Chapman MFG 1316 All Purpose Soft Pack
From kings OF THE hills AAA-usac Midwest and Pacific Coast Sprint Car Championships, by Buzz Rose. The car rocketed on, finally doing smoky, wide-open donuts in the first turn until the track crew managed to reach the kill switch. The following day there was no question that The Shoe reveled in the glory of whupping the 200-car field with his time.642 in a small block Sportsman.
(Harry Cella Photo) aaaaaaa #699 - It always seems to happen. Note the width of the wing which was reported to be a section of a P51 fighter wing. After the War, however, Chitwoods innovation was better received.
After a 17-year absence from victory lane at the Fairgrounds, 54-year-old Brett Hearn out-hustled 44 others to the win, rain shortened to 113 out of 200 miles. This year the car with all its aero-outrageousness was pieced back together for the Hales Corners Reunion, held on August 17, 2012.