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Vic Schnackenberg of the Clutchers showed up at the April 24-25, 1948 S.C.T.A. Time Trials at El Mirage for the first and only time that year. His Class C Roadster was powered by a ’40 Merc with Meyer heads, Offy intake manifold, Winfield cam, and Arnett ignition. Vic ran 122.61 mph for a 24th in class, which, was way off of Regg Schlemmer’s first-in-class speed at 146.10 mph.  ©AHRF/Lee Hammock Collection via Tony Baker, BAK_008_Vic Schnackenberg '48 Foundation, Custom Cars, Vintage Photos, Hot Rods, Street Rods, Vintage Hot Rod, Winfield, Rod, Kustom
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Vic Schnackenberg of the Clutchers showed up at the April 24-25, 1948 S.C.T.A. Time Trials at El Mirage for the first and only time that year. His Class C Roadster was powered by a ’40 Merc with Meyer heads, Offy intake manifold, Winfield cam, and Arnett ignition. Vic ran 122.61 mph for a 24th in class, which, was way off of Regg Schlemmer’s first-in-class speed at 146.10 mph. ©AHRF/Lee Hammock Collection via Tony Baker, BAK_008_Vic Schnackenberg '48
We don’t know anything about this clean Model A on Deuce rails except that it was photographed in Sacramento around 1950 and owned by a Buch or Buck Davis. Anybody know anything about the ride?  ©AHRF/Wally Parks Collection (WPL_011) Vintage, Classic Hot Rod, Kustom Cars, Hot Rods Cars, Moto, Le Mans
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We don’t know anything about this clean Model A on Deuce rails except that it was photographed in Sacramento around 1950 and owned by a Buch or Buck Davis. Anybody know anything about the ride? ©AHRF/Wally Parks Collection (WPL_011)
Photographer Don Cox brought his cumbersome 5” x 7” "Box" Camera and Tripod to El Mirage and captured this shot of Fred Lobello from the San Diego Roadster Club at his first lakes meet of 1947 on September 21. Fred entered his slick Deuce in Class B Roadster. Power was by a ’32 B Ford-Four fitted with a Winfield head, Evans intake, Smith cam and Mallory ignition.  Check out his cool exhaust header support system. The results have Fred running 96.35 mph in a field of 86 cars in the class. Top dog San Diego, Drag Racing, 32 Ford, Car Ins, Ford
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Photographer Don Cox brought his cumbersome 5” x 7” "Box" Camera and Tripod to El Mirage and captured this shot of Fred Lobello from the San Diego Roadster Club at his first lakes meet of 1947 on September 21. Fred entered his slick Deuce in Class B Roadster. Power was by a ’32 B Ford-Four fitted with a Winfield head, Evans intake, Smith cam and Mallory ignition. Check out his cool exhaust header support system. The results have Fred running 96.35 mph in a field of 86 cars in the class. Top dog
We turn back the clock for you and present the Greener Brothers '29 Ford roadster at Rosamond Dry Lake on October 28, 1939. The banger powered machine was fitted with a Cragar head and scooted through the lights at 108.95 mph for a third in class.  ©AHRF/Pat Campea Collection (PCC_030) Fitness, Ford Roadster, Vintage Racing
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We turn back the clock for you and present the Greener Brothers '29 Ford roadster at Rosamond Dry Lake on October 28, 1939. The banger powered machine was fitted with a Cragar head and scooted through the lights at 108.95 mph for a third in class. ©AHRF/Pat Campea Collection (PCC_030)
Gary Robertson showed this nicely detailed Chevy powered Street T Roadster at the 1967 Grand National Roadster Show in Oakland. Too bad we don’t have a program from that year to get you more details on the car.  ©AHRF/Doug Rasmussen Collection (DRC_177) Cars, Car Show, Chevy, Car, Roadsters, Robertson, Oakland
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Gary Robertson showed this nicely detailed Chevy powered Street T Roadster at the 1967 Grand National Roadster Show in Oakland. Too bad we don’t have a program from that year to get you more details on the car. ©AHRF/Doug Rasmussen Collection (DRC_177)
