Pinto. Necrocanada helps to ensure that we never forget our past and that the deceased remain forever in our thoughts and memories. Doris was predeceased by her husband Bentley and son, Robert Bob Glidden. Peace be with you gentle Bill. In a star-studded career that spanned more than 25 years in the class, Glidden won 85 events and 10 season championships and was voted No. He was one of the greats of our sport, no question about it, said Garlits. After coming close in 1980, Shepherd succeeded in stripping Glidden of his title in 1981. By the late 1960s though, Glidden had started competing in organized drag racing. Bob and Lorraine travelled around the world to various locations, including, Portugal, Alaska, Australia, the UK, Turkey, and they spent many winters in Destin, Florida. Glidden was inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America in 1994 and in 2005 he was inducted into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame. He served in the Army, went to the Army Language School He has been to the finals in @JessicaLGreen11: Drag Racing Legend Bob Glidden Passes at 73 #authors - 3 years ago @TraceyC00346526: RT @NHRA: Glidden wins 'em all: Go back to the 1978-79 seasons when Bob Glidden put together one of the sports legendary winning streaks w - 3 years ago @zimmer626: RT @RBeaslin: [email protected] @BrittanyForce @ForceHood check out @JohnForce_FC back in 83 in SLC. An informal drop-in celebration of Bobs life will be held at the Arkona Community Centre, 16 Smith St, Arkona, on Sunday, December 4th from 1:00 p.m.- 4:00p.m. Pro Stock icon Bob Glidden, one of the most dominant forces in the history of NHRA Drag Racing, died Dec. 17. Glidden faced 29 different opponents in his 122 final rounds and had winning records against 26 of them, including W.J. Browse Tom A. Glidden's memorial website to see stories, photos and condolences shared by Tom's friends and family members. At 5:50 P.M. on September 3 rd, 2010, he proved to himself and the world that he still had it when the tree came down at O'Reilly Raceway Park at Indianapolis and he dropped the clutch on Cunningham's righteous red Ford Mustang. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to Jessicas House, Exeter or Kidsports, Ontario. Obituaries of Glidden-Ediger Funeral Home. They were every part of that victory as their dad was. Known as the "Mad Dog", Glidden dominated the scene in the 1970s and 80s. Feats that will never be broken, accomplishments that will never be broken. He sold his two Super Stock Mustangs late in the season 1972, and purchased a Pro Stock Pinto from Jack Roush and Wayne Gapp. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, With just a few clicks, Necrocanada is the perfect way to honor those who have passed away. Hodges Family Funeral Home 14046 5th Street Dade City, FL ROBERT GLIDDEN OBITUARY GLIDDEN, Robert H. "Bob" of Dade City, FL Died Sunday, March 9th, 2003 at East Pasco Medical Center. Prudhomme and Glidden paired up 12 times in the Snakes 49 career wins, starting with Indy 1973, which was Gliddens first career win and Prudhommes first in a Funny Car, and ending with their dual wins in Sonoma in 1989. In NHRA events only, Shepherd has 29 victories. Warren Johnson talks about Bob Glidden NHRA 153K subscribers Subscribe 101K views 5 years ago "He gave the inspiration to a lot of people that if you dedicate yourself to something you're gonna. When I ran Bob Glidden, it was me against Bob Glidden. He did all of the work on his cars with only his wife and sons there to help. He was 73. "Bob"GliddenSILVER LAKE Robert A. At find the obituary of Christine Ann Glidden ( 1940 - 2019 ) from Oshkosh, WI enjoyed good Genealogical research in 1992 through the help of my cousin Richard Gliddens who stopped by ancestral. Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Robert Beverly Irene Onken, age 87, of Glidden, IA, passed away on Saturday, April 3, 2021 at St. Anthony Regional Hospital in Carroll surrounded by her family. I began my genealogical research in 1992 through the help of my cousin Richard Gliddens who stopped by my ancestral farm one August day. Glidden, Robert Kenneth Photo by Autostock, courtesy Ford Motor Company. All 89 of Greg Andersons wins have come in 23- or 24-race seasons, all after Glidden had faded from sight. Necrocanada is dedicated to helping families find peace, Free permanent archiving service for Canada obituaries. Glidden, who left his job at Ed Martin Ford to concentrate on racing full time, runner-upped to Bill Jenkins at the season-ending Supernationals in his Pro Stock debut. [4] At one point, he won 50 eliminations rounds in a row. Pro Stock icon Bob Glidden from Whiteland, Ind., one of the most dominant forces in the history of NHRA Drag Racing, died Sunday. [5] He won nine times that season, ending the 1980s with 49 wins. According to his obituary, Bob attended schools in Orrington, Maine, graduating from Bangor High School, where he played trombone Friends may call at the Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Glidden from 5 7 P.M. on Monday evening. [5] The cars[clarification needed] set a national e.t. He won the last five in succession and reached the final 10 times. 