Lot 74

2009   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2009

1951 Blue Crown Spark Plug Special

Coachwork by Lujie Lesovsky

SOLD $110,000

Estimate

$250,000 - $325,000

Chassis

MI0108A206L072688

Car Highlights

One Of The Most Successful Indy Race Cars Ever Built

Accurately Restored To Its 1951 Racing Livery

Thoroughly Documented Provenance

A Competitive Entrant For 13 Years

Driven By Some Of The Most Legendary American Drivers

A Quintessential Example Of The Champ Car

Technical Specs

270 CID DOHC Offenhauser Inline Four-Cylinder Engine

Constant-Flow Fuel Injection

370 BHP At 6,500 RPM

2-Speed Gearbox

4-Wheel Hydraulic Disc Brakes

Transverse Leaf Spring Front Suspension With Single Action Lever Shocks

Rear Torsion Bars With Twin Lever Action Shocks

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