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    Carol Shelby’s racing career was derailed due to injuries. But he went on to build cars which challenged and beat mighty Ferrari on some of the most demanding circuits in the world. This the the first Cobra Shelby ever made, and while I think it’s kind of pretentious to rope off a car at SEMA–we’re …

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    Technically two cars, but these pro stock Dodge Avengers were probably the quickest two cars at the 2011 SEMA Show.  Mopar made the big announcement at the show that champion driver Jeg Coughlin Jr. would be returning to Mopar from his ride with General Motors to pilot the Jeg’s-sponsored Avenger pro stock racer for the …

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    Richard Petty is the King, and there’s no getting around that his ’72 Challenger looks totally bad-ass. A couple of years back I actually spotted Petty walking through the show, and he was super-cool to all the people who approached him. And if he was upset at not being able to travel more than a …

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    It’s not like the Hot Wheels thing hasn’t been done before, but you have to give GM credit for bringing the track too–even if it was made out of fabric. The inspiration for this stunner came from the original set of Hot Wheels cars from the ’60s, and it looked great parked at the end …

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    Like a lot of the coolest stuff at SEMA, the DecoLiner was out in the parking lot, so even the great unwashed–meaning anyone without a badge–could check it out. It’s billed as “Flash Gordon’s Motorhome,” and I can’t think of a better way to describe this creation. Builder Randy Grubb and the Blastolene crew used …