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.
It was raced by Dunham with various car numbers in Indiana, St. Louis, Missouri, and southern California to many significant wins! Some USAC numbers were 55,47, 48 Larry Dunham owned the car from to the early s.
Not only the envy of his racing buddies for driving a vintage car, a few days later Ryan drove to a 4th place finish in the A class at the Grand Nationals in Indianapolis. Darry drove 31 from 59 through The best I can tell and known to the boys in Texas is a "Racecraft" midget. However, there have been a few modifications to the body made over it's life span.
It was given a Offenhauser engine, progressive Quick-Change rear, rear Wohlfiel brakes, and open Pocket rear radius rod joints. Toggle navigation conceptcarz. Toggle vehicle navigation Kurtis Kraft Midget Menu. Despite its odd proportions and relative obscurity, the Kurtis-Kraft Midget is a bigger car than its name suggests… Well, actually its name is perfectly apt at describing the car's diminutive dimensions. But that innocent little label doesn't even begin to hint at how successful and formidable a racing car the Kurtis-Kraft Midget was.