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One of the super righteous rods we saw that weekend was sitting under the tent at the GM Performance Division's booth. It was love at first sight when we saw this '55 Chevy Herb Thomas stock car replica. Herb was already legendary for his victories in the Fabulous Hudson Hornet (along with Marshall Teague and others). However, in '55 Herb piloted a 1955 Chevy, which brought him to victory at Darlington in the Southern 500. With the then new small-block under the hood and Smokey Yunick on his crew, how could he not win?