Aman named Jim Lamatrice purchased this 1956 Chevrolet 210 sedan brand new and would own it for the next 45 years.
The best option that year was the Corvette-derived 265-ci, 225-hp Power Pak engine with dual-WCFB Carter 4-barrels, a Duntov-type 30/30 camshaft and factory dual exhaust.
Jim’s classic “Shoebox Chevy” also ended up with the 3-speed overdrive manual transmission and steep 4.57:1 Positraction rear gearing.
Many original Power Pak race cars were radically changed over the years. It is rare Read More
This 1963 Dart was built by Steve Magnante in 2008 as a totally streetable tribute to Jack Sharkey’s Chicago-based “Rampage” Dart match racer.
The all-steel California body is California-sourced with just the right amount of real patina and a Mazzolini Racing fiberglass Max Wedge hood scoop. The painted body graphics were hand-applied by Southern California go-to graphics man Bob Thompson. The narrowed 8¾-inch rear axle has 10-inch drum brakes and a clutch-type 3.91 Sure Grip with Super Stock leaf springs Read More
Authentic Richard Childress Racing serial #5, with a Chevy Lumina body, sponsored by Goodwrench and raced by Dale Earnhardt.
This NASCAR Cup car comes with supporting documentation from crew chief Kirk Shelmerdine, who personally inspected the car and found it to be 100% true as raced by Dale Earnhardt. This car was raced by Earnhardt in 1989 and 1990. The car was originally built as a Monte Carlo Aerocoupe Read More
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
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.
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