Scott Roberts 1977 Race Bronco

by Curtis Guise on July 2, 2013

ORA reader Scott Roberts recently sent us these photos of his dads 1977 Ford Bronco that he restored and started racing this year.  His dad raced it in the late 80’s after buying it from the original builder, Chuck Johnson (Chuck went on to race for the Ford Rough Riders in 1991-1992 in 7s).

The Bronco currently has a 351w engine with an Art Carr C6 and full floating 9″.  It has the old Rancho rebuildable 14″ shocks also.  Scott tried to restore it to the way his dad raced it back in the 80’s and he is currently racing it in Montana and Wyoming.


Scott Roberts 1977 Ford Bronco as it sits today.


Scott Roberts dad racing in the late 80’s


Scott Roberts dad racing in the late 80’s


Scott Roberts with the Bronco at his first race June 9th with Jerry Daugherty and his Blazer


Scott’s first race in his dads 1977 Bronco


Scott pulling in for a pit stop at his first race this year

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nick July 2, 2013 at 8:02 pm

i always loved that truck. what a neat piece.


Ryan g June 12, 2014 at 2:01 am

It was actually initially purchased by M. Foltz of Wisconsin from chuck Johnson who raced it in the Midwest SODA series for a few years (numerous class 3 wins at Crandon) before being sold to Mr Roberts who then raced it out west.


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