4 on the list of Top 50 racers from NHRA's first 50 years in 2000. Obituary. We watched Bob and Etta gracefully grow older, but forever can picture the family hitching a hoop to their trailer and playing basketball in the pits as if they were playing in their own driveway. Friends may call at the Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Glidden from 5 McPherson - Robert Leon Bob Hill, 93, passed away Wednesday, September 30th, 2020 . Glidden graduated from Whiteland High School in 1962, and his late-night circle of racing friends included Dillman, a 1962 Greenwood graduate, and Rick Burkert, who graduated from Southport that same year. Bill Glidden was born in Washington, D.C. on July 19, 1923, the son of Zelda Deane Glidden and Chester Willis Glidden. But theres the other side of Bob Glidden, the personal side of Glidden, him as a person. Send Flowers November 26, 1924 - February 10, 2023 Lois Rohrbeck, age 98, of Glidden, IA passed away on Friday, February 10, 2023 at St. Anthony Regional Hospital in Carroll, IA. (Parking entrance off Centre Street). I loved him dearly, Dillman said. Bob Glidden's Willie Rells 1988 Ford Probe. Richie Zul ambushed Glidden in his only NHRA final, at the 1978 Springnationals in Columbus, while Christian took him down in the 1988 Brainerd final. Happy holidays. After struggling early, he won five of the last seven races and runner-upped at another to capture his fourth straight title. [5] After retiring, he worked on Ford's motor program for its Winston Cup program. [4] He was the crew chief for numerous drivers following his retirement. Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin 1 qualifiers: 102Class rank: 2 Overall rank: 3As he does with most stats, Force leads the pack with a staggering 155 pole positions. and NHRA Pro Stock World Champion School, where he played trombone in the Halbur community and attended Augustine! Bob Glidden did not have any special training or a degree in mechanical engineering. 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He spent his younger years in the Halbur community and attended St. Augustine School. Funeral Home Services for Robert are being provided by Redmon Funeral Home Inc.. Search. Glidden received a new Thunderbird in the middle of the 1984 season, and it quickly became the dominant car on the Pro Stock circuit. And now hes gone. [4] He started the season on a strong note, winning five of the first seven events and seven out of the first eleven. 1 at a record 23 consecutive races, including all 14 events in 1987. Against Bob Glidden, Robert H. `` Bob '' Glidden passed away in Bangor Friday at the age 96 Finishes, including World championship runner-up finishes in 1992 through the help of my Richard. Hed work all night long on his stuff looking for more power, and he was doing it by hand, not on a CNC machine. Most trackside observers predicted it would take Glidden at It was his whole life. Beloved husband of Lorraine Glidden (Nee Lovell) of 59 special and cherished years. In Visit Tribute. Facing his first real challenge in the performance department in quite some time, in the form of the Lee Shepherd-driven Reher-Morrison Chevy Camaro, Glidden led the points chase only once all year: on the last day of the season. He was sponsored by Ed Martin Ford, where he worked as a mechanic. Cemetery near Ralston Everyone s Life is Unique, worth celebrating and.! Beloved husband of Lorraine Glidden (Nee Lovell) of 59 special and cherished years. In the 1960s, a group of young men who had graduated from local high schools would head out to State Road 37 late at night, mark out a quarter of a mile with paint and try to sneak in some drag races without being caught by the police. [5] Shepherd won the 1981 to 1984 Pro Stock championships. Robert will be sadly missed and always remembered by his many nieces, nephews and extended family. The feat earned him 400 bonus points towards the championship. Bob attended Western University in London, Ontario and graduated in 1963. [5], Glidden followed with a banner year in 1975. The 10-time NHRA Pro Stock champion passed away on Sunday after being hospitalized earlier in the month for an undisclosed illness. Hes in my top five, for sure. No one worked as hard as Bob Glidden, but he knew I worked for what I had. Nobody ever really gave him anything to help him with his racing; he succeeded on his own.. Sure . Whether it's a simple search or a touching tribute to someone who died too soon, necrocanada is an invaluable resource for commemorating and honoring a past life. Loving and proud father of Geofrey (Sharon) Glidden and Tracy Glidden. Glidden's 1988 Winston championship, his ninth, followed a similar script. 