Friday, December 4, 2015

1957 Isky U-Fab Special. World's Fastest Dragster

 The Isky Special in its original configuration when it won the F.I.A. Standing Kilometer World Record with a speed of 123.56 mph. beating Bernd Rosemeyer's 1937 record of 117 mph.
     In an effort to increase top speed the the team invented the narrowed rear-end.
 The original Owner / Driver Calvin Rice, still owns and runs the car but leaves the driving to this young lady.
The car to beat in the late 50's.