It was a dead ringer for the one in the article when he bought it that was close to race ready. Le Mans-winning Porsche Please enter a valid email. Fuel economy figures if shown are provided from EPA mileage estimates. Notify me of new posts by email.
1947 Kurtis Kraft Midget Valuation and Auction Sales Data
Ex Pete Mourad car, roller. Love seeing the Midget on a road course…what memories that stirs up. Is this the most fun you can have with 8bhp? The Midgets had an innovative chassis design and powered by the 'Offy' engine or the more affordable Ford V George at meets for fit. Year books for racing seasons
KURTIS KRAFT MIDGET RACE CAR - Main Street Motors Enterprise, OR
Sorry, map view is not available right now. Hillegass went to the extent of investing in cast iron bucks over which he could accurately, quickly, and repeatedly form the complex body panels that clothed his creations. He was the proprietor of a Kodak camera shop and had the car painted Kodak yellow. Your email address will not be published. Correspondence with arlen kurtis and.
He won the lap main event. These cars were highly successful, remaining competitive even after the end of their production run. After a long and arduous search, I found a worn out Flathead Ford V that was in dire need of a complete overhaul. Kurtis sold the midget car portion of the business to Johnny Pawl in the late s. Although Henry Ford preferred the V8 engine layout, the V was replaced by a new inline six-cylinder engine in Because of its design and low center of gravity, it was named a 'roadster.