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Car trailers and transport

Post by Victoracing » Fri Jul 23, 2021 10:51 pm

What is your coolest, favorite method of transporting the race car?

Yes, I agree that the only way to do it in 1959 was to drive your Courier to the track, unbolt the windshield and muffler, and pump up the tire pressures.
A trailer was for those "rich guys".


But this post is to drum up the coolest, ingeneous rigs out there. Add your best finds.
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Re: Car trailers and transport

Post by Victoracing » Fri Jul 23, 2021 11:01 pm

Young Mark Donohue, back from his first race at Limerock, April 23,1960

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1954 Chev wagon tows Elva racer 1960; home in Summit maybe copy.jpg
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Re: Car trailers and transport

Post by Victoracing » Fri Jul 23, 2021 11:04 pm

Mercedes 1955

What could go wrong?

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MB longnose 1955 W196.jpg
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Re: Car trailers and transport

Post by Victoracing » Fri Jul 23, 2021 11:16 pm

the LeMans 1964 Courier

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Post by jwilliams » Sat Jul 24, 2021 5:29 pm

Speaking of "rich guys and trailers", I love that Mercedes cab forward design. So odd. This one is Jay Leno's.
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Post by Victoracing » Sun Jul 25, 2021 4:20 pm

Don Kraftson team used Ray's big Benz to travel to Road America Runoffs in comfort.

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Re: Car trailers and transport

Post by Victoracing » Mon Oct 04, 2021 2:44 pm

another rich guy's rig . . .

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Off to Vineland..1959 Elva Courier 1950 Ford F-2.jpg
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hahaha
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Post by Victoracing » Sat Oct 30, 2021 12:25 pm

hi-tech dubbledeck transport Cumb 62 25 EP nose stripe.jpg
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Re: Car trailers and transport

Post by Victoracing » Tue May 24, 2022 12:13 pm

Chris Bonk, NorCal
vintage Ford rampback hauler
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