Forgotten history: Oldsmobile's involvement in drag racing

Discussion in 'American Cars' started by 426 Hemistage 8, May 9, 2020.

  1. Good Morning

    Oldsmobile has been always the most innovative brand from GM but also the oldest one. Despite not being as notoriously as were the Pontiac, Chevy, Mopar and Ford drag racing teams. Oldsmobile played an important during the 60's-70's super stock and pro stock drag racing. The first part of the post is dedicated to Ron Mc Hugh who was a famous Drag Racer racing one of the very 96 made 1070 Olds 442 convertibles with the W30 engine. The W30 was a very capable fearsome accelerator and procedure high torque at low rpms. It also features and article of the car restored to its stock condition.

    Have a nice read

    Best regards

    426 Hemistage 8

    https://rontmchugh.wixsite.com/doct...o5LKhJmE4dF0oJXsllc2jnFIoTQRKlTMAqbRUpzOlUg_c

    https://www.hemmings.com/stories/ar...6CRh35aTpPO-aEMqvcX_AuAiV4yEUhBgspaYwGV2aE2EU



     

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