1957-Ford-Thunderbird--Battlebird
1957-Ford-Thunderbird--Battlebird
Peter DePaolo Engineering was commissioned by Ford to build two experimental Thunderbirds named Battlebirds for speed records. In 1957, Chuck Daigh drove this Battlebird to a speed of 93.312 mph on the beach at Daytona in the Speed Weeks Standing Mile Acceleration Event for Experimental Cars.
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Location:
Monterey, California
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Photographer:
David G. Schultz

1957-Ford-Thunderbird--Battlebird

Peter DePaolo Engineering was commissioned by Ford to build two experimental Thunderbirds named Battlebirds for speed records. In 1957, Chuck Daigh drove this Battlebird to a speed of 93.312 mph on the beach at Daytona in the Speed Weeks Standing Mile Acceleration Event for Experimental Cars.
Ref:
Date:
Location:
Monterey, California
Photographer:
David G. Schultz