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Morgan Shepherd Comic; Part 2

This is the second of three parts on the Morgan Shepherd Comic by Vortec. Morgan was one of the Wood Brothers race drivers. The story in this comic covers his early years of racing about how he built his way up to the Wood Brothers. Double click on any image to enlarge it, double click […]

Morgan Shepherd Comic; Part 1

The Wood Brothers have had a prestigious list of race drivers in their cars over the years. Although Morgan Shepherd never drove one of our Aero Cars he was never the less one of the Wood Brothers racing family. In the 1990’s Vortex Comics did a series of comic books on NASCAR drivers of the […]

FCA Nationals 2019 Dayton Ohio

  You may know some of these guys. The pictures and information were provided by Michael Callahan. I find the story on the #21 Cale Yarborough Fairlane very interesting. I remember when this car was for sale on eBay and I too shrugged it off as a cheap backyard clone. WRONG!    

1969 Mercury Cyclone Spoiler II

1969 Mercury Cyclone Spoiler II; How and Why was it Built? In 1969 NASCAR raced Stock Cars; these race cars were built from cars straight off the show room floor! It was the time of the AERO WARS on the new Super Speedways. The manufactures went to their engineers and race teams for help in […]

Bobby Unser and Ford go to Pikes Peak

Back in 1969 you think of Ford and David Pearson winning the NASCAR Championship. That is only natural but did you know that the 1969 Ford Torino also set a record at Pikes Peak with Bobby Unser at the wheel? The video below is from an interview at the 2016 Muscle Car And Corvette Nationals […]

1969 Ford Talladega, an Introduction

1969 Ford Talladega; How and Why was it Built? Unlike today, in 1969 NASCAR raced Stock Cars; race cars built from cars straight off the show room floor! The Daytona 500 in 1969 was the beginning of the AERO WARS on the new NASCAR Super Speedways.  This automotive war resulted in the Ford Talladega, Mercury […]

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  • Hot Rod Power Tour 2019; Day 5

    Hot Rod Power Tour 2019; Day 5

    Mike has been on the road with his 1969 Mercury Cyclone Spoiler II for 5 days of the tour plus the trip to the beginning of the Tour in Charlotte. Although there are two more days in the Tour this is Mike’s last day and last report. I what to thank Mike for his dedication […]

  • Hot Rod Power Tour 2019; Day 4

    Hot Rod Power Tour 2019; Day 4

    Mike Callahan has a little extra comment on Day 4. I asked him about the rumor of stolen cars on the first night and he had the following comment. All the Power Tourers are talking about the stolen cars. The latest is that 5 were stolen and one was recovered. At night when every one […]

  • Hot Rod Power Tour 2019; Day 3

    Hot Rod Power Tour 2019; Day 3

    The Hot Rod Power Tour continues into Day 3 and visits the Bristol Speedway! Mike Callahan is still having a good time and meeting some great friends on the road. He also confirmed that there were a number of cars stolen in Charlotte on the night before Day 1. He gave no details but from […]

  • Hot Rod Power Tour; Day 2

    Hot Rod Power Tour; Day 2

    The Tour continues and Mike Callahan and his Spoiler II continue to attract attention and represent the Blue Oval Aero cars. Thanks for the update Mike. Day 2. Today we drove from Concord NC to Martinsville VA. Saturday at Z-max we were lucky that it didn’t rain but today it did rain for the first […]

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