Date of publication: 2018-06-05 21:29
We got invited back! This year we even brought a full size car to the show The Concours d’Elegance is one of the premier charity concours events in the west. It is one of the few car shows that encourages all types of interesting automobiles and motorcycles, from Ferraris to Pontiacs. This GTO (see below, owned by Electric Dreams) was just. [Read more ]
Even before he began racing Shelby had lived a varied and adventurous life. He was a military pilot, an oil field roughneck, and, of all things, a chicken farmer, to name only a few. He began his racing career in the car-crazy culture of southern California, competing in road races in an array of different cars. Before long, he was able to move to Europe, then the undisputed world center of sports car racing. He often drove in the bib overalls he had worn on his chicken farm. The rarefied world of sports car racing had seen titled aristocrats competing in blazers and ties but never anything quite like this.
Galen Govier calls this the &ldquo Holy Grail of Dodge Darts.&rdquo Back in 1969, Car Craft magazine covered the buildup of this car over several issues and then offered it as a sweepstakes prize. Keith Black built the 895, Funny Car driver Charlie Allen did the suspension, and none other than George Barris painted it. Bill Shrewsberry raced the car before the giveaway and set an AHRA record in it. A 16-year-old kid won the car, but he never took possession, opting instead to exchange his winnings for of all things a Polara wagon. Tom Ellie, the car&rsquo s seventh owner, bought it at the Robert Gabeline auction in Iowa last June, after Gabeline had owned it for 26 years.
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We are excited to announce that we will again be a part of this amazing event. We have had so much fun sharing the slot car experience with kids, and old, that we just had to do it again. From Ferrari to GM Muscle to Postwar ., the 6th Annual Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance will be featuring 15 classes of some of the most exceptional. [Read more ]
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