Hagerty Education Program - LeMay America’s Car Museum


Jerry Smith was raised on a farm in eastern Colorado, where he grew up hearing his father’s stories of street racing in the 1950s. The pair restored a 1956 Ford F-100 together, though young Jerry already had an eye for early Mustangs. “I started working for pay on the farm at 12, and I saved to buy one when I turned 16.” Soon bitten by the rallying bug, he turned to a VW Scirocco, “because it looked like the Audi Quattro Group B rally car.”

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2016/05/14/man-with-a-plan