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The table below represents the best information we have at this time.  New and improved information is encouraged.  Please contact us via phone or email with any new information and we'll try to incorporate it into the body knowledge of these great cars.  Info on prior ownership is quite helpful.  See Home Page on how to contact us.


If you wish to directly contact any of these owners, please send your request to us and we'll forward your inquiry to the person if we have their contact information. 


Hints for interpreting the table:   


If the owner's name is in green, they've been confirmed as the current owner.

Entries where owner's name is in light yellow are old information from registry data in the late '90s, thus info  may well be out of date.

If in light blue, the car may be available for sale.  If no contact info is indicated in the listing, please contact r.alder@earthlink.net and your inquiry will be forwarded to the owner.

The ">" symbol is used to convey an ownership change. And, for example,  '94>  means that in '94 the car changed ownership between the individuals shown.

"Per Wehrheim" or "Per Don" are notes taken from prior mid-90s registry info and haven't been recently confirmed.


Please help us clarify the many unconfirmed car owners (i.e. those where owner's names are in light yellow background).  Thanks!


>>>Last Update: 4/3/2022All cars with known owners:53NOTE: Cars in light blue are for sale. If you have an interest and contact info isn't provided, send an email to me at r.alder@earthlink.net and I'll forward your interest to the owner.
Confirmed - Current ownerCars not raced currently:27
Unconfirmed Owner and/or Dated infoCars still being raced:25
First NameLast Name (Residence state)Model (Hot-Link to pic)Serial Number(1)EngineBeing Raced?Notes
The "Early Cars:"
GeorgeVapaa (DE )SR-1#1Saab 850NoSee the History Page for more info on this and the other original SR-1 cars. This car was originally delivered to and raced by Kaye & Allyn Heir. Delivered with DKW power, they quickly went to a Saab GT motor. In in '65 or '66 > R. Gordon Black who sold it to ?? in apx. 1970. This car was sold by Race-Cars.com ('07) to Paulus. Per Race-Cars, "only SR1 left" . . ."only remaining SR1 the Bobsy twin". ZF gearbox. June 2017 > Vappa. Undergoing restoration 2018.
MyronVenis (OH)Mong-00119581600 Porsche PRYesNow referred to as the "Mong Porsche Spyder," this is confirmed by Jerry Mong as the first car he built in about 1958. It is a steel tube frame, alloy body, powered originally by a 1500cc Carrera 4 cam motor. (Tom has a four cam being rebuilt. For now running a 1600 PR Porsche). VSCCA car. Street Legal! For more complete story on the car see the "HISTORY" page of the registry. Mong ~'61>Floyd Sable (MN) ~'64>Dr. Ricardilli (IL) ~'65>?? >Richie Muckolow '69>Dolf Battifarianno(NJ) '73>John Risch '07>Tom Miller(NJ). 2020 Miller > Myron Vernis (Europe)
Unknown (destroyed) SR-1#2Saab 850NoSee the History Page for more info on this and the other original SR-1 cars. This was the other original SR-1 car which Jerry raced and then sold to Al Beasley in early 1963 who, it is believed, wrecked the car at some point.
SR-2 (At least 10 that we know of for sure.):
GrahamCowell (UK)SR-2141.5 Ford Pre-CrossflowYes[Jim Proffit rebuild (late 70s)] Ratterink ~84> Cotsworth '95> Chas.Kolb/Robt. Beatty(GA) via Fantasy Junction. Wrecked (a Mong rebuild.) '08> to Cowell(UK) via Race-Cars.com. Randy Pobst & Chas Hoopaugh drove car at one point. Has SR-3 bodywork.
JohnCoyle (UK)SR-2A??DKWYesSCCA Nat. Championship winning car. Al Beasley bought car from Mong and started racing it in 1964. SCCA Logbooks entries from then ’72 [when SCCA Logbooks first started) to 1985. SCCA Runoffs in 8 of those years. Beasley won Championship in ’66 at VIR. Beasley’89> Hans Huwyler who asked it be rebuilt by Beasley.  Huwyler ran a few times, then stored the car. Huwyler ~’05 > Joe Willaims (GA).  Joe let it sit another few years.  It came with one stock DKW and one "highly ported" DKW.  Williams had Peter Krause update some brakes and safety stuff and "fit" the controls and seat. Ran a bit with VDCA. Now has Full-ported DKW 2stroke with triple Webers & Mark 4 gearbox. Williams ’14>Ward Witkowsk. 2016 Ward>Sir John Coyle (UK).
