Hector Urias, El Monte auto racing legend, shot to death

Hector Urias, known around El Monte and at the Irwindale Speedway for his fast cars has been shot to death at his shop in El Monte, officials said Wednesday morning. The shooting occurred about 6:30 a.m. in the 3500 block of Santa Anita Avenue.

Urias was close to the El Monte Police Department and there are several Internet videos of his funny car made out to look like an El Monte cop car.

Wikipedia: El Monte is a residential, industrial, and commercial city in Los Angeles County, California, United States.

El Monte Police Drag Car