1951 Blue Crown Spark Plug Special

From The Collection of Don and Joan Lyons
Constructed By Lujie Lesovsky
Estimate: $250,000 - $325,000
SOLD $110,000
Chassis: MI0108A206L072688

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

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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