1980 IAM Indy Car

1980 IAM Indy Car, Chassis 001. The chassis was built at Grant King's shop and then finished in AZ by the Machinist Union Team including; crew chief Chuck Looper, Ronnie Duman and Pat Chavez.

The car was entered at the 1980 Indy 500, where Phil Threshie attempted to qualify it, but failed due to ignition problems. It was also entered in the 1981 Indy 500 as the back up car. The car also ran 4 other CART races in the 1980 season; Milwaukee (Rex Mays), Pocono, Ontario and Phoenix.

The car had a Donovan 355 Chevy in 1980 and then a Cosworth DFX Turbo in 1981.

The car was driven for the The Machinist Union by both Phil Threshie and Larry Dickson.

The car was then used as a show car for the Machinist Union.

The car currently has a Cosworth display engine, but can be sold less engine. You could have a Chevy V8 pushrod installed. The car is quite complete.

The above information is accurate to the best of our knowledge.

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