Tips from a Legend, Parnelli Jones: Make your own passing lane

1970 Mustang Boss 302 Bud Moore / Kar Kraft with Parnelli Jones

Let’s face it Parnelli Jones was and is a bad a$$. You would have been too if you have grown up in Texarkana, Arkansas with a name like Rufus Parnell Jones. Him resume is a who’s who of racing titles on the world’s most prestigious circuits: Indy, SCORE, Baja, IMSA, NASCAR, and of course, Trans AM.

So, what tip can we learn from the legend of Parnelli Jones? -No course is ever too narrow to pass… Make your own passing lane if needed. And he did. Often running off course to pass “lap traffic” Take a quick look at one such pass after the jump!

The 1969 and 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302 had tons of high end torque, thanks the tunnel port heads. But they still suffered from the base Mustang’s oversteer and understeer problems. Jones shows us that a car handles as well as its’ driver as he takes his Bud Moore / Kar Kraft Boss off road to preform two high speed passes in this “Tip from a Legend”.



  1. i like it

  2. cool

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