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1970 Olds 442

1970 Olds 442As a member of the muscle car category, the Olds 442 proved its worth the hard way: Originally, the Olds 442 was an optional package for the F-85 and Cutlass models, beginning in 1964. After the Pontiac division of General Motors experienced an unexpected success with the release of the The Tempest GTO the same year, Oldsmobile quickly compiled the package to keep buyers interested. The 442 did not become an actual car model independent of others, until 1968.

100th Anniversary Indy 500 Mile Race Celebration of Automobiles

Next year is going to be an exciting one for the classic car fan, and one thing that really sets it apart is the fact that 2011 marks the 100th anniversary of the Indianapolis 500. Next year’s running of the big one at Indy is being dubbed “The Most Important Race in History,” and there are a number of events taking place to celebrate this spectacular automotive happening.