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2573 Available 1971 A-Datsun Miss STP Paula Murphy's Last Drag Car!  
Classic Muscle Cars Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of one of the most significant race cars in female drag racing history- The 1971 Datsun 1200 B/Modified Compact campaigned in the 1975 NHRA season by Paula Murphy, also known as "Miss STP" and "The Fastest Woman on Wheels". This vintage drag car is still in the original race trim, complete, running and driving. Paula raced this vintage Datsun after a long recovery from serious injuries in a jet car crash. Her final runs down a quarter mile drag strip were logged in this classic hot rod. At the conclusion of the 1975 season, she sold the car and retired from drag racing. Her only additional major motorsports ventures after that season were a U.S. Bicentennial Global Record Run in conjunction with Pontiac and National Car Rental, and another NASCAR track appearance.

Throughout the history of the sport of drag racing, numerous "Best Of" lists have been assembled. The experts often disagree on their nominees, balancing track accomplishments with personal preference. Every list would include the superstars of the sport, household names such as John Force, Don Garlits, Warren Johnson, Don Prudhomme, etc. The list of female racers is smaller, but had no less impact on the sport. Modern day enthusiasts are aware of the Force sisters, Angelle Sampey, Erica Enders, and Alexis DeJorgia. Of course, the most recognizable of the ladies, past and present, is Shirley Muldowney. There is one woman, however, that is overlooked in many of these "Best Of" conversations. This female racer not only competed in multiple NHRA classes, but also participated in more forms of automobile racing than any other person, male or female, with the exception of possibly Mickey Thompson. Her name is Paula Murphy.

For the complete story on Paula Murphy and the Datsun, visit the Nostalgia Drag World website and read "The Fastest Woman on Wheels."

We are also building a tribute website that will soon be available online,

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