It is the oldest continuing motorsport event in Pennsylvania. Possibly the most diverse and challenging hill in the Northeast, Duryea boasts 13 turns most of which are negotiated in the first half of the course coupled with some high speeds at the top. Later, as the cars became more popular and widespread, independent parts organizations sprang up to sell factory or OEM parts for the cars, eliminating the distributors role here. This will also occur after you have been away from the document for a number of days. In August he moved to Milt Marion's Kurtis 23 and scored a 7 th at Williams Grove, also making the program at Milwaukee, Syracuse, and Detroit, failing to qualify only at Springfield.
Kurtis Midget : 1948
As pointed out above, initially sports car racing was done on rural country roads with little or no thought to safety for the drivers or the public. He sold those dealerships off to concentrate on the service and parts business for MGs, Triumphs, Austin Healeys and Jags. The most widely acknowledged hangout was the local parts store. Men built HeathKit electronics and toyed with sports cars. Initially most of these venues were the populace of hobbyists and enthusiasts. The land was owned by Judge Frank R. They sold MG accessories during the early 's.
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Feel free to move about the document as you wish. Soon they started to congregate, most often at the local parts store. A copy of the September , program shown above can be found here. He drove back and forth to the Watkins Glen race. Lawrence, a former Cal Club, under cc Production champion, went off at Turn 5 later designated Turn 8. For the first seventy years at Indianapolis, drivers got their chance at Indy as a result of their prowess on Saturday nights and Sunday afternoons at the wheel of midgets and sprint cars.
The "Tiffany of Automobile Dealers", was the way one satisfied customer described J. In addition to the acknowledgements above the following references provided information for this document. The club sponsored its first race at Buchanan Field in November of Clayrich closed in and MG sales in St. The seven original members of the SCCA were wealthy and their initial interest was not in racing but to preserve exotic and expensive 'sporting' automobiles.