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TRANS AM 1968

LOOK and LISTEN to this opening of a film called Trans Am The Race, made in 1968 If this does not bring chilles up your spine you are dead or gay!! Trans Am racing in the mid 60's though the early 70's was the most exciting era of auto racing EVER!! Get the entire film on DVD at carfilms.com


 


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1967 Trans-Am "Cougar Caper" part 1
Short video (part 1 of 3) of the inaugural 1967 SCCA Trans-Am season, featuring the Mercury Cougar team and driver Dan Gurney.





Trans Am Racing 1967
SCCA Trans Am racing series 1967 season overview from The History of the Trans Am Series 1966-1995 DVD.





Moffat 1969 Trans Am Mustang in-car footage. Fantastic noise!
Allan Moffat's immortal 1969 Trans Am Mustang is one of the greats of Australian motorsport. Winning 101 of 151 races it was also one of the most successful in our nations racing history. Here is some in car footage from the Gold Coast 600 Legends demonstration event, taking it easy as there is a lot of concrete there to hit! See more of this car and others from the Bowden Collection here at www.bowdensown.com.au





1967 Trans-Am "Cougar Caper" part 3
Short video (part 3) of the inaugural 1967 SCCA Trans-Am season, featuring the Mercury Cougar team.





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 Racing of the 60s and 70s
One of my muscle cars videos. This is about Trans Am Racing from the 60s and 70s with small block American muscle cars.





The Cars of Mark Donohue
Some of the cars that Mark Donohue made famous. Included in the video are several of his Trans Am Camaro's, his Championship Trans Am Javelin, and the last car he ever won a race in, his IROC Porsche 911. Filmed the Mark Donohue Reunion at Road America during the Kohler International Challenge with Brian Redman, July 15, 2010. Visit http://www.prdaracing.com/ for more on this event.





Trans Am Racing 1968
Excerpt of the 1968 SCCA Trans Am racing season from The History of the Trans Am Series 1966-1995 DVD. DVD available at www.transamdvd.com





NASCAR Legend Rusty Wallace Testing Vintage 1969 Trans Am Racing Mustang at Road America
Climb aboard with Rusty Wallace, legendary NASCAR Sprint Cup driver and ESPN commentator, as he drives RT Racing's #33 vintage racing Mustang at historic Road America.





TRANS AM 1970 RE MASTER DOCUMENTARY
the compleate season of the 1970 trans am





Shelby GT350 passes Trans-Am Boss 302
Making up for lost time in the qualifying race!





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.





1968 AMC Trans-Am Javelins racing.mov
Here's a clip from the ultra-rare 1969 product intro film "The New World of American Motors." This clip is from the original negative. The clip features Javelins competing on the 1968 Trans-Am racing circuit. Get the film for yourself on Torq-O's "The Late Sixties World of AMC" DVD at www.torq-o.com. While you're at it, check out the Javelin story at Aaron Severson's auto history site ateupwithmotor.com.





1969 Penske Trans-Am Camaro
The 1969 Sunoco Camaro championship winning car. Driven by Mark Donohue the entire 1969 Trans-Am Season. It won six races and finished second in another two. The sister car, driven by Ronnie Bucknum finished 3rd in the Championship, and was later destroyed by an earthquake in Mexico.





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