1963 Huffaker Genie Mark VIII
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First V8 powered Genie MK VIII built, owned and raced in 1963 by Dave Ridenour with a BOP Buick Motor. The motor was changed to a Ford unit for 1964. Ridenour was killed in a Sprint Car accident in 1966.
1963: 1st place Colati CA Regions: 1st place Candlestick Park, San Francisco, CA; 4th place Pacific Grand Prix Laguna Seca; 2nd place Pacific Raceway, Kent, WA; 16th place Laguna Seca.
1964: DNF Riverside, CA; 15th place Laguna Seca, 3rd Place Pacific Raceway, Kent Wa; 3rd place, Stockton, CA; 1st place Pacific 200, Westwood Canada.
1965: 3rd place Laguna Seca, CA; Pacific Raceway, Kent, WA; 5th place Riverside drive.
Ridenour died in a Sprint Car accident in 1966. Considered by his peer to be a fierce low budget competitor on the track and a soft spoken good guy off the track.
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