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Monday, June 16, 2008

Off Road History For Sale Oldmobile Banshee



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OLDSMOBILE BANSHEE OFFROAD RACE CAR JAMES GARNER HICKEY FOR SALE



Vehicle Description

The Banshee was built in 1972 by Vic Hickey in Ventura California. He also built two Oldsmobile Cutlass', the Baja Boot, Chevy pick-ups and Blazers for off-road racing. The Banshee is a one of a kind; all tubular frame fiberglass body, mid-engine 350 cu. in. Oldsmobile off-road racing car. It was built to race in the Baja races and the Mint 400 in Las Vegas. James Garner, the famous movie actor and TV star was one of the designated drivers. Other drivers included Bud Ekins, Cliff Coleman, Wally Dallenbach and others. This car was in race prepared shape when it was retired in November 1975. This car has been displayed inside a private museum for the last 32 years. This car is a great piece of off-road and racing history and should be displayed in a museum or private collection. The Banshee was featured as the cover car for an article in the December 2007 issue of Hot Rod Magazine. The article is about the 40th anniversary of the Baja 1000. This car is in Buellton, California. Listed at $75 k.

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