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SN-60
06-11-2012, 06:28 PM
OK trivia fans..How about this one? Who was it that financed the last attempt at utilizing a
Studebaker-based V8 engine for an Indy 500 race car?

mbstude
06-11-2012, 06:56 PM
J.C. Agajanian.

Gary1953
06-11-2012, 08:08 PM
Howard Hughes

jnormanh
06-11-2012, 08:20 PM
Lindsey Hopkins

SN-60
06-11-2012, 09:27 PM
To; jnormanh,------- You nailed this one! Lindsey Hopkins it is! (1956) Nice going!

mbstude
06-11-2012, 09:44 PM
Someone attempted to use a Stude V8 at Indy after the DOHC engine?

SN-60
06-11-2012, 09:55 PM
To: mbstude,----- Yes, Indy car owner Lindsey Hopkins financed a Studebaker V8 based Indy engine of 270 cubic inches in 1956. The engine was set up by ace mechanic Willy Utzman. It failed to reach the
power levels needed at the time, and no attempt was made to qualify it.