Considering that there are only a handful of these things period, the cost isn’t out of line. The ground effects material, the black rubber skirt on the front and sides, helped to reduce air coming under the car. The previous pace car in the Mopar line was a 1984 Daytona Turbo Z that had run at 175 mph. So when you get down below 0.3 you're in pretty good territory. Your browser will redirect to your requested content shortly. I took my drawing of the M4S to my home studio one night and proportioned it to fit over the Huffaker mock-up.

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Graham McRae, 1973 Indy Rookie of the Year, was at the wheel driving at almost 180 miles an hour. PPG had been engaged with Big Three car companies in that period in developing many pace cars. “Most cars have a broken surface where windshield meets [the] hood,” Bob points out. July 1985 at Mid-Ohio test track. I was asked by Tom Gale, who was then a director at the design office, what I thought about the car being in a movie. After the aero test with the NACA scoop, my design was swapped in and it came out aerodynamically better than the NACA scoop. When finished, all body parts were roughly assembled at SVI for aero testing. However, it never actually appears in the film, which features dune-buggy replicas with gull-wing doors. We were restoring one of the screen used prop cars from the Wraith. Cars take turns starting or restarting the race. Jesus wept.

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