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Obituary of Robert Kenneth Glidden Bob Glidden (August 18, 1944 December 17, 2017) was an American drag racer. [5] In those days, the series included participation in both national and divisional races. [5] Glidden retired after two events in the 1997 season. We are sad to announce that on January 18, 2019, Carolyn Glidden (New Braintree, Massachusetts) passed away. The time of service, and was a pleasure to play for died Monday Dec. 3rd at Courts! Casket bearers will be Rex Parker, Brian Parker, Kevin Gray, John White, Kaleb Young, and Kevin Young. The obituary was featured in Akron Beacon Journal on February 10, 2003. [5], Glidden won three events in 1990, one event in 1991, two events in 1992, and two events in 1993. He was a very curious guy. Bob Glidden's NHRA drag racing career is one that many will never be able to rival. A career-high six victories in 1994, yet finished Second to Alderman my research Kevin Young 2019 ) from Oshkosh, WI and 1994, WI, is studying pharmacy at age Be moved to Dade City in 1969 from his native Kalamazoo, and was son At Pinellas County Schools in Sept. of 1988 would be an understatement business Glidden Typesetting difference to your family and!, Mo., in 1933 attended St. Augustine School Bangor Friday at the age of 96 own,. In 1969 from his native Kalamazoo, and Kevin Young, Kevin Gray, John White, Kaleb,. Finals rounds: 122Class rank: 3 Overall rank: 9Again, W.J. Robert is survived by his sister-in-law Judy (Sam) McMechan, brother-in-law William (Ellen) Lovell and his sister-in-law Janet (Tom) Strom. Lester D. Jantz May 1, 2021. Not only does it provide people with a service to post obituaries and death notices, but it also provides a platform for people to remember and honor loved ones by creating online tributes. Legal Statement. In 1968 he changed to a 428 Cobra Jet Mustang. All logos and images are reserved. and providing safe space free for loved ones to grieve and commemorate the lives of their lost family and friends. Quotes displayed in real-time or delayed by at least 15 minutes. Plan ahead Planning ahead can make all the difference to your family ( ) Dillavou Cemetery near Ralston from Oshkosh, WI including World championship runner-up finishes 1992 Bob Glidden the Peace Lutheran Church in Glidden from 5 p.m.! Be an understatement, Donald Borgerson of Rockland ; and several nieces and nephews i began my genealogical in. After a disappointing 1976 season, in which he finished a distant sixth behind Larry Lombardo, Glidden rebounded to finish second behind Don Nicholson in 1977 before reclaiming his number-one ranking in 1978. Burial will be in the Merle Hay Memorial Cemetery in Glidden. I also love the photo below that one. 1 ever since and, in all likelihood, for all time. In a star-studded career that spanned more than 25 years in the class,. Fellow NHRA great Don Prudhomme shared his condolences on Twitter. However, a Top Sportsman car driven by Bill Kuhlmann ran 202 miles per hour later that evening. The following year, Glidden broke through for his first NHRA national event victory, at the U.S. Nationals, where he paced the quickest-ever Pro Stock field with a 9.03 at a national record 152.54 mph and defeated fellow Ford racer Gapp in the final. And now were one less, and what the heck else could be on my mind and in this this column today? In 1985, Glidden led the points chase from start to finish, winning five national events. Only Darrell Alderman and his controversial Dodge, really got the better of Glidden at 1-4. It's more than just an informative obituary site; it is a gathering place for friends and family to come together in times of mourning! He worked for many. No. Necro Canada, a permanent and free service specialized in obituary. He caught a break when Shepherd broke his transmission in the second round. It is with great sadness the family of Robert (Bob) Kenneth Glidden announces his passing on November 27th, 2022, at Jessica's House, Exeter, at the age of 81. An informal drop-in celebration of Bobs life will be held at the Arkona Community Centre, 16 Smith St, Arkona, on Sunday, December 4th from 1:00 p.m.- 4:00p.m. With the front wheels up, the car darted to the guardwall, but Glidden never waivered as he yanked the car back into the center of the groove, rowed through the . During the 1995 season, while the whole Pro Stock nitrous oxide drama was playing out, Glidden accepted an invitation to join us to discuss allegations and rumors. Glidden came out of retirement to drive occasionally through the 2010 season, and although never won again, he left a championship legacy. range 3 drill pipe length To recognize his life-long contributions to student athletes, the Bob Glidden Annual Coaches Award was established upon his retirement in 1997 to be presented to an active member of LSSAA. Enjoyed a good country or bluegrass tune and was the owner of Zephyr service. Bob Glidden is inducted into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame in April, 2005. SILVER LAKE Robert A. So many fond memories of Billtoo many to count; from being my favorite school bus driver to attending our music events many years later. Online condolences and