Grand Prix History in Scale Models

1953, Bill Vukovich, Indy 500, Indy 500 Winners, IndyCar, Kurtis Kraft, M.A. Scale Models

1953 Kurtis Kraft 500A (Fuel Injection Spl) Vukovich

 Bill Vukovich, after falling short a year before, earned the first of two consecutive Indy 500 victories. The car built by Frank Kurtis from Kurtris Kraft Company, Los Angeles, was a typical Indy roadster of the 1950s powered by Offenhauser 270 cubic-inch 4 cylinder engine. Frank Kurtis created his first car to be entered in the Indianapolis in 1941.  By 1952, the majority of cars entered in the Indianapolis race were designed and built by Kurtis Kraft.

1953AAA National ChampionshipIndianapolis 500
Driver No.Entrant
Bill Vukovich14Howard Keck Co.
ChassisEngineCar Name
Kurtis Kraft 500AOffenhauserFuel Injection Spl.
Scale ManufacturerCollection
1:43M.A. Scale Models
Cat. No.QualityRarity

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