To get you folks in the mood, Speedweek is on for August 11th to the 17th, so here's some stuff to get your motor running. The clean looking Williams Brothers entry from Oakview, California poses on the salt for us at Speedweek back in 1954. The car was powered by a little Dodge Red Ram and was one of five entries in Class B Roadster. At the end of the week, they were top dog taking a first in class with a speed of 159.57 mph against second place man Jack Richards from Denver at 142.63 mph. To t Denver, Old Hot Rods, Vintage Race Car
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To get you folks in the mood, Speedweek is on for August 11th to the 17th, so here's some stuff to get your motor running. The clean looking Williams Brothers entry from Oakview, California poses on the salt for us at Speedweek back in 1954. The car was powered by a little Dodge Red Ram and was one of five entries in Class B Roadster. At the end of the week, they were top dog taking a first in class with a speed of 159.57 mph against second place man Jack Richards from Denver at 142.63 mph. To t
In 1949 Johnny Hartman of the Pasadena Roadster Club showed up at the lakes three times before Bonneville to try out his banged-up track roadster. It was powered by a 248" Wayne equipped '41 Chevy Stovebolt engine. In May he dazzled the lakes regulars by posting a speed of 145.63 mph to grab first in class and also set a new record at 140.090 mph. In June he was back and was again 1st in class with a run of 147.50 mph. In July he showed up yet again, this time with Jessup Fellow and snagged anot Ford Models, Car Club, Race Cars
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In 1949 Johnny Hartman of the Pasadena Roadster Club showed up at the lakes three times before Bonneville to try out his banged-up track roadster. It was powered by a 248" Wayne equipped '41 Chevy Stovebolt engine. In May he dazzled the lakes regulars by posting a speed of 145.63 mph to grab first in class and also set a new record at 140.090 mph. In June he was back and was again 1st in class with a run of 147.50 mph. In July he showed up yet again, this time with Jessup Fellow and snagged anot
Road Runners member Mard (Maro) Matsuura poses beside his V8 powered Deuce Roadster at Muroc in 1941. We have him listed as running three races that year but only have speeds for him at the September 28 meet. They were 110.56 mph and 112.92 mph.   ©AHRF/Vic Edelbrock Collection (EDE_145)  #hotrod #hotrods #hotrodding #traditionalhotrod #hotrodlife #hotrodder #hotrodders #AmericanHotRodFoundation #SavingHotRodHistory #HotRodHistory #PreservingHotRodHistory Hot Rodder, Racing
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Road Runners member Mard (Maro) Matsuura poses beside his V8 powered Deuce Roadster at Muroc in 1941. We have him listed as running three races that year but only have speeds for him at the September 28 meet. They were 110.56 mph and 112.92 mph. ©AHRF/Vic Edelbrock Collection (EDE_145) #hotrod #hotrods #hotrodding #traditionalhotrod #hotrodlife #hotrodder #hotrodders #AmericanHotRodFoundation #SavingHotRodHistory #HotRodHistory #PreservingHotRodHistory
It’s none other than the remarkable Charles W. Scott or as he’s known in the hot rod world “Scotty” of Scotty’s Muffler out of San Bernardino, California during the 1948 S.C.T.A. lakes season. A ’29 A body rests on Deuce rails and features a one piece cowl, filled rear wheel-wells and removed belt lines for an OMG slick look. The ride was powered by a 1945 Mercury that ran various heads, intakes, etc. during the year. They produced speeds of 121.95 mph, 121.65 mph, 126.40 mph, 124.48 mph and 126 Rat Rods, Models, Man Cave, Hot Rods Cars Muscle
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It’s none other than the remarkable Charles W. Scott or as he’s known in the hot rod world “Scotty” of Scotty’s Muffler out of San Bernardino, California during the 1948 S.C.T.A. lakes season. A ’29 A body rests on Deuce rails and features a one piece cowl, filled rear wheel-wells and removed belt lines for an OMG slick look. The ride was powered by a 1945 Mercury that ran various heads, intakes, etc. during the year. They produced speeds of 121.95 mph, 121.65 mph, 126.40 mph, 124.48 mph and 126
