1973 Volvo 1800ES

Started on June 26 by acnvolvo

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Our SCCA F Production race car with Volvo Bill behind the wheel took 2nd place in the CFR SCCA 2010 points championship. I finished in 4th. We had a DNF free season and the car finished on the podium at all race weekends. Bill had three wins and one second, and I had two wins, one second and one third. Finally made it through a race weekend without taking out the custom front air dam.

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Jun 26, 2009 1:34 p.m.
Greg Voth:
Mmmmm. Racing Estate Wagon. I like it!
Jun 26, 2009 5:22 p.m.
I would love to know more about the car. Looks great!
Jun 27, 2009 4:33 a.m.
That is super cool. Talk about a unique race car!
Aug 3, 2009 2:46 p.m.
EastCoastMojo (Forum Supporter):
SWEET! I would totally rock that!
Mar 29, 2010 8:11 a.m.
This car needs to be featured in the magazine!
Sep 13, 2010 9:07 a.m.
Would love to see more pictures of the car.
Sep 24, 2010 8:27 a.m.
What would it cost to make another one? Just so you wouldn't have to race alone
Nov 27, 2010 1:34 p.m.
I finally changed the photo of the racecar. Had to buy a new digital camera and learn to edit sizes. Bill was the meat in a miata sandwich at the CFR SCCA October 2010 season finale at Sebring. The old 73 actually beat a STU turbo charged mazda miata! Go volvo!
Nov 28, 2010 11:18 a.m.
Skunkman...priceless! The costs never end. The car has been a 9 year evolution and I think he has finally reached the point where he won't change anything anymore except fluid and tires (and parts that break). Bill broke a left rear shock during the qualifying at Sebring in October and still qualified on inside pole and two seconds faster than me! Luckily we had a spare. Gas is $7.50 a gallon and tires are $200 each! Thank goodness Hoosier offers money for SARRC race wins.
Mar 27, 2012 8:46 p.m.
I've got a few pics from last season of us running at the Cabin Fever Cure race. I need to post them.
May 7, 2014 6:23 p.m.
I love it!

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