JohnFurlow, Jr. TX)SR-2(?)??Lotus TCNoRoger Williams(TX) > O'Neal (TX). Came with both SR-2/3 and SR-4/5 body work, but the SR-4/5 was very rough and scrapped. O'Niel 2022> Furlow.
PaulGelpi (OH)SR-2#361 Per Gelpi1500 CosworthYesWherheim > Marvin. Per Wehrheim: Originally powered by an 850cc OSCA motor, then to a Ford 1100. Bought in ~2007 by Gelp. An SR-2 with SR-3 upgrades. 2014 confirmed as the old Marvin Johnson car (by Marvin's son). Now powered by 1500 Cosworth Cross Flow . Numerous class wins in 2014-2016 seasons.
JeffreyNewman (OR)SR-2"early build"Alfa 1750 TCYesFrame was rebuilt by Jack Beck at Orion Engineering 1991] Court Whitlock '09> Walt Sikes. Car sold by Fantasy Junction (for Sikes) May 2011 > Hugh Thompkins. 2017 Thompkins >Jeffrey Newman. Per Jeff 5/1-/2018 "My SR2, the former Whitlock, Sikes, Thompkins car, total restoration comleted, entering Pre-Reunion and Reunion."
SR-25 (02 64 5)Lotus TCYesNew original owner John Iglehart. National Championship, winning car, Osca 850cc in period. Kent Bain(CT) > Walt Pawluczkowycz(CO) '02>Ken Petrie(CO). Car track ready. 2021 Petrie back to Walt P.
TrevorSeckel (UK)SR-2"7209"1.6 Alfa RomeoYesTom Atlas with Alfa 1300 > Duck Waddle. Chassis has SR-3 upgrades. As of Oct. 2010, Duck has decided to retire from racing after 60 years! Duck sold the car to Trevor Seckel in 2010. This is the end of an era in Bobsy history. Seckel changed from Fiat to Alfa power. See the Photo page for more info.
FrankSlejko (CO)SR-29 (06 64 9)Alfa 1600 TCYesBrian Burgess '03> Slejko via Race-Cars.com. Didn't run for15 years prior to that.
RalphSalomon (NY)SR-2"004"Holbay NCF 1.6 liter FordYesIs the car Chuck Dietrich ran in 1963 and featured in the March 1964 Road & Track Bobsy write up by Tony Hogg. (see history page). Much of history not known. More recent history, from the brokered by Ratterink (CO) > Walt P.(CO) '88>Harry Mathews (CO) ~96 >Kinsman (raced SOVREN). Feb. 2018 Tom retired from racing. March 2021 > Ralph Salomon (NY).
James ("Jay")Winsor (PA)SR-27 (04 64 07)Engineless nowNoThis car has never raced! It is 100% original including tires. It is a complete car which was acquired with an OSCA motor, but James sold that engine is in process of evaluating and fitting a different engine. Kent Bain of Automotive Restorations in Stratford Conn. has the sister car to this one.
Unknown SR-2none  Original Owner Gerald Warber. In 2011 Gerald said, "I had the first Bobsy "kit" car from Jerry Mong back in 1965.  It had no serial number so I can't find the thing today.  Sold it in 1973 to a fellow in California, but can't remember his name." A unique feature of the car, the gear shift is the grip from a 38 special pistol.  Not to mention the bicycle horn! Several photos on the History page.
Unknown SR-2Possibly the last SR-2  A late SR-2. Purchased by Dan Hemp(VA) from Conn in ~'81 as a "very original car." Dan Hemp(VA) ~'82> Ed Rucker(VA). He sold the car to ?? . Car was probably updated to SR-3 specs.
