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Stock Cars Stock cars have come a long way since the days of the old jalopy but many race fans will tell you the vintage stock cars put on some of the best fender banging action of all-time.



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Old 01-31-2012, 01:43 PM   #1
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Default How a 1960 Thunderbird can come apart

This has got to be my favorite action photo from Daytona speedway.
The year is 1960 and the running of the Daytona 500.
That is Tommy Herbert of Miami flying over the guardrail near the west turn in his 1960 Ford Thunderbird.
Check out all the sections of car that have left it.
Just above the trunk of the #49 '60 chevy, is the motor.
To the bottom right is the hood.
Just above the hood is the front grill and bumper.
Yep, up there above the trees is the front wheel assembly.
Tommy had some bad injuries but he did survive.
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Old 01-31-2012, 11:50 PM   #2
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Default Re: How a 1960 Thunderbird can come apart

I think that was the first Daytona 500
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Old 03-27-2012, 10:21 PM   #3
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YOWZA! Looks like the remains of a Michael Waltrip race car.
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