1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A Club Coupe Vehicle Profile

1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A photograph

1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A photograph

1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A photograph

1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A
Club Coupe
Not only did the 1950's mark the first decade in NASCAR's illustrious history, the decade also saw NASCAR's pioneers emerge as champions and then as legends. The point contenders were as every bit as special then as the Jeff Gordons and Dale Jarretts of today; only true contenders found themselves in the thick of the race for the championship at season's end.

The 1950's brought the sport drivers like Tim Flock, Red Byron, Lee Petty and Fireball Roberts. All three names would be forever linked with Stock Car racing into the next decade and beyond.

As one of the most notable years in NASCAR history, 1959 saw the running of the first Daytona 500, a rookie named Richard Petty established himself as a future champion, and the crowning of the first three-time NASCAR Grand National (now NASCAR Sprint Cup Series) champion.

Hudson Hornet Series 7AMarshall Teague (1922-1959) drove his fabulous Hudson Hornet in selected NASCAR events during the 1951 and 1952 seasons. Teague approached the Hudson Motor Car Company by traveling to Michigan and visiting their plant without an appointment. By the end of the visit Hudson virtually assured Teague of corporate support and cars; the relationship was formalized shortly thereafter. Teague was also instrumental in helping Hudson tune the inline six-cylinder-powered Hudson Hornet to its maximum stock capability.

He nicknamed his Hudson Hornet the 'Fabulous Hudson Hornet.' When combined with the car's light weight and low center of gravity (because of its monocoque body), the Hornet allowed Teague and the other Hudson drivers to dominate various stock car racing series from 1951 through 1954, consistently beating other drivers in cars powered by larger, more modern engines. Teague and his crew chief Smokey Yunick won 27 of 34 major stock car events, including seven NASCAR races. Teague left NASCAR during the 1952 season in a dispute with NASCAR's owner Bill France, Sr.

Teague was awarded the 1951 AAA Stock Car Driver of the Year, and the 1952 and 1954 AAA National Stock Car Champion while driving in the Fabulous Hudson Hornet.

Source - Gilmore Museum


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1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A Auction Sales

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1951 sales)
1951 Hudson Hornet Convertible
Sold for USD$77,000
  2019 Mecum : Kissimmee
 
1951 Hudson Hornet 6 Custom Convertible
Chassis#: 7A-94373
Sold for USD$57,200
  2018 Worldwide Auctioneers : Hostetlers Hudson Auto Museum Auction
1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A image  1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A image  
1951 Hudson Hornet 6 'Twin-H Power' Convertible Brougham
Chassis#: 7A-49142
Sold for USD$104,500
  2018 Worldwide Auctioneers : Hostetlers Hudson Auto Museum Auction
1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A image  1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A image  
1951 HUDSON HORNET CUSTOM SEDAN
Chassis#: 122610
Sold for USD$15,400
  2018 Barrett-Jackson : Northeast
 
1951 Hudson Hornet Convertible Brougham
Chassis#: 7A122578
Sold for USD$72,800
  2018 RM Sothebys : Amelia Island
1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A image  1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A image  
1951 HUDSON HORNET CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: 7A60917
Sold for USD$50,600
  2018 Barrett-Jackson : Scottsdale
 
1951 Hudson Hornet Convertible Brougham
Chassis#: 7A109578
Sold for USD$165,000
  2017 Bonhams : Quail Lodge
1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A image  1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A image  
1951 Hudson Hornet Brougham Convertible
Sold for USD$72,500
  2017 Mecum : Kissimmee
 
1951 HUDSON HORNET CONVERTIBLE BROUGHAM
Chassis#: 7A122578
Sold for USD$192,500
  2016 Bonhams : Quail Lodge
1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A image  1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A image  
1951 Hudson Hornet convertible paint model
Sold for USD$805
  2015 Auctions America : Hilton Head
 
1951 HUDSON HORNET BROUGHAM CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: 7A71472
Sold for USD$185,052
  2015 Bonhams : The Frederiksen Auction
1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A image  
1951 Hudson Hornet Convertible Brougham
Sold for USD$57,200
  2015 Auctions America - Fort Lauderdale
 
1951 Hudson Hornet Twin H-Power Convertible Brougham
Chassis#: 7A71472
Sold for USD$220,000
  2014 Rick Cole Auctions : Monterey
1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A image  
1951 Hudson Hornet Convertible
Sold for USD$99,000
  2014 Auctions America : California
 
1951 Hudson Hornet 6 Sedan
Sold for USD$21,450
  2013 Auctions America - Auburn Spring
 
1951 Hudson Hornet Convertible
Sold for USD$80,000
  2013 Mecum Auctions - Kissimmee, FL Auction
 
1951 Hudson Hornet
Sold for USD$4,800
  2011 Silver Auction - Carson City
 
1951 Hudson Hornet Convertible
Sold for USD$99,000
  2010 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Amelia Island
1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A image  1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A image  
1951 Hudson Club Hornet
Chassis#: 7A50353Z
Sold for USD$29,835
  2009 Bonhams - Bicentennial Pavilion at Hotel Murano
 
1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A
Sold for USD$93,500
  2007 Monterey Sports and Classic Car Auction
1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A image  1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A image  

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1951 Hudson Twin Hornet 2013 Mecum Auctions Monterey$120,000  
1951 Hudson Hornet Club Coupe7A50353Z2009 Bonhams Bicentennial Pavilion at Hotel Murano $35,000$40,000

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