DISPLAYED IN OUR LOBBY, AT THE MOUNT DORA MUSEUM OF SPEED FOR ALL
TO ENJOY, WAS THIS 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 ACHIEVING THE POLE POSITION AT INDY 1958
IN A TREVIS BUILT CAR AND EDDIE JOHNSON WINNING 6TH PLACE IN ONE AT
INDY 1960. THIS PARTICULAR CAR IS ONE OF SIX BUILT. IT PASSED
AROUND IN CALIFORNIA WHERE IT COMPETED IN SEVERAL EVENTS SPONSORED
BY ED WAGNER. IT HAD BEEN DRIVEN BY RED MARLOWE WINNER OF THE 1956
ARDC ALLENTOWN RACE, IN PA. 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 1947 FLOYD
TREVIS-KRAFT MIDGET CARRIES A 120 CUBIC INCH / 183 HP FORD 60-V8
WITH 'EDDIE MEYER' HOLLYWOOD HEADS, 'ELDEBROCK' INTAKE, DUAL
STROMBERGS W/ CUSTOM HEADERS, IN/OUT TRANSMISSION, ALUMINUM
'LIGHTWEIGHT' REAR-END, LEATHERETTE INTERIOR, PERIOD CORRECT SAFETY
BELTS, CHROME ROLLBAR & NERF BARS, ORIGINAL MIDGET DRIVERS HELMET,
FIRESTONE RACING TIRES ON DREYER RACING CAST ALUMINUM WHEELS. IT
HAD A TOP SPEED OF 120 M.P.H. THIS 1/4 MIDGET WON THE SILVER AWARD
AT THE WINTER PARK CONCOURS. $35,000 PH: 352-217-9868
1947 Custom Race Car
Location:Mt. Dora, Florida
VIN:BILL OF SALE
Interested in something else? Search these similar vehicles...
ClassicCars.com has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States, successfully making the Inc. 5000 list in both 2015,
2016, 2017 and 2018. This prestigious accolade represents the continued growth of the company, and ClassicCars.com's dominance as the world's largest online marketplace for
buying and selling classic and collector vehicles.
The Stevie Awards, the world's premier business awards recognized
ClassicCars.com's first-class Customer Support team with a Stevie Bronze Award in 2019, celebrating the team's skills as exemplary customer support specialists.
In 2016 The Journal, brought to you by ClassicCars.com, was celebrated as the SECOND MOST INFLUENTIAL automotive blog in the world by NFC Performance.