1971 NASCAR Tribute - Mercury Cyclone


Beginning at home in Delaware, Rob Day was surprised that he'd encountered the police only once on his 6,700-mile coast-to-coast round trip in a 1971 Mercury Cyclone. One night in Nevada, an officer asked him to move his car farther off the road as he repaired a headlight adjuster. That the car was customized as a tribute to the now-defunct brand’s most successful NASCAR racer seemed unimportant to the highway patrolman.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2016/07/20/cyclone-warning