GMG Press Releases

Mecum Auctions to put Shirley Muldowney’s fully-operational replica dragster on block this Saturday in LA

LOS ANGELES (Feb. 12) — The auctioning of drag racing legend Shirley Muldowney’s one-of-a-kind Super Comp dragster modeled after her iconic “Last Pass” Top Fuel dragster — the proceeds of which will benefit her namesake charity, Shirley’s Kids — will take place Saturday at the famed Fairplex in Pomona, Calif. […]

Auction of Shirley Muldowney fully-operational replica dragster moved to September

HOUSTON (May 12) — The auctioning of drag racing legend Shirley Muldowney’s one-of-a-kind Super Comp dragster modeled after her iconic “Last Pass” Top Fuel dragster — the proceeds of which will benefit her namesake charity, Shirley’s Kids — has been postponed due to the recent death of Muldowney’s son John […]

John Muldowney, son of legend Shirley Muldowney, dead at 59

CHARLOTTE (April 28) — John Muldowney, the son of drag racing icon Shirley Muldowney, died of a blood clot Thursday at the age of 59 in Springfield, Mo. John Muldowney was the only child of Shirley Muldowney and her first husband Jack. He worked on Shirley Muldowney’s dragsters throughout her […]

Shell¬†joins Shirley’s Kids’ support of local child in need for second straight year ¬†

HOUSTON (April 24) — For the second straight year, Shell partnered with Shirley’s Kids in support of a local child in need. Headed by drag racing pioneer Shirley “Cha Cha” Muldowney, Shirley’s Kids selected 9-year-old Zane Smock of League City, Texas, to join the four-time world champion as a guest […]

Initial year of Shirley’s Kids charity a real triumph for legend Shirley Muldowney

HOUSTON (Dec. 20) — The first year of Shirley’s Kids, the 501(c)(3) charity bearing the name of NHRA drag racing legend Shirley Muldowney, was a huge success with seven children and their families being helped through the generosity of charity founders Stan and Sheila Holt and several corporate and individual […]