Search for beloved old racer comes to Hancock County


Ron Kinder, 71, of Muncie looks through old property records at the Hancock County Courthouse Annex. He's trying to track down a 1932 Ford Model B that he and his brother built in the 1950s. (Kristy Deer / Daily Reporter)

In a photo from the late 1950s or early 1960s, Ron Kinder lovingly polishes the finish on the 1932 Ford Model B. (Photo provided)

GREENFIELD — There is nothing like a sibling bond that can last for generations and motivate a family member to hang on to a piece of the past.

Back in the 1950s, when brothers Steve and Ron Kinder modified a 1932 Ford Model B sedan, it was a special time for the brothers.

Not only did they build a competitive drag racer out of the old sedan, it was a major project the Muncie brothers did together.

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