1916 National Model AC news, pictures, and information
Chassis Num: 5142
National factory teams raced throughout the US with wins and success in such races as Elgin, Santa Monica, Los Angeles to Phoenix, Visalia, Panama-Pacific, Savannah and many others. The factory effort ended in 1912 after Joe Dawson's win at Indy, but private owners continued with limited success (and limited factory help) until 1919. In 1922 National merged with Dixie Flyer Company and went broke in 1924.
This Car - was purchased in unrestored, disassembled condition in 1992. It was found complete but abandoned in a field. The eight year restoration process was completed in May of 1999, and the car has been raced regularly since then. Its original racing history is unknown, but it has been accurately restored from detailed photo and drawings.
All National racers were modified 'stock' cars.
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