THEN AS NOW, RON SMITH’S DAYTONA SHOWS HIS PATRIOTISM
With his draft number up in 1969, Ron Smith was called into service. Faced with the very real prospect of not returning home, he splurged on a 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona and then had the Spirit of ’76 flag painted on the doors and "USA" emblazoned on the wing pillars. This car matters, because more than 40 years later, it remains in his hands, largely in its original condition.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2016/05/14/dodge-charger-daytona