SR-3 (Apx. 50 made. Exact number including kits is unknowable): 
BobAlder (CO)SR-377Ford 1600 PRYesWaddle > Elder[Crashed] ~yr?> Boyajian ~yr?> Michael Weiler '80>Terry Matheny >Chas. Hayes[Hayes or Chicago buyer had Mong rebuild] '80> John Mullen '92>Waddle '03> John Houlton '08>Alder[installed 1600 PR]
DonAnderson (CA)SR-3One of 5 original SR-3 Wide Engine Bay cars.PorscheYesFranklin Rudolph > Don Anderson. Rennsport III Nov. 2008 in Europe, 2009 Monterey. Rennsport II-Daytona 200?4, Rennsport III Daytona 2007, Rennsport IV Laguna Seca 2011-Race winner, Monterey 1998 - 2014. Carries #65.
DeanBaker (Canada)SR-3??Martin 2L V8NoCar apparently has thick wall tubing and unique engine (Martin 2L V-8). Per Baker "in pieces but all there, hoping to restore."
BillBlackburnSR-3??  Per Wehrheim: Sold car to someone in PA.
RobertCunningham (MA)SR-3 Lotus 1600NoHas/had an SVRA logbook
JimDougherty (LA?)SR-3??   
BobDustan (WA)SR-314 (09 64 14)Alfa 1750YesOrig. Owner Hans Rooke (CT) > ? > Essex racing > someone(OR) > Terry Matheny '83 > Bill Ferguson(WA). An SR-3 with SR-2 body work. This car was professionally maintained but not raced since 2003. Aug. 2011 > G.H. (WA). Per G.H. in 2016, "car now back on track," probably racing with SOVREN. The car "still has the Airheart calipers and Armstrong shocks." 2018 Heacock > Bob Dustan.
TonyFleming (MD)SR-3??Renault R8 Gordini 1175 ccNoOriginal Owner Peter Young (OH). Young '70 > Sellers Sellers installed a custom R8 Gordini engine, front/rear swaybars and custom shock enhancements. Raced very successfully in Germany '72-'76. Shipped back to U.S. in '76 but not raced since. Car still has the same Gordini engine (less carbs) and a rare Hewland MK-7 (six-speed) tranny. Ken passed away in 2018 and his entire collection, including the Bobsy, is now owned by Tony Fleming (Flemings Ultimate Garage).
JohnFurlow, Jr. TX)SR-383Datsun 1200ccNoPrior owner Mark Pagenkoph. Reportedly ran in the VSCDA vintage organization with an IMP motor and reportedly the National D championship in 1970. Pagenkoph > Marvin Johnson, last raced by JoLinn Johnson (Mavin's Daughter-in-law) in 1999. Johnson 2003 > Charlie Barns (TX) who never ran the car. Has a Datsun "A12" 4 cyl. engine. Sadly, Charlie passed away in December 2017. Early 2019 > Hoemke. June 2021 > Furlow.
KarlGnadinger (France)SR-3One of 5 original SR-3 Wide Engine Bay cars.CorvairYesProbably original car built for Mike Von Wolf (OH). Von Wolf '67>John Marcosky ( MI). Various ownership(s) from Marcosky to Schardt unconfirmed. Jim Schardt (OH, and long-time Yenko Stinger driver), "found the car in a barn" in 1988. Schardt sold to Starr Cook in 2002. Cook to Tom Claridge (CA) in 2011 brokered by Grand Prix Classics. Per their listing, "In 2007 Amelia Island Concour. In 2007 winner of the Cunningham Award at the Coronado Speed Festival. In 2003, winner of the Rolex Performance Award at the Monterey Historics." Claridge 2011> Gnadinger (France). Due to health issues, this car is now for sale, located in France. The car has an Italian FIA passport, a spare engine, and other spares. See Photo Page for additional pictures this unique Bobsy. Contact the owner karl.gnadinger@orange.fr
DavidHale (OH)SR-3One of 5 original SR-3 Wide Engine Bay cars.Porsche 911NoOriginal owner Steven Payne-Herbert. Porsche powered since new. Ran at Grattan in '69 and Mid-Ohio in '70. Chuck Akins (OH), Jim Jennings(OH) ~'93 > David Hale. Had Lotus TC in it when purchased, now back to Porsche.
