- Driven and owned by NASCAR legend Herb Thomas during ’52 and ’53 seasons
- Presented in original racing livery; factory “Severe Usage” items throughout
- The last and only known Hudson factory “Fabulous Hudson Hornet” NASCAR racer in existence
- Fifth-place finisher at 1957 Indianapolis 500 with Andy Linden
- “Smokey” Yunick’s first Indianapolis 500 entry (1958)
- Driven at Indy in 1958 by Motorsports Hall of Fame inductee Paul Goldsmith
- AACA Senior First Place Award and Race Car Certification
- Multiple awards; appearances include 2005 Goodwood Festival of Speed
- Great presence; offered in top operating and show condition
- Crowd pleaser with “Offy” power and onboard starter
The outrageous Bocar of the 1950s was the dream of Bob Carnes, who constructed the cars in Denver, CO. No two were alike.
Six iterations were built through 1961, when a fire engulfed the Bocar shop and production ceased. Some 40 complete cars are believed to have been built, including an estimated 15 XP-5s.
Chassis 043 is among those XP-5s constructed using a modified Triumph chassis from the Bocar factory. As such, it is fitted with Triumph front-disc brakes, Chevrolet Read More
When Formula A offered a 5-liter class in 1968, the series took off in the United States as the “American Grand Prix.” The springboard was the adoption of the Chevrolet V8, tuned by Traco to deliver more than 400 horsepower. Dan Gurney instructed All American Racers designer Tony Southgate to modify the 1968 Eagle Indy chassis for the new series.
Other competing manufacturers included Lola, McKee and Le Grande, Read More