Race Cars

Historic Racer: 1962 Chevrolet Impala Gasser

This 1962 Chevrolet Impala is said to have had a competition life that was short but sweet. It then found its way back onto the street, but the owner at that point had one too many brushes with the… more»

Enchanted Project: 1967 Chevrolet Camaro Coupe

This 1967 Camaro Coupe was used as a drag car from 1969 until 1978. When its racing days were over, it went into storage, and it hasn’t turned a wheel in anger since. It is now on the market,… more»

Aluminum V8 Gasser! 1962 Chevrolet Corvette

There’s nothing like a big V8 in a small car. The seller says this is a fun car to drive, and I believe them! Other than the lack of a roll cage, this thing looks ready to race! It… more»

Racing Heritage: 1962 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Ti Corsa

While its actual Italian racing background is not clear, this 1962 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Ti appears to have the makings of a great track day or historic racer. Barn Finder Roger referred the great little Alfa to us, so… more»

Vintage Track Build: 1965 Pontiac GTO

This 1965 Pontiac GTO has had a colorful history, beginning in 1968 when it was converted to track duty as part of an $85,000 build to make it as competitive and race-ready as possible. The seller notes that the… more»

Historic Magazine Cover Car! Real 1941 Willy’s Gasser

This awesome 1941 Willys is the real-deal! Legitimate racing history, original sheet metal and a killer engine combine for a huge sale price. The car can be found for sale here on eBay with a current bid over $63,000!… more»

Vintage Racing Ready: 1965 Chevrolet Corvette

Old race cars are some of the coolest barn finds there are, especially when they wear period race garb like this 1965 Chevrolet Corvette. The seller claims it was locked away for several years just the way it was… more»

Real Racing History? 1953 Belly Tank Racer!

In the 1940s and 50s, there were a lot of two things in the United States: surplus WWII vehicles and young service members who were back from war. These two things combined with the Southern California hot rod culture… more»

Rare Italian Beauty: 1952 Bandini 750 Sport Siluro

When an individual embarks upon the process of forming a car company and makes the decision to assign its products a three-digit chassis number, then the chances are pretty good that they have no intention of attempting to usurp… more»

Perfect Race Car Project: 1953 MG TD

A few years back I had the opportunity to test drive a low-mileage MG TD in the mountains of Wyoming. The drive was short, but the memory will forever remain. Since that day, I have dreamed of owning my… more»

One-Off 1968 SWM Gordini Race Car

Form follows function when you’re building a racing car. This 1968 SWM in Tampa, Florida, may not have the lines of a contemporary Ferrari, but who needs Italian design and engineering when you can have SWM’s German design and… more»

Track Rat Project: 1976 Ford Capri

Few vehicles are more intriguing than a retired race car with no history. A car like this is a rolling testament to racing’s culture at the time it was built, from the preferred models to use as track toys… more»

1 of 1,500? 1965 Plymouth Sport Fury Pace Car

The number jumps around a bit from 1,300 to 1,900 with more than a few sources saying that there were 1,500 of these 1965 Plymouth Sport Fury Pace Car replicas made for the 1965 Indianapolis 500. This example can… more»

1930’s Hand-Built Pedal Car Racer For Sale!

If you follow the collector car or antique hobbies, you probably know that pedal cars are hot collectibles and command large prices in any condition. Most of them were production pieces stamped out of sheet metal and were made… more»

Can you help to locate this lost race car?

Okay Barn Finders, here’s your chance to play detective, and to help out a fellow enthusiast. This person is trying to locate an old race car that has been missing in action for decades and is hoping that the… more»

Real Vintage Race Car? 1938 Chevrolet Gasser!

I love real patina and this old Chevrolet sedan is oozing with it! It is said to be a real vintage race car and would be a great project for someone looking to build a period-correct race car or… more»