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Landy Legacy Tour, Part 5: The Drag Racing Cars of “Dandy Dick” Landy

By Geoff Stunkard

 

Clearwater, Florida, is perhaps not known as a racing town. The 2015 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack ate up the miles from Gainesville to there quickly; I could not have been happier with the satellite radio and multiple plug-ins built into the car. Todd Werner has taken some of his money from a successful inventing career and created a substantial collection of vintage race cars. When I told him about my cross-country jaunt, he was happy to make time for me to come and see the Dick Landy cars he presently owns.

 

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Landy Legacy Tour, Part 5: The Drag Racing Cars of “Dandy Dick” Landy

Landy Legacy Tour, Part 4: Gators Country and Winning It All

By Geoff Stunkard

 

As mentioned last time, I knew I would be burning up the highway heading east to Florida with the 2015 Challenger R/T Scat Pack. The camaraderie I experienced with other Dodge owners during my westbound jaunt continued with thumbs-up approval signs instead of being able to stop and “talk shop” about the car. On my way out, I actually spent an hour or so in Arizona with fellow owner Mike Leavy, who had a new Challenger R/T in black. Mike was on his own eastbound run across Route 66, taking in the vintage sights much as…

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Landy Legacy Tour, Part 4: Gators Country and Winning It All

Landy Legacy Tour, Part 2: California, Here I Come…

 

By Geoff Stunkard

 

As I worked my way west with the 2015 Challenger R/T Scat Pack, the mother road beckoned stops. In Texas, I found a vintage-car graveyard, complete with Mopars from the era of tail fins and chrome excess; somewhat hauntingly, it reminded me I was following paths blazed long ago. Old Route 66 and US40 intersect and become one in some locations, and with a chill in the air, I stopped off at a legendary steakhouse near Amarillo. It actually tied into the trip, as a major drag racing event was held nearby during the heyday of Dick…

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Landy Legacy Tour, Part 2: California, Here I Come…