2009 Miller Single seater

The Milt Fankhauser single seater Miller

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    2009
  • Car type 
    Other
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red/Cream
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - True Greats
Royal Horticultural Halls
Elverton St
Westminster
London SW1
Tuesday 1st December 2009
Harry Miller was, quite simply, the greatest creative figure in the history of the American racing car.
Miller’s engines dominated American oval-track racing for almost half a century. Most of the speed records which there were to be had on land and water were held at one time or another by those engines. Miller created the school of American thoroughbred engine design, which was faithfully followed by those who sought to outdo him. His attention to detail placed him at a different level to his competitors – even Ettore Bugatti fell prone to plagiarising Miller’s designs. The repeated triumphs of his engineering are testimonial to why the Miller name has become a legend in International motorsport.
According to the notes left by Peter Gregory, this is a Miller-built car for Francis Quinn who had Babe Strapp drive it in mid-west Sprint Car events. Powered by an extremely rar