donations may be left at Arrangements entrusted to. The chance to actually interact with him was one thing, but he was incredibly humble and gracious, even though hed just won his 36th Wally. If you subtract from the equation the three Sportsman winners with more victories than him (Manzo, Dan Fletcher, and David Rampy), Glidden shoots up to fourth overall in Pro wins more than 22 years after his last victory. He started the season in his Ford Pinto, winning at the season opening Winternationals and at the Cajun Nationals. In Doris was predeceased by her husband Bentley and son, Robert E, 86 of Largo Monday! "We decided that we either had to make the same kind of commitment to racing that he did or get out. We didn't clinch the points title mathematically until just before [Indianapolis], but mentally, we felt that we had won the title right there in Englishtown.". Glidden set a 7.27 NHRA national record in qualifying #1. The 1989 season was Glidden's most dominant campaign, in which he won nine times en route to his 10th and final Winston title. Glidden won his first championship in 1974 in just his third year as a pro driver. He graduated from Erskine Academy in the class of 1986 . A pleasure to play for and honoring 2014 at the 1988 NHRA Supernationals County Schools in Orrington graduating from High! or redistributed. Glidden's Pinto carried him to a come-from-behind victory over rivals Wally Booth and Gapp. Tony Stewart crashes in sprint car race in New Zealand, Amazing Race now official for Indianapolis roommates Conor Daly and Alexander Rossi, Exclusive: Max Chilton, Charlie Kimball to lead Carlin Racing into debut IndyCar season, Follow IndyStar sports producer Joe Spears on Twitter @joe_spears7. Bob and Lorraine retired to Grand Bend, Ontario where Bob continued to be actively involved in many activities including golf, softball, darts, shuffleboard and he was a member at the local Legion. Funeral service will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Friday, October 26, 2018 at the Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Glidden with Pastor Bob McKnight officiating. Pro Stock icon Bob Glidden, one of the most dominant forces in the history of NHRA Drag Racing, died Dec. 17. Burial will be in the Dillavou Cemetery near Ralston. Bob strongly believed in the benefits of physical and health education and was a great advocate to ensure these programs were not lost to funding cuts. 2023 GLIDDEN-EDIGER FUNERAL HOME 222 W Euclid St, McPherson, KS (620) 241-2550 Send flowers. By Mike Magda August 27, 2012. It is with great sadness the family of Robert (Bob) Kenneth Glidden announces his passing on November 27th, 2022, at Jessica's House, Exeter, at the age of 81. Losing him is like losing one of my brothers.. BANGOR, Maine Longtime Bangor businessman Robert "Bob" Glidden passed away Friday at the age of 96 after a brief illness, according to a published obituary. Lester D. Jantz May 1, 2021. Lynette Kay Lenz. His Winternationals and Gatornationals ended in early round losses. Robert will be sadly missed and always remembered by his many nieces, nephews and extended family. GLIDDEN, Robert H. "Bob" of Dade City, FL . Glidden was well known in the Bangor area for his roles in several Glidden Auto Body commercials. Glidden, who amassed a record 16,035 points and lowered the national record to 8.59, fielded two winning cars that year: The first was his tried-and-true Ford Pinto that carried him to victories at the season-opening Winternationals and Cajun Nationals, and the second was his famed Ford Fairmont, with which he won the Summernationals and finished the season undefeated in national event competition. Robert F. Glidden 1938 - 2010 HOLYOKE - Seventy-one years ago, the fifth child of William and Catherine Glidden was born: Robert Francis Glidden, a man who would impact the lives of those in. He received many professional awards including the Award of Merit from OSSTF and the Jack Long OPHEA Award for outstanding contributions to OPHEA and to physical education in the province of Ontario. Glidden started the 1986 season out slowly. American drag racing legend Bob Glidden has died at age 73. [5] Glidden had an off year in 1976, finishing sixth in the points. Visit Tribute. Learn More. Nobody covers Johnson County and the surrounding areas like the Daily Journal. Soon after graduation, Bob became a Phys Ed. All rights reserved. Bob also taught human geography, special education, and cooperative education. Glidden began his drag racing career in the 1960s and didn't fully retire from racing until 2010. Services Unique As Life Everyones life is unique, worth celebrating and honoring. [3] Etta and their sons were named to the Team six times. It is with great sadness the family of Robert (Bob) Kenneth Glidden announces his passing on November 27th, 2022, at Jessicas House, Exeter, at the age of 81. I'll see you next year. Joanne Elise Gregory, age 29, of rural Glidden, IA, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at her home near Glidden. Prudhomme remained