RandyHill (CA)SR-310 (07 64 10). One of 5 original SR-3 Wide Engine Bay cars.1720 TCYesMillard Ripley & Charlie Kurtz w/ 1700 Carrera 4 > Ted Tidwell(GA) w/2L 904 > Terry Methaney w/2L > Noah Lacona(IA) who had Mong redo engine bay (back to narrow) and fitted an HRE 1300 TC > Brandt > Ron Hunter(CO) ~'85> Jim Rickle(CO) ~86> Dick Beuter(CO) '87> Blenderman w/1600 PR '05> Marx '08> John Baird(CA), converted to 1600 TC. Baird>2018 to Randy Hill.
RussellJones (VA)SR-3??0NoOriginal owner/builder Jack Lawrence (NY) > Jim Mosley > Ed Rucker. Three owner car until 2017. Originally had a 1300 Alfa GTA Jr. motor, now has a 1600 Alfa GTA. Ed is the 3rd owner. The car is for sale. Ed is interested in selling his SR3 as a roller, minus engine. All heim joints and bushings have been replaced as well as completely rebuilt uprights with wheel bearings, etc. All new AN grade hardware. It has a fully rebuilt Hewland MK4 with 0 miles and spare gears. A new floor has been installed. Also, the bodywork has been repaired and has a new paint job. It is currently running 6" and 8" wheels. Comes with some spares and original cast aluminum Bobsy side emblems (not installed) and a copy of the original assembly manual. It will need an engine and will need the suspension set-up and dialed in to your liking. Sadly Ed passed away in Jan. of 2017 and conveyed the car to his long-time friend Russell Jones (804-218-3261). The car remains for sale. Advertised on Race-Cars.com 6-10-2019.
E.B.Lunken (OH)SR-3??1600 PRNoTwo owner car. Edw. Walsh orig. owner '72> Lunkens. Ran SAAB engines, a TC, and 1600 PRs. Broken half shaft '76 tore up corner. Still a project car.
JeffMcKay (WA)SR-3881300 Lotus TCYesOriginally had 850 Fiat motor, but was changed to a 1600 Ford. Ed Rucker ~'99> Bill Eyler (CO) installed a 1300 TC Lotus > VanWestenberg(CO) > Walt Pawluczkowycz(CO) '04>Jeff McKay. Last race in 2005. Not raced since the professional rebuild completed in 2007. As of Dec. 2021 car is now for sale or trade. Ad in Hemmings with details: https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/cars-for-sale/bobsy/sr3?inactive=1
The car has had a complete professional re-fresh. Phone 253-677-1099.
DanMiller (TX)SR-3??1600 TC Per Wehrheim: Miller owned for 15 years. Use to have a SR-6 body, but has not restored back to an SR-3. Dan passed away from cancer. Car is for sale August 1994.
TimSharp (AZ)SR-367BMWNoMRJ "doc" Wyllie's car. Ran Under 2 Liter Can Am at Road America 500 in 1965, driven by Bob Nagel, with a BMW engine, . In '69 Vanguard modified to accept a 2 liter, V8 BRM engine. Third in BSR at the VIR National Championship Races at VIR in 1968. At the USRRC at Atlanta in 1970, Wyllie finished 10th in BSR with the BRM V8 engine. Doc Wyllie through 1969. Don Odle bought in 1971. 1978>Don Ludewig 1979>John Lisk (Not sure who else owned from 1979-1992). Randy Bleicher owned in 1992. Bleicher 2004>Sharp(AZ). Planning on BMW power with FT-200 box. Now being restored. See pics on Photos page.
TimSharp (AZ)SR-386 (?)BMW 2LYesWashburn(CA) '87> Franklin Rudolph > Richard Ruff (as Roller) who put the Alfa 1600 TC. Ruff(CA) 1999>Don Blenderman(TX) 2000>Ziegler(PA). Ziegler 2012> Tim Sharp Will be fitted with BMW power (like his chassis #67 car)
AndrewSleutjes (CA)SR-3One of 5 original SR-3 Wide Engine Bay cars.Believed to have been Porsche powered at one time.NoBelieved to be raced with a Porsche engine. Clearly one of the four Wide Engine Bay SR-3 cars made. No engine or transaxle. A project car. Connerarly passed away in the summer of 2020. The car was marketed for sale by his estate. In early 2022, car now owed by Andrew Sleutjes in Calif. 
