Race Cars

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»

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Dragin’ Wagon: NHRA Winning 1974 AMC Matador

Here’s something you don’t see every day, a 1974 AMC Matador wagon drag car. No, really! Those hood pins weren’t a Kenosha factory option as far as I know. This one can be found here on craigslist in East… more»

200 MPH Club? Aluminum Austin-Healey Racer

Is your car quick, or is it fast? An odd question, some might think, but automotive enthusiasts know the difference references acceleration vs. top speed, respectively. This custom-bodied Austin Healey had one goal… go as fast as possible. Facts… more»

Historic Racer: 1923 Ford Roadster

Update 3/6/20 – This cool little hot rod is still on the market after two years. The price has been dropped $2k since we featured it last. Find it here on Facebook where the seller is now asking $7,500…. more»

Big Time Toys! 1970 Boss 302 Mustang and Transporter

Nearly every BarnFinds.com reader has played with MatchBox cars or similar die-cast metal miniatures. Manufacturers of the tiny tribute cars offered numerous combinations of racers with matching transporter trucks. Few of us collect real cars like Matchboxes, but if… more»

SCCA Champion! 1973 Triumph Spitfire

It’s not very often that you get a chance to purchase some genuine racing history! This famous Group 44 1973 Triumph Spitfire won the 1973 SCCA Championship (as well as many other races, including 8 national races that year)… more»

Vintage V8 Drag Car! 1960 Austin Healey Sprite

Austin Healey MK1 Sprites, affectionately known as “frogeye” or “bugeye” are very popular among collectors. Introduced for the 1959 model year, according to Hagerty.com, there were about 50,000 sold “…Bugeyes are the most collectible by a considerable margin.” Although… more»

Ready To Run! 1970 Lotus Europa S2

This 1970 Lotus Europa S2 has led a recent life on the track and is advertised as being one of the only race-ready Europas in the USA. It’s listed for sale here on craigslist and is located on the… more»

Rat-Rod Custom: 1948 Willys Jeep Pickup

There is nothing like creativity and imagination when it comes to old cars. And a healthy dose of mechanical skill helps with the endeavor too. Listed here on eBay with a BIN price of $7,100, and located in Martensdale,… more»

Rare Racer: 1959 MGA Twin-Cam

While certain performance models of different automobile brands can bring and retain significant value, so can former racers that have a provenance or interesting story in their background. Here is just such an example, a 1959 MG MGA twin-cam… more»

Retired Racer: 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle

As you can probably tell, this 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle is a former drag racer that needs to be saved. The car was apparently raced in the Richmond, Virginia area and retired around 1993 after a rear-end gear let go…. more»

Fastest Find Ever! 1968 Challenger 2 Streamliner

Challenger 2 may well be the fastest car we have ever featured here at Barn Finds! Thanks to reader Patrick S. for sending in the auction listing for this record breaker where it’s being sold at Mecum’s January Kissimmee,… more»

One Rare Fish: 1-Of-53 1969 Plymouth Barracuda Formula S

Earlier in the week I took a look at a 1970 Plymouth 383 ‘Cuda and made some vague comparisons to its two predecessors. Today, I’d like to take a closer look at its immediate predecessor, a 1969 Plymouth Barracuda… more»

Storied Vintage Racer! 1929 Ford Roadster

Vintage racing cars stimulate sensations and conversations that today’s 500+ HP techno-beasts can never approach. For every advance that adds comfort and safety to the driving experience, more visceral qualities of fast driving fade into history. This 1929 Ford… more»

Original K code! 1964 Ford Fairlane Sports Coupe

Drag racers rarely come with their original engine block, but this one does! Buy this 1964 Ford Fairlane Sports Coupe in Islip Terrace, New York and you’ll get what remains from the car’s tenure as a eighth-mile contender. Do… more»

Former Drag Car: 1966 Olds 442

According to the ad, this 1966 Oldsmobile 442 has been a drag car since new. Supposedly piloted by famous racer Bruce Allen, the car has been sitting for quite a while. If the seller (or new owner) can find… more»