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Museum Announces Load Of 11938 Floyd Dreyer Sprint Car

The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum is pleased to announce the loan a vintage Sprint car. Built by Floyd “Pop” Dreyer, former Duesenberg employee, the car raced extensively throughout the Midwest from the 1930s until the 1950s. The Sprint Car has been restored into its original 1938 configuration. The car’s authenticity has been certified by the Antique Automobile Club of America.

Included in the restoration are the original body, narrow lightweight frame and rear tires. The body is 19 inches at its widest point. The engine produces 200 horsepower and has a top speed of approximately 125 MPH.

The Sprint Car is on loan from James Kruse of Moorestown, New Jersey. It is located in the Terence E. Adderley Gallery of Racers & Record-Setters.

The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum – where the world’s finest cars of yesterday live today! Over 120 classic, antique, vintage and special interest cars are displayed with other automotive related exhibits on three floors. The museum is located in the original 1930s national headquarters of the legendary Auburn Automobile Company and is a National Historic Landmark. The museum is open from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Last admission one hour before closing. Visit the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum, a place where automotive history comes to life! Shop the Museum Store Online today!