Lot 28

2007   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2007

1951 Tom Beatty Belly-Tank Lakester

SOLD $440,000

Estimate

$450,000 - $600,000| Without Reserve

Car Highlights

188.284 MPH At Bonneville In 1951, A Record The First Time Out

Fastest SCTA Lakes Racer Of The Season, Five Years Running, From 1951 To 1955, And Again In 1959

Set Records At Bonneville In 1951, '52, '55, '57, '58, '59, '62

Set Record Of 243.438 MPH In 1962: Fastest Belly-Tank Lakester Ever

Technical Specs

303 CID GMC-Blown Oldsmobile V-8, Destroked To 260 CID

WWII P-38 Lightning Belly Tank Lengthened 14 Inches

'56 Olds HydraMatic Transmission

Halibrand Quick-Change Rear End

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