Tag Archives: Mustang

The Saga of the Competition + Mustang Funny Car

The story of Competition + and how a collection of drivers, car owners and fuel funny cars lead to a sad event at the 1967 Nationals at Indianapolis

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Dick Smith defeats Ron Ross for gasoline Funny Car Honors

Dick Smith’s Firebrewed Dodge Coronet defeated Ron Ross for the gas funny car crown at Detroit Dragway’s Midwest Championships.

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Funny car showdown: Jerry Harvey against Wayne Gapp

In a battle of SOHC powered Fords, Wayne Gapp defeated Jerry Harvey at Detroit Dragway’s 1967 Midwest Championshps.

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Stone, Woods and Cook at Detroit Dragway

Even though the Dark Horse 2 funny car never left the trailer, the Stone, Woods and Cook Mustang still made a big impression on the fans at Detroit Dragway.

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The mystery of the Competition + Mustang funny car

Known as Competition +, this was likely the first flip-top Mustang funny car in existence. Who drove it and why is it so difficult to learn more about the car

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Muskrat Experimental Mustang at Detroit Dragway

The Muskrat was campaigned by J.D. Collins of Taylor, Michigan. Fastback Mustang carried a Ford 427 wedge for under the hood.

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Mr. Ford’s Aggravation: Bob DuBrock’s Mustang Funny Car

Usually a competitor on the NASCAR drag racing circuit, Bob DuBrock brought his fastback Mustang funny car to the 1966 Detroit Dragway Invitational. DuBrock ran well, but couldn’t hold off the more radical match racers he faced.

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