Dodge Challenger Trans Am Race Car

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Dodge challenger trans am race car. Originally known as the trans american sedan championship the name was changed to the trans american championship for 1967 and henceforth. In order to race in the sports car club of americas trans american sedan championship trans am dodge built a street version of its race car just like plymouth with its plymouth cuda aar which it called the dodge challenger ta trans am. Trans am worldwide takes on the demon with a 1100 hp firebird drag car a 9 second car with a dash of 80s nostalgia. The challenger continues the tradition started in 1970 with the launch of the dodge challenger the last entrant in the pony car ranks of.

Dodge challenger is the name of three different automobile models marketed by the dodge division of the chrysler corporation since the 1970s. Although cd never tested the original challenger ta we did strap test gear to the mechanically identical 1970 plymouth cuda aar that shared the trans am grid with the dodge. The first challenger was the divisions late entrant to the pony car market segment in the united states launched for the 1970 model year. The 2008 dodge challenger srt8.

The series has in fact gone by a variety of different names through the years too many to list some linked to sponsors some not. The trans am series was created in 1966 by sports car club of america scca president john bishop. The dodge challenger team had an identical car to the barracuda except the engine was built by keith black and the driver was sam posey who won his first trans am race in a shelby boss 302 at lime rock. Decades later his trans am camaro z28 still does.

A 1970 only model was the dodge challenger ta trans am racing homologation car. 1969 chevrolet camaro trans am race car jack westlund dreamed of racing with giants. Dan gurney was the lead driver. From model years 1970 to 1974 the first generation dodge challenger pony car was built.

First generation 1970 74 challenger.

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