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Initial Quality Award; Real People

Initial Quality Award; Real People

Regardless of your vehicle preferences you should enjoy this.

2017 Talladega Spoiler Family Reunion: Part 4

2017 Talladega Spoiler Family Reunion: Part 4

This is the fourth and final report on the 2017 Talladega Spoiler Family Reunion. The afternoon of the second day was the final leg of the driving tour. We had a long lunch at a nice little restaurant where the food was great but the service a little slow. As a result we were late […]

2017 Talladega Spoiler Family Reunion; Part 3

2017 Talladega Spoiler Family Reunion; Part 3

The 2017 Talladega Spoiler Family Reunion was one of the best yet. For the second time we incorporated a driving event on the second day. Although this was the first year we actually had a number of the Club cars participate. Last year the weather did not cooperate and discouraged use of an old non-air […]

Aerodynamic Wind Tunnel Tests

Aerodynamic Wind Tunnel Tests

  I recently came across a couple of 3/8 scale styling/wind tunnel models and they got me to thinking. Although I have seen some wind tunnel numbers of tests for the 1969 Ford Talladega and Mercury Spoiler II as well as the Chrysler products I have never known whether Ford used full size cars or […]

Beep Beep Your Ass!!!

Beep Beep Your Ass!!!

Do you remember the anti Road Runner decals from back in the late 60s and early 70s? They were the unofficial Ford response to the Road Runner/Superbird cartoons being used by the MOPAR folks. It seems our Bill Holbrook had a little to do with this. As Bill tells it: “During one of my frequent visits to […]

Update on Petty Torino

Update on Petty Torino

I received an update on last week’s article on the Petty Torino. Joshua Kupka was the previous owner of the car in our article and he provided the following clarifications. “I have talked with Kevin Marti and he stated that they made 200 of these and they came with several types of engines but all […]

Ford Wins Le Mans

Ford Wins Le Mans

In 1966, 1967, 1968, and 1969 Ford dominated Le Mans. Listen to how they did it and what it means for Ford in 2013. You will also hear from Dan Gurney. Remember Dan started the spraying of Champaign at his Le Mans win. No one had done it previously, now it is standard procedure. If […]

Car Stories

Car Stories

We get the most comments on stories about you. It seems readers really like to hear what the rest of you have to say and what stories you have to tell. Do you have a special story about your Talladega or Spoiler II? How you found it or maybe its about the one you didn’t get? Perhaps you […]

Speedway Fords & Mercurys-1963 1/2 Marauder

Speedway Fords & Mercurys-1963 1/2 Marauder

If you are a real Blue Oval lover or if you are just into the Aero Cars from Ford you need a good background in the history of the Company’s racing heritage. What better way to do that than with some vintage Speedway Newsletter articles. Our Monday morning posts from the old Speedway Newsletters will […]

Speedway Fords & Mercury - Talladega

Speedway Fords & Mercury – Talladega

This is our first in a series of historical article reprints from the early 1980s Club Speedway Fords & Mercury. Our first article may contain the name of a person you are familiar with, Steve Honnel. You may also recognise the name Don Amadio on the artwork. Both are active in the Registry and our […]

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