Convertible Drag Car: 1962 Pontiac Catalina

The terms “convertible” and “drag racing” don’t typically go together, as convertibles often lack the rigidity necessary for high-powered drag racing. Nobody told this Pontiac that! It has a custom traction bar welded to the differential,… more»

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NASCAR Casino Gaming Machine Topper

Ok, this one may get me drummed out of the oddball car hall of fame, since it isn’t a car.  This piece falls into the “garage art” or “man cave accessory” category more than being a… more»

Is This Project a Drag? 1968 Pontiac LeMans

If you squint hard enough, you can almost see this car screaming down the quarter mile. Here’s your chance to own a drag racing car and finish it with your own style.  For sale here on… more»

Rally Rolls: 1970 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow

What has four-wheels, a roof rack, and starts with ‘R’? Rally Rolls. I can only imagine some poor fellow in the back seat yelling “Pardon me, would you have any Grey Poupon?” at the top of his… more»

Poppy Red Onion: 1962 Corvette Gasser

One of my favorite periods of automotive history in the United States is the 1960s and early 1970s. Between the muscle car era, the beautiful styling, the horsepower wars, and the hype of racing, it was… more»

Racing And Family History: 1955 Austin-Healey 100/4

I will be the first to tell you that I know next to nothing about racing, in pretty much any form. I’m just more of a history guy, I guess. So what struck me about this… more»

Racing Pedigree? 1973 Porsche 911S

An interesting long-hood Porsche 911 popped up on social media this week, prompting a firestorm of comments on the rarity and proposed value of an already pricey project with some desirable competition components still attached. The… more»

This One’s A Real One! Caldwell D13 Formula Vee

Given our recent post on an unknown make Formula Vee that Barn Finds reader LD71 identified as an Autodynamics Formula Vee as opposed to the Caldwell I thought it might have been, it shouldn’t surprise you that I’m… more»

Cheap Racing! Vintage Formula Vee

What I’d love to know the most about this vintage Formula Vee race car is what is it? I thought based on the “Ray Caldwell” decal on the seat would mean it’s a Caldwell, but it… more»

Powered by Renault: 1958 Berkeley Roadster

Buying an old race car is always such a romantic idea, especially if it’s a car you had seen racing back in the day. That’s the story this seller tells, reminiscing that he spotted this beaten-up… more»

Sleeping Dragster: 1931 Ford Model A

Finding any classic car is always a treat, but I feel that some of these hand built specials are really exciting. This 1931 Ford Model A was a part of the “100 M.P.H. Club” in 1959,… more»

Salty Dog: 1966 Land Speed Racer

Thanks to reader Dave F. for sending us the link to this really cool find, a 1966 salt flat racer for sale on here on craigslist in Morgan Hill, California. The ad makes some claims that… more»

1959 H Modified Special Find!

H Modified was a sports car racing class that encouraged a lot of creativity in the 1950s and 1960s, and this car is a great example. Limited to only 750 cc engines, they were all about… more»