Race Cars

Roll Cage Roller! 1970 Plymouth Road Runner

It’s a rough start, but this 1969 Plymouth Road Runner outside Atlanta, Georgia has more potential than some we’ve seen. With no engine or transmission, this “roller” sports a roll cage, custom-fabricated rear structure with a tubbed rear, and… more»

Michigan Car Collection Plus House!

While collections of cars offered for sale as a package deal aren’t rare, seldom do you see one that comes with a house. That’s the case here, though we don’t get to see the abode in the photos nor… more»

Rolling Racer: 1964 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu SS

The Chevelle debuted in 1964 as Chevrolet’s new mid-size car. The public responded enthusiastically, and more than 370,000 units were produced that first year, including the reborn El Camino pickup. The Super Sport would be a series of its… more»

Pandemic Project: 1960 Elva Courier Mk II

The Elva Courier was similar to Lotus, Lola, Turner, Berkeley, and many other cars — a small and lightweight sports car based on British components. This one has been a “Covid project” for the restorer/seller and is listed for… more»

The Glass Stripper! 1961 Chevrolet Corvette

I’m not sure what a Glass Stripper is, but if this wicked-looking Corvette drag racer of the same name is any indication, I wouldn’t want to meet one in a dark alley. The 1961 Chevrolet Corvette in Highland, Michigan… more»

Done Right! 1955 Chevrolet 210 Gasser

While the seller maintains that this “gasser” based on a 1955 Chevrolet is “fun to drive”, I can’t imagine many folks putting this cool monster of a car on the street on a regular basis (feel free to disagree!)…. more»

Daily Driver? Street-Legal NASCAR Racer!

Alright, I bet the subject of a “Toyota Camry” here on Barn Finds of all places caught your attention! No, we’re not going to start featuring Camrys, Accords, and Altimas unless… they have something very special about themselves and… more»

Gasser Project: 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air

We have covered the topic of vintage gassers before but most of our subjects have a little something going on to fortify one’s interest – not as much so in the case of this 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air as… more»

Former Race Car: 1966 Ford Mustang

It’s a peculiar juxtaposition finding a stack of cordwood, indoor office chairs, and a ’66 Ford Mustang coupe languishing out in the backyard. So is this Mustang a vestige from a racing past that was discarded and forgotten, or… more»

More Than 150 Cars! 2021 Lucky Fall Classic

Every year, Lucky Collector Car Auctions hosts an online auction for a variety of classic as well as more recent cars, trucks, motorcycles, other vehicles, and related memorabilia. This year, there are at least 150 cars and trucks on… more»

DIY Dirt Track Racer! Modified 1929 Ford Model A

The Model A, like the Model T before it, was offered in a multitude of body styles. This 1929 example was originally a “sport coupe,” but was converted to a roadster design, and was a dirt track racer for… more»

Finishing Required: 1963 Pontiac Tempest Race Car

A few weeks back, we covered this 1963 Pontiac LeMans and there was a discussion around what to do with it and its later Pontiac performance follow-on, the renowned GTO. Well, for those who speculate around next moves, and… more»

1 Of 50: 1952 Siata 300BC Convertible

The Siata Company- or Societa Italiana Auto Trasformazioni Accesori for long- was originally founded in 1926 by an Italian gearhead named Giorgio Ambrosini, whose initial vision was to open a tuning and modification shop for Fiat cars and to… more»

1 of 14? 1963 Pontiac Tempest Super Duty

In 1961, General Motors launched a new series of Y-body compacts, the Buick Special, Oldsmobile F-85, and the Pontiac Tempest (Lemans in top trim). The Tempest departed from the others by adopting a rear-mounted transaxle and independent rear suspension… more»

Peruvian Treasure! 1967 Ford Mustang

Unlike thoroughbred horses, racing steeds of the metal variety, even those named Mustang, rarely enjoy a life of leisure in their golden years. Those that avoid horrible crashes often have their body parts and guts removed for other racers…… more»

Le Mans Connection: 1978 Holden Torana A9X

I’ve had the privilege to write about several examples of the Holden Torana A9X here at Barn Finds, but this car is something very different. It was a car that was born out of a desire for international racing… more»