Ivan Peroff

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An old newspaper article about the Peroffs. The story describes the family as "Hawaii's first family of drag racing."
Ivan Peroff - Driver and mechanic of the The Territorial Chrome Special.
Ivan Peroff's 1956 Buick Century. Built between 1957 and 1958, the car was sectioned, channeled, and powered by a supercharged Buick Nailhead engine.
Ivan Peroff Speeds 150.50 Miles Per Hour. A newspaper clipping from the Honolulu Advertiser September 8, 1964. Attending the Labor Day weekend drag races at Hawaii Raceway Park Ivan had turned in the fastest time of the day running in the AA-D Dragster class.
Ivan working on a car in his shop.
The Territorial Chrome Special. A Honolulu Advertiser newspaper clipping from May 26, 1968.
Two for show. A Honolulu Advertiser newspaper clipping about Ivan and his dragster from May 16, 1971.
A recent photo of Ivan taken at the original garage where the sectioned 1956 Buick was built. Photo courtesy of Robert Guthrie.

Ivan Peroff of Kanehoe, Hawaii.

Ivan Peroff's Cars

Ivan Peroff's 1956 Buick Century


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