The Staff of Motorsport Marketing
The Staff of Motorsport Marketing Writer
11/30/21 12:05 p.m.

Vintage racing is for old cars, right? Well, reality check: The ’80s and ’90s didn’t take place yesterday. And considering the climbing interest in cars from that era–thank you, Radwood–perhaps it’s time to put a few of them on track. 

Whether showing or tracking, the big allure of the Rad era remains the same: nostalgia. That word can mean different …

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Matt
Matt Reader
6/11/22 8:19 p.m.

I have an IROC Camaro - they are great machines and have super aftermarket support - to the point where you can be competitive with more modern cars.

like they said in the article, get what you love...

Tom1200
Tom1200 UltraDork
6/11/22 10:17 p.m.

In reply to Matt :

Yup......I have a Rad-Era formula car. 

buzzboy
buzzboy SuperDork
6/12/22 8:31 a.m.

My racecar "just" squeaks into the Rad Era. It's body style was last available in 1980. Heck, all my cars are Rad Era and they all are very cool racecars.

AnthonyGS (Forum Supporter)
AnthonyGS (Forum Supporter) GRM+ Memberand UltraDork
6/12/22 9:51 p.m.
Matt said:

I have an IROC Camaro - they are great machines and have super aftermarket support - to the point where you can be competitive with more modern cars.

like they said in the article, get what you love...

I'd love to see photos of your car.  I've always dreamed of having a 2nd gen F body IROC car.

WonkoTheSane
WonkoTheSane GRM+ Memberand UltraDork
6/13/22 10:50 a.m.

Do NAs count as rad era?  Cause if so, I'm there.

Noddaz
Noddaz GRM+ Memberand PowerDork
10/9/22 8:17 p.m.

3rd generation Camaros are really cheap.  The hardest part is finding one without T-Tops.  

I am not saying hard top cars are rare.  It just seems so many have T-Tops.

Scott

David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
10/11/22 2:00 p.m.

In reply to Noddaz :

That is true. So, so many T-tops. 

Hence why we all need 1LEs. :) 

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