SCCA Trans-Am at Long Beach
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That's Joe Huffaker, the tall one in the middle. The team
is Huffaker Qvale Motorsports based at Sears Point Raceway. The
car is a Ford Mustang.
Have a look at those headers. Whatever it takes to make all
the runs the same length.
Paul Gentilozzi also built his own Ford Mustang. I asked him
why he switched from the Corvette he used to dominate the series
last year. "There was a lot of heartburn over the Corvette
because it was so fast. We felt like we had something to prove
so we decided to build a Mustang like everybody else. We'll still
He did win this first race.
Those are JRZ shocks. They use a large diameter shaft to generate
a lot of damping in the reservoir and that's why the reservoir
is so long. Pretty hefty anti-roll bar.
Look how much space is taken by the exhaust system and muffler.
Paul G. told me they tried to make the chassis stiff and spread