LES BAER: AN AFFAIR WITH THE BOSS (9)!

LES BAER: AN AFFAIR WITH THE BOSS (9)!
In his quest for one matching number example of each color Boss 9, Les Baer has already accumulated 10 picture-perfect examples. LES BAER: AN AFFAIR WITH THE BOSS (9)! Before getting into Al Rogers’ excellent story (and photos) about Les Baer and his passion for Boss 429 Mustangs, LES BAER: AN AFFAIR WITH THE BOSS (9)!, here’s some background history on the engine, car, and why Ford built its unique Mustang Supercar.  Ford never had a true business case for building a Boss 429 Mustang and t...
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RARE FIND: ’69 S-CODE BOSS 429 MUSTANG!

RARE FIND: ’69 S-CODE BOSS 429 MUSTANG!
Al Rogers documents the locating and restoration of an early production Boss 429 Mustang with its born-with S-Code, NASCAR style 429 engine. It’s a legendary kind of story for a legendary kind of Mustang. Amazingly, in 2012, an original, well-preserved ‘69 Boss 429 Mustang is rescued from a garage in Montana, where it had been stowed away for 37 years. According to documented records, this rare musclecar last appeared in public in 1979. In 2015, nearly three years later, the concours-restored t...
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1969-’70 MUSTANG: THE BOSS (429) IS BACK!

1969-’70 MUSTANG: THE BOSS (429) IS BACK!
A continuation and modernized Boss 429 showcases the Boss 302 and Mach 1 Mustang portfolio of Ford licensed turnkey Ponycars. Licensed by Ford Motor Company, Classic Recreations will be building the first-ever turnkey versions of some of the Blue Oval’s legendary vehicles. The program will kickoff with the 1969-‘70 BOSS 302, BOSS 429 and Mach 1 Mustangs. Each vehicle will be built to customer specifications using the latest chassis and drivetrain technology paired with new Ford-licensed reprodu...
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SVRA HEACOCK CLASSIC: THE GOLD STANDARD!

Mike Matune goes trackside at VIR to bring us highlights of the Gold Cup historic races. The SVRA wrapped up part of its season at the Heacock Class “Gold Cup historic races at VIRginia International Raceway. Optimum weather and VIR’s lush surroundings welcomed a bevy of seasoned racers. Spectators were treated to the sights and sounds of some great big-bore historic racecars.  Olthoff Racing (www.olthoffracing.com) of NC showed up with three Superformance GT40s, top, including those o...
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