Al Gordon gets a little crossed up in his brand new 1934 Ford Roadster that was sponsored by Westwood Village Ford during the February 18, 1934, Mines Field Gold Cup Race. The race was sanctioned by the AAA, and the facility was known as the Los Angeles Municipal Airport. Carroll Photo Service took the shot.  ©AHRF/Joe Henning Collection (JHC_1854) #AmericanHotRodFoundation #SavingHotRodHistory #HotRodHistory #PreservingHotRodHistory #hotrod #hotrods #hotrodding #traditionalhotrod #hotrodlife #h Rats, Los Angeles, Old Race Cars
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Al Gordon gets a little crossed up in his brand new 1934 Ford Roadster that was sponsored by Westwood Village Ford during the February 18, 1934, Mines Field Gold Cup Race. The race was sanctioned by the AAA, and the facility was known as the Los Angeles Municipal Airport. Carroll Photo Service took the shot. ©AHRF/Joe Henning Collection (JHC_1854) #AmericanHotRodFoundation #SavingHotRodHistory #HotRodHistory #PreservingHotRodHistory #hotrod #hotrods #hotrodding #traditionalhotrod #hotrodlife #h
This Class B Street Roadster was the entry of Scotty's Muffler at Bonneville back in August 1984. If you look closely, you will discover that this roadster started life as a coupe before its top was liberated. The rules used to allow this kind of modification in the old days but not anymore.  ©AHRF/S.C.T.A. Collection (SCT_253) #AmericanHotRodFoundation #SavingHotRodHistory #HotRodHistory #PreservingHotRodHistory #hotrod #hotrods #hotrodding #traditionalhotrod #hotrodlife #hotrodder #hotrodders Nascar
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This Class B Street Roadster was the entry of Scotty's Muffler at Bonneville back in August 1984. If you look closely, you will discover that this roadster started life as a coupe before its top was liberated. The rules used to allow this kind of modification in the old days but not anymore. ©AHRF/S.C.T.A. Collection (SCT_253) #AmericanHotRodFoundation #SavingHotRodHistory #HotRodHistory #PreservingHotRodHistory #hotrod #hotrods #hotrodding #traditionalhotrod #hotrodlife #hotrodder #hotrodders
Driver Andy Linden uses Howard Johansen’s track roadster as an armrest at Huntington Beach during the 1947 CRA (California Racing Association) season. That’s a Ford 4-banger fitted with a Riley 4-port head and fed by four Strombergs. This car won the first race of the season at Bonelli with Fred Ryness driving before Andy took over driving chores. Linden went on to win at Bakersfield in April, followed by Huntington Beach in May when this shot was taken, Bonelli and Huntington Beach again in Jun Stock Car
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Driver Andy Linden uses Howard Johansen’s track roadster as an armrest at Huntington Beach during the 1947 CRA (California Racing Association) season. That’s a Ford 4-banger fitted with a Riley 4-port head and fed by four Strombergs. This car won the first race of the season at Bonelli with Fred Ryness driving before Andy took over driving chores. Linden went on to win at Bakersfield in April, followed by Huntington Beach in May when this shot was taken, Bonelli and Huntington Beach again in Jun
Welcome to "Shadesville" at Bonneville Speedweek in 1966. Up front we see the Mardon-Ohly-Bentley roadster that was pre-entered in Class C Roadster. By the time they got there they had decided to run the car in Class E Fuel Roadster and used s 255” Chevy V8 for power. There were three entries in the class and driver Harry Mardin put his foot down big time and grabbed a first in class with a speed of 187.69 mph against the ’60 record of 182.515 mph set by the Quincy-Perry Boys ride. The team went Bentley
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Welcome to "Shadesville" at Bonneville Speedweek in 1966. Up front we see the Mardon-Ohly-Bentley roadster that was pre-entered in Class C Roadster. By the time they got there they had decided to run the car in Class E Fuel Roadster and used s 255” Chevy V8 for power. There were three entries in the class and driver Harry Mardin put his foot down big time and grabbed a first in class with a speed of 187.69 mph against the ’60 record of 182.515 mph set by the Quincy-Perry Boys ride. The team went
