1911 EMF Runabout Team Racer news, pictures, and information
|Chassis Num: 37361|
History of E-M-F Racer #33
This car #37361 along with two other E-M-F racers was sent to Savannah, Georgia, to participate in the Tiedeman Cup Race of November 27, 1911. That year Savannah hosted the Vanderbilt Cup Race. The Tiedeman Cup Race was the preliminary event for 'small' cars. E-M-F #33 finished third with the other two E-M-F entries finishing first and second. The car was driven at Savannah by Jack Tower.
The car was first restored in 1989 and has participated in numerous vintage racing events including a re-enactment of the Great Savannah Races. Other events that the car has been involved in include: the Mount Equinox Hillclimb, the Mount Washington Hillclimb, the Vintage Celebration at NHIS, the fall meet at Lime Rock, and the Miller Club Meets at the Milwaukee Mile. In 2003 the car was certified by AACA in class 24B.
The car has been re-restored in the Concours d'Elegance at Pebble Beach as well as at Radnor Hunt Concours d'Elegance.
|Chassis Num: 37361|
The car was first restored in 1989 and raced at such venues as NHIS, the Milwaukee Mile, Lime Rock as well as hill climbs at Mt. Equinox, VT and Mt Washington, NH. In November 1994 the E-M-F participated in the re-enactment of the Great Savannah Races.
In 2007 the car was invited to Pebble Beach, received a 1st in class at Radnor Hunt Concours and got its first Junior AACA at Hershey.
It was awarded a national award from AACA (Past President's Racing Cup).
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