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FS/FT 2001 Suzuki Esteem 5 speed
GROUP B LOVE!
WTB Small Bore Race Car
Fort Worth to L.A. & Back!
NASA-SE: Spring Brake, Apr 10-11, NCCAR
Help me find a Miata based Locsot frame
Legends of Motorsports @ Barber
TVR Tuscan racecar construction details (with photos!)
FS Margay W/Yellow Box Stock $700 obo
2003-2010 Grassroots Motorsports Back Issues
CVT from F500
FS: Ultrashield race suit SFI 3-2a/5 XXXL
E30 or E36 rear-end swap into MGB
Nismo Racing seat
Just rented a Cobalt
Worst Kia evar!
BMW 2002 front suspension rethink
SVRA/Sebring Rental
FS: Mike Wilson 4 W/ Briggs World Formula
Logitech MOMO Racing Force Feedback Wheel & Pedals
2 full face helmet Sa2005 $15 M2000 $20
FS: Honda/Acura parts, Rad house, Misc kart parts
FS: Mike Wilson 4 W/ BSP Clone
Birel Ar4 125cc Sr Rotax Max Tag kart
FS: Birel AR4 Kart W/ Clone $450
SOVREN Maryhill Loops Hillclimb
Design a car for time travel.
tach,kartstand,seats,wheel,racingstickers,&helmet
Birel M31 PRD tag kart W/ enclosed trailer
Elkheart Lake Vintage Festival 2012
Trailer Hitch & cargo net/cargo cover
fs: Complete Birel Kart Package with spares
Choosing vintage vs. contemporary
Quick IRS audit question
2008 Biesse Kart $1200
Targa Newfoundland
Cheap seat sliders
ICE RACING
FS:Mychron 3 W/Accessories & Alfano Tach
FS: MISC karts parts feel free to make offers
Future car culture?
SVRA Spring Vintage Weekend at Road America
Road America HAWK tickets - can't use
FS: 1978 IROC Race Series Penske Camaro
Desperately seeking FVee
Cheapest form of Racing! Race kart Biesse W/ Clone
FS/FT: 2013 KIA Forte SX
73 Super Beetle 1303RSR - '07 STI EJ257 swap
Finding the right wheel fitment
FS:Complete HF Clone Engine & Vega Helmet
Happy Holidays Free stuff
FS: 3 coyote karts 5 Briggs engines
F/S: Class 12 off road race car - buggy - in Texas
Kart Parts, Rims, Seats, and Bodywork
Spec RX-7 complete car and then some
Kart Parts, Rims, Seats, engines, helmet and Bodywork
Birel R32 Race kart, Parts, ect...
All Models All Makes Car Show!
FS: One man Kartlift stand
FS: 2005 Margay 1.4 race kart
FS:Margay, Birel, Clone, and L0206 karts
FS: Mychron 4 Tach
FS:Vertical Upright Kart Stand
FS: Goodyear Ultra Grip WINTER/SNOW Tires
FS: 3-Piece Ronal Racing Turbos - 5x100 (15x8)
FS:GENUINE BRAND NEW Carpet Floor Mats
FS: Kart Parts/Engines: Kt100 WKA Sr. Pipe with Starter, KPV complete,
FT/FS: 2006 Mazda 5 (5 speed Manual) Get your The Millenium Falcon!
Race cars for sale
Potential $2015 challenge car (just add motor)
The Race of Champions
2012 Victory Kart W/ Briggs and Stratton 206
1958 Berkeley Special
Nissan Frontier V.S. Toyota Tacoma
Kart Garage clean up
FS:4cycle White Chassis,kart stand, extra bodywork
BIg Bend Open Road Race 2016
Lightest weight California steet leagal windshield
1991 'Players Challenge' Camaro Build
Stilo ST5 Composite vs. Arai GP6-S
Z31 300zx VG30ET donor or race as is Maxima turbo 3.0 L
Coatesville Vintage GP - 21 September, SE PA - Volunteers needed!
1971 2002 BMW Vintage Racecar

Vintage Race Cars Readers' Rides

Apr 03, 2011 by subrew
Vintage Race Cars Autodynamics Formula Vee

1964 Autodynamics Formula Vee freshly rejuvinated over the winter, now enjoying some much needed track action with the ACR Race Club in Northern California.

Jul 16, 2009 by subrew
Vintage Race Cars 1964 Autodynamics Formula Vee

1964 Autodynamics Formula Vee I restored over the winter. I've been running it with my local Northern California race club at Thunderhill, Laguna, Buttonwillow, Reno-Fernley etc.