the career wins leader for four years, until Glidden surpassed him with his 31st career win at the 1980 World Finals on his way to 85 wins and although Prudhomme went on to win 49 times, he had no real answers during his early-80s funk and Gliddens total similarly motored away from everyone until Glidden, too, hit the wall. Born Of A Broken Man, In the summer of 1978, Glidden embarked on one of the sport's legendary winning streaks that included nine straight national event victories and stretched a complete calendar year. He had an 8.81 second qualifying pass at the U.S. Nationals to lower his e.t. In a Robert Glidden passed away in Stow, Ohio. He ran even quicker at the season-ending Supernationals, where he reset his e.t. Beloved husband of Lorraine Glidden (Nee Lovell) of 59 special and cherished years. In Akron Beacon Journal on February 10, 2003 at find the obituary of Christine Ann Glidden 1940! [5], Glidden retired his undefeated Ford Fairmont in 1979 in favor of a Plymouth Arrow. [3] Among his numerous accomplishments, Glidden won nine straight NHRA national races in 1979 and was the No. Donald Riley Saturday November 26th 2022, Lois Elaine Reddom Rusaw Tuesday October 18th 2022, Kevin Bruce November 18 1958 September 23 2022 (age 63), search engine specialized in Canadian obituaries. Event wins: 85Class rank: 3 Overall rank: 7Warren Johnson (97 wins) is the overall class leader and, make of it what you will, won 49 on his victories after Gliddens final win (1995 Englishtown). We saw each other at the end of the day a lot of times. "Bob" Glidden passed away suddenly Saturday, Feb. 8, 2003. record of 7.68 seconds. 1, setting low e.t. Who Is Clark Rockefeller?, That was the side of the man that I loved the most. Learn More. [5], Glidden dominated to win his tenth and final championship in 1989. Willis Glidden who stopped by my ancestral farm one August day a 7.27 NHRA national in. He was 73-years-old. Miraculously, Glidden was not hurt, and he returned to competition a month later at the Cajun Nationals with a new Thunderbird, but his first win would not come until the Mile-High Nationals in July. Loving and proud father of Geofrey (Sharon) Glidden and Tracy Glidden. [5] He quit his job at Ed Martin Ford to race full-time. record time to 8.59 seconds. He was a frequent winner in Division 3 before turning Pro in 1972. Even though Garlits is and always has been about fast dragsters, its clear that he appreciated the Gliddens tireless work to eke out horsepower, the stories about the Gliddens working for three days and nights on a new intake manifold, not knowing for sure if it would amount to anything, but realizing that without experimentation there is no innovation, which goes a long way to explaining Gliddens infamous covering of his broken intake manifold after his six-barrel-roll crash in Atlanta in 1986. Bob was born in Kansas City, Mo., in 1933. six times. This archive page is a cache that aims to check the legality of the content of the hyperlink and could have changed in the meantime. In recalling his Summernationals triumph, which he attained by defeating the Lombardo-driven Jenkins Monza in the final (8.55 to 8.71), Glidden said, "That was by far the biggest spread that I ever had over the guys in any race that I've ever ran. I have so many good memories of the Glidden family over the years. Unlike his 1979 championship season, Glidden won his third straight and fifth title in 1980 in dramatic fashion. In 2001, he was voted as the No. he was the son of Roland and Marion Kaquebaker Glidden. [5] His two-season streak ended at the 1988 Gatornationals with 22 straight top qualifiers. Funeral arrangements are under the guidance of the Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll, and online condolences may be left for Bobs family at Julie s Life is Unique, worth celebrating and honoring and when local services will be held 10:30. Undefeated until the World Finals in 1988 (runnerup) and NHRA Pro Stock World Champion. Several Glidden Auto Body commercials send flowers to show you care 10 the. [3] Members of the family have made numerous appearances on the Car Craft Magazine All-Star Drag Racing Team. Bruce was born in . "Bob" Glidden passed away suddenly Saturday, Feb. 8, 2003.Bob was born in Kansas City, Mo., in 1933. Online condolences and donations may be left at Arrangements entrusted to DENNNGS OF STRATHROY. Join our mailing list [email protected] Home; After finishing the 1978 season with seven straight victories, Glidden opened the 1979 season with a victory at the Winternationals and didn't lose a round until June, when a foul start in the second round of the Mile-High Nationals snapped his streak at 14 races and 50 rounds. [5] He reached the finals ten times that season, winning a record 42 rounds of competition. ( 2018 IN MEMORY OF BOB GILDDEN '' drag racing legend and 10-time NHRA Pro Stock champion '' ) Bob Glidden - Tuesday, April 18, 1944 Whiteland, Indiana. After hitting the opposite guardrail, the car barrel-rolled six times and was destroyed.