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Thomas Barker will need to clear out a space in his driveway. The 24-year-old from Effingham, Illinois claimed the top prize in the 2011 Mustang Dream Giveaway, which means he actually needs to clear out two spaces. One spot will go to his brand-new 2012 Ford Mustang Patriot Edition Boss 302, while the other will be taken up by a completely restored 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 302. You read that correctly, Mr. Barker just won two Boss Mustangs.

According to Mustang Evolution, the pair of prizes in the 2011 Mustang Dream Giveaway were designed to rake in money that was then donated to benefit members of the armed forces. More specifically, those men and women returning home with traumatic injuries not covered by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.

Barker will pick up both coupes at Ford's global headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan. His 2012 Boss 302 is a special edition that wears serial number one of one, and his restored 1969 Boss is one of only 46 built with Calypso Coral paint, a four-speed manual transmission and 3.91 gears. The icing on this already amazing cake? Parnelli Jones has signed the classic Mustang.

Congrats are in order for Thomas Barker. If you need someone to drive home either the modern machine or the classic muscle, feel free to drop us a line, we're in the neighborhood.


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      JR
      • 3 Years Ago
      Wish I was 24 with 2 Boss's...Wait ,I do...my wife and daughter. And I'm not 24,Sux. Any way have fun!
        • 3 Years Ago
        @JR
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        JR
        • 3 Years Ago
        @JR
        Thanx man.
        Eric
        • 3 Years Ago
        @JR
        I logged in just to give you a thumbs up, nice one!
      Paul P.
      • 3 Years Ago
      I had a few tickets in this contest. I'm happy to hear someone win. Usually when I enter contests I never get to hear who won.
      matthewcollin71@gmail.com
      Hey Thomas, I live in Dearborn so if you need help getting one of those Mustangs down to your place, I'd be more than willing to lend a hand. I'll drive one, you take the other, and we'll switch halfway down. :D
      Mr. Matt
      • 3 Years Ago
      Hope he has enough to pay the taxes.
      Eric
      • 3 Years Ago
      Here's some more pics: http://www.mustangevolution.com/mustang-news/24-year-old-wins-mustang-dream-giveaway-gets-1969-2012-boss-302-mustang/
      Moreno636
      • 3 Years Ago
      WOWAWEEEWAAHHH....
      Andre Neves
      • 3 Years Ago
      Lucky SOB.
      htay9500
      • 3 Years Ago
      Lucky SOB.
      CrzRsn
      • 3 Years Ago
      He should ask Ford to fit the new 302 with a trailer hitch so that he could haul the old one home using the new one. Xzibit would approve.
      Jameskey
      • 3 Years Ago
      Good for him, that's a great win.
      Doug
      • 3 Years Ago
      Ohhh my God beyond lucky. I just bought a Mustang, but this would make my life. I hope they do more of these, because it's a great cause and great idea.
      Fonin
      • 3 Years Ago
      damn, why didn't i enter that drawing? not like it wasn't shoved in every car mag out there. damn.
        kathymarlor
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Fonin
        Fonin- there are still two other car related sweepstakes that you can still enter run by the same team as the Win the Mustangs. Take your pick- Porsche or Corvettes? Check out Dream Giveaway Sweepstakes on Facebook . My fav. is the Hurley Haywood Porsche GT3 in Black.
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