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The FAMOUS East Coast FORD FUNNY CAR Is BACK!

 
Frantic Entertainment Group and Al Liebmann with Pirrone Ellershaw  Racing are campaigning the 1969 1/2 version of the Frantic Ford Mach 1 Mustang AA/FC as part of the newly created "Classical Nitro AA/FC" group with Rocky Pirrone at the helm. The Frantic Ford features a state of art new nostalgia funny car chassis along with a  period looking fiberglass body with all the latest safety equipment making it legal to run at all NHRA & IHRA tracks.

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  • The Frantic Ford was constructed by fabricators Steve Gruenwald and Dale Smith at Coyote Composites in Jupiter, Florida.

  • The Frantic Ford '69 body was taken from a mold from the original Gas Ronda 1969 Ford Mustang.

  • First scheduled appearance for 2014 will be at the Motorama Event in Harrisburg, PA.
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rocky pirrone

Rocky is the President / Owner of Joe Pirrone Transmissions located in Philadelphia, PA and has a toy box of cars that are awesome including the SCREAMIN EAGLE FUNNY CAR, SOUL SURVIVOR TF COUPE, GASSERS … BOSS HYDRO TRIBUTE, K.S PITTMAN TRIBUTE CAR and BIG TIME MEMORIES.

When asked about his early memories of the Frantic Ford funny car Rocky commented, "It's funny. The Frantic Ford Mustang was the first funny car that I ever worked on as a nine year old kid, helping Jimmy Fox with between round maintenance. My dad Joe built the transmissions for this car and having the chance to bring it back to life is something I am looking forward to."

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04.21.2015
Welcome Red Line Shirt Club to the Frantic Ford & Super Camaro Sponsorship Family for 2015. Look for a new design being sold at events featuring the Frantic Ford.

02.09.2015
FF welcomes Boninfante Friction, Inc to our team as products sponsors. Boninfante Friction is the world leader in friction clutch manufacturing for the motorsports market. Boninfante creates custom clutches for an array of applications from street car to full race clutches, from top fuel dragsters and nitro funny cars to F1 and F1H2O boats. Thanks to Nicky Boninfante & Rob Boninfante for all your help.

02.07.2015
Getting HOT! in the FRANTIC FORD CAMP for 2015 even in the WINTER .. Check out the Winter Edition of FRANTIC NEWS for what's new and exciting!!

02.04.2015
K&W products are now running on the Frantic Ford.

12.30.2014
The December Frantic News is now available. Happy New Year to everyone!

12.28.2014
Team Frantic Ford will be looking cool in 2015 styling with our Crown Deluxe Sunglasses.

12.23.2014
Welcome Sta-Lube to the Frantic Ford team.

11.19.2014
Scott Weney, chassis builder & Pres of S&W Race Cars passed away today. More info.

10.29.2014
How would you like to get your hands on this Ed Roth inspired Frantic Ford Metal Sculpture?

10.27.2014
Take a look at this decal set designed by Slixx Decals.

10.24.2014
We have a new page dedicated to Frantic Ford Art.

10.11.2014
JUST IN !! Pirrone & Ellershaw Racing will be fielding a 1970 Camaro AA/FC to run against the Frantic Ford and others in match race competition for 2015. Car name and drivers currently under negotiations. More to follow within the next few months.

08.01.2014
Street Rod and Custom Radio interview with the FRANTIC FORD @ Arties Party.

Frantic Ford is bringing back everything you loved about going to the drag strip in the 70's--the dry hops, long burn-outs, and of course the girls backing up the cars. Bonspeed Brad Fanshaw gets it all from Al Liebmann. LISTEN HERE.

07.31.2014
It's been busy in the  FRANTIC FORD CAMP for the month of July. Check out the new issue of FRANTIC NEWS that includes YORK REUNION and ARTIE'S PARTY.

07.02.2014
Getting HOT in the FRANTIC FORD CAMP for 2014. So to cool off check out the June issue of FRANTIC NEWS while you are enjoying a cold beverage.

05.30.2014
The Frantic Ford is now on Pinterest.

04.29.2014
For your viewing pleasure the Spring 2014 Frantic News.

04.23.2014
Champion Spark Plugs has joined the Frantic Ford Team.

04.03.2014
Welcome aboard our newest product sponsor Empire Covers.

03.28.2014
The Frantic Ford is on the cover and featured in the March issue of Kenny Youngblood's Fuel Coupe Magazine.

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