1968 Harold Wilson Top Fuel Front Engine Dragster in O'Fallon, IL

Vehicle Description

Gateway Classic Cars of Denver is proud to offer this 1968 Martin & Smith "Performance Specialties" Top Fuel Front Engine DragsterThis Historic Dragster comes with an amazing story of restoration and resurrection. The Martin & Smith Dragster was commissioned, owned and driven by Ron Martin out of Blue Springs, MO and wrenched on along with his crew chief Bob "Cowboy" Smith of Kansas City, MOThe dragster was raced in NHRA Division 5 and AHRA events wearing the number 515 throughout the Midwest. The car was originally built by Bill Beeman in 1968 as a Top Gas dragster and won 4 consecutive events in Denver, CO between 1969 to 1971 before being upgraded to 185" and refitted to run in the TOP Fuel class in Kansas by Harold Wilson.This FE Dragsters best recorded ET and MPH of 6.48 sec at 223 MPH beating Gary Beck at Twin Cities Dragway in Marion, SDThis history of the Dragster in more detail can be viewed via this link:https://youtu.be/COhNZpF3kl8More Video of this Beautiful Dragster Cackling away can be seen here: (Turn up that Volume)https://youtu.be/3gGhL-wBJr4Don't miss your opportunity to own a piece of the Golden Age of NHRA Drag racing!

Vehicle Details

  • 1968 Harold Wilson Top Fuel Front Engine Dragster
  • Listing ID: CC-1628950
  • Price: $89,000
  • Location:O'Fallon, Illinois
  • Year:1968
  • Make:Harold Wilson
  • Model:Top Fuel Front Engine Dragster
  • Exterior Color:White/ Red
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:0
  • Stock Number:DEN1339
  • VIN:GCCDEN1339
Listed By:
Gateway Classic Cars
1237 Central Park Dr
O'Fallon, IL 62269

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