Monday, September 6, 2010

Hot Rods Heat Up the Concours

1929 Williams Brothers Ford Roadster
This nearly original condition Ford Roadster took third place in Class U (Hot Rods) at the 2010 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. Built by four speedy siblings -- Gerald, Herb, Monte, and Ron Williams — this car won several first-place trophies at the El Mirage dry lakebed in Southern California in 1949. Five years later, the brothers used a Dodge Hemi engine with overhead valves to smash the Class B Roadster speed records at Bonneville; in their first attempt, they broke the best time by 12 mph

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