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#10 -- Rich Wilson's Trans Am Tempest "The Gray Ghost"

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For the 1971 Trans-Am season, Herb Adams built a grass-roots racecar out of his wife's 1964 Pontiac Tempest. Although unable to qualify for the opening round of the Sports Car Club of America's (SCCA) 1971 Trans-Am championship at Lime Rock, the "Gray Ghost" was allowed to start from the back of the pack. Driven by Bob Tullius, this racecar rapidly moved into second place behind eventual winner Mark Donahue's factory-supported Penske Racing AMC Javelin before engine failure sidelined it.