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Does anyone have information or photos of the Stutz hill climb car that was raced at Pikes Peak from 1926 to 1936? Does the car or parts of the car still exist?

Glen Shultz built the car and raced it from 1926 to 1933. It was also raced by Louis Unser in 1934 and 1936. The only information I have is from Howell's "Racing Stutz" book and some photos from the Pikes Peak Hill Climb website. Thanks,


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The car to which you've referred did win its class -- the Stock Cars class. The racecar to which I was referring was a single seater custom built for the open wheel class. You can see a photo of it at http://ppihc.artemisimages.com/searchres...=&spec= and also at http://library.ppld.org/aboutyourlibrary/events/appr2002/admin/PhotographsFullDetails.asp?ID=2056

Thanks for your website link.


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What I don't understand is this car: The Stutz Club News & Information

The write-up mentions the original car doesn't exist, but that’s not correct. The single seat car is in a private collection.

Getting an opportunity to view the collection required thorough reference checking before I could set foot into the secure facility. I was interested in a different race car that was sitting next to the Shultz car, so I didn’t get butterflies in my stomach when I saw the car. At the time of viewing the car was taken apart for restoration. This is the prototype engine that was indeed used in the Shultz car: http://home.townisp.com/~alsancle/PikesPeakStutzEngine.htm

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It’s been years since I have seen it, and I recall the owner was thinking about getting the car ready for Pebble Beach. I don’t know if it ever ended up at the show.:confused:


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Here is the car,  Stutz Speedway 6.  currently being restored by Graham Catchpole in New Zealand. It was brought over to NZ for beach racing which has documented racing history in NZ. During the war, the car was cut in two. the front half and engine was used as a saw mill, the rear used as a farm trailer. 


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