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Old 04-24-2019, 10:47 AM   #42
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Default Re: Ford ran 2/3 cars at the 1035 Indy 500?

Originally Posted by Darrell S View Post
This is a great read, thanks for the link.
The guy that wrote that article was Crazy Chris Eggsgaard. He was a total character in his own right. I knew him pretty well pre 1980. He owned an early 1930 Indy winner.

Did you know that in 1933 every Indy car that qualified but one ran Winfield Carburetors. A few days before the race the Zenith special was not doing so good. Ed designed a manifold, got it welded up and he put his carbs on it. So by race day they all had his carbs.
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