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Thunderbird Racing History - Vintage Racing


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While Ford mostly played down the two-seat T-bird's sporting nature early on, hot-blooded owners couldn't overlook the performance potential of such a little car fitted with such a big, powerful V-8. As early as February 1955, Thunderbirds started showing up at sports car racing events like the 12-hour endurance classic at Sebring, Fla., where one finished 37th.


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