1968 Jim Davis Dragster “Blood, Sweat & Nitro”

Courtesy of Brian Crawford

Top Fuel terror

The Blood, Sweat & Nitro Top Fuel dragster is the only surviving original Jim Davis chassis with a full aluminum body by the famous Jack Hagemann. Driver Gary Ritter terrorized the competition with this car at drag strips such as Famoso, Half Moon Bay, Lions, OCIR, Irwindale, Sears Point, Carlsbad and Fresno. Fremont Drag Strip was the car’s home track, and Ritter took home his share of trophies.

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1972 Dodge Demon GSS

Courtesy of Mecum Auctions

Mr. Norm’s street machine

Supercharging was a slick solution that boosted the factory 340 V8 to a stout 360 hp

  • Built by Mr. Norm’s Grand-Spaulding Dodge
  • The only one finished in Petty Blue
  • Authentic Paxton-supercharged Mr. Norm GSS Demon
  • Complete rotisserie restoration
  • Date code-correct 340-ci V8
  • NOS Paxton supercharger specifically for GSS Demon
  • Console-shifted Torqueflite automatic transmission
  • Black bucket seats, console, factory gauges
  • Sport steering wheel
  • Black hood accents
  • Twin hood scoops, hood-mounted tach
  • Solid-state AM radio
  • Auxiliary gauges
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1968 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet Lightweight

• One of 50 lightweight Mustangs produced

• Delivered to Ford in Dearborn as a marketing vehicle

• Factory-sponsored drag car driven by Dave Lyall

• Sold to Lyall for $1 to compete in the Super Stock wars

• Documented with copies of the window sticker, Lyall’s $1 contract, Michigan title search, Ford internal memos about the 428 Cobra Jet Lightweight Mustang program, and Marti Report

• Finished in Lyall’s racing livery

• 428 Cobra Jet engine

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1960 Chrysler 300F GT Special

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• Very rare and historic Chrysler letter car

• 1960 Daytona Beach “Flying Mile” race speed record holder

• A factory-developed high-performance, 400-hp 4-speed 300F

• Offered with original Goodyear Blue Streak racing tires

• An incredibly important and original example

• Protected in climate-controlled storage for almost 50 years

• Includes extensive documentation

1967 Plymouth RO23 Belvedere

Competition in NHRA Super Stock racing was at a fever pitch by the mid-1960s. The factories continued to trade blows with ever more radical specials to meet the demands of their team drivers, and in 1967 Plymouth upped the stakes, introducing a limited-production lightweight drag-racing package for the Belvedere known as the RO23.

Fifty-five 2-door hard tops were built to meet the NHRA’s Super Stock/B class rules, all powered by the 426 Hemi backed by either a 4-speed manual transmission Read More

1969 Plymouth A12 Road Runner

• 440-ci 390-hp Six Pack engine

• Hemi 4-speed transmission

• Dana 4.10 Sure-Grip rear end

• Standard wheels with Redline tires

• Beautiful chrome, trim and stainless

• Correct white vinyl upholstery

• “Performance Red” exterior finish

• Highly detailed engine bay and undercarriage

• Mopar expert Galen Govier registry documents and fender tag decoding are included

(Introductory description courtesy of Russo and Steele.)

1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Fuelie convertible

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This fabulously restored 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air convertible has it all: gorgeous Matador Red paint, full dress inside and out and the rare FJ-code 283/250-hp fuel-injected V8 and Powerglide automatic drivetrain.

With its fender skirts, optional extra rocker and fender-skirt bright trim, dual antennas, driver’s spotlight mirror, spinner wheel covers, wide whitewalls Read More