1984 March 84C-Cosworth Race Car

Date:
1984
Creator:
March (Firm)
Publisher/Studio:
From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Mayer Motor Racing Ltd.
Description (physical):

Racing car

Location:
20900 Oakwood Blvd.,Michigan,Dearborn,48124
Identifier:
85.24.1
Institution:
20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn,MI 48124-5029
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1965 Lotus-Ford Race Car

Date:
31-May-65
Creator:
Chapman, Colin, 1928-1982 | Ford Motor Company | Group Lotus PLC
Publisher/Studio:
From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.
Description (physical):

Racing car

Location:
20900 Oakwood Blvd.,Michigan,Dearborn,48124
Identifier:
77.21.1
Institution:
20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn,MI 48124-5029
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1935 Miller-Ford Race Car

Date:
1935
Creator:
Miller-Tucker, Inc. | Ford Motor Company
Publisher/Studio:
From the Collections of The Henry Ford.
Description (physical):

Racing car

Location:
20900 Oakwood Blvd.,Michigan,Dearborn,48124
Identifier:
69.137.1
Institution:
20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn,MI 48124-5029
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1960 Meskowski Race Car

Date:
1960
Creator:
Jeffries, Dean, 1933- | Meskowski, Wally (Walter), 1915-1980
Publisher/Studio:
Bowes Seal Fast, LLC

Between 1960 and 1963 the great A.J. Foyt won 13 of the 26 races he drove in this car. Wally Meskowski built the car to run on the one-mile dirt-surfaced ovals. Dirt track racing began when people raced horseless carriages on dirt horse tracks at the end of the 19th century. From the early 1930s to 1970 the top tier of American open wheel racing, known as Championship racing, was conducted primarily on one-mile dirt ovals. The great 2.5 mile paved oval at Indianapolis was more famous, but most races were contested on the dirt. In the 1950s and 1960s some of the dirt ovals were paved. Read more »

Location:
20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, MI 48124-5029
Identifier:
2008.101.1
Institution:
The Henry Ford
credits:
From the Collections of The Henry Ford.