George Barber
Car Owner
Class of 2007


George Barber began building racecars immediately after World War II, scoring his first championship at Stafford Springs, CT in 1953. With drivers Pappy Forsyth and Leland Ingerson, Barberís cars dominated Northern New
England, specifically Vermontís Thunder Road in the early 1960s. Coming out of retirement, Barber built Bear Ridge Speedway in Bradford, VT. At 95, he continues to work restoring Model A Fords.