Car Class: Historic

1995 #12 Mane n' Tail
Ford Thunderbird

Built by Bobby Allison Motorsports, Hueytown Alabama, driven in the 1994-1996 NASCAR Winston Cup Series by Derrike Cope. Primary sponsor for the car was Straight Arrow. The logo of Mane ‘n Tail on the hood of the car represents haircare products for horse’s and humans.

Bio of Derrike Cope:
1983 NASCAR Sportsman Champion
1984 Winston West Rookie of the Year
Won 1990 Daytona 500, Derrike’s first Winston Cup win
Won 1990 Dover Budweiser 500 Winston Cup race, Dover Delaware
2001-2002, Derrike Cope became an analyst on FOX Sports Net
Derrike Cope is currently racing in the NASCAR Busch Series and the NASCAR Winston Cup Series

Motor: 358 cubic inc Ford V-8
Horsepower: 715 @ 8,200 rpm
Torque: 520+ ft. lbs @ 7,600 rpm
Transmissioin: Jerrico 4 speed
Fuel Capacity: 22 gallons – 110 octane racing
Weight: 3600 lbs w/driver

Race History
Raced in 1994 at Watkins Glen, first start for Derrike Cope with Bobby Allison Motorsports, Jimmy Fennig was the crew chief. This is a Ronnie Hopkins roadrace chassis, engines were built by Devin Barbee of Bobby Allison Motorsports.

Watkins Glen, New York: 1994 Started 17th finished 40th
Sears Point, California: 1995 Started 15th finished 12th
Watkins Glen, New York: 1995 Started 31st finished 15th
Sears Point, California: 1996 Started 17th finished 39th

Currently owned and campaigned in the Stock Car Race Series by Steve and Kathy Barber, Danville California

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