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June 19, 2012

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30-yr anniversary of the debut of the Mustang SVO at Nelson Ledges

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30 years ago, June 18-20 1982, Ford debuted the Mustang SVO to the world in the form of two engineering prototypes competing in a 24-hour endurance race: the  Quaker State Oil Longest Day of Nelson. This SCCA-sanctioned race, held at the well-known (and very humble) club race track Nelson Ledges in Ohio, isn’t held anymore but was well-known and beloved in its time. The event offered classes for what at the time was known as Showroom Stock cars, as well as future production prototypes, to race.

The complete story of this event is hosted on our main website here: The complete story of this event is hosted on our main website here: http://www.drivingenthusiast.net/sec-ford/special-report-svo/index.html.

It is updated whenever new facts come in, so please check that page frequently.

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