1951 Blakely Oil Special - Then:
Owner: John Mc Daniel
Sponsor: Blakely Oil Co. Phoenix Arizona
Driver: Bobby Ball
Chassis: Gordon Schroeder designed and built riveted Aluminum rails with magnesium cast cross members.
Body and Tanks: Myron Stevens
Fabrication: Lujie Lesovsky
Running gear: Conze/ Schroeder
Engine: 270 cid Offenhauser by Meyer & Drake #119 Purchased by John Mc Daniel with the transmission
Upholstery: Chet Miller
Wheels/ Tires: Rudge wire wheels with Aluminum rims and Firestone Indy tires
Unique features: Aluminum frame, magnesium cast cross-members, Disc brakes, Independent front suspension, Schroeder Duplex steering.