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T Ford 1 A Gp F 1 Indy Midget Race Built Car Vintage Model 24 1964 12 Gt 25 F 40

Item Condition: Used
Listed in: Toys & Hobbies > Models & Kits > Automotive > Vintage
also in: Toys & Hobbies > Vintage & Antique Toys > Other Vintage & Antique Toys

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Seller: exotic-classic-car-racecar-dreamcar-sale-luxury-gifts-for-men (1954 )
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Location:Lansing, Illinois, US
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Buy It Now 359.09 USD  or Best Offer
Time left: 10d 12h 36m
eBay Item No.: 303242024172
Item Specifics:
Approx 9 Inches in Length : High Detail, Precision Metal Model Art Year : 1964
Character Family : Cars Brand : High-End, Investment Grade, Museum Quality
Featured Refinements : Built Model T Ford 1 A GP F 1 Indy Midget Race Built : Car Vintage Model 24 1964 12 GT 25 F 40
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Description* :
High-end, investment grade, museum quality t ford 1 a gp f 1 indy midget race built car vintage model 24 1964 12 gt 25 f 40 high detail, precision metal model art approx 9 inches in lengthcarefully packed and safely shipped in original box (to your destination)... Approx 9 inches in length 1:18 scale high-detail, precision diecast model show art the ghastly crash that killed eddie sachs and dave mcdonald on the second lap brought out instant horror, a red flag and reform that changed the face of the greatest spectacle in racing. And, even though it turned out to be the last hurrah for the front-engine roadster, fuel cells were mandated and a minimum was put on pit stops, the indelible memory of that day was the crash, the fire, the dark clouds of smoke rising above the front-stretch grandstands and the impending gloom.When mcdonald spun exciting turn 4 and bounced off the inside wall and into the path of sachs, it triggered a fireball that erupted into something reminiscent of a world war ii battle scene."It was like a black curtain had been pulled across the track," recalled driver, johnny rutherford.The photo that accompanies this story was snapped just before a one-car wreck mushroomed into the towering inferno. It shows mcdonald sliding across the track and into the path of sachs, rutherford, ronnie duman and unser – who were lined up nose-to-tail trying to figure out an escape route.And it also illustrates how close two future indy 500 winners came to death."I saw a flash of a red car and it exploded," said rutherford. "Eddie (sachs) was right in front of me and i was hard on the brakes. He (sachs) veered a little left and i saw two tailpipes (mcdonald) sticking out of the flames so i turned right."I went under eddie's car and my car rode up on the wall."Sachs slammed into mcdonald, which set off a huge explosion of the gasoline-filled tanks."I couldn't see anything but fire and smoke so i just buried the throttle because i didn't want to get stopped in that mess,"... Read More

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