Santa Ynez man’s car in exhibit at Petersen Automotive Museum

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In 1957, now-retired Santa Ynez lawyer Joe Lisoni was 11 years old, was known as Joey Lisoni and was about to start racing a car hand built by his father.

Lisoni is now 71 and hasn’t raced since about 1960, but his car — “Missfire” — is now featured in an exhibit at the prestigious Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, where it will be preserved as part of a collection of more than 100 vehicles following Lisoni’s donation of the car.

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