Glend & Glend Jr. Racing
Glend & Glend Jr. Racing:
10/12/01 - The Vega had a brush
with the State Capitol Dragway wall (both sides), due to a broken
steering mechanism. Little Glend was driving and everyone
was holding their breath when he got out of the car and fell to
the track surface. He only had a head bump and some sore
spots. He has fully recovered, but the car will not be
- The McAttack III Camaro is in the works. The Car should be
ready for the Chevy vs. Ford & Mopar in Eunice on Nov. 10th
11/12/01 - The
first trip to the track netted a 10.09 @ 132 MPH.
Several electrical problems surfaced and were fixed. Some
have to be reworked before the next trip to the track. Most
problems were normal shakedown problems for a new
- Glend took home the 1st place trophy in the Race Car Division of
the Krewe of Maringouin Mardi Gras Parade. Congratulations
2/16/02 - Glend took
the new car down to No Problem Raceway Park and he got into the
Nines!!! Glend called everyone he knew and told all of us
about his run, 9.97 sec. @ 132 MPH. Glend was very happy to
say the least!
3/8/02 - Glend is
installing new Pro Gears in the Camaro after trashing the old set
of gears. This should make it a little more reliable.
- The McAttack III Camaro has a new set of Lexan windows and looks real
sharp. A new set of front drag shocks are also being
installed. A front spring on the drivers side, front, was
found to be defective and will be replaced. We should see some better 60'
3/30/02 - Glend ran at No Problem Raceway
Park and showed off his new lettering for the McAttack III
Camaro. New springs were installed and some adjustments were
done to the rear end. The car now leaves straight. Nice job Glend!
4/6/02 - Glend participated
in the Scout-O-Rama in New Iberia, LA. McAttack was looking
good, as usual!
Glend & Skip enjoy the shade at
- The team traveled to Memphis for the 1st Annual Bracket ShotOut,
hosted by the Memphis Tri-State Racers. McAttack III suffered
electrical problems and did not run in eliminations. Up
until that point, everything was working perfect and some good
runs were made. Bracket Masters won a trophy for "Best of
Show" for the support we gave the race. There were 43
people and 7 cars from Baton Rouge.
5/10/02 - Glend
had the "McAttack III" out for Testing tonight and has some handling
problems. These problems should be taken care of be the
start of the points event at State Capitol Dragway this coming
Glend traveled to Budd's Creek, MD with the team for the
QuarterMasters SuperCharger Shootout.
6/23/02 - Glend
attended the BMRT Annual Picnic and race. He won in the
first round and was still running when the race was called due to
rain. The race will be completed on July 27, 2002.
7/27/02 - Glend had the misfortune
of losing a front tire while crossing the finish line at over 120
MPH at State Capitol Dragway. Glend was not hurt but the car
suffered sheet metal damage from the tire hitting the inner fender
8/11/02 - The
McAttack was back on the track, after completing the repairs, at
the Baby Pro-Mod Race at No Problem Raceway Park. After
winning the first round of Heads-Up, 1/8 mile racing, the brakes
locked up on the car. Glend had to retire from the
9/28/02 - Glend
attended the Super Chevy Show at Houston Raceway Park this past
weekend. Glend had trouble, while driving down the
interstate to the track, when he lost the front brakes on his
custom 2002 Chevy Pickup. A factory defect resulted in a
cracked brake line. The only thing that saved him was the
electric trailer brakes on his enclosed trailer.
After that scary action, Glend had more trouble when the Torque
Converter gave up on the McAttack III Camaro before time trials
were completed on Saturday. After that, Glend settled in and
enjoyed the show.
10/5/02 - Glend
is ready to go for the race. The transmission was overhauled
by Donald Knots (Certified GM Mechanic) and it is working just
fine. There was nothing wrong with the converter, just the
gears in the transmission were broken.
10/12/02 - More transmission
problems, leaks from the oil pump seals, and Glend did not get to
run in the Team Challenge Race.
Glend's Racecar and enclosed trailer were stolen from in front of
his home. The theft occurred between 10 AM and 4 PM on
Monday October 14, 2002. The trailer is a V-Nose Classic 20
ft., white trailer. The racecar is pictured on this page
The trailer looks like this and has the NHRA Number, 400B
blue lettering on
it. Glend's does not have the A/C unit.
Glend has a replacement car. Purchased during the Summer, it
is a 3rd generation Pontiac Firebird. Glend is still getting
all the necessary parts to install the drive train. He has a
motor (BBC) and has located the trans and
3/9/04 - Glend
has sold the last Pontiac pictured here. He will purchase
another racecar that is in better shape for where he wants to
run. We hope to see Glend back at the track by our race in
4/16/04 - Glend
has purchased a new Yamaha Motorcycle! It is a
6/12/04 - Glend traveled to Shreveport
with the team to visit Red River Raceway and the Shreveport Racers.
Glend lost his mother this past weekend. He had just visited
with her in New Orleans on Friday, and she seemed to be doing well.
Our hearts and prayers are with Glend as his family as they go
through this time of trial.
9/23/05 - Glend
has purchased the 1968 Camaro formally owned by Al Hubbard and
driven by Arnold Jordan. Glend took the car out for a test
drive last night at No Problem Raceway Park and made some easy 9.60
second passes. Little Glend was on hand to do the driving.
10/8/04 - Would you believe, 9.602 @
140 MPH! Glend will have a spoiler installed, remove the air
shifter and install an electric shifter before sending the car to
the paint shop. Glend insists the car will be painted and
ready to roll for the Shreveport trip on Oct. 16, 2004.
10/15/04 - Would
you believe, Glend has the car back from the paint shop.
10/16/04 - Glend and
Little Glend traveled to Shreveport with the new Camaro. Al
Hubbard went along to give some help with the car that he once
owned. They encountered some starting problems that were due
to weak batteries, but once started, the car ran just fine.
The best run of the night was 9.58. Little Glend lost in the
first round of eliminations.
November 13, 2004
- Glend rode his bike over to Louisiana Raceway this weekend to
attend Battle On The Bayou. He did not race, but was
just there to enjoy the many beautiful race cars and show cars.
Glend is Secretary/Treasurer of his Bike Club, "Nubian Kruzers".
2004 Glend dropped in at No Problem Raceway Park with some of the
members of his Motorcycle Club.
Glend's 2005 Racing
Glend's 2006 Racing