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Al Joniec at the 1969 Winternationals
« on: June 10, 2014, 06:16:58 pm »
I received the attached picture from Joe Spinelli. Here's what he said:

"Hi Scott.

I attached a photo of the 1969 CJ that Al Joniec raced at Pomona. Coming off his 1968 win, Ford wanted to repeat the same for the following year.

In Al's words:

“Ford had brought me back in 1969 to defend my title at the NHRA Winternationals driving a 1969 428 Cobra-Jet Mustang, but I only saw that car for one race, and that was the end of that. It was very fast and I ran out of index and lost."

Al went back to New Jersey without the car. It was never seen again.

Joe Spinelli"

Does anyone know anything about the car?
Scott Hollenbeck
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