|1927 Model 91|
1928 Miller Model 91 news, pictures, and information
Changed regulations for 1926 had limited the size of motors to only 91 cubic-inches (1.5 liters). However, with a centrifugal supercharger, the twin overhead camshaft Miller motor could produce 250 horsepower, with a top speed of 171 mph.
The Miller 91 FWD racecar sold for $15,000. Ten were built.
This is the car that won the Indianapolis 500 race in 1928. It was driven by Leon Duray, who purchased two of the 91 FWD and raced them in Europe, as well. Leon Duray set a single lap speed record of 124.08 mph in 1928 that was not bettered for nine years - the longest-lasting record in Speedway history. He also shattered the records at Monza in this car when he took it to Europe to compete against the leading Alfas and Maserati of the day.
|1928 Indy 500 Pole Winner Leads 'The Amelia's' Salute to The Cars Of Harry Miller|
|The Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance announced today that the supercharged, Miller 91, front drive Indianapolis 500 racer that set a speed record in 1928, will be making an appearance at the 18th annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance on March 10, 2013. Leaving its permanent home at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum, the historic car be part of the Concours' 'Cars of Harry Miller' class, which will honor the work of legendary American race car designer Harry Miller. Leo...[Read more...]|
|RM Readies For Highly Anticipated Hershey Sale|
|• Final countdown underway to RM Auctions' annual Hershey, Pennsylvania sale, October 11–12 • Auction features approximately 120 historic automobiles joined by a select series of vintage motorcycles and an assortment of memorabilia • Automobile offering led by famous 1931 Duesenberg Model J Dual Windshield 'Barrelside' Phaeton, winner of the epic 1932 race at Lake Muroc in California • Duesenberg headlines select group of 10 automobiles from the distinguished Ray Bowersox Collection; sale als...[Read more...]|
|1962 Monaco Grand Prix: McLaren Carries the Cooper Flag back to the Top|
|By the beginning of the 1962 Formula One season Jack Brabham had left Cooper to form his own racing team. It seemed the glories days of the double World Championship were well and truly behind them. However, left in Brabham's stead would be a man very akin to the Australian in so many ways. And in Bruce McLaren, Cooper had a driver and competitor more than apt to help carry the team forward into the future. The first race of the 1962 season, the Grand Prix of the Netherlands, certainly didn't...[Read more...]|
|TMC Launches Redesigned Corolla Series in Japan|
|Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces the launch in Japan today of the redesigned 'Corolla Axio' sedan and ''Corolla Fielder'*1 station wagon. The vehicles will be sold across Japan through 'Toyota Corolla' dealers. Since its debut in 1966, the Corolla has been designed to prioritize peace of mind, practicality, and ease of use with the aim of creating value that adapts to the times. The Corolla has become a favorite of consumers around the world, with cumulative global sales exceeding ...[Read more...]|
|1956 24 Hours of Le Mans: The Rise of Two Counts|
|The 1955 24 Hours of Le Mans would end up being the darkest day in all of motorsport when Pierre Levegh launched off the back of Lance Macklin's Austin-Healey and crashed into a barrier sending large portions of the car flying through the air acting like guillotines to the record crowd crammed along the main straight. It would be estimated that more than eighty would lose their life as a result, scores more would be severely injured. Yet, despite the graphic horror of the event the race would co...[Read more...]|
|1927 Model 91|