Sunday, March 20, 2011

Mystery Machine

In 1966 Bob Tasca Sr. ran this longnose AF/X Mustang out of his Rhode Island dealership with Bill Lawton behind the wheel. The Mystery 9 soon became the Mystery 8 as the times got quicker.

Via: streetmachineclub

The California Flash

Butch Leal's 1965 AF/X Plymouth sans injection.

Monday, March 14, 2011

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Asleep At The Wheel

Drag racing is a tiring business.

Via: MrPLW

A Truckload Of Ponies

One thousand two hundred and twenty four horsepower ready for immediate delivery.

Via: Car Guy Chronicles.

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Tropical Trike

This has to be the artwork for some crazy model kit I never got to build.

Bikes I Like #2

1965 Ducati Scrambler Competizione

Simplicity with soul for the dirt.

Via: Ingo Kreuschner

Howdy Pardner !

Friday, March 11, 2011

One Careful Owner

Bill Ireland ran this AF/X Mustang as the Trojan Horse during the 1966 season. Originally packing a S.O.H.C. 427, Ireland campaigned it with wedge power. This was Gas Ronda's former car and exists today, restored in that guise.


Thursday, March 10, 2011

Pit Stop #43

Le Mans 1965
Another unsuccessful attempt for Shelby and the GT40. Next year would be a different story.

Via: saacforum


Shelby's new 427 Cobra at California's Riverside Raceway in 1965.

Via: ffcars

Some Of My Favorite Italian Things With Wheels

A bunch of beautiful Italian machinery in no particular order.

1963 Lamborghini 350 GTV.

Maserati A6G/54 2000 Zagato Coupe

1974 Ducati 750 SS

1968 Bizzarini 5300 GT Strada

1962 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso Speciale Berlinetta Coupe

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Bikes I Like

Ducati's metalflake masterpiece.


Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Shopping Spree

1958 was a fine year for chrome encrusted station wagons.

Via: Plan59

Pit Stop #42

1964 Ford GT40 #10
Le Mans 1964
The Ford GT40 of Phil Hill and Bruce McLaren is given the once over by a team of nattily attired technicians.
Hill claimed the lap record at 131.375 mph that year, but gearbox failure put paid to Ford's attempt.

Via: jgr64

Monday, March 7, 2011

Latin Cat

1958 Jaguar XK 150 designed by Pietro Frua and built by Ghia of Switzerland.


Holy Concept Car !!!

Before Gotham City's caped crusaders switched their atomic batteries to power, Lincoln displayed this dynamic duo with their 1955 Futura concept car. Originally constructed by Ghia in Italy, the forgotten Futura languished until a reworking by George Barris saw it imortalized as the

Sunday, March 6, 2011

Pit Stop #41

I can't tell you a lot about this altered following my hard drive crash. I can tell you that the neatly attired crew date the shot somewhere around the mid to late sixties. A great slice of homespun drag racing.

Friday, March 4, 2011

Sidewalk Surfing

Clay wheels, no shoes and not a care in the world ........ a time before sport became extreme.

Quarter Horse

Les Ritchey's 1965 AF/X Mustang was campaigned once again in 1966 with injection and a new candy apple red paint job.