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What is an Aero Car?

What is an Aero Car?

When asked what is an Aero Car, most of us will say it is the 1969 Ford Talladega, Mercury Cyclone Spoiler II, Dodge Daytona, Dodge Charger 500 and 1970 Plymouth Superbird. If you answered this way you are WRONG! These are the Aero Cars we love but are they the only ones? Trick Question? This […]

What Are You Working ON? Frank Durso

What Are You Working ON? Frank Durso

If you follow this site regularly you have heard of Frank Durso before. He must have a four leaf clover embedded in his hip. He has a real knack for finding and acquiring some very desirable and rare stuff. It all started when he located a rough Talladega and went wild from there. He came […]

Sherri and Bill's LeeRoy Yarbrough

Sherri and Bill’s LeeRoy Yarbrough

It seems like we pay a lot of attention on this site on how to restore a Talladega or Spoiler II back to the way the factory built the car. Such restorations take an extreme amount of knowledge, patients, technical skill and a suitcase full of greenbacks. The results can be very rewarding and we […]

David Pearson Cobra; Part 2

David Pearson Cobra; Part 2

The HotRod.com article we posted earlier about the David Pearson’s 1969 Cobra that Ford and Holman Moody built for him generated some additional information. Alan Miller arguably has every car magazine article ever published. What is even more amazing is that he can remember what is in all of them. Heck, I get this months […]

The Legend of Junior Johnson; Part 4

The Legend of Junior Johnson; Part 4

The Vortex comic book life story of Junior Johnson takes us from the 1973/1974 NASCAR season up to his induction into the Hall of Fame. Remember this comic book was published in 1991 and by no means covers the entire life of Junior Johnson. Continue reading for the conclusion of the Vortex comic The Legend […]

David Pearson's Street Cobra

David Pearson’s Street Cobra

For many years one of the questions often asked when Aero Car folks got together is: “Do you know where the David Pearson Talladega is?”. The rumor was that Ford have given David a brand new Talladega painted in his official 1968/69 race colors as a reward for winning consecutive NASCAR Championships in 68 and […]

The Legend of Junior Johnson; Part 3

The Legend of Junior Johnson; Part 3

In Part 2 Junior Johnson won the Daytona 500 by discovering the draft. In Part 3 Junior says he doesn’t enjoy being a race car driver anymore. He becomes one of the most successful race team owners in history!

The Legend of Junior Johnson; Part 2

The Legend of Junior Johnson; Part 2

In Part 1 Junior Johnson discovered racing. In Part 2 he goes to Daytona, invents drafting and wins! If you have trouble reading the text click on the image and then click on the new image and it will enlarge to make reading easier. The Legends of NASCAR Staring Junior Johnson: Continued in Part 3

Life of Junior Johnson in Comics; Part 1

Life of Junior Johnson in Comics; Part 1

Junior Johnson is one of NASCAR’s all time top drivers and car owners. His driving record includes 50 wins and he retired at age 34! Then he did what most drivers cannot do; he became a very successful car owner. His drivers included some names familure to the aero car family; such as Lee Roy […]

The Life of David Pearson Comicbook; Part 5: Conclusion

The Life of David Pearson Comicbook; Part 5: Conclusion

I hope you have enjoyed this series. If so, let me know and I will pick out some of our other heros. How about Junior Johnson or Richard Petty?  

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