AllanSorensen (Denmark)SR-3085BMW 2LYesEd Rucker > Richard Barnes (PA) >Ward Witkowski '08>Allan Bach Sorensen(Denmark), Ron Mong redid in 1999-2000. Allan refitted from Alfa 1300 to BMW 2L to conform to FIA requirement for "as raced" configuration. Car now in Denmark. As of 10-23-2018 the car is being offered for sale. He can be reached via email allanbachsoerensen@gmail.com
TomTaff (TX)SR-311 (07 64 11)Ford Vegatune Lotus 1300 TCNoNew to ?? in KY, raced in area but sold by widow in ''85>Ferguson(WA) already owned one other SR-3 (09 64 14). Fergusen2009>Glade Miller(WA). The car has outrigger tube bracing at cockpit. Complete car, just not raced for a number of years. June 2018 GladeMiller > Tom Taff.
TroyTinsley (CA)SR-381700 TCYesChassis stamped #8. One of the (two or three) late center-console cars, possibly the last SR-3 built.
--- 1965-69 Early history inconclusive. Believed to have been built for and raced by Dick Ganger (OH) in SCCA GM and HM, while maintained by Vanguard. ‘Sold back’ to Jerry Mong at some point and rebuilt at Vanguard. Believed to have been raced with an 1100cc Coventry Climax and an Imp engine in the 1960’s.
--- 1970s An unknown history decade, but believed to have been owned by Mong.
--- 1984 Sold to Dick Rothman (CO). Fitted with Lotus TwinCam at Vanguard in 1985. Raced SCCA and SVRA.
--- 1985 Sold to Shelley Washburn (CA), then sold to Don Blenderman (TX).
--- Another unknown history decade, but appears to have been owned by Blenderman.
--- 1998 Sold to Steve Smith (TX), rebuilt at Elite Fab 1999. Raced CVAR.-2003 Sold to Bruce Ravenaugh (TX). Raced CVAR.
--- 2008 Sold back to Rothman. Restored by Geoff Heller 2009. Raced SVRA.
--- 2011 Sold to Steve Chamberlin (CA). Raced CSRG.
--- 2014 Sold to Jerry Bernheimer (CA). Raced VARA.
--- 2018 Sold to Troy Tinsley (CA). Currently racing CSRG, HMSA.
The car is now for sale and is advertised on ApexSpeed.com (5/19/2021)
Troy can be reach by email at troytinsley@gmail.com   More pictures at http://www.racingonthecheap.com/bobsy-for-sale/
RichardAnonymous (CT)SR-3??Honda S800NoThe car was purchased in '69 or '70 from Jerry Lustig (NJ) who made it from a kit. Then raced as a DSR mostly in the NE, in the AARC series until '73, with Yoshimora Honda S800 engines and six speed Hewland. It has been in a barn since without engine.
Unknown SR-3KitAlfa (in '69) A kit originally built by Kaye & Allyn Heir after they sold their original SR-1. Originally had Coventry Climax power but Heir converted it to Alfa power. Heir'69> someone in Jacksonville, FL when the Heir brothers stopped racing.
Unknown SR-3SR-3 CloneSaab 750 Terry Matheny (constructor) > Dean Elder(IA) > Don Shorts(IL) ~'75> Myron Boyajian(IL) who raced it in the '70s. Sold unknown Chicago area buyer (along with wrecked and still unrepaired SR-3 #77).   Whereabouts of clone now unknown.  However, in Sept. of 2014 Myron confirmed that the body work and maybe some of the suspension parts are now owned (and for sale) by Adam Chovanak, are from his old car, the clone. Whereabouts of the clone’s chassis still unknown.
SR-4 (Only one known to be completed and running. Apparently two SR-4 chassis were made):
DavidIrwin (CO)SR-4??noneNoSteven Payne-Herbert, original owner, bought a very basic tub & modified it to not only accept the Porsche 6, but widened the body - not the tub - to cover the much wider wheels. Bought out of a junk yard (year?) near Morgantown, KY by Weldon Scrogham (VA) '99> Irwin(CO). Still a project car in 2019.
