He won Indy in in a Mercedes and was the National Champion in and Foyt became the fourth three-time winner of the Indianapolis with his victory in his Coyote-Ford at a then-record In he drove from Los Angeles to New York in 11 days. He made 11 Indy appearances, and in became the only driver to qualify a diesel-powered machine on the pole at Sweikert won 15 Sprint races in little more than three years, set a one-lap Champcar speed at Syracuse and Sprint speed records from 1 to 50 laps at Winchester, Illiana, DuQuoin, Dayton and Salem. This is a brief historical perspective of the fascinating little King Midget and the other products manufactured and sold by Claud Dry and Dale Orcutt. While Zink earned his renown as a car owner, he had his own latter-day fling as a driver in desert off-road races from to , winning the Mexican , Cobra and Parker
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The sports cars and prototypes won a total of 13 championships. Six of them were winners, and his Kurtis Krafts grabbed the top 13 positions in the Indy In he came to Indianapolis and finished his Maserati 10th in the , but in the meantime France had fallen to the Nazis and Dreyfus joined the U. Your monetary sponsorship in any denomination or donations of historically significant items, photos, documents, etc. Overall he won 16 AAA Championship races against tremendous competition. Foyt has always believed in God, America and himself -- and not necessarily in that order.
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The late Don Smith holds an A. He has won 36 Winston West races, but for all that his only championship came in Porsche was elected to the hall on his first ballot appearance. Foyt's final two Indy car national championships came in and He takes great pride in his contribution to King Midget.
Signed by DKW to race motorcycles, he pestered them for an opportunity to get in the Auto Union grand prix car although he had never driven a racing car before. Built the first slingshot dragster, the first twin-engine dragster, and the first dragster to exceed mph; designed the wide oval drag racing tire. Fred later took over the business and the popular Offenhauser or Offy engine of which the Miller engine was a forebear went on to completely dominate Championship racing for nearly four decades. By the company was forced into bankruptcy. Lockhart won Indianapolis in and recorded other major wins at Altoona, Charlotte, Fresno and Salem. Pearson raised his victory total to before retiring in after starts.