Announcing Online Auctions! Rare classic and collector cars vetted by our dealer network.
 Click here to bid now.

1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Stock Car Being Auctioned At No Reserve

By Jeffrey N. Ross Aug 15, 2019
news
Shop Sports
By Jeffrey N. Ross Aug 15, 2019
Formerly owned by former NASCAR driver, Bud Moore

In addition cool cars like a Saleen Challenger and custom Bronco, another vehicle being auctioned off from the vast George Shinn Collection is this awesome 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air stock car. Although the car's actual racing history is unknown, this '57 Chevy was previously owned by former NASCAR driver, "Little" Bud Moore, who passed away in 2017 – not to be confused with NASCAR Hall of Famer and former driver, crew chief and team owner, Bud Moore who also passed away that same year.

Like other cars from Shinn's collection, the 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air stock car will be auctioned off at no reserve by GAA Classic Cars, and a portion of the seller's proceeds will be donated to benefit the ALS Association.

1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Stock Car Being Auctioned At No Reserve
View in gallery

This '57 Chevy certainly has a cool look to it mixing the car's unmistakable style with a race-ready stock car look. This car isn't just for show, though. Under the hood is a race-built 283 CID V-8 backed by a manual transmission and heavy-duty rear end, and the chassis has been reinforced. The interior is also ready for the track with a full roll cage.

Most of "Little" Bud Moore's racing career took occurred from 1964 through 1968 driving for various teams with Ford, Plymouth and Dodge cars; his final race was at the 1973 Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. Over his NASCAR racing career, he never won a race, but he did manage 19 top 10 finishes and even a pole at the Greenville-Pickens Speedway – just a few hours from his hometown of Charleston, South Carolina.

View in gallery
View 11+
["1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Stock Car Being Auctioned At No Reserve"]
View
["1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Stock Car Being Auctioned At No Reserve"]
View
["1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Stock Car Being Auctioned At No Reserve"]
View
["1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Stock Car Being Auctioned At No Reserve"]
View
["1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Stock Car Being Auctioned At No Reserve"]
View
["1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Stock Car Being Auctioned At No Reserve"]
View
["1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Stock Car Being Auctioned At No Reserve"]
View
["1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Stock Car Being Auctioned At No Reserve"]
View
["1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Stock Car Being Auctioned At No Reserve"]
View
["1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Stock Car Being Auctioned At No Reserve"]
View
["1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Stock Car Being Auctioned At No Reserve"]
View
["Ultra-Rare Car Collection To Cross Auction Block"]
View 11+

The George Shinn Collection is owned by George Shinn, the former owner of the Charlotte/New Orleans Hornets who had started the NBA team in 1988 and then moved it to New Orleans in 2002.


Related articles

Muscular 1974 Super Duty Trans Am Commands Attention

Some call this the last great Pontiac muscle car! Authentic Trans Am Super Duty cars are not as easy to come by as ...
By Elizabeth Puckett Feb 14, 2020

Scarface’s Cadillac is Available To Buy

This is the ride the notorious Al Capone made famous. Love or loathe him, everyone knows Al Capone or “Scarface.” T...
By Steven Symes Feb 14, 2020

Father And Son Reflect On 1971 Alfa Romeo Spider 1300 Junior

Even through the language barrier, the love of cars translates. Everyone seems to have their own idea of what const...
By Steven Symes Feb 14, 2020

For Valentine's Day, Give the Gift of 760 Horsepower

You’ll be helping a worthwhile cause, too. Donate to the Shelby American Collection and get entered to win a 2020 S...
By Steven Symes Feb 14, 2020
Show Me More

URL copied to clipboard