Lot 159

2017   |   Scottsdale Auctions 2017

1956 Jimmy Knight Offenhauser Roadster Midget Racer

SOLD $61,600

Estimate

$50,000 - $75,000| Without Reserve

Chassis

277 (AACA Certified Competition Race Vehicle No.)

Engine

1435-E

Car Highlights

Raced by Jimmy Knight from 1956 to 1960

AACA Certified Race Car; Junior and Senior Award Winner

Rare Offset Twin-Cam Offy, Canted 16˚

Featured in Major Racing Magazines in 1956 and 2015

Restored by Classic Craft Motorsports of Springfield, Ohio

Technical Specs

97 CID DOHC Meyer-Drake Offenhauser Inline 4-Cylinder Engine

Hilborn Fuel Injection

100 BHP at 6,000 RPM

In-and-Out Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Bell Auto Parts Hydraulic Drum Brakes

Torsion Bar Suspension, Halibrand Quick-Change Rear End

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