Listed here is a 1967 Gerhardt Indianapolis 500 Race Car. Equipped with an Original 4 Cam Ford 32 Valve Indy 500 Engine and the Original Halibrand 2 Speed Transaxle. This Car was Register for the 1967 Indianapolis 500 by it's owner Walter Weir of St Louis. The Car was Contracted to be driven in the 500 by Lorenzo Bandini, ( a Ferrari F1 team Driver ). Unfortunately Bandini Died on May 10, 1967 from injuries suffered in the Monte Carlo F1 Race just a few days before. Al Miller was hires as the replacement driver. He qualified the Car for the 500 and dropped out after 74 laps with Mechanical problems. The Car failed to qualify for the 500 in 1968, and was sold to another man from St Louis after Walter Weir passed away from an accident in 1969. The Car returned in 1971 as the St Louis Special powered by a 4 Cam Ford Turbo Offy but again failed to make the field. The Car Comes Equipped with a Period Correct 4 Cam Ford Indy Engine. The Engine has just had a No Expense Spared, Dyno Tested, State of The Art Rebuild by Ed Pink Racing Engines. This car was Restored to it's Original Livery in the late 90's. by two Canadians. It was again sorted out in 2005 for Vintage Racing but was never taken to a Race Track. The Race Car comes with a Ton of Documentation and Period Pictures. This Race Car is in Excellent Restored Condition. The Race Car comes with a set of Vintage Schroeder "Star of David" Magnesium 16 inch wheels, Not the Halibrand shown in the pictures. A California Resident Buyer will be required to pay California State Sales Taxes. The New Buyer will also be responsible for paying Race- Cars.com's Sales Commission on the Car.
Engine Builder: Ford Originally, most recently Ed Pink