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Wednesday, 11 May 2022 07:34

On The Lighter Side: Rare Race Cars Highlight the Ray Evernham Collection at Mecum Indy

Written by Motorious, John Puckett

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Which of these classic race cars would you rather have?

It’s said the first race happened when the second car was made, whether or not that’s true is stuff of folklore, but automotive racing goes way back. Auto racing has always pushed automakers to try to keep up when it came to performance, and they also watched how the racers would make the cars better. If you enjoy fast cars today, you owe it to the race cars of the past.

 

During the upcoming Mecum Indy 2022 auction on May 13-21, two unique race cars from the Ray Evernham Collection will be up for grabs, both very worthy of your collection, which would you choose?


1937 Chevy Jerry Cook Modified Replica

 

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A gem in the Ray Evernham Collection is this 1937 Chevy recreation of the famous number 38 Jerry Cook modified race car. It is sporting B&M Speed Shop livery, and the recreation has a tube-frame chassis, and full integral roll cage. Powering this replica...


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