VINTAGE RACE CAR - 1940 FORD - MOODY #28

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Technical specifications

Manufacturer:Ford
Model:Other
Year:1940
Mileage:98,765
Engine:V8 FORD FLATHEAD
Trim:COUPE
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1940 FORD V8 FLATHEAD - #28 RALPH MOODY DRIVEN, EARLY NASCAR ROOTS!!!!
NOW YOU CAN OWN A NOSTALGIC PIECE OF RACING HISTORY WITH THIS RALPH MOODY
DRIVEN ORIGINAL CAR.
THIS CAR WAS RACED MOSTLY ON THE NEW ENGLAND TRACKS BACK IN THE DAY, AND IS RICH IN MEMORIES OF NASCAR LEGEND RALPH MOODY. IN 1957 MOODY JOINED WITH HOLMAN IN CHARLOTTE, N.C. TO FORM HOLMAN-MOODY RACING WHICH LED TO RECOGNIZING THIS AREA AS THE RACING CAPITAL OF THE WORLD. THIS RENOWNED TEAM BUILT VIRTUALLY ALL OF THE FACTORY FORD RACECARS DURING THE 1950'S, 60'S AND 70'S. THEY RANK AS THE MOST SUCCESSFUL TEAM IN MOTORSPORTS HISTORY.
THE #28, 1940 FORD COUPE, WAS RESCUED FROM A SALVAGE YARD IN MASSACHUSETTES AND RESTORED TO ITS ORIGINAL LOOK. IT HAS SINCE BEEN MECHANICALLY RESTORED AS WELL, INCLUDING AN ENGINE REBUILD, BRAKES, DRIVE TRAIN, ETC.
THIS CAR RUNS AND DRIVES GREAT! IT IS CURRENTLY ON DISPLAY AND MAKES FREQUENT VISITS TO LOCAL MUSEUMS, SHOWS, THE ANNUAL LEGENDS BEACH EXHIBITION RACE, AND DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY EVENTS.
YOU ARE BIDDING ON MUCH MORE THAN JUST THE CAR! HERE IS A RARE PIECE OF A TIME GONE BY, THAT FORMED RACING AS WE KNOW IT TODAY.


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