Check out Hot Cars for this cool 65 Barracuda gasser dueling with a Nova. Video after the jump!
Dave Boertman’s 1971 Challenger is for sale on eBay. Dave was a successful drag racer who’s list of accomplishments include 1972 Junior Stock title winner, 1975 IHRA’s Manufacturers Super Stock Points title winner, four time winner of Car Craft Magazine’s “Driver of the Year” and an IHRA “Driver of the Year” award winner. The car is not a static display item. The owner states that all safety items are up-to-date, Asking price $87,500. Follow the bidding here on eBay. More pics after the jump!
In the latest episode of Roadkill, Finnegan and Freiburger drop a Hellcat drivetrain in the General Mayhem in preparation for an 1/8 mile challenge with Gas Monkey. Video after the jump!
Street Legal TV has a great piece on the awesome Hurst Hemi Under Glass Barracuda. Read the article here!
Said to be raced by the Ramchargers as their only Pro Stock car, this 1970 Challenger is well-worn but it would be incredibly historically significant if the sellers statements are indeed true. There is no powertrain but, even if there were, it would be highly unlikely to be the same engine that the Ramchargers worked on as the car went thru several iterations as it passed through various racers. The $150,000 asking price requires better pics though. Find the Hemmings ad here.
Tom Hoover, aka The Father of the Hemi, has passed away at the age of 85, after losing a battle with Guillain–Barré syndrome. One of the founding members of The Ramchargers, Tom certainly left his mark in the automotive world. We will miss you Tom. Find more info on the man and his accomplishments at Allpar.
Ricci Cavallaro took a bone-stock 2015 Challenger Hellcat to Pittsburgh Raceway Park, swapped out the OEM rubber for Nitto NT05 tires measuring 305/45/r18, and made a 10.97 pass on his first run! Two subsequent runs were also in the 10s. Read more at Torque News. Videos of his first two runs after the jump!