Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Some cars set speed records, but weren't fortunate enough to be savvy enough to get an organization to be there to "Sanction" it, and AAA wouldn't bless a run unless you were a member. Huh.

 notice the writing on the photo, especially that on the upper left hand corner

 very rare to have wire wheels in 1922, they go back to 1908 at least, but very uncommon
in 1922 Sig Haugdahl built this wire wheeled streamliner with a 6 cylinder, 836cu in, 13.7 liter, airplane engine. He ran it on Daytona beach, and beat the previous record by 24 mph. The previous might have been that of the Mephistople, or the Blitzen Benz.
found on http://silodrome.com/sig-haugdahl-wisconsin-special/


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