The 5 Coolest Cars in Adam Carolla's Garage - Automobile

Particularly Datsun and Nissan race cars from years gone by. It was this love in part that found Carolla co-directing the excellent new biopic, “Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman,” which our editor-in-chief Mike Floyd recently reviewed. 1969 BRE Datsun 2000 Roadster (at top) When racing engineer (and father of the Shelby Daytona Coupe) Peter Brock decided he could turn Datsun’s 2000 Roadster into a SCCA race winner, Datsun North America wasn’t interested in lending support – or... It didn’t take long for the little Datsun to start winning races, even besting the Toyota 2000GT race cars built by Brock’s former employer, Carroll Shelby. Datsun North America was interested now, and thus began Brock’s winning relationship with the Japanese automaker. 1971 BRE Datsun 510 Trans-Am 2. 5 Following the success Brock Racing Enterprises had in 1970 with the Datsun 240Z in SCCA racing, owner Peter Brock convinced Datsun North America to let him try his luck with 510 two-door sedans in the... Just a handful of cars were built and this one was the sister car to John Morton’s ’71 and ’72 championship-winning car. Source: