Projects - John Gerber's 1920's sprint car
Here is a copy of John Gerber's 1920s sprint car.... the Whippet Special that I built. Model T engine with an SR Fronty OHV conversion. Whippet grill...
Vintage speed demons
The modern automobile wasn't even 10 years old before early enthusiasts held a race in Chicago. Six cars barreled through the city streets at harrowing speeds -- 5mph! - on a cold Thanksgiving Day in 1895, speeding into the history books with the first auto race. That was just the start. Whether it was on a dirt track in Elgin or the famed bricks of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, men and women risked their lives in the pursuit of innovation, speed and victory.