1972 Plymouth Barracuda “Snake II” Funny Car

This original restored Funny Car was made famous during the popular “Snake vs. Mongoose” match racing promotion, which occurred from 1970 through 1972.

Owned and driven by International Motorsports Hall of Famer and legendary drag racer Don “The Snake” Prudhomme, the “Snake II” ’Cuda was built by “Lil’” John Buttera and was the second generation of Prudhomme’s first Funny Car — the 1970 yellow Hot Wheels Plymouth ’Cuda.

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1988 Oldsmobile Nascar racer

This Olds has been campaigned in vintage racing and does show some signs of track time, but is largely straight and clean. The interior space will only need updated safety equipment to return to competition; however, all components are currently present.

The heart of the car — the Banjo Matthews chassis — is complete, with lots of good racing components ready for their first shakedown and adjustments. While Read More

1969 AAR Eagle Mk 5 F5000

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

1942 Willys Americar Gasser

Courtesy of Mecum Auctions
  • Ford 427 SOHC side-oiler engine #G5AE6059B
  • Engine purchased through Jim Aikey Ford in Des Plaines, IL, by Richard Wolter for $3,200 in 1968
  • Engine invoice specifies the 427 Cammer was intended for a drag-racing Willys
  • Accompanied with a very rare 427 SOHC engine service manual that demonstrates how to properly tune the engine for competition
  • Steel body with fiberglass tilt front end
  • Straight front axle with shock absorbers
  • Roll cage, safety harness
  • Two 4-barrel carburetors
  • Floor-shifted automatic transmission
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1966 Chevrolet Nova Pro Street

Courtesy of Mecum Auctions
  • Custom build completed in 2015
  • Balanced and blueprinted 355-ci engine with Comp Cam
  • Weiand Team G intake manifold, Holley carburetor with Big Shot NOS system
  • MSD distributor with Digital-7 programmable ignition
  • Doug’s ceramic-coated headers
  • 3½-inch exhaust, Flowmaster mufflers
  • Aerospace fuel pump and three regulators with 10-gallon aluminum fuel cell
  • Turbo Action 350 transmission with transbrake and Cheetah SCR manual shift
  • 3,500 stall converter
  • Ford nine-inch rear end 4.11 Richmond gears
  • Mark Williams axles, spool and driveshaft
  • Aerospace four-piston disc Read More

1968 Chevrolet Sunoco Camaro Trans-AM

  • The first of two examples built for the 1968 season
  • Raced in 1968 by Mark Donohue and Sam Posey
  • Numerous podium finishes, with many years of successful club racing in Europe
  • Comprehensive restoration to 1968 specifications and livery
  • Raced and shown at many events, including eight appearances at the Monterey Historics
  • Well documented, including letter of authenticity from Penske engineer Ron Fournier

1957 Chevrolet 150 “Black Widow”

Frame-off, state-of-the-art, correct restoration of Chevrolet Black Widow car #47 driven by Jack Smith. This is one of the original six factory-backed cars. SEDCO of Atlanta NASCAR race-prepared vehicle. No GM documentation.

283/283 fuel-injected engine and correct components, including six-lug wheels, Fenton headers and exhaust, high-performance Hydrovac brake system, 20-gallon gas tank and special HD 3.90 rear end. This vehicle scored 997 at Classic Chevy Nationals and recently won First Place—Racing Class at the 2012 Ault Park Concours d’Elegance.

2012 Chevrolet Camaro SS Bondurant Racer

Courtesy of Barrett-Jackson

This is a true Bondurant Race School car, #1. 426-hp, 6.2-liter V8, 6-speed automatic, paddle shifters, rear-wheel drive, air conditioning, heads-up display, backup camera and sensors, 20-inch wheels. Only 8,700 original miles.

All tires and brakes have been returned to factory specifications. This car can be registered and driven on city streets. All factory engine, transmission and smog parts are on the car. Ready to race and have fun.

1956 Kurtis 500S

Erik Fuller ©2015, courtesy of RM Sotheby’s
  • 205-hp, 283-ci V8 engine
  • 5-speed manual transmission
  • Tubular front axle and live rear axle with
  • torsion-bar suspension
  • Four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes

The Kurtis 500S offered here had an extraordinarily long gestation period. It was shipped to a Darrel Johnson, of Ferndale, MI, in February 1956 and invoiced as a “500M chassis and suspension.” For reasons unknown, it lay unfinished until acquired by Warren Wetterlund of Napa, CA, in 1999.

Wetterlund, a collector and driver of vintage race cars, Read More

1966 Ford Mustang SCCA A/Sedan Group 2 Racer

Phillip Pietri, courtesy of Mecum Auctions
  • 1966 Ford Mustang Notchback No. 16 built by Shelby American
  • One of 16 1966 SCCA A/Sedan Group 2 cars
  • Largely unrestored and never raced
  • Painted orange by original owner
  • Sat from 1977 to 2014
  • Copy of letter from Rick Kopec of Shelby American Automobile Club verifying authenticity
  • 289/350-hp Trans-Am spec engine
  • Aluminum high-rise intake
  • Holley 715 CFM carburetor
  • BorgWarner close-ratio T10 4-speed transmission
  • 18-quart Ford Galaxie radiator
  • 11.3-inch front disc brakes
  • 10 x 2.5-inch rear drum brakes
  • Koni shocks Read More
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