2012 Glenmoor Gathering Information
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| Another field of outstanding automobiles and motorcycles will be on display at the 18th annual Glenmoor Gathering on September 14-16.
Featured classes in 2012 include early supercharged automobiles, steam-powered automobiles, the Allard sports car, automobiles designed by Zagato and the legendary Tucker automobile. The motorcycle class will feature classic 1928-48 American motorcycles. There will also be a display of 'mini' cars and a very unique class— 'The Trans Atlantics'—automobiles with European and U. K. coachwork with American engines.
Leading the line-up of early supercharged cars will be a 1935 Duesenberg SJ—the legendary 'Mormon Meteor,' which was raced on the Bonneville Salt Flats in the mid-1930's and restored several years ago to its original configuration. The supercharged Duesenberg was based on a production car but was most definitely built for speed. The body was designed by Herb Newport while the supercharged in-line eight cylinder engine was built by Augie Duesenberg. Legendary test driver David Abbott 'Ab' Jenkins drove the car on the Bonneville Salt Flats, where it covered 3,523 miles in 24 hours at a record-setting average speed of 135.47 mph.