Tag Archives: SOHC

Connie Kalitta’s SOHC Ford Bounty Hunter Top Fuel Dragster

Connie Kalitta had his Ford SOHC Top Fuel car on display at the 1968 Autorama. It’s amazing how simple this rig looks. Slingshot dragster chassis, with a minimum of body work and a huge Ford V-8 mounted in front of the driver. This isn’t some cut-away display car, it is the complete dragster, ready to […]

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Paul Stefansky’s Boss Hoss Mustang Funny Car

The Boss Hoss was Paul Stefansky’s entry for the 1968 drag racing season. The rare notchback Mustang funny car relied on an injected
Ford SOHC for power.

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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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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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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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