Black Diamond Timing Association

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Virgil Shuck's 1940 Mercury coupe of Pineville, West Virginia. Built by Virgil and his father at Shucks Body Shop, the build was started in 1957. It was completed sometime between 1957 and 1959. Virgil was a founding member of the Black Diamond Timing Association.
Ted Bailey's Studebaker of Pineville, West Virginia. Ted was a founding member of the Black Diamond Timing Association. The bodywork on the Studebaker was done at Shucks Body Shop.

The Black Diamond Timing Association was a shot rod club from Pineville, West Virginia. The club was founded around 1955. Virgil Schutt and Ted Bailey were founding members. The club used to hang out and meet at Shucks Body Shop. In the mid to late 1950s the club sponsored local shows, and they had a drag 1940 Willys coupe with a Pontiac motor.[1]


Ted Bailey
Virgil Shuck

Club Cars

Virgil Shuck's 1940 Mercury Coupe
Ted Bailey's Studebaker



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