George Hurst

1978 Inductee

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Biography

He was a true hot rodder, an innovator responsible for the design of motor-mount kits for engine conversions in hot rods, as well as the popular Hurst shifters. George was also a key player in drag racing in the 1950s. And a fact not known by many: George invented the Jaws of Life cutting device used by fire departments and rescue crews throughout the world to remove victims of crashes from damaged vehicles.