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1959 Buick Invicta Coupe 1961 Buick Invicta Coupe
Reynolds Buick's first race car, and a very successful one at that. Called the "winningest Buick of all time", this car accumulated an astonishing 132 trophies in its career before being retired in 1961. On its first run, the Tampico Red finned beauty turned a 15.0 at 90 mph. With milled heads and a 4.44 rear end, the time dropped to 14.70 at 93 mph. On the Reynolds books as a demo, upon retirement it was sold as a used car!
Encouraged by the success of the '59 Invicta, Pete ordered a '61 in a rich maroon known as Rio Red. Set up similarly to the '59 with a 4.44 rear end and milled heads, plus headers and Casler tires, the Invicta turned a 14.21 at 97.70 mph and won 38 consecutive races between May 21 and Sept 10, 1961. Lennie then put the racing slicks in the trunk and DROVE the Invicta to Indianapolis where he was rewarded with a class win- a feat that he repeated in 1962.

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