Bill Krause -- Old Yeller IX:  Riverside Grand Prix, 1963

The last of Max Balchowsky's Old Yeller racers debuted at the 1963 L.A. Times Grand Prix at Riverside with Bill Krause driving.  It had Ford 427 power.  During a practice session, I saw this big engine blow up in a cloud of smoke and steam as Krause approached Turn 7.

I don't think the car ran again with Ford power; IIRC Balchowsky returned to his proven Buick engines for later events.

Am I right about this?   Please email me!

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