1941

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The first Throttle Magazine was published in January 1941.
Jimmy Summers' 1932 Ford Roadster was built by Jimmy Summers of Hollywood, California in 1941.
George Barris' 1936 Ford Coupe of Roseville, California. This was George's first real custom. He bought the car from money he had earned while doing some odd jobs for Harry Westergard at Brown's Body Shop. George worked at the car between the staggering amount of school work, and working with Westergard. The build was completed in 1941.
Neil Emory's 1937 Dodge Convertible of Burbank, California, was started in 1940 and completed in 1941. Built in his shop class at Burbank High, Neil kept the car for a couple of years before selling it in 1943.
Richard Meade's 1938 Buick convertible was restyled in 1941, featuring fadeaway fenders.


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January 1941, Throttle Magazine, the very first Hot Rod oriented magazine was published.


Dry Lakes Racing

In 1941, SCTA Road Runners member Vic Edelbrock became the S.C.T.A. Season Champion for his achievements on the lakes.[1]


Hot Rods Completed in 1941

Jimmy Summers' 1932 Ford Roadster


Custom Cars Restyled or Completed in 1941

Alex Xydias' 1934 Ford Cabriolet
George Barris' 1936 Ford 3-Window Coupe
Neil Emory's 1937 Dodge Convertible
Richard Meade's 1938 Buick Convertible
Eldon Gibson's 1940 Oldsmobile
Peter Stengel's 1941 Mercury


Car Clubs Founded in 1941

Cut-Outs of Long Beach
San Diego Roadster Club


References






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