Race Cars

Former Road Racer: 1964 Chevrolet Corvette

I’m no Corvette purist. Some ‘Vette aficionados might wig out over the treatment that has been bestowed upon this 1964 hardtop but you have to appreciate the times that are now in the past. The extensive exterior modifications weren’t… more»

Street Rod Projects: Trio of 1930s Fords

The Ford Model B (and its variants) replaced the Great Depression-era Model A in 1932. They are significant because they were the first to use Ford’s new flathead V8 engine and proved popular as modified street racers. The seller… more»

Vintage Racecar: 1967 Ford Mustang

The Ford Mustang was the sales phenom of the 1960s. In its first two and a half years in production, more than 1.3 million of them found homes. But the first-generation Mustangs didn’t have much success in racing due… more»

Whatsit: 1968 Lola Project

I spent about 45 minutes figuring out that our next car is probably a Lola T70 Mk3 coupe. Here on craigslist, for $100,000, is a project race car listed as a “Lola 908”. The car is located in Santa… more»

1 of 12! 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB Competizione

The soul of race car electrifies every Ferrari, but some were especially crafted for competition. This 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB Competizione heading to auction in Monterey, California, left Maranello with one purpose:  winning. One of twelve such GTB/C cars… more»

Twin-Engine Racing Replica: STP Porsche 917/10-002 Can-Am

Having been to track day or two in the past, and watched cars racing around a circuit, there is really nothing much more exhilarating than the smell of gas, burnt rubber, and the excitement of the crowd. However, you… more»

Collection of Hot 1960s Vintage Mopars!

If you’ve been wanting to get hold of a 1960s Plymouth or Dodge to drive or work on, the seller has not one but five of them for sale in Whitesboro, New York. They cover the 1962-64 period (except… more»

Ready To Rumble? 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle SS396

Wow, this 1966 Chevelle SS396 takes me back. The last time I saw a Chevelle configured like this was at the old U.S. 30 Dragway in York, Pennsylvania in the early ’70s. A common street/strip sight at one time,… more»

Stash Of Vintage Race Cars For Sale

From the looks of things, the seller was formerly a racer in the Sports Car Club of America. And maybe a collector of British sports cars in general. Four specific automobiles are up for sale, including two MGBs, a… more»

The Real McCoy: 1991 Land Rover Camel Trophy

In the world of motorsport, few vehicles survive from the bygone days of rough-and-tumble, death-defying racing on or off paved surfaces. In this case it’s a real Camel Trophy team truck and it’s listed for sale here on eBay… more»

Tri-Five Sleeper: 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air

The Bel Air Sport Coupe was one of the most popular of the “Tri-Five” Chevies of 1955-57. This ’57 edition has only had three owners, comes with an interesting story, and has been treated to a newer engine and… more»

Trailer Included! 1972 Ford Mustang Mach 1

As early Mustang values have climbed, later less desirable Mustangs have also gained in value. Of the many iterations of the Mustang, I’ve long felt that the ’71 to ’73 restyled cars have been undervalued and vastly underappreciated. It… more»

Grocery Getter Tribute: 1963 Pontiac Tempest

Arnie Beswick was a famous racer on drag strips back in the 1960s and 1970s. Nicknamed “The Farmer” because of his roots in America’s Homeland, he won a lot of races back in the day when the automobile manufacturers… more»

1978 Plymouth Volare A43 Street Kit Car

One of the most interesting go-fast decal packages of the 1970s, this 1978 Plymouth Volare A43 Street Kit Car is one interesting ride. We’ve seen a few of them here in the past and this one is listed here… more»

427 Tunnel Ram! 1954 Chevy Rat Rod Gasser

Some cars you can hear by looking at a photo and this is one of them. One glance of this 1954 Chevy gasser immediately makes me hear the cackle of the side pipes. While gassers aren’t everyone’s taste (especially… more»

Reproduction Racer: 1973 Jaguar XJ13

The automotive world is full of “what ifs.” These questions are not limited to road cars because motorsport contains its share of unanswered questions. For instance, what if the great Jim Clark had not lost his life at Hockenheim… more»