Indy V8 Speedster
Owner: Bill Lindig, Houston, TX
Builder: Finished by SO-CAL Speed Shop, Pomona, CA Started by Jackie Howard
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Paint: Silver clear over a base coat
Build Time: 19 years. Bill bought it four years ago and commissioned SO-CAL to finish it.
Engine: 425 hp 347 Ford built by Art Chrisman and Roush -- Five-speed, Quick Change rear end.
Front and Rear torsion suspension is completely hand made. It won the American’s Most Beautiful Roadster award this year. Bill says this is the best car he will ever build.
Two people worked on this car for four years on average. The Indy sprint car flavor build theme features a titanium space frame and true Halibrand wheels.
The car only weighs 1800 lbs.
Choice Awards are presented to the runners-up to the prestigious Shine Award given at SEMA