Pictures courtesy Ed Ludtke,
Peter Hewitson and Kyle and Leon Hallett
Greg Hessler bought this Boss in 1970 and immediately turned it with his
father-in-law into an A/S racer
1970 Boss 302 SCCA A/S
(A-Sedan) Mustang VIN 0F02G1XXXXXXX
(The following is a text excert from the 2010 ebay sales ad)
"Greg lived and worked in the Detroit area and had a connection to FORD Racing
through his employment at Dearborn Steel & Tubing (DST) that did prototype work
for Ford and Kar Kraft Engineering.
Greg was also friends with Warren
Tope who raced an ex-Kar-Kraft, Bud Moore prepared SCCA Trans-Am Mustang once
driven successfully by factory FORD Team Driver George Follmer.
Above picture shows the car
in 1970 at the SCCA race at Michigan International Speedway in 1972.
was prepared to FORD competition chassis manual/Stage III specifications by
Greg and raced in AS races in the US and FIA International Events in Canada.
Documented period races from 1970-1972 are as follows:
AS races at Waterford
Hills, Clakson, MI (Greg Hesler Driver)
AS races at Grattan
Raceway, Grattan, MI (Greg Hesler Driver)
AS races at Road
America, Elkhart Lake, WI (Greg Hesler Driver)
AS races at Michigan
International Speedway, Irish Hills, MI (Greg Hessler/Bill New Drivers)
FIA GT Races at
Harewood Acres, Ontario, Canada (Greg Hesler/John Kubiak Drivers)
1st place Harewood 2 hour Endurance Race
FIA GT Races at
Mosport, Ontario, Canada (Greg Hesler/Rick Thompson Drivers)
1971 1st place Mosport Sundowner (with John Kubiak)
1972 June Sprints,
Elkhart Lake, WI (Greg Hesler Driver)
1972 ARRC Invitation,
Road Altanta, Braselton, GA
1972 1st in class M.I.S., 2,5hours
(Greg Hessler/Rick Thompson)
Boss 302 Mustang during testing at Waterford Hills
Driver Greg Hessler 1971
in 1973 to S. L. Castiglione (never raced). Sold in 1978 to Al Miertz
(never raced). Purchased in 1989 by John Vanprooyen and Mike Mulcahy.
Restored to period correct/concours standards and Vintage Raced
1989-1991 by John VanProoyen and Mike Mulcahy. "
Sold to Peter H., on sale 2010 on
Sold to Kyle and Leon Hallett in 2018
Historic races at :
Grand Bahama Vintage
Grand Prix, Freeport, Lucaya Grand Bahama Island,
Issued SCCA Log Book Number 10-072 in 1972 to Hesler.
Historic Medallion. Original Ray Whitfield Ford Factory Invoice.
Listed in the Boss 302 Registry. Lois Eminger Paperwork.
Ford 9" differential
4:11 Gears/N-Case/Detroit Locker/DOZX Single Piston Floating
calipers/Rotors/Axles/DOZX Wheel Studs and Caliper Brackets/Chassis Manual
Track Bar/Koni Double Adjustable Shocks (all out of the FORD Competition
4 Piston Calipers/DOZX Caliper Brackets/DOZX Coil Springs/Boss 429 Upper
A-Arms/DOZX Modified Lower-Adjustable Ball Joint Lower A-Arms/Drum Brake
Spindles/Koni Double Adjustable Shocks/DOZX Sway Bar
Prepared Boss 302/Accel Dual Point Distributor/Braswell Carburetor/Crower
Rods/Ross Pistons/Ported & Polished Iron Heads/Crower Enduro Valve
train/Stainless Valves/Hooker individual tube headers/Trans-Am Style Valve
Covers/Bud Moore Mini-Plenum Intake
Trans: Ford Top
loader with Hurst Shifter
B&B Racing Seat
(Period Correct original)
Urethane Exterior with Gloss Black Urethane underbody/Interior/Engine
Bay/Front & Rear Boss Competition Spoilers/Headlights operational for night
racing/Flared fenders to accommodate the 15X8 American Racing 200S Aluminum
Wheels and Goodyear Blue Streak Tires
Engine Oil Cooler
Heavy Duty Racing
DOZX Style Roll Cage
Quick Fuel Fill in
Rear Deck Lid
Rear mounted Battery
22 Gallon Fuel Safe
Kyle and Leon Hallett as
the current owners added this information, which was written down by John Van
Prooyen, when he met Greg.
It has Shelby Team / Bud
Moore team door cards
KK narrow rear leaf springs
Shelby / Bud Moore
team fiberglass front bumper.
The Dash according to Greg
is out of Warren Topes car.
Heads came off of Warren
The radioator is a Corvette
one apparently from a Pantera that Warren Tope owned.
The Bud Moore mini plenum
has been lightened.
Below are 2 pictures of the car as raced in 2018