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Trans-Am 4

This is the last Trans Am video I made at the 2008 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance (aside from when the selected award winning Trans-Am cars got their awards)


 


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Trans-Am 6
All the cars returning from their parade to Carmel.





Trans-Am 3
This is the 3rd (and 2nd longest) in the series of 4, from the 2008 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance





Trans Am-Jim Hague '71 Javelin-Sept 25-27, 2009
Historic Trans Am group at the HMSA Coronado "Classic" Speed Festival, Coronado (San Diego) CA.. Jim Hague , in the #2 '71 AMC Javelin, battles for 1st place the entire race, in what turned out to be a 1-2-3 all-Javelin finish. Clip is 1st 9 min of race #2...video courtesy of ManiMotorsports





Trans-Am Series Racing Cars: 2010 Monterey Historics Part 1 of 2: Paddock
1966-1972 Trans-Am series racing cars in the paddock. Trans-Am Sound-O-Rama.





1969 Javelin SST 390
A 1969 AMC Javelin SST 390 I shot at the Detroit AutoRama 2013....A very nice one owner car...with a cool History...check it out!!..Make sure you follow me so that you don't miss any of the other cool Cars I shot at this Show!!! Apparel Provided By; http://www.etmotorgear.com/ Check Them Out!!





Trans Am Paddock '66-'72 Sights & Sounds
Happy July 4th! If you have speakers plugged into your computer, turn it up. Hopefully you have a subwoofer, too! This footage is me walking through Vic Edelbrock's collection of vintage Trans-Am racecars as they're being prepared for the Group 7A races and enjoying the sights and sounds... The Trans-Am Series is an automobile racing series which was created in 1966 by Sports Car Club of America (SCCA). This was the proving ground for all American manufacturers to compete with race-modified production cars. It ran until 1972 when at the height of Richard Nixon's incompetence dealing with OPEC, we had a gas shortage which was compounded by an embargo levied against us. Syria, Egypt and Tunisia didn't really like Nixon re-feuling their arch-enemy, Israel. Rather than address the shortage, the auto industry was heavily regulated to curb consumption. Further restrictions placed on the oil industry by an other rocket surgeon, Jimmy Carter, left us unable to further develop our own oil supplies which cemented these changes to the auto industry. These events changed muscle cars as we knew them into complete turds for over a decade while US auto makers struggled with the regulations and re-learned how to produce decent cars again... but for the "pony cars", it was the beginning of the end. The oil embargo of 1973 changed the shape of not only the auto industry, but all forms of auto racing to follow. You used to be able to afford these cars. I remember when... back when I was in high school... But it's 2010 now. This race celebrates all the classic cars you've dreamed of owning or being seen in. These things auction in the 6+ figures now (because of their race history). Enjoy this parade of '60's and early '70's model Ford Mustangs, Chevrolet Camaros, Plymouth Barracudas, Mercury Cougars, AMC Javelins, Pontiac Firebirds, and Dodge Challengers. This event required that they be in their original race condition in order to run with the Group 7A cars, so the contest to follow is all about how much compression these 40+ year old cars have left, and who's driving it. These beauties have been meticulously preserved by the best collectors, engineers and mechanics in the industry. I hope you guys can appreciate it because this is off my normal subject material. I just wanted to change things up and post something American on Independence day. This one's for the Veterans.





1970 AMX
A very nice 1970 AMX I shot at the World Of Wheels 2013 in Chattanooga....A great car with a great story...very cool...Check it out...Make sure you subscribe so that you don't miss any of the cool videos I post!!





Thomas Flyers
There were no less than 14 Thomas Flyers gathered at the 2008 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance including The 1908 Great Race winning 1907 Thomas Flyer (from the national motor museum in Reno Nevada), early on they were setup in a elipse with the The Great Race winner in the middle. Here is a walkaround of all the cars. This is about (or over) 3/4 of the Entire Thomas Flyers in existance, probably never will be duplicated ever again. Enjoy.





1970 Trans-Am Year in Review
Best year of Trans-Am racing!!





Mark Donohue Javelin SST 1970 Stored in Trailer for over 20 years rescued unloaded forklifted
This is a video capturing the unloading of a 1970 Mark Donohue Javelin SST that was stored in a trailer for over 20 years. I was a little scared filming this as I did not want to be posting a video of the destruction of a 1970 Mark Donohue Javelin SST, personally I would have cut the roof off the trailer and taken the car out with a helicopter, not to worry though as there were 2 guys inside the trailer ready to catch the car if it fell or tipped over ...but alas, as risky as it was, a success!!!! 2 other cars were stored in the trailer as well, a super low mile Gremlin and I think it was a 1979 AMX, but this was the treasure we were digging for!!!!!! On the spoiler you will notice "401", this was originally a 390 and if I remember right it is a Big Bad Orange, Orange or Green, it was not a bad re-paint but the inside of the door jam reveals the original color, a nice find!!! The car is in fantastic condition! This was not accomplished on the first attempt, a few mis-fires happened but it all was okay in the end!





Monterey Historic Auto Races 2008: Trans-Am Series Racing Cars
Trans-Am race car footage from the Monterey Historic Automobile Races at Laguna Seca, August 2008.





Trans-Am Series Racing Cars: 2010 Monterey Historics Part 2 of 2: Track
1966-1972 Trans-Am racing cars on the track. Check this video too. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YruA8hxPgOA





Trans-Am 2
This is another Trans-Am video clip (out of 4) I got at the 2008 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance





Trans-Am Series Racing Cars Paddock 2005 Monterey Historics Part 1 of 2
Trans-Am cars in the paddock and leaving the paddock at the Monterey Historic Races in 2005. Penske Javelins & Camaros, Bud Moore and Gurney Mustangs, Sam Posey's Challanger, Jim Hall's Chaparral Camaro, Jerry Titus's Firebird, Smokey Yunick's Camaro.





2008 Monterey Historics Trans Am Race Camaro # 7 Part 2
2008 Monterey Historics Trans Am Race Camaro # 7 Part 2




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