Ak Miller

is a famed hot-rodder and a Mexican road race veteran.  He was a frequent winner in the sports car class at the Pike's Peak hillclimb in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

He often ran his enormously powerful hillclimb car in West Coast races in 1961.  The car had a Devin body and a 7 liter Oldsmobile engine.
 

Ak started strong at Pomona on July 9, 1961.

He led off the line and battled Don Hulette, Bob DrakeBob Edmison, and the other front-runners until he DNF'd.

These great drivers in their V8 powered titans put on a fantastic show for the spectators.

Ak Miller at Stockton,  April, 1962

 
Miller at Stead AFB near Reno, September 23-24,  1961.

He led into Turn 1 but DNF'd right there with a broken transmission.

 
(9-18-10)  Ron Cummings on Ak Miller's Devins

(7-16-10)   Ak Miller's Devin-Chevy (from 1958)

Richard N. Parks writes on Ak Miller's life & career.

New!!!   Main Event Starts -- 1961  (Ak out-accelerates everybody!)

  
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