Aug 06 2009

Video “Hear the Black Beast Roar at the Second Annual Vanderbilt Autocross”


This two-minute film documents the 1909 Alco-6 Racer at the Second Annual Vanderbilt and Autocross held on July 26, 2009 at Roosevelt Field. As described in the New York Times Wheels Blog, you can see and hear "The Black Beast" roar with Howard Kroplick driving and Steve Lucas as the mechanician. The film was shot by Steve's wife.



Comments

Aug 18 2009 Justin 11:01 PM

Can’t wait to see the 40 cars we build for the movie do a lap around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway race weekend 100 years to the day later…

J

Aug 19 2009 Howard Kroplick 10:04 PM

Hi Justin:

Best of luck with your movie:

http://auto-racing.speedtv.com/article/indycar-1911-indy-500-movie-in-the-making/

The Alco-6 Racer is ready to join your 40 cars!!

Enjoy,

Howard

Commenting is not available in this channel entry.