RoadRacer68
Sept. 25, 2012 8:56 a.m.

This was an old ICSCC GT4 champ from 25 years ago. Changed hands who knows how many times, ended up in Northern Cal sitting in a back yard. We grabbed it for my daughter with the idea of auto crossing, which turned into a research and restore, with some upgrades. Found a 2.0L and rocket box, got hooked up with some good folks, sourced some parts from England and here we are! Very quick in the slow speed stuff, doesn't have a ton of straight away grunt but it's a momentum car. It's done 3 trackdays with the Norcal Shelby Club and Trackmasters Racing and 1 autocross. Looking at doing the Goodguys Autocross at Pleasanton in November. We'll see what the little Corty can do against the big V-8's on that tight course..

http://www.flickr.com/photos/roadracer68/sets/72157629925226659/

mrhappy HalfDork
Sept. 25, 2012 9:37 a.m.

Cool build. What's the silver car sitting next it?

RossD UberDork
Sept. 25, 2012 9:47 a.m.

Great! Now I'm jealous.

petegossett UltraDork
Sept. 25, 2012 8:17 p.m.

If you need a Twin Cam for it, I have a spare.

Schmidlap HalfDork
Sept. 26, 2012 9:46 a.m.
mrhappy wrote: Cool build. What's the silver car sitting next it?

1968 Mercury Cougar which is also incredibly cool.

RoadRacer68
RoadRacer68 New Reader
Sept. 27, 2012 2:19 p.m.

In reply to mrhappy: 68 Mercury Cougar. My regular track car, in the midst of a makeover of sorts. A tad more serious this time..

RoadRacer68
RoadRacer68 New Reader
Sept. 27, 2012 2:22 p.m.

In reply to petegossett: Oh man...wish I could swing that one! Twin Cam would be cool!

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