Drag Car

BF Auction: Mopar Powered Altered Drag Racer

If you’ve ever fancied trying your hand at drag racing but have found the prospect too daunting or expensive, this Altered could be the ideal solution. The seller believes that it was built during the 1990s and it has… more»

Big Willie’s 1969 Dodge Daytona

In automotive history, few are more recognizable than a Daytona. This particular one is a legitimate part of American drag-racing and Southern California history, and Rocco B. tells us that it is on the docket for this year’s first… more»

Street Legal ’23 Ford Model T Roadster Pickup Drag Racer!

I’m guessing Henry Ford realized pretty quickly that original buyers of his Model T cars and trucks were often converting his creations into some diverse applications to fit their own specific needs. Back in the early days, quite a… 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»

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»

Affordable Racer: 1977 Chevrolet Corvette Drag Car

By 1977, the C3 Corvette was feeling the pinch. If a buyer strolled into their local showroom, the best that they could hope for was to drive away in a Corvette with 210hp at their disposal. This Corvette has… more»

Dragin’ Wagon: NHRA Winning 1974 AMC Matador

Here’s something you don’t see every day, a 1974 AMC Matador wagon drag car. No, really! Those hood pins weren’t a Kenosha factory option as far as I know. This one can be found here on craigslist in East… 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»

BF AUCTION: Jim Wangers’ 1974 Pontiac Trans Am Drag Car

Here’s a Pontiac with some history! This Trans Am started life as Jim Wangers’ daily driver. If you don’t know who Jim Wangers is, you’d better study. He was Pontiac’s ad man during the sixties and was influential in… more»

Buy It Now! 300 MPH “Untouchable” Jet Dragster

Anyone who feels uncomfortable in the front seat of a roller coaster can save their money by not buying this car. I mean, check out this crazy contraption! Strap yourself onto the front (!!) of a jet engine and… more»

Road or Race? 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Gasser

It isn’t that unusual to hear of cars where they have lived a competition life, and when this life has ended, the car is either cut up or scrapped. This 1955 Chevrolet Gasser, which spent its competition life racing… more»

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»

Competition Challenger: 1970 Dodge Challenger Drag Car

For some classic collectors, that real moment of truth can come along and force them to make some pretty tough decisions. These are the sorts of decisions that the next owner of this 1970 Dodge Challenger will face. The… more»