That’s circle track chauffer Jim going into a turn in 1995 with his Midget at a Western Racing Association (WRA) vintage race. Jim got what was left of his Midget from Don Edmunds, which had a cowl, the frame, plus a front and rear axle (Jim took care of the rest). The chassis is a rare rail-type frame that Frank Kurtis made in the late ’30s before switching to tube chassis in the ’40s. It originally had a Studebaker flat-six in it, and then in 1947 a Ford V-8/60 was installed. Jim replaced the Flathead with a 110 Offy. “In the ‘40s it was running Gilmore and places like that,” Jim says.