John RogersSmith (LA)SR-41Ford 1600 PushrodYesThe car was initially sold as a bodyless roller by Vanguard. First configuration was with a 1300 twin cam Alfa Romeo with a Colatti gear box. Raced by Nicholls/Vaglia (OH) '79> Tom Speed > Gordon Pari (OH) who took the car to the Runoffs in '82. Pari '94> Al Hughes(CO) '04> Cesare. Runs SR-5 body. Cesare(CO) '16>Kupferman. Nov. 2018, Kupferman > John Roger Smith Dec. 2019.
SR-5 (We know of 9 made. Could be more ):
??Anonymous (CA)SR-55-9Cosworth BDDNoHugh Kleinpeter(GA) ~'88> Anderson. After complete restoration, ran for several years. But not currently being run. Engine out at present. 2017 > Sold to owner wishing to remain annonymous. See pictures on Photo Page.

RichardBenson (CO)SR-55-31300 BDHYesOrig. Owner Jim Trueman and raced by him winning the SCCA national C-Sports championship in 1975. '76> Somes(GA) '77>Jones '78> Flores '88> Loveday '07> Nelson(MA) '2010 > Benson (CO) as roller. Frame damaged by a crash in 2015 and restored in 2017 by Ron Mong of Elite FabricationBenson (an dsigned by Jerry). (As well as SR-6 spare chassis with damaged LR listed below). Benson restored this SR-5 to a running car 2010-2012. Now running 1300 BDH with menchanical fuel injection. 2021 being prepared with a new Cosworth BDH motor using the short deck type Kent block.
MichaelFeldman (IL)SR-55-4 (or #5 or #6?)1600 FordYesGanger > Fred Knoll > Crookson '88> Hugh Vanzzana > Mike Crumay > Frank Starke '94> Michael Feldman(Chicago). Car has an SR-6 Body. Being raced by Michael and his son.
LeeJohnson (NM)SR-55-11300cc BDHYesHank Candler(CO) orig. owner. Came with FT200. Candler installed a FVC 1900cc > Ron Hunter(CO) who wrecked it, rebuilt in Calif. > Lee Johnson with no engine or trans installing FVA destroked to 1300cc and SR-6 bodywork and side radiators. Later installed a 1300cc BD-series engine. Johnson '86 > Henage (CO) (via George Ratterink) as roller. Re-skinned with suspension and calipers rebuild completed. MK 9 gearbox by Dan Taylor. Henage>Johnson '15. Car back on track spring of  2022.
DanMartin (?)SR-55-7??  Per Don same car as Tinley?
BillNiemeyer (OH)SR-5??BDANoLoveday > Niemeyer. Now has SR-6 bodywork. Ex-Jim Truman's car. Has a lot of history. Starting on restoration in 2014.
AmberStephenson (TX)SR-55-2 NoDon-Bob Wolf (OH) '87> Ratterink '87> Lars Hansen (CO) as roller ~'88> Anderson (CA) as roller. Improved but still roller. At one time in the early history had a Saab and then a Kohler engine. 2015>Stephenson
JohnStokes (VA)SR-55-8Kawasaki ZX-10NoOriginally built for Don Ramsey (IN) with a Honda 750 cc motorcycle engine built to 836cc. Ramsey estate '76>Larry Dent (IN), '77> Stokes(VA). Ran as DSR. Runoffs '78(9th/18), 79'(11th/23), '81(8th/22. In 1985 converted to Kawasaki Ninja ZX 1000 but not raced since. ZX-10 Kawasaki engine to be installed. Ramsey made changes to the original chassis including lighter aircraft aluminum suspension pieces, removed the rear wing, and cut away much of the front end including putting slots in the front of the down sloping fenders. Car now has SR-6 body work, re-installed rear wing.
DanTinley (?)SR-55-7  Per Don same car as Martin car?
SR-6 (Apx. ? made):
RichardBenson (CO)SR-6 1699 BDCNoNelson2010> Benson (Along with SR-5 #5-3) as chassis only. LR corner damage has been repaired by Ron Mong in 2011. Currently raced with SR-6 body. currently has a 1699cc BDC motor.
GrahamCowell (UK)SR-611NoneNoCharlie Kuhlman owned since new. 71 races (1974-1982), 4th CSR @ '75 ARRC Road Atlanta, with Chuck Willis Cosworth injected BDH 1300. Hewland Mk8. Needs engine, some gearbox internals and front caliper. Aug. 2014 Hans Abplanalp selling for Khulman. Spring 2015 sold to Chovanak. July 2020 Chovanak sold to Graham Cowell in UK.
