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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ROY LUNN: ENGINEER, DESIGNER, DISRUPTER!

ROY LUNN: ENGINEER, DESIGNER, DISRUPTER!
The Automotive Hall Of Fame in Dearborn, MI is honoring the man responsible for leading the teams at Ford that designed, engineered and developed the GT40s that won Le Mans 1966-1969. The celebration of his life as an engineer and designer is showcased in an exhibit that runs through April 1, 2018. He was inducted into the AHOF in 2016.   On June 19th, 2016, racing enthusiasts, friends of the Blue Oval, automotive journalists and historians, and the Ford Motor Company, celebrated th...
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ROY LUNN: GODFATHER OF GT40 PASSES AWAY!

ROY LUNN: GODFATHER OF GT40 PASSES AWAY!
Farewell to Roy Lunn, who gave us a portfolio of iconic road & track cars and truly led a well-engineered life. Roy Lunn with two Ford GTs, 2016 (Gary Jean photo) Roy Lunn, the “Godfather of the Ford GT40,” passed away on August 5th, 2017 in Santa Barbara, CA after suffering a catastrophic stroke at the age of 92. His wife of 70 years, Jeanie and two daughters, sister Audrey (Lunn) Lyon, two granddaughters, a son-in-law and one great-grandson survive him. Roy was born in Richmond, Engla...
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