V CARRERA PANAMERICANO MEXICO

Looked out my window earlier this afternoon and saw this beauty being parked across the road from our house.

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The Carrera Panamericana was a border-to-border sedan and sports car racing event on open roads in Mexico similar to the Mille Miglia and Targa Florio in Italy. Running for five consecutive years from 1950 to 1954, it was widely held by contemporaries to be the most dangerous race of any type in the world.

 I believe this Lincoln may have taken part in the 1954 race

Rally car of Julio Balmez

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