Gary Griffith. Gary began working on engines with his father, hall of fame member Earl Griffith when he was a teenager. He continued to work on engines with his dad until 1978 when Earl retired. Gary also worked at Century Die Company. Gary took over Griff’s Engines in 1978, and the company continues to do just that today. Gary has worked with some of the best owners and drivers in the country over the years including hall of famers Rick Ferkel, Johnny Beaber, Jack Hewitt, Tim Sabo, George Fosco, Wayne Maffett Sr., Roy Sheets and Harry Kresser and others like Dick Sabo, Frank Pavia, Paul and Tom Kistler, Russ Adkins, Rusty McClure, Scott Kraylek, Ken Meggitt, Joe Conroy, Ronnie Beal and many others. Not only did Gary build championship engines, but he accomplished great things behind the wheel of race cars, winning a sprint car championship at Buckeye Speedway and the MSA Super Modified championship.