Nov 02, 2014 by dougie
Vintage Race Cars 1957 100-6 MM

Original Florida Green '57 100-6 MM Vintage Racer. Still street legal and kept period correct with full interior.

May 16, 2011 by Racr Fan NY
Vintage Race Cars Red Devil F440

This is our '85 Red Devil 440. The car was built and ran 8 races with Jack Foster in 85 and 86. Since that time it was taken apart and ...

Jul 04, 2011 by Gonzo_Bmod
Vintage Race Cars Legrand Mk 18

1979 Legrand Mk18 DSR with 2000 Yamaha R1 power. Currently running it in SCCA Solo in B Mod. 1020 pounds and 150 HP with 6 speed sequential shifter.

Sep 16, 2011 by marekra
1967 Vintage Race Cars Mustang GT

History: 1967: My Uncle bought the car new in Iowa, the last GT sold in the state. Dark Green Fastback, 289 with a Top loader, manual steering, power kelsey hayes ...

Nov 03, 2018 by dennisg
1934 Vintage Race Cars { once it was a post office jeep}

A 1930's style racer made from a post office jeep. It had to have a 4 cylinder engine older than 1934 to compete[race] with model A based cars so I ...

Nov 08, 2013 by dennisg
1984 Vintage Race Cars gwynn formula junior

a Datsun 1200 engine & drivetrain. VW front axle a 109 tube space frame in a plastic body both of my design and construction. weight 1050 lbs 4 bar rear ...

Jan 23, 2010 by ianscrawford
1985 Vintage Race Cars Rotus 7

This is a rare 7 replica that was built in 1985 using a Toyota Corolla drivetrain but there was an option of a Rotary, a V8, and the DOHC Toyota ...

May 02, 2010 by JonKinOklahoma
1972 Vintage Race Cars Old Lynx B

Lynx B, formerly Dion Dunn's Formula First car. I bought the frame and bodywork (plus a few extras) in 2009. Hae started to take parts off in preparation for rebuilding ...

Jun 24, 2011 by Woody
1975 Vintage Race Cars Macon / Titan Formula Ford

My Formula GRM project car. It's a Titan Mk IX Formula Ford chassis, with Macon FF bodywork. The chassis dates to around 1975, but the bodywork is a little older, ...

Mar 29, 2010 by lenhart06
1975 Vintage Race Cars Van Diemen RF75

Formula Ford

May 06, 2011 by mvt
1978 Vintage Race Cars Sprint

Barn Find - Needs complete rebuild Homebuilt SCCA A-Mod AutoX'er - Sprint Car Chasis - Front Wheel Drive - Ford 2.3 motor - VW Beetle transaxle - Saab hubs/rotors

Jul 16, 2011 by PS122
1989 Vintage Race Cars Vector GB1 Formula Vee

My Solo Vee project car...

Mar 16, 2011 by lasttr
2007 Vintage Race Cars Aluma 7814 car hauler

(There is no category for trailer makes, so I put it under vintage race cars, where a trailer would be found!) I bought this Aluma car hauler in Oregon to ...

Jul 03, 2011 by m1911bldr
1960 Vintage Race Cars Tholen Thundermug

1960, H Modified, Crosley powered, 800 lb, 125 MPH - built by Dale Tholen

Sep 26, 2011 by fmvee
1972 Vintage Race Cars Caldwell D-13

Big engine + light weight + sticky tires= FUN!!!

Dec 17, 2011 by motomoron
1999 Vintage Race Cars Clubsport

Early Radical Clubsport the previous owner spent much money uprating to Prosport spec. 2002 Suzuki GSXR1000 engine w/ EFI, Wilwwod/Outlaw 4 pot brakes, 2 sets of Kodiak 3-piece wheels w/ ...

Sep 07, 2011 by algon
1959 Vintage Race Cars Kellison J4

Kellison J4 Coupe

Jul 07, 2016 by mkiisupra
1983 Vintage Race Cars Red Devil 440

Maybe vintage?? New in 83, wrecked in 85, purchased and heavily massaged by previous owner for SCCA schools and road racing. Transferred owners last week 8/15/11. Chaparral 440... Must wait ...

Jan 24, 2012 by coneracer2
1995 Vintage Race Cars KBS Mark VII

A single seat open wheel race car formerly an F500 road race car now set up as an F-Mod autocross car. Powered by a 494cc two cylinder two stoke engine.

