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1975 Ford Torino IMSA/NASCAR

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1975 Ford Torino IMSA / NASCAR Chassis No: HM001 Team: Holman Moody Drivers: David Pearson, Larry Pearson, Gary Bowsher, Jim Bowsher Engine: Ford Boss 429 Cubic Inch V8 Horsepower: 600+ Weight: 3500 lbs Top Speed: 207 MPH In 1975 NASCAR founder Bill France asked IMSA and the FIA to create a class for stock cars in their series, and in particular the 24 Hours of Daytona and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Holman and Moody built this car at France's suggestion specifically for those two races. This car was based on a fabricated Grand National style chassis that was nearly identical to the one developed for oval track racing. NASCAR Ford Galaxie based front suspension components and massive drum brakes were used up front, with a trailing arm-equipped, coil spring suspension system in the rear. Power came from a dry sump equipped Boss 429 engine mounted as low and rearward in the chassis as possible to aid in handling. The IMSA rules allowed more freedom in fabricating the body than what was allowed in NASCAR racing. The Torino's body was sectioned so severely that its rocker panels were completely removed. Large front and rear spoilers add to the car's road race looks and serve as the mounti

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  • Ad ID
    246131
  • Ad type
    For sale
  • Category
    Ford > Torino
  • Year
    1975

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United Kingdom

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