Archive for the ‘NHRA’ Category

Turning 40

Monday, August 10th, 2009


In recent years, the celebration of the 1932 Ford has somewhat overshadowed the 1933-’34 Ford Model 40 which was, in many ways, a superior vehicle. Rushed into production, the 1932 Ford suffered numerous teething problems from cracked bodies and frames to chronic overheating. However, constant development spurred by complaints from buyers resulted in a longer, sleeker, improved V8 that far surpassed the Deuce.



The Ol’ Shel’ Game

Friday, August 7th, 2009


More than 50 original employees of Shelby American gathered recently at the
Wally Parks NHRA Motosports Museum in Pomona, Calif. for their 11th annual reunion.