Race Cars

Colt 45 Ford Mustang Funny Car Found!

If you came home with a vintage Mustang, the little woman might say something like, “oh no, not another one!” But if you came home with a vintage Mustang funny car, would you find your stuff out on the… more»

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Formula Vee Race Car Package!

It’s amazing how one day, you notice a make or model of car you assumed would always be plentiful suddenly doesn’t exist in any significant quantity. Original, authentic Formula Vee race cars are one such model that I recall… more»

Shopping Cart! 1955 Chevrolet Gasser

At the other end of the spectrum from the “sleeper,” a stealthy car that looks slow but will kick your fanny, you find the “Gasser!” From the unmuffled exhaust dumping out the front wheel openings to the race lettering,… more»

Holman and Moody 1967 Ford Fairlane NASCAR Tribute

Finding a vintage race car in a barn or farmers field is something most of us dream about. But what if you can’t find the right project or can’t afford a real-deal race car? Well, you can do what… more»

Former Drag Car: 1965 Chevrolet Chevelle

First up, yes, I know this Chevelle looks like a 1964 model. That’s because this 1965 Chevrolet Chevelle has a ’64 front clip attached. Beyond that, this Chevy has a tres cool, old school, dragster vibe about it. There’s… more»

Genuine Group B: 1985 MG Metro 6R4 WRC

The Group B era of the World Rally Championship was one marked by an “arms race” between several manufacturers. Introduced in 1982, it saw some motoring monsters built by the likes of Audi, Lancia, Ford, and MG. The category… more»

Vintage Race Car: 1968 Plymouth Road Runner

“Unfinished Business.” Never was a name more appropriate than it is for this long-retired drag car. When its racing days ended in the 1980s, the 1968 Plymouth Road Runner was placed into storage. It has only recently seen the… more»

Former Drag Car: 1964 Plymouth Valiant

Calling on Road Kill, I think I found your next project. This is definitely a car not seen often, in any form, anymore, 1964 Plymouth Valiant, two-door hardtop. As to the actual model, it appears to be a V-200… more»

Formula Vee Race Car: 1971 Caldwell FV

Let’s look at something a bit out of the ordinary, how about an open-wheeled race car? No, it’s not a Formula 1 or Indy type, it’s a bit less ambitious than that but it is a very interesting perspective… more»

Hot Rod Built TROG Racer! 1929 Ford Model A

If you’ve been around classic cars for any length of time, you are undoubtedly familiar with Hot Rod. What began as a print magazine in 1948, it is now the oldest magazine dedicated to hot rodding and has spawned… more»

Faux Race Patina: 2012 McLaren MP4-12C

This McLaren MP4-12C looks like it just finished running the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Of course, looks can be deceiving too, so a deeper dive is in order. Southhampton, New York is where you will find this 2012… more»

NHRA Record Holder! 1967 Pontiac GTO

This 1967 Pontiac GTO, known as the “Limelighter” looks familiar. Who knows, maybe I saw it in a Hot Rod Magazine years ago – it looks like a lot of drag cars from my youth. And it was in… more»

Vintage Racer: 1951 Bandini Crosley Devin

We at BarnFinds enjoy all sorts of vintage wheeled machines, from Avanti to Zamboni, and everything in-between. Every so often, something truly fascinating comes along, and we just have to tell you about it! In this case, it’s a… more»

Real Deal? 1967 Fiat 600 “Abarth”

This 1967 Fiat is a former race car, and until recently, it had been parked in a barn since 1978. This is a car that could have a story to tell because while it wears a lot of genuine… more»

Cobra Killer? Swift 1972 MG Midget Racer

If you’ve been around the classic car hobby for any length of time, you’ve probably heard the names Holman and Moody. They are two of the more popular names in the performance industry and have had their hands in… more»

Million Dollar Barn Find! 300 Car Collection Uncovered

One of my favorite YouTube channels is AMMO NYC, which regularly features the cosmetic revival of long-neglected cars and trucks. Of course, it helps that the channel owner has developed a pretty comprehensive lineup of detailing products to feature… more»