Race Cars

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»

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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»

Crazy Twin-Turbo V8-Powered 1993 Chevrolet S10!

If you’ve ever stumbled across the YouTube channels associated with the motorsports brand Hoonigan, chances are you’ve viewed “Bad Daddy Braddy” and his colorful personality. One of the channel’s segments is Build and Battle, where participants have a $9,000… more»

Rare 1980 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Hugger Edition

In 1980, race car driver Tom Nehl decided to put together a special edition Camaro to help fund his 24 Hours Of Daytona race team. Taking inspiration from the 1969 Camaro Indy 500 Pace Car program as a way… more»

Barn Find Dragster: 1965 Chevrolet Corvette

It’s amazing just how versatile the Corvette has proven to be over the years. While most have spent their lives as weekend cruisers, many have seen success at the road course and at the drag strip. The second generation… more»

Tri-State Drag Champ: 1932 Ford Coupe

Old hot rods never die – or, at least, we try to keep them alive. Someone’s done an admirable job of keeping this awesome ’32 Ford five-window coupe on the road, as this thing is almost too good to… more»

Vintage 1957 Volvo PV444 Race Car!

The Volvo PV444 was produced by Volvo from 1947 to 1966. This one is special because it is a vintage race car built by Bill Leonheart and is still actively raced. This car is for sale here on eBay… more»

Tiny Gasser: 1954 Nash Metropolitan

This 1954 Nash Gasser race car is located in Columbia Station, Ohio and can be seen here on eBay with 4 days remaining on the auction. Submitted by Patrick S, the current bid for this roller is $3,450.  The… more»