1968 Harold Wilson Dragster "Performance Specialties" Top Fuel Front Engine

66 002 EUR

1968 Harold Wilson Dragster "Performance Specialties" Top Fuel Front Engine

66 002 EUR
  • Model
    Harold Wilson Dragster "Performance Specialties" Top Fuel Front Engine
  • Year
    1968
  • Condition
    Used
  • Body Type
    n/a
  • Fuel Type
    Petrol
  • Power
    n/a
  • Mileage
    0 km
  • Address
    14150 Grasslands Drive Suite A Englewood, CO 80112
  • Country
  • Published
    almost 2 years ago
VIN
68011
Color
White
Metallic
No
Engine
381 HEMI V8
Engine Number
N/A
Chassis Number
N/A
Gearbox
Automatic
Steering Wheel
LHD
Drive Wheels
N/A
1st Reg. Country
N/A
Doors
N/A
Interior Color
Black
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Description

Gateway Classic Cars of Denver is proud to offer this 1968 Martin & Smith "Performance Specialties" Top Fuel Front Engine Dragster

This Historic Dragster comes with an amazing story of restoration and resurrection.

The Martin & Smith Dragster was commissioned, owned and driven by Ron Martin out of Blue Springs, MO and wrenched on along with his crew chief Bob "Cowboy" Smith of Kansas City, MO
The dragster was raced in NHRA Division 5 and AHRA events wearing the number 515 throughout the Midwest.

The car was originally built by Bill Beeman in 1968 as a Top Gas dragster and won 4 consecutive events in Denver, CO between 1969 to 1971 before being upgraded to 185" and refitted to run in the TOP Fuel class in Kansas by Harold Wilson.

This FE Dragsters best recorded ET and MPH of 6.48 sec at 223 MPH beating Gary Beck at Twin Cities Dragway in Marion, SD

This history of the Dragster in more detail can be viewed via this link:
https://youtu.be/COhNZpF3kl8

More Video of this Beautiful Dragster Cackling away can be seen here: (Turn up that Volume)
https://youtu.be/3gGhL-wBJr4

Don't miss your opportunity to own a piece of the Golden Age of NHRA Drag racing!

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