Race Cars

Incredible Back-Story! 1952 Ferrari 340 America

The Russian mystic Rasputin met a grisly end in 1916 after being poisoned, shot, beaten, and thrown into an icy river by those who though he exerted undue influence on Russia’s royal family. If he survived, as some believe,… more»

Racing Legend: 2001 Holden Monaro CV8

For Australian motor racing enthusiasts, one of the darkest days in the sport’s history occurred on September 8th, 2006. On that day, Peter Brock, the man dubbed “King of The Mountain,” or affectionately known by his legion of supporters… more»

Super Stock 4-Speed! 1965 Plymouth Belvedere

Drag racing, ’60s style is back courtesy of this cool 1965 Plymouth Belvedere Super Stock! It’s listed as being refurbished so is it an original Super Stocker or a tribute? Let’s look it over and find out. This Belvedere… more»

Mister Ed: 1968 Dodge Hemi Dart

In my opinion it is a little tacky to drive a muscle car without the hood installed, but in the case of this car, I might make an exception! You are looking at a real-deal vintage race car. This… more»

Rare Rally Special: 1993 Mazda 323 GTR 4WD

Think of rally cars in the late eighties and the early nineties and you might think of brands like Lancia, Ford, Subaru, and Mitsubishi. While they took home most of the trophies, many other brands competed for those same… more»

Complete Historic Racer: 1957 Ford Custom 300 Drag Car

Racing cars are usually considered to be consumable items by their owners. They serve their purpose until something bigger and better came along. Some are then sold, some are scrapped, or they spent their days hidden in a barn… more»

Nostalgia Racer: 1923 Ford Model T Altered

The lives of road cars and race cars can be vastly different. Where a road car can soldier on for decades, a race car will usually only serve as a useful tool until the next “latest-and-greatest” machine takes its… more»

Corvette Based 1960 Devin Project

It is an interesting proposition, picking up a project that stalled early in the process. On the plus side, you’re not hampered by being halfway through someone else’s vision of the perfect car. But then, you might just be… more»

Krazy Kart! 1960s Rocket-Powered Go Kart

For enthusiasts who crave a motorsport thrill, drag racing and go-karting offer affordable options. Even the most potent conventional kart will not provide the outright speed fix afforded by a purpose-built drag car, but this vintage 1960 kart might… more»

Faithful Reproduction: 1955 Chevrolet Big-Block Badman

Art imitating life or life imitating art? In the ’60s, drag racing standouts like Gassers and Funny Cars were memorialized by assemble-it-yourself model kits. One, in particular, was a 1955 Chevrolet 210 that lived as a 1/24 scale Monogram… more»

Awesome Porsche 356 Inspired Runge Racer

There are times when a classic car will appear on our desks here at Barn Finds, and it becomes difficult to know where to begin. That is the case with this Porsche 356-inspired racer that was created by Chris… more»

Found! The Last Cunningham LeMans Corvette

Though not officially Chevrolet-sponsored, entrepreneur and auto enthusiast Briggs Cunningham entered three Corvettes in the 1960 24 Hours of Le Mans Grand Prix of Endurance with the support of Chevrolet engineers and Corvette icon Zora Arkus-Duntov. Two of the… more»

Small-Block Powered Gasser! 1948 Ford Anglia

Who would have ever thought that a diminutive, British coupe, built by Ford UK would prove to be such a drag strip terror in the ’60s? This example, known as the “Bobbin Bear” was barn bound for some length… more»

Race or Restore? 1970 Chevrolet Camaro

According to the seller, this 1970 Chevrolet Camaro was destined to be a race car but was never finished by the previous owner. It is now for sale and can be found here on eBay with a requested opening bid… more»

Former Drag Racer! 1962 Dodge Dart

The 1962 Dodge Dart was a “tween” car. It had been a full-size model in 1961 and would become a compact in 1963. Chrysler downsized their full-size cars in 1962 with dimensions similar to the new intermediate class because… more»

Former Hemi Drag Car! 1964 Plymouth Valiant

We featured this 1964 Plymouth here on Barn Finds in July of 2020. It is back up for sale and can be found here on eBay with an asking price of $3,900. This was the same asking price the seller… more»