Rick DeMarco, Hammonton, NJ
The Virginian Plymouth
Vehicle: Original restored
Original owner: Pee Wee Wallace, Richmond, Virginia
Best Time: 10.0 with different motor, N/A with Barton HemiThis car's restoration was completed in 1998 and it has been down the track several times. Noted collector Mike Guffey gets the credit for locating the remains of the home-built, factory-assisted machine. With plans to keep the car on the strip, current owner Rick DeMarco has just installed a Ray Barton-injected Hemi making 735 horsepower on gasoline. He plans to drive the car four times this year, including a highlight appearance at the East Coast Nostalgia Super Stock Association race at Atco, New Jersey, on September 21 (this event will also feature a Mopar car show).