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 1940's FULL MIDGET RACECAR

DISPLAYED IN OUR LOBBY FOR ALL TO ENJOY  IS A FLOYD TREVIS FULL MIDGET RACER. FLOYD TREVIS-KRAFT WAS BEST KNOWN FOR BUILDING "OFFY" ROADSTERS FOR THE F.I.A. CHAMPIONSHIPS AND USAC EVENTS FROM 1951-1961. HIS BUSINESS WAS BASED IN YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO. THESE MIDGETS FOUND THEMSELVES LOCATED ALL OVER THESE GREAT UNITED STATES IN RACE PROGRAMS. FLOYD TREVIS WAS WELL KNOWN AS "THE CADILLAC OF RACE CAR BUILDERS" OWING TO HIS 'QUALITY BUILD' WITH HIS 'EXTRA TOUCH'. HE IS A MEMBER OF THE SPRINT CAR HALL OF FAME(1990). JUST A FEW  OF HIS MOST FAMOUS WINNING RACE CARS WERE A.J. FOYT IN THE "BOWLES SEAL-FAST SPECIAL" (INDY 1961),  DICK RATHMAN TOOK THE POLE POSITION AT INDY 1958 IN A TREVIS BUILT CAR AND EDDIE JOHNSON WON 6TH PLACE IN ONE AT INDY 1960. THIS PARTICULAR CAR IS ONE OF FOUR BUILT. IT PASSED TO CALIFORNIA WHERE IT COMPETED IN SEVERAL EVENTS SPONSORED BY ED WAGNER. IT WAS NAMED #64 "THE SODA CAN SPECIAL", AFTER ITS ASSOCIATION WITH 'SODA CANYON NAPA VALLEY RACING'. SINCE THESE OLD GIRLS COULD BE SPONSORED BY HUNDRED'S OF SPONSORS DURING THEIR LIFE, WE DEDICATED OUR CAR WITH TRIBUTE SPONSORSHIP FROM A PERIOD CORRECT SODA BEVERAGE FIRM "WHITE ROCK BEVERAGES" (ONE OF AMERICA'S VERY FIRST BEVERAGE DISTRIBUTORS POPULAR IN THE 1930'S, '40-S AND '50'S). THIS FLOYD TREVIS-KRAFT MIDGET CARRIES A 120 CUBIC INCH / 183 HP FORD 60-V8 WITH EDDIE MEYER HOLLYWOOD HEADS, EDDIE MEYER INTAKE, DUAL STROMBERGS W/ CUSTOM HEADERS, IN/OUT TRANSMISSION, ALUMINUM 'LIGHTWEIGHT' REAR-END, LEATHER INTERIOR, PERIOD CORRECT SAFETY BELTS, CHROME ROLLBAR, ORIGINAL MIDGET DRIVERS HELMET, FIRESTONE RACING TIRES ON DREYER RACING CAST ALUMINUM WHEELS. IT HAD A TOP SPEED OF 120 M.P.H.