Aero Warrior Reunion, 1994
was the first meeting of the winged cars at Talladega, Alabama in the '90s.
Also in attendance were a large contingent of Fords and Mercurys, making this
a truly memorable aero car event. The Reunion was capped-off by a lap around
Alabama International Motorspeedway just prior to the running of a Winston
Aero Warrior Reunion, 1999
was the second meeting in Talladega during the '90s of the Chrysler aero
cars and their Ford and Mercury counterparts. This gathering was the
larger of the two Reunions, and it also concluded with a lap around the
speedway prior to the Winston Cup race.
A Few Creative Thoughts
Creative Industries of Detroit was responsible for much of the conversion
work on the 1969 Dodge Daytona. Six photos taken outside a Creative
facility highlight the information presented here.
Annual Meeting, 1996
Ann Arbor, Michigan was the location for an especially memorable meeting of
the Daytona-SuperBird Auto Club and the Winged Warriors/National B-Body Owners
Association. The highlight of the meet was a trip around the Chrysler Proving
Grounds' 4.7 mile test oval.
At the Bonneville Salt Flats With Bobby Isaac and
Harry Hyde Chrysler engineer George Wallace recounts his 1971 visit
to the Bonneville Salt Flats with the K & K Insurance race team. Bobby
Isaac piloted the team's #71 Dodge Daytona to 28 world land speed records
over just four days. Accompanying Wallace's recollections are a number of
very rare color photographs, as well as some color video.
Cars And Drivers
lists all known winged cars, drivers and car owners, as well as the
number of cars probably used by each race team.
Chrysler Document Archive
A collection of Chrylser Corporation race program documents dating from
the 1960's and early 1970's.
From The Kwiatkowski Collection
comes an amazing set of racing related photos, some never before seen publicly,
and two rare videos of racing Dodge Daytonas.
Lockheed Wind Tunnel Testing Chrysler's efforts to fit
its test vehicles into a wind tunnel not built for full-size cars are
documented here with several photographs.
provides a listing of numerous magazine articles published
over the last several years that may be of some interest
to the Chrysler aero car enthusiast.
serves as a starting point for those who wish to learn more
about the aero cars. Topics briefly touched upon are: books,
collectibles, events, links, magazines, museums, registries,
reproduction parts, videos and winged car clubs.
NASCAR Aero Wars Statistics
This page provides race-by-race back-up information for the What Really
Happened During The NASCAR Aero Wars (WRHDTNAW) article. You may want to review
this work after reading the WRHDTNAW page.
1970 Dodge Charger Daytonas
briefly recounts how these especially unusual winged cars came into being.
Four Chrysler photos of one of the cars are included.
1969 Dodge Charger Daytona And The 1970 Plymouth SuperBird
briefly recounts the events that brought the aero cars into existence, as
well as those that conspired to end their time on the tracks.
Richard Petty Museum
takes a look at the racing SuperBird in the museum, and supplies a little history
on the car.
Street SuperBird Specifications
presents a variety of information about the street SuperBird, including body
and drive train data, colors, standard/optional equipment and lots of other
items of interest to the SuperBird enthusiast.
SuperBird Fender Tag Decoding
provides basic information about how to interpret this important piece
The Best, The Worst And The Goofy
provides a look at the aero car era through some rather subjective observations and
The G-Series Wind Tunnel Test Report
page presents portions of a study conducted by Chrysler as part of
their 1971 racing program research and development effort. This
report reveals what Chrysler's 1971 aero cars might have looked like.
The Little Engine That Almost Did
looks at Mario Rossi's #22 Daytona, powered by a 305 Keith Black
engine. This Daytona was the last winged car in NASCAR competition.
The N@50 Project - Winged Warriors
If you have access to Papyrus' NASCAR Racing 2, NASCAR99 or NASCAR
50th Anniversary Edition and would be interested in acquiring a Daytona and
SuperBird car set, then this page is for you!
The Real #88 Chrysler Engineering Daytona!
The #88 Chrysler Engineering Daytona, a winged car with a particularly
rich history, has been found. Here, you can read about its history and
how it was located, as well as see some photos of this incredible car.
The Scoop On The Scoops
provides an in-depth look at the winged cars' fender scoops and
presents some new evidence that calls Chrysler's tire clearance explanation
200 MPH Record Run reports on Buddy Baker's
attempt to be the first stock car driver to exceed 200 MPH on a closed
looks at the Plymouth SuperBird NASCAR Race Program Serial Number
List and discusses some errors found in it. Unless you have a copy of
the list, this page probably won't be of much interest to you.
What Really Happened During The NASCAR Aero Wars
tries to take an objective look (more so than most sources, anyway) at just
how well each of the aero car platforms did during the 1969 and 1970
Where Are They Now?
takes a stab at figuring out how many racing and street winged cars were
produced and how many might be around today.
Winged Car Price Guide
provides some guidelines for determining the value of the street
Dodge Daytona and Plymouth SuperBird.
Wings At The '96 Nationals, Part 1
presents some good photos and interesting facts about a very rare prototype wing
used in testing of the Dodge Charger Daytona.
Wings At The '96 Nationals, Part 2
A few more photos from the '96 Nationals. Unless you are really into wings,
you probably won't want to take the time to download this page.