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A murderous-looking old Dodge, veteran of many a race-track paddock.

You'll find trucks like this at most racing events in North America: a beater full-sized Detroit van, covered inside and out with spray paint and racing-related stickers. Here's one I shot in an Arizona self-service wrecking yard a few months back.


Real hippies can't afford VW buses. They drive vans like this one.

Here's the kind of van that toured with the Grateful Dead 20 years ago, spotted in a San Francisco Bay Area self-service wrecking yard.


Proving that you really can race anything, the D-Van Grand Prix is a one-make race in Japan exclusively for highly customized Dodge vans. It's fantastic to watch.