We see the Stewart and Sons Class C Gas Roadster resting under the old parachute between runs at Bonneville in 1966. The Model A bodied roadster was one of 4 pre-entries in the class and was powered by  a 365” injected Chrysler. Driver J. Stewart was after Jack Hagan’s ’65 record of 176.249 mph. At the end of the week seven cars had contested the class and the Noice-Stanley-Hammond-Gustafson and Valley Speed and Marine (nice short entry name) ride, with Bob Noice shoeing, set a new class record Marilyn Monroe, Open Wheel Racing
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We see the Stewart and Sons Class C Gas Roadster resting under the old parachute between runs at Bonneville in 1966. The Model A bodied roadster was one of 4 pre-entries in the class and was powered by a 365” injected Chrysler. Driver J. Stewart was after Jack Hagan’s ’65 record of 176.249 mph. At the end of the week seven cars had contested the class and the Noice-Stanley-Hammond-Gustafson and Valley Speed and Marine (nice short entry name) ride, with Bob Noice shoeing, set a new class record
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To the left is the number 90 entry of Ford-Zabel of the Gophers. On the right is the number 101 entry of Chuck Rounds. They are both about to take a run at the July 7, 1946 S.C.T.A. races at El Mirage. The number 90 car ran 108.82 mph and the 101 car ran 109.22 mph. On the right in the rear is Autocrat Charles Dimmitt’s patrol car disguised as a Lincoln Zephyr.  ©AHRF/Don Zabel Collection (DZC_024) #ElMirage #DryLakes #DryLakesRacing #ElMirageDryLake #LandSpeedRacing #SCTA Lincoln Zephyr
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To the left is the number 90 entry of Ford-Zabel of the Gophers. On the right is the number 101 entry of Chuck Rounds. They are both about to take a run at the July 7, 1946 S.C.T.A. races at El Mirage. The number 90 car ran 108.82 mph and the 101 car ran 109.22 mph. On the right in the rear is Autocrat Charles Dimmitt’s patrol car disguised as a Lincoln Zephyr. ©AHRF/Don Zabel Collection (DZC_024) #ElMirage #DryLakes #DryLakesRacing #ElMirageDryLake #LandSpeedRacing #SCTA
Pete Teresa and Sonny Cerneka ran this Model A Roadster on Deuce rails in the Hot Roadster Class A during the West Coast Regional Championship Drags held at San Gabriel on May 6, 1956. They blew their engine in a trial run and spent all night replacing the DeSoto block. On Sunday morning the supercharged ride had its best run ever with a speed of 135.92 mph in 11.43 seconds. They went on to win their class with a run at 132.54 mph in 11.50 seconds. To put this fast ride’s speed into perspective, Perspective
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Pete Teresa and Sonny Cerneka ran this Model A Roadster on Deuce rails in the Hot Roadster Class A during the West Coast Regional Championship Drags held at San Gabriel on May 6, 1956. They blew their engine in a trial run and spent all night replacing the DeSoto block. On Sunday morning the supercharged ride had its best run ever with a speed of 135.92 mph in 11.43 seconds. They went on to win their class with a run at 132.54 mph in 11.50 seconds. To put this fast ride’s speed into perspective,
The Williams Brothers, Herb and Ron, showed up at Bonneville Speedweek with their sharp looking ’29 Model A Roadster. Entered in Class B Roadster, the boys were after the ’52 record of 146.365 mph set by Bill Likes. The car was fitted with a Dodge V8 displacing 250” that was fitted with a Herbert cam, Hilborn injection and fired by a Vertex mag. Driver Ron buzzed the alcohol-fed car through the lights at 5,600 rpm to qualify in first spot with a speed of 159.57 mph. He then did the two way thing Car Magazine, Antique Cars
