The Jalopy Journal
Greenbriars are nice, but hasn't anyone ever built a custom pickup starting with a Corvair sedan or wagon?
Fred Gerhardt's Bardahl spl. of 1960, with large aerofoil on left side whose purpose was to generate a side force and thus enable a...
And this pic shows so well the low profile that was made possible by front wheel drive. And surely at a fraction of the cost of a Miller FWD....
Curious about that semi-independent rear axle. Any pictures you can share, to show how it is arranged? Thanks.
Unusual front end. Anyone know anything about the car and the builder?
What a great piece of racing history! Maynard Stump might not have been a Watson or a Kurtis, but he followed his own path, not just copying what...
Would it's final iteration be the Bristow-McManus Spl driven by Rollie Free at the 500 in 1947?
Thanks Michael. That settles it.
Not sure if I'm doing this right, as this is the first time for me.
Received an e-mail in response to my post #25111 of January, and am replying...
Both these pics depict the 1932 Indy 500 winning car. Mostly identical, except for the radiator grille.
I assume the official...
Thanks fnqvmuch, you put your finger on the very first problem the crew must have faced. There couldn't have been an Owner's Handbook with the car!
Don Lee spl Mercedes Benz s/c GP car at Indy in 1947, without success despite (or because of) it's awesome technical sophistication....
Well, it looked great anyway. And with no visible silencer, imagine the sound.
For the Inter-Continental Formula of 1961, this engine was replaced by a 180 cu. in. laydown Offy (unsupercharged), which I understand was built...
Thank you Fordors.
Nice piece of history. Don't happen to have a pic of that Offy powered car, do you?
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