It was entered in the and Monterey Historics and was last on track in July Power is from a ci flathead V8 paired with a Harley-Davidson 6-speed sequential gearbox. Additional equipment includes a Tilton clutch, an Edelbrock intake, Offenhauser water manifolds, and knock-off wheels. This Kurtis racer is now offered on a bill of sale in California with records, a spare transmission, and a custom trailer.
Lot No. 227 - 1946 V8-60 "Midget Racer"
PreWar V Midget Race Car | The H.A.M.B.
By motoringicons , November 20, in Cars For Sale. Based on photos taken at the time of purchase, this race car was largely original, intact and appeared to be in solid, well-preserved, unrestored condition. The race car was restored for display and exhibition purposes after being purchased. It is not known the last time it was ran.
Kurtis-Kraft V8-60 Midget race car
This midget racer was reportedly built by Roy Richter and Pop Faulkner and is an aluminum-bodied example powered by a ci Ford V flathead. Hand-formed aluminum bodywork incorporates a large oval grille, and the livery pays tribute to Soda Canyon Racing from Soda Canyon, California. The paintwork shows some touched-up chips and marks. The fitted set of vintage Halibrand 6-pin knock-off mags are fitted with a new set of Firestone dirt tires.
Outstanding build quality V Racing Flathead power. Period correct parts Aluminium bodywork. In the s and s, America was gripped by a new kind of motorsport — midget racing. For nearly two decades midget racing took place seven nights a week and twice daily at weekends.