Gordie Bonin

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Gordie Bonin
Born (1948-09-30)September 30, 1948
Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada
Died November 29, 2013(2013-11-29) (aged 65)
Las Vegas, Nevada
Citizenship Dual: Canada, USA
Known for Drag racing; first driver to break 240 miles per hour in the standing-start quarter mile

Gordie Bonin (September 30, 1948 – November 29, 2013), along with Ron Hodgson and Gordon Jenner, made up what is considered one of the best Canadian drag racing teams ever. Bonin was known as "240 Gordie," and, along with his teammates, was inducted into the Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame in 2000.[1][2]