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Heavyweight Collection of Factory Lightweights

Heavyweight Collection of Factory Lightweights

Mecum is getting set to auction an amazing collection of Detroit muscle, including several significant factory lightweight drag cars, all owned by enthusiast Don Fezell. A former racer, Fezell has amassed a truly exceptional assemblage of racing specials from the Big Three and beyond. Here are pics of a few of the factory racers coming up for sale, and check out THIS LINK to see the whole batch.

Photos courtesy of Mecum Auctions.


’68 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet Lightweight (Bill Ireland’s Super Stock car)


“Old Reliable IV” 1963 Chevrolet Impala Z11 (Grumpy Jenkins-built, driven by Dave Strickler)


“Hemi Honker” 1964 Dodge 330 Lightweight (1st ’64 Hemi — NHRA Record Holder)

Updated: October 21, 2016 — 10:59 AM

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