1931 Studebaker Race Car
This old 1931 Studebaker Race Car ran in the 1931, 1932 and 1933 Indianapolis 500. In 1931 it was leading the race when it went through a fence. In 1932 it finished 6th with an average speed of 110 miles per hour and in 1933 it finished 7th.
It was called the Studebaker Hunt Special No. 37. Number 37 was equipped with a straight eight 337 cubic inches engine rated at 122 horsepower. It was the same engine that powered Studebakers top of the line S-80 and S-90 President models.
The straight eight engine in the Studebaker Hunt Special was capable of doing up to 100 miles per hour. This old race car competed well in the Indianapolis 500 and other early American Automobile races.
Number 37 1931 Studebaker Factory Race Car.
Driver was Tony Gulotta and riding mechanic was Carl Riscigno.
Indianapolis Motor Speed Way.
Studebaker Race Car
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