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The Williams Brothers, Herb and Ron, showed up at Bonneville Speedweek with their sharp looking ’29 Model A Roadster. Entered in Class B Roadster, the boys were after the ’52 record of 146.365 mph set by Bill Likes. The car was fitted with a Dodge V8 displacing 250” that was fitted with a Herbert cam, Hilborn injection and fired by a Vertex mag. Driver Ron buzzed the alcohol-fed car through the lights at 5,600 rpm to qualify in first spot with a speed of 159.57 mph. He then did the two way thing
This Ford roadster was aptly named Hagan’s Desert Rat and is seen at Bonneville in 1966. It was entered in Class C Gas Roadster and was powered by a 333” Chevy V8. Driver John Hagan had his sights on upping his ’65 record of 176.249 mph and managed a lap at 179.28 mph and had to settle for a second in class behind Bankruptcy “Too” at 181.54 mph. At the end of the day third place qualifier Noice-Stanley-Hammond-Gustafson and Valley Speed & Marine at 177.86 mph went on to grab the reactor at 179.8 Fast Cars, S Car
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This Ford roadster was aptly named Hagan’s Desert Rat and is seen at Bonneville in 1966. It was entered in Class C Gas Roadster and was powered by a 333” Chevy V8. Driver John Hagan had his sights on upping his ’65 record of 176.249 mph and managed a lap at 179.28 mph and had to settle for a second in class behind Bankruptcy “Too” at 181.54 mph. At the end of the day third place qualifier Noice-Stanley-Hammond-Gustafson and Valley Speed & Marine at 177.86 mph went on to grab the reactor at 179.8
The Barber Brothers and then Kenny Yanawine both ran this slick '29 on Deuce rails after WWII when it was powered by a souped up '41 Merc engine. It ran at the lakes and the drags wearing Jeraulds Speed Shop sponsorship that was located in National City.   ©AHRF/Al Jerauld Collection (AJC_047) #AmericanHotRodFoundation #HotRodHistory Car Model
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The Barber Brothers and then Kenny Yanawine both ran this slick '29 on Deuce rails after WWII when it was powered by a souped up '41 Merc engine. It ran at the lakes and the drags wearing Jeraulds Speed Shop sponsorship that was located in National City. ©AHRF/Al Jerauld Collection (AJC_047) #AmericanHotRodFoundation #HotRodHistory
Mark Dees from Inglewood and Bob Joehnck from Santa Barbara teamed up with their Bantam bodied Class B Gas Roadster for an assault on the 1969 class record of 210.243 mph at Bonneville in 1970. With Mark driving the car they recorded a speed of 216.73 mph to grab a first in class. Bob had built the 468 Chevy V8 that powered the car and was extra happy after the car had two-wayed with an average of 220.681 mph for a new class record. Bob goes back to the early days and was behind the Goleta Drag
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Mark Dees from Inglewood and Bob Joehnck from Santa Barbara teamed up with their Bantam bodied Class B Gas Roadster for an assault on the 1969 class record of 210.243 mph at Bonneville in 1970. With Mark driving the car they recorded a speed of 216.73 mph to grab a first in class. Bob had built the 468 Chevy V8 that powered the car and was extra happy after the car had two-wayed with an average of 220.681 mph for a new class record. Bob goes back to the early days and was behind the Goleta Drag
The Class C Street Roadster of Dick Scritchfield takes off on a run during Bonneville Speedweek in 1970. Under the hood of the Scritchfield-Carpenter-Flex-a-Lite entry from Glendale, California was a 350” Chevrolet V8 powerplant. Dick was running on an open record and put together a good qualifying lap at 166.66 mph. He then went on to establish the class record at 165.327 mph. Not too shabby for a street driven machine of the day. If the car looks familiar check out the cover of the October ’48 Truck Camper, Tractors, Automotive
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The Class C Street Roadster of Dick Scritchfield takes off on a run during Bonneville Speedweek in 1970. Under the hood of the Scritchfield-Carpenter-Flex-a-Lite entry from Glendale, California was a 350” Chevrolet V8 powerplant. Dick was running on an open record and put together a good qualifying lap at 166.66 mph. He then went on to establish the class record at 165.327 mph. Not too shabby for a street driven machine of the day. If the car looks familiar check out the cover of the October ’48
