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Posted August 31, 2016 - 07:57 AM

The Sept/Oct issue of LAGT magazine features a WH on the cover. In conjunction with the running of the 100drth running of the Indy. 500 race. But there is a lot more to the story than covered in the article, it goes on to mention that WH GT'S were used as push vehicles in the pits which is true, however the little GT'S were actually raced, known as the (Indy 2/1/2) equal to one lap of the track. WH products would provide 33 GT'S the exact number of race cars to RECO of Indianapolis a WH distributer. Although the GT's were stock the driver's were not! the racing became very competitive Mr.IMG_1594.JPG Pond, WH president recalls some of the racer's holding the governors wide open running the engine's at over 6,000 RPM. Each year a new winner would beat out the other's by a few seconds setting a new record. Having an exclusive invitation to the arena WH became very popular, marketing genius at its finest. In addition a short film was produced titled " Day of the Horses." Paragraph taken from the book straight from the horses mouth.
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