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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 […]

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 […]

Cam Crawford's Right Hand Drive Race Car

Cam Crawford’s Right Hand Drive Race Car

For those of you who have not had the pleasure of meeting our Kiwi Team Members you have been missing out. They are a group of hard core Ford/Mercury Aero cars guys who regularly visit the US during their “Down Under” New Zealand winter which just happens to be our summer. They have attended the […]

Morgan Shepherd Comic; Part 3 Conclusion

Morgan Shepherd Comic; Part 3 Conclusion

This three part series was originally published by Vortec Comics back in the 90’s. NASCAR was growing and learning about some of the drivers was important to build a diverse fan base. Arguably, these comics were also another way to bring younger fans into the fold. The facts contained in them are accurate is not […]

Morgan Shepherd Comic; Part 2

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

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

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 Ford Talladega, an Introduction

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 […]

AJ Foyt at Ontario Motor Speedway

AJ Foyt at Ontario Motor Speedway

As we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Ford Aero Cars from 1969 let’s take a look back at one of the stars from that period but not David or Cale. AJ Foyt is arguably one of the very best, most versatile race car drivers of all time. The Ontario Motor Speedway in Ontario California […]

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