Indy Racecar 1935 American Miller Schofield Engine body Clyde Adams Offenhauser
Description: A 1935 Indy Single Seat Champ by Coachbuilder Clyde Adams. 220 cubic inch "StaLube Miller Special / Redhead Special" Owner Gilbert Pearson (a Lockheed Martin executive); winner of three consecutive Oakland 500 mile races. Accompanied with numerous photographs and memorabilia. "Built in 1935 for Gilbert Pearson, chassis by Clyde Adams, engine by Miller Schofield (only three examples produced with five mains and special crankshaft.) Pistons by Jahns on Miller/Offenhauser rods with homemade pins and button type retainers. Offenhauser/Lencki 6 gasoline pump. Car won many races. The highlight of its career was winning the 100, 200 and 500 mile races held annually at Oakland, Ca three years in a row - '38, '39 and '40. The car was restored in 1990 under the guidance of Gil Pearson who was living at the time. The STA LUBE SPECIAL was put back into its mid 1930s configuration by Pete Eastwood and Steve Huntsinger - shown at Laguna Seca (Miller reunion), Pebble Beach and Santa Barbara Concourse - the car received top honors." Measurements: 138" total length x 64" wheel to wheel. Condition: 100%. We are happy to show the car with an appointment at our warehouse in Gardena, CA. Please message us for any information or questions. We have a fine selection of quality items for sale at Amphora Art & Antiques. International as well as domestic customers are welcome - please contact us with questions regarding shipping or listings, and we will assist you quickly.All items can be inspected in-person or are available for pickup from our large Gardena warehouse with no additional fee or charge. The authenticity of all items listed are guaranteed to be as represented - all efforts are taken to ensure accurate and descriptive condition reports and photographs.We reserve the right to use another shipping carrier other than what is listed to ensure your purchase arrives safely. Fedex cannot ship to a P.O. Box. Please contact us before or upon purchase if you have a preferred shipping carrier.