Project Cars
'32 Roadster
BRAHMA "B Sports"
Bowes Indy Car
Al Hendrix Sprinter
'59 Ferrari
'65 Cobra 427
1950 Bowes Seal Fast Special
A National Championship dirt track car was raced in the Indianapolis 500 mile race in 1950. Driven by Troy Ruttman, the car was known throughout its history as “The Baby Bowes”. During the 1950 season, the car won the AAA 100 mile race at the famous Williams Grove Speedway and also won several pole positions as well as top 5 place finishes. The car was later disassembled by noted racer, Al Hendrix and pieces used in other cars. The remaining pieces were gathered together by Eugene Erickson and Paul FitzGerald. Paul then recreated the car by “back-designing” the car from official Speedway photographs and fabricating all the frame and suspension pieces. Paul created line drawings of the body and fabricated a wooden form for the body. Jerry Weeks of Indianapolis is responsible for the wonderful body. Eugene Erickson has successfully demonstrated the car at noteworthy tracks including New Hampshire International Speedway and at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
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