Tom Hoover Obituary: Legendary drag racer Tom “Showtime” Hoover passes away

Tom Hoover Obituary – Cause of Death: Legendary drag racer Tom “Showtime” Hoover passes away.

Tom is a true legend in the sport of drag racing, a Minnesota legend.

Tom Hoover passed peacefully with his wife, Betten at his side on Friday, October 21st, 2022. He had been in declining health, report says.

Tom Hoover with his wife Betten

The Hoover Family, and their many “Showtime” dragsters and funny cars raced at the very highest level within the sport for many decades, earning Hall of Fame recognition.

“Sad news….we lost a Minnesota Drag Racing legend last night. A great loss to the sport and the local drag racing community! R.I.P. Tom Hoover…GSTA bought 2 of Tom’s dragsters back in 1964 and 1965,” – Gopher State Timing Association.

Words fall short of expressing our grief for your loss, as we mourn with family and friends for this great loss. Please accept our condolences and may our prayers help comfort you. Please receive our heartfelt condolences.

Feel free to drop condolences messages and prayers for the family and friends of the deceased as it will go a very long way at this difficult time of theirs.






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