A fitting celebration of The Most Important Race in History, the “100th Anniversary Indy 500 Mile Race Celebration of Automobiles,” takes place May 14 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Over 250 contestants have been selected from a pool of applicants to display their autos at the track in competition for blue-ribbon awards. This impressive display will be a must-see event for the month of May, read more at IndianapolisMotorSpeedway.com. Below, discover more about the 1929 Stutz Blackhawk L6 Speedster.
Stutz introduced its Blackhawk series in January 1929 and it was in production through 1930. This car was exported to Argentina where it was sold by a Stutz dealership owned by famed heavyweight boxer Luis Angel Firpo known as “The Wild Bull of the Pampas”. The car was returned to the U.S. in 1978 and eventually acquired by its current owner, who restored the car. The unique body style – a four passenger speedster for a Blackhawk – was designed by LeBaron Carrorssiers.