TomQuaranto (CO)SR-6SR6-141600 CrossflowYesCar bought originally in 1974 as C-SR by Robert E Smith '75>William H Nesbitt ~'80>Bill Blackburn ~'86>Ian Carpenter '89>Chuck Haines '97>Jeff Gold. Gold raced it for several years, but had chassis issues and decided to build a replacement of #14 (That car is listed below SR6-14(Replacement). This old chassis and suspension was sold by Gold (with Bud Blom acting as agent) '07>Rankin (SC) 2015Rankin>Ward W.(GA). Ward W. > Tom Quaranto (CO) in '16. Tom subtantailly re-built. Extensive frame improvements, new belly pan, all alum panels new, etc. and fresh 1600cc pushrod, dual weber 172 hp engine. 5-speed Hewland. Now currently being offered for sale. tquan277@gmail.com or 303-419-1215. CLICK HERE for pictures of the restoration.
TomQuaranto (CO)SR-6SR6-181600 TCYesRaced in the ARRC & CSPRRC series by Fred Knoll > Bill Lockwood (PA) '98> Mike Crumay (PA) '05> Rankin who had Mong "go thru". Per Race-Cars.com (~ '05) "SCCA-1973 to 1986. Runoffs in 1977,78, 79. Vintage since 1987." Rankin changed from PR to TC with mechanical fuel injection. 2015Rankin>Ward W.(GA) '16 Ward W. >Tom Quaranto (CO).
MarkShockites (PA)SR-6SR6-131300 Injected four valveNoIn pieces
AmberStephenson (TX)SR-6SR6-19Cosworth BDHNo1974-1975,run by Jim Trueman (1st at 1975 Runoffs). 1979-1982 run by Neil Harrison (Midwest Division Champion ''79-82, 9th at '79 Runoffs; 5th @ '80 Runoffs; 6th @ '81 Runoffs; 5th @ '82 Runoffs '83-'88. 1985-1988 run by Ron Wilcox (Midwest Division Champion '85-'88). 1989-2003 Martin Dodenhoff owned (vintage raced). 2004 Rich Lambrechts owned. 2005-2014 Dan Helman stored the car for 10 years. 2015 sold to Amber Stephenson.
LarryWilson (FL)SR-6SR6-14 (Replacement)BDGYesThis replacement of #14 was commissioned by Jeff Gold after his original #14 had several chassis failures. The new chassis built by Victor Hertfielder and car assembled by Roland Johnson. Equipped with Mazda uprights, 1600 BDA and FT-200, #14 chassis plate went with the replacement car. Gold raced it for several events. 2007 > Larry Wilson who equipped with 2L BDG. Now being raced ,e.g. with SVRA, VDCA and HSR as well as VIR Gold Cup by Wilson. Dec. 2019 for sale on Bring-A-Trailer.
SR-7 (Only 3 made):
Thompson Museum (Clev., OH) SR-7 850 Four ValveNoDick Ganger orig. owner. Car now in Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum in Cleveland. Donated to the museum by Dick Leppla some years ago.
RobertBaxter, Jr.SR-7SR7-3SuzukiYesDave Ammons orig. owner. Now owned by Robt. Baxter, Jr. Not raced last 25 years but restoration near complete (early 2014) and hope to be on track this year.
TimSilver (OH)SR-7SR7-2NoneNoRoger Clouser orig. owner. '81> Barney Powers. Steel Chassis and Fiberglass body, Powers raced as DSR in SCCA with Honda power plant. #2 is "last made" since it was finished after #3. 2016 Powers>Silver.
(1) The early serial number system -- We’d first heard that, as an example, chassis # 76410 is chassis #7, 64 is 1964 year of manufacture, and 10 referring to the month of manufacture. However, that doesn't work since there are no "14" months and there are several ending in "14". According to Duck Waddle’s notes dated 1/7/1988 he said Jerry Mong said it was Mo/Chassis#/Year. But that doesn't work either because too many center characters are "64", So we’ve concluded that it must be MO/YR/chassis#. At least that way all those long early serial number render unique chassis numbers which are serially consistent with a month of production. Whew!