He designed and built midget cars , quarter-midgets, sports cars, sprint cars , Indy cars , and Formula One cars. He was the founder of Kurtis Kraft. Kurtis was born in Crested Butte, Colorado. Kurtis started Kurtis Kraft when he built his own midget car chassis in the late s. Glenn Gordon "Gary" Davis d. He built some very low glass-fibre bodied two-seaters sports cars under his own name in Glendale , California between and
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His father owned a blacksmith shop located in Pueblo, Colorado that repaired automobiles and horse-and-buggy. By the 's, Frank was designing, building, and repairing racers in his four car garage located behind his house. In he had created a car to be entered in the Indianapolis race which was driven by Sam Hanks. Near the mid's, he had created two other racers designed for Indy.
The Dean Lowe # 93 Kurtis Kraft Quarter Midget story by Dean Lowe & Doug Schiller
Not only the envy of his racing buddies for driving a vintage car, a few days later Ryan drove to a 4th place finish in the A class at the Grand Nationals in Indianapolis. Darry drove 31 from 59 through The best I can tell and known to the boys in Texas is a "Racecraft" midget. However, there have been a few modifications to the body made over it's life span.
Kurtis Kraft was an American designer and builder of race cars. The company built midget cars , quartermidgets , sports cars , sprint cars , Bonneville cars , and USAC Championship cars. It was founded by Frank Kurtis when he built his own midget car chassis in the late s. Kurtis built some very low fiberglass bodied two-seaters sports cars under his own name in Glendale, California between and Ford US running gear was used.