Race Cars

Factory Racer! 1966 Ford Custom R-Code 427

I remember a time when people who bought Ford Custom or Chevrolet Biscayne two-door sedans were usually of the “get off of my lawn” persona. And they were generally individuals that were, how should I say it, financially conservative…. more»

1964 Chevrolet Corvette Drag Racer

If you like a challenge, this highly desirable and conceivably rebuildable-to-stock 1964 Corvette convertible with hardtop, originally a 327 with 300 horsepower and a Muncie M20 four-speed transmission, could be a great winter project. It’s here on Facebook Marketplace… more»

2010 Dodge Challenger Drag Pak With Zero Miles!

The 2010 Dodge Challenger Drag Pak is a relatively unassuming looking vehicle designed for serious competition use. It is also a modern classic that is coveted by serious performance enthusiasts. This car was placed into storage when it was… more»

TV Celebrity! 1967 Dodge Coronet 440 R/T

This 1967 Dodge Coronet R/T came across our Barn Finds tip line defined as “Crazy” but it actually looks more serious than crazy – and that’s serious about straight-line performance. A car with some celebrity TV status, this Dodge… more»

Blast From The Past: 1956 Chevrolet Drag Car

When I first spied this ’56 Chevy hardtop, I thought I was transported back in time and was viewing a photo spread from a 1960’s edition of Hot Rod Magazine.  And there is a good reason for that as… more»

Former Race Car: 1970 Plymouth Road Runner

The Plymouth Road Runner was something of a game changer in the muscle car market, once again putting big engines inside spartan cars. Under 30,000 Road Runner coupes were built for 1970 and this one was destined to become… more»

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»

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»