RSSArchive for 2019

Oldies; Part One

Oldies; Part One

You all know that we are celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Aero Cars this year. I have previously asked for some old vintage photos of these cars and have had zero contributions. I have some of mine and some I got from Joe Machado several years ago. These give us a great window into […]

1969 Ford Talladega Video

1969 Ford Talladega Video

Videos on the 1969 Ford Talladega are very hard to find. Here is one from 2008. PLEASE do NOT use the Talladega in this video as a restoration guide as to what is correct on a Talladega. When this video was shot it was in driver condition as restored by the previous owner. It was […]

Mercury Cyclone Spoiler II Video

Mercury Cyclone Spoiler II Video

In 1969 Ford, Mercury and Dodge began a short-lived aero war on the tracks of NASCAR. Although the war was fought on the race tracks, battles also occurred in the auto dealer showrooms and on the street. Put a Ford guy and a Dodge guy in one location together and the argument will start as […]

Dick Hutcherson, you need to know who he was!

Dick Hutcherson, you need to know who he was!

   As some of you know, I grew up in Iowa back in the 50s and 60s. I was a dirt track race fan and loved to watch all the locals do their thing on the local dirt. However, once or twice a year the big shoes would come to town and of course, they […]

2019 and 2020 Reunion Events

2019 and 2020 Reunion Events

  The 50th Anniversary of the Aero Cars has been going on all year but, as you know, the big celebration will be in October at the Tim Wellborn Museum and at the Talladega Super Speedway. Unfortunately, not everyone will be able to attend the 2019 event due to the limited number of cars permitted […]

All Ford Show @Woodward Dream Cruise

All Ford Show @Woodward Dream Cruise

Mike Callahan not only took in the Woodward Dream Cruise but also the All Ford Show on Sunday. Mike admits to not getting as many good photos of cars at Woodward due to the constant movement of cars and traffic. He was either driving or the cars were always moving that he wanted to take […]

Woodward Avenue; Part 2

Woodward Avenue; Part 2

This is our second part of a report from Mike Callahan and his “Bonneville” Spoiler II at the 2019 Woodward Dream Cruise. Saturday on Woodward is the big and last day. By 8 am thousands of people are already setting up their canopies and chairs and the cruising begins. As most of you likely know, […]

Woodward Dream Cruise; Report

Woodward Dream Cruise; Report

Team Member “Bonneville” Mike Callahan is at it again. This time he has taken his modified Spoiler II to the Woodward Dream Cruise. As usual, Mike has sent us a report on his activities and a glimpse inside the event. His pictures are always a treasure. Here are his edited comments from Friday. It is […]

Join the MCACN Aero Car Display

Join the MCACN Aero Car Display

By now there should be no one who doesn’t know this is the 50th Anniversary of the Aero Car Wars. Likewise, if you don’t know what the MCACN (Muscle Car And Corvette Nationals) are you haven’t been paying close enough attention to the car hobby. In November of 2019 these two events will come together […]

Wood Brothers #21 Paul Menard Mustang; See it, hear it!

Wood Brothers #21 Paul Menard Mustang; See it, hear it!

We recently had the opportunity to see the Paul Menard Mustang NASCAR race car owned by the Wood Brothers. This was at our local Ford Dealer, Murfreesboro Ford, in Murfreesboro TN. They are the number 1 Ford Dealer in TN and sell some very high performance Mustangs including Shelby, Saleen and Roush! Although NASCAR now […]

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