1968 Shelby Hardtop T/A Notchback #3
© Phil Jacobs, Steve Francis, Wolfgang Kohrn - February 26th, 2009,
last update August 2012
Jerry Titus at Watkins Glen in 1968
Kar Kraft (suspension) and Shelby Racing Company.
1968 Group 2
Shelby built cars are differentiated by:
- Larger discs up front and 10" rear discs with Kelsey-Hayes
- 9" floater hub assembly and Watts linkage with cross-member, rear
anti-swaybar plus override trailing arms.
- Larger flares (wheelhouses) due to tire regulation changes
- Tunnel Port 302 engines
- High-rise alloy intake manifold with 2 four-barrel carbs
Car #3 replaced car #1 after 6 races according to the SAAC-registry. It
carries a 8R01J118XXX VIN.
Painted yellow for first race in Meadowdale, and driven by Jerry Titus to
place 11th, then painted blue for St. Jovite to place 14, driven at
Bryar to place 10.
#3 at Bryar - Jerry
Titus drove it here
Jerry Titus drove this car still in blue livery at Watkins Glen to the first place
#3 in the
winners circle at Watkins Glen in 1968
In the last 3 races at CDR (Titus), Riverside (Titus)
and Kent (Kwech) the blue car did not finish.
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