Dec 05, 2012 by fastoldfart
1971 Vintage Race Cars Royale RP4

Royale RP4 Sports Racer (under restoration for vintage racing) pics soon

Dec 05, 2012 by fastoldfart
1968 Vintage Race Cars Tecno/Rover A/Mod

Tecno Formula 2 chassis, 4.0 race preped Rover V-8, Hewland FT200, Formula Atlantic slicks, lots of wing. - 2005 Canadian National Autoslalom Champion

Sep 15, 2013 by kalishek
2012 Vintage Race Cars 999 Motorsports Supersport

Purpose built track day car. Tube frame FIA certified. Fiberglass body. General Motors ECOTEC 2.0 liter LNF engine with Hahn Super 20G turbo kit making 400 hp on E85 fuel. ...

Nov 04, 2013 by gt40guy
1958 Vintage Race Cars Model 1

My first racecar -- homebuilt - wooden chassis -- Larson lawn mower engine -- top speed about 30 mph -- brakes, friction - steering, rope - also my first vehicle ...

Dec 02, 2013 by VIR2014
1980 Vintage Race Cars Monza

This is a photo of my 1980 Monza known as :"Monzilla". I did a frame up restoration and drove it a many oval tracks in the early 2000's. I have ...

Dec 02, 2013 by VIR2014
1980 Vintage Race Cars Cavalier

This is a photo of my 1980 #99 Cavalier Modified that I ran at several oval track including NHMS and MIS. I have owned over 132 vehicles and have loved ...

Dec 02, 2013 by VIR2014
1936 Vintage Race Cars Coupe

This is a photo of Chick Stockwell's origianl1936 Ford that he won a Championship in 1964. I owned it for a few years and toured it around New England. I ...

Dec 02, 2013 by VIR2014
1980 Vintage Race Cars Richie Evans PInto Modified

I owned this original Richie Evans Pinto Modified. I was in the NASCAR Hall of Fame when Richie was inducted into the Hall of Fame two years ago. An amazing ...

Dec 02, 2013 by VIR2014
1901 Vintage Race Cars My Pulling Tractor

I found this pulling tractor in the woods trashed and took it on as a winter project. After all I had never owned a pulling tractor before!

Dec 02, 2013 by VIR2014
1975 Vintage Race Cars Vega Modified

This is the original #14NY Vega modified. It was a Richie Evans chassis and still runs around New England with the vintage racing groups. I bought it from Kevin Brown, ...

Dec 12, 2014 by silverbrick27
1992 Vintage Race Cars Car deleted

Car deleted

Dec 12, 2014 by silverbrick27
2015 Vintage Race Cars Car deleted

Daily driver

Oct 28, 2014 by Team Dudiak Racing
1969 Vintage Race Cars McKEE Formula 5000

One of 3 F5000s built by Bob McKEE in 1969. The car was owned by Tito Nappi and the driver was Kurt Reinold. Kurt raced the McKEE 1969-1971. I purchased ...

Apr 07, 2015 by Automobilist
1969 Vintage Race Cars Beach Mk5-C

Vintage Formula V

Dec 02, 2014 by Tom1200
1986 Vintage Race Cars Novakar Formula 500

Novakar Formula 500 (chassis number 3) AMW engine, 85HP 750lbs with driver. 0-60 times 3.0 seconds and 130mph top speed.

Dec 28, 2014 by CaptianDawg27
1992 Vintage Race Cars Car deleted

Car deleted

Jan 11, 2015 by dennisg
1924 Vintage Race Cars chevrolet speedster

I had so many parts left over from building my 1934 vintage race car that I decided to use the parts to build another car and perhaps my wife would ...

Feb 09, 2018 by Automobilist
1969 Vintage Race Cars Beach Mk5-C

MY wife's, yes WIFE'S race car. If you don't have a wife who road races, and appreciates vintage and modern sports cars, you chose wrong! Sorry...

Dec 11, 2017 by racrdave52
1958 Vintage Race Cars VAY Special

1958 Canadian Class Sports Racer. National Champ in 1958-1959

Vintage Race Cars Ran When Parked

Found a Vintage Race Cars in Knoxville, TN on Oct. 6, 2008

More Micro “ran when parked” Not sure what this is.

Found a Vintage Race Cars in Oshkosh, WI on Oct. 15, 2009

ran at over 450mph, then parked it. LOL,,LOL Mustang

Found a Vintage Race Cars in Clinton, WA on March 18, 2010

Thompson Special race car. One of 4 built and raced in Seattle in 1950’s. Found next to Ray’s Auto Yard, now in storage on Whidbey Island, State of Washington. Might be for sale to …

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