1964 Ford Galaxie 500 Lightweight

David Newhardt, courtesy of Mecum Auctions
  • One of 50 Galaxie Lightweights built in 1964; one of the first built
  • One of 25 built with an automatic transmission (from the factory with an HX tranny used in Thunderbolts)
  • Class winner at the 1966 NASCAR Winternationals at Daytona
  • Concours restoration completed in November 2017
  • Correct 427/425-hp V8 engine and carburetors
  • Correct dual-range HX automatic transmission and RCI bellhousing
  • Formerly part of the Rick Kirk Ford Lightweight Collection
  • Raced by Cobble and Bolland out of Pennsylvania, later raced by “Crazy Nate” Cohen