Barney Navarro’s Class A Modified Roadster is seen dodging a mound at the beginning of a run at El Mirage Dry Lake on June 10, 1951. The car finished third in class that day with a speed of 113.636 mph. It was powered by a 1948 Ford flattie displacing 182" and was fitted with Navarro go fast parts naturally. Barney ran as a member of the Glendale Stokers Club..  ©AHRF/Barney Navarro Collection (NAV_006) #AmericanHotRodFoundation #HotRodHistory #ElMirage
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Barney Navarro’s Class A Modified Roadster is seen dodging a mound at the beginning of a run at El Mirage Dry Lake on June 10, 1951. The car finished third in class that day with a speed of 113.636 mph. It was powered by a 1948 Ford flattie displacing 182" and was fitted with Navarro go fast parts naturally. Barney ran as a member of the Glendale Stokers Club.. ©AHRF/Barney Navarro Collection (NAV_006) #AmericanHotRodFoundation #HotRodHistory #ElMirage
Robert “Bob” Joehnck of the Whistlers showed up at the August 10,1947 lakes meet at El Mirage. His Class B Roadster consisted of a Model A fitted with a Ford banger sporting a Cragar head and intake manifold and a Winfield cam. The results don’t show Bob as running, as the meet was blown out and there were 82 cars entered in this one class, so who knows who got to run. The Whistlers were based in Ventura and Santa Barbara and five members were at the first meet in May, none in July, seven at the
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Robert “Bob” Joehnck of the Whistlers showed up at the August 10,1947 lakes meet at El Mirage. His Class B Roadster consisted of a Model A fitted with a Ford banger sporting a Cragar head and intake manifold and a Winfield cam. The results don’t show Bob as running, as the meet was blown out and there were 82 cars entered in this one class, so who knows who got to run. The Whistlers were based in Ventura and Santa Barbara and five members were at the first meet in May, none in July, seven at the
Sidewinders member Phil Weiand’s Gold ’27 Ford roadster gets some looks at the April ’48 S.C.T.A. meet. It was powered by a ’40 Mercury, then a ’42 Mercury, fitted with Phil’s own heads and intake manifold, a Winfield bumpstick, and Kong ignition. Phil entered five of the seven meets that year but only ran once. His speed was 123.45 at the April meet. The gents checking out the car are Carlsbad Oilers members with Jim Nelson in the center.     ©AHRF/Don Cox Collection (DCC_062) Cool Cars, Motos
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Sidewinders member Phil Weiand’s Gold ’27 Ford roadster gets some looks at the April ’48 S.C.T.A. meet. It was powered by a ’40 Mercury, then a ’42 Mercury, fitted with Phil’s own heads and intake manifold, a Winfield bumpstick, and Kong ignition. Phil entered five of the seven meets that year but only ran once. His speed was 123.45 at the April meet. The gents checking out the car are Carlsbad Oilers members with Jim Nelson in the center. ©AHRF/Don Cox Collection (DCC_062)
Number 33 is the Class B Roadster of Lloyd Kear that ran during the 1948 lakes season. The car featured an Essex chassis fitted with a ’24 T body and sporting a Whippet grillshell and radiator. The engine was a 248” ’46 Ford V8 fitted with Edelbrock heads, Evans intake and Spalding cam and ignition. The Mobilers Car Club member ran at four meets that year and his fastest speed was 133.13 mph set in September.   ©AHRF/Don Cox Collection (DCC_087) Ford V8, Car Features, Engine
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Number 33 is the Class B Roadster of Lloyd Kear that ran during the 1948 lakes season. The car featured an Essex chassis fitted with a ’24 T body and sporting a Whippet grillshell and radiator. The engine was a 248” ’46 Ford V8 fitted with Edelbrock heads, Evans intake and Spalding cam and ignition. The Mobilers Car Club member ran at four meets that year and his fastest speed was 133.13 mph set in September. ©AHRF/Don Cox Collection (DCC_087)