It still has the original hand-formed aluminum body and original upholstery. They originated in the United States in the s and are raced on most continents. Promoters in Australia during this period often staged races billed as either a "world speedcar championship" or "world speedcar derby". But instead of having a push vehicle, the parents themselves are the ones pushing the kids out onto the track. Midgets are intended to be driven for races of relatively short distances, usually 2. Predominantly a builder of focused racing cars to compete at major events most notably the Indianapolisthe company's production figures were never high. Driven from his early years to build a car capable of winning the IndianapolisKurtis lived out the gearhead's ultimate dream of creating a focused, independent company to produce distinctive and successful sports and racing cars.
The hard part of racing on an oval course is navigating around the other racers.
Quarter Midgets: Where Racing Careers Begin
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved from " https: In different countries there are different forms of racing available to youngsters. History Gallery Specifications Wallpaper Kurtis: Promoters in Australia during this period often staged races billed as either a "world speedcar championship" or "world speedcar derby". Tinkerers stripped down cars to lighten weight, raided junk yards for parts, and 'hopped up' engines for more power.