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Ed Justice Jr. introduces John Force to Indy 500 legend A.J. Foyt
On Friday May 27th, 2011, John Force came to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for his first visit ever to the famed race track. He was joined by Tom Compton, President of the NHRA, and funny car drivers, Robert Hight, and Courtney Force. One of John's desires was to meet the legendary A.J. Foyt during his visit. Ed Justice Jr. was standing outside Foyt's garages while Force and his group were attempting a introduction. Ed being a longtime friend of both made it happen and brought John and the group into A.J.'s private area of the garage.
Art Chrisman to be inducted into the SEMA Hall of Fame
Art Chrisman who is the subject of the recently published book by ejje Publishing
Group, will be inducted into the SEMA Hall of Fame during the Installation Banquet
& Gala Fundraiser, Friday, July 29, 2011. The limited edition book THE CHRISMAN LEGACY,
is available at www.chrismanlegacy.com.
TO VIEW THE SEMA INDUCTION CEREMONY CLICK HERE
The Photography of Ed Justice, Jr. featured in MOTOR TREND CLASSIC magazine
The Spring 2011 issue of the beautiful MOTOR TREND CLASSIC magazine features some of the photography of Ed Justice, Jr in a feature article titled, SNAKE VERSUS MONGOOSE, Inside Drag Racing Greatest Rivalry. Make sure to check it out.
Ed Justice, Jr. interviews Parnelli Jones at the 2011 Legends of Riverside
The 3rd annual Legends of Riverside was celebrated at the Riverside International Automobile Museum. The event which is a multi-day celebration of Riverside Racetrack and automotive films is capped off with a gala dinner on Saturday night. Each year, one "Legend" is honored. The 2011 honoree was Parnelli Jones. The two previous honorees were Dan Gurney and Carroll Shelby. This year, as in the past, Ed Justice, Jr. interviewed Parnelli for almost a full hour, getting him to share intimate details and humorous stories regarding his career.
Ed Justice Jr. on Jay Leno's Garage
On the heals of the successful introduction of THE CHRISMAN LEGACY, Ed gets a chance
to stop by Jay Leno's Garage and visit with Jay Leno and chat about the book. Jay,
being a fan and lover of the early days when young men were coming back from the
war and building Hot Rods, has a very informative and fun interview with Ed.
SEE THE INTERVIEW HERE
Art Chrisman honored at the NHRA Wally Parks Motorsports Museum
A tribute was held at the NHRA Wally Parks Motorsports Museum to honor Art Chrisman and celebrate the donation of two of Art's cars to the museum from Mr. Bill Lindig of Houston, Texas. The two cars are the #25 car and the legendary Hustler I. Author of THE CHRISMAN LEGACY, Tom Madigan (left) attended along with the Publisher of the book, Ed Justice, Jr. (right).
Ed Justice Jr. sponsors the Midget Hall of Fame plaque
Noted racecar owner Steve Lewis (far left), Ed Justice, Jr., President & CEO of Justice Brothers (left) and racecar driver Jason Leffler (far right) presented Leslie Kendall (right side of plaque), curator of the Petersen Automotive Museum a plaque recognizing members of the National Midget Hall of Fame. This all occurred during the 70th running of the Turkey Night Grand Prix midget race at Toyota Speedway at Irwindale.
Ed Justice Jr. presents Motor Press Guild ‘Best of the Year’ award to SENNA movie
On it’s way to winning the MPG Dean Batchelor top award, the movie SENNA first picked up the ‘Best of the Year’ award. Ed Justice, Jr. who presented the award on behalf of the Motor Press Guild is a past winner of the award himself. John Bisignano accepted the award on behalf of nominees Asif Kapadia and Manish Pandey.