Once you’ve seen this on the dry lakes or the salt flats, it is hard to forget. Maybe it’s the conspicuous styling, or perhaps it’s because a battleship-size ’50s sedan wasn’t meant to go 165 mph. And who in their right mind would select a Buick Straight-8 as their race engine of choice? Jeff Brock, that’s who! He’s a sculptor from Santa Fe, New Mexico, and he knew nothing about Bonneville when he decided to build a land-speed racer.
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