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History for Sale

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

What are my Bids for a Quick Trip Back to Yesterday?

 There was a time, not too long ago, when old race cars were simply discarded when their usefulness as weapons of war had come to an end. They were retired, replaced, and in most cases, removed from the premises without remorse. No love. No eulogies. No death with dignity. Some were unceremoniously scrapped, dispassionately dismantled or just dumped in the corner of a bleak and drafty warehouse, disrespectfully covered with a plastic tarp or a few shipping blankets in what could be described as the automotive equivalent of the county morgue. (more…)