Factory Lightweight ’64 Plymouth Savoy 426 Max Wedge

Coming all the way from Alberta, Canada Darcy Clarke brought an amazing piece of drag racing history to the NHRA Nats in Pomona. One of the fifty factory lightweight 1964 Plymouth Savoy cars, which was also the first one available to the public.

factory lightweight 1964 plymouth savoy

The 1964 Plymouth Savoy looks outstanding all the way around. Darcy Clarke seems very knowledgeable when it comes to lightweight Mopars and certainly has great engine and fabrication skills without even being a professional car builder.

lightweight 1964 plymouth savoy 426 max wedge

Darcy’s 1964 Plymouth Savoy 426 Max Wedge engine is built inline with the Super Stock rules. It is topped with Dual 750 Edelbrock carburetors, and is currently rated at 405hp. The power is sent through A&A Transmissions 727 and 5.38 geared 9-inch.

1964 plymouth savoy 426 lightweight mopar

It is great to see a real deal lightweight Mopar still doing what it was meant to do, and being a consistent 9-second car. Check out Bobby Fazio’s video interview with Darcy Clarke to see and hear more of the 426 Max Wedge powered 1964 Plymouth Savoy.

Did You See Ronny’s 1964 Plymouth Sport Fury Build Story?

1964 plymouth sport fury 4 speed
Click on the Photo for Ronny’s 1964 Plymouth Story
plymouth road runner nhra super stock car

Plymouth Road Runner Lives 1/4 Mile at a Time Since ’86

Chuck Stubeck is a retired LAPD officer who has some cool stories from the 30 years he worked in Hollywood. Today we are going...
big block 1969 ford mustang 1/4 mile drag racing

Angry Big Block 1969 Ford Mustang Doing 1/4 Mile Racing

The 1969 Ford Mustang became one of the most valuable muscle cars of its time, especially the Fastback. If you own one and decide...
1971 dodge charger r/t stock eliminator

Original Owner 1971 Dodge Charger R/T Stock Eliminator

Everyone loves original owner muscle car stories as those bring sweet memories from the glorious days of Detroit Iron. This (GY3) Citron Yella 1971...
1966 chevy II wagon super stock eliminator

1966 Chevy II Wagon | Immaculate Super Stock Race Car

I have seen some wild station wagons at drag racing events like Street Car Takeover during the years, but this 1966 Chevy II is...
1964 plymouth fury stock eliminator

The Fury Unleashed: 1964 Plymouth 426 Stock Eliminator

I recently wrote a piece on Darcy Clarke's 1964 Plymouth Factory Lightweight race car, which included a Bobby Fazio interview with the Canadian die...
10 second dodge dart gt drag racing

10-Second Old School Dodge Dart GT | Drag Racing

Hope you enjoyed this bad to the bone 1969 Dodge Dart GT pulling a few 10-second quarter mile passes at Cecil TNT 2017. If...
ford mustang 428 cobra jet drag racing

428 Cobra Jet Mustang Vs L78 396 Chevelle Drag Race

Here is another epic race from the 25th Annual Pure Stock Drags event at the Mid-Michigan Motorplex. This time we have a 1969 Ford...
whelstanding 1966 chevrolet impala

Street Legal 1966 Impala Doing Huge Wheelstands

Awesome 1966 Chevy Impala at Byron Dragway! This Chevrolet Impala not only does some massive wheelstands, but it has a cool story as well. The...
3rd generation chevy camaro drag racing

This Gen 3 Chevy Camaro Is Pure Evil

This must be the meanest looking Gen 3 Chevy Camaro and for sure has the biggest cowl hood I have ever seen. I don't...
kenne bell supercharged mustang gt500

This 1100hp Stick Shift Shelby GT500 Is Intense

The Street Car Takeover drag racing events always gather some of the most intense muscle cars and the one in Charlotte was no exception....

HEMI Cuda Vs HEMI Road Runner 1/4 Mile Drag Race

Today we are going to take you on another virtual trip to the Mid Michigan Motorplex where the Pure Stock Muscle Car Drag Race...