215 Alum V8 in racing

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    macf85
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    Just wanted to share some 215 Alum. V8 racing related stuff with all of us F-85/Cutlass/Jetfire aficianados. The engines are all based on the Olds 215 except the Buick 215 in the Mickey Thompson Indy Car. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to everyone!
    The Morehouse & Krohn nitro burning Jr. Fuel Dragster. See http://www.hotrod.com/articles/rescued-shops-rafters-worlds-lightest-fuel-dragster-back-meet-underdog/
    The Chet Herbert twin engine Fuel Dragster.
    The 1966 Formula One Championship winning Repco-Brabham with 215 Olds based engine.
    The 1962 Mickey Thompson 215 Buick based, Dan Gurney driven Indy Car.
    Pictures below.

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    macf85
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    More racing pics

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    macf85
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    Even more racing pics.
    Also, forgot about one of Jim Hall’s Chaparral cars used the 215 Olds.

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    jensenracing77
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    That is some very cool stuff! Thanks for posting all of it

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