Eliminator I: The 1966 Mercury Comet flip-top Funny Car

Few racing machines in drag racing’s storied history have been as well-remembered and truly unique as the 1966 Mercury Comet flip-top Funny Car campaigned by who’s who of legendary racers such as “Dyno Don” Nicholson, Ed Schartman, Ron Leslie, and Jack Chrisman. Following the racing and sales success of the Ford and Lincoln-Mercury brands in 1965, its major competitor, Chrysler, was rumored to be developing radical appearance changes and modifications for the 1966 season, including the use of exotic fuels. At a time when “win on Sunday, sell on Monday” was still the heartbeat of the sport, Ford had to step up to the plate… read more >

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