Thunderbird Racing History - Vintage Racing


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.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2013/11/08/thunderousbird