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1968 Chevelle NASCAR Grand National Race Car

Chevelle race car1968 Chevrolet Chevelle

NASCAR Grand National Super Speedway

Bill McDonough, Cedar Rapids, IA.

Daytona history .    Not many of these NASCAR Golden Era cars are left.

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Description:

This Chevelle, built in 1972 using a Holman-Moody roll cage/ chassis/suspension kit, with truck arm rear suspension, on the stock 1968 frame, was prepared for NASCAR Super Speedway racing by Bill McDonough and his crew.    McDonough was a dominant Mid-West short track racer with his red white and blue Chevrolet Novas.   Bill rewarded his team for there successful seasons by building this Speedway car and taking them to Daytona for Speed week.   This period correct, unmolested, never crashed, survivor still retains all of its original parts.



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Ownership Chain:

After retirement the Chevelle sat in McDonough’s barn until his death then outside at crewmember John Wolf’s in Ely IA.   It was purchased by Dick Spadaro, Albany, NY. and was not touched until my purchase in 1997.

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Race History:

1973 Daytona Permatex 300

1974 Daytona Permatex 300

Vintage raced since restored in 2000 in East Coast and Mid-West Historic venues, maintaining a SVRA log book.

2003 HSCRG Vintage Class Champion

2004 HSCRG Vintage Class Champion



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