Bob Giovanine and Chuck Spurgin's 1925 Chevrolet

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The Roadster at an SCTA El Mirage meet in 1948. Photos Courtesy of Jill Durkee-Burgoyne.[1]
An unpainted version of the car at El Mirage in 1948. From the Karin Edla Spurgin collection.
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The Roadster at El Mirage in 1948. From the Karin Edla Spurgin collection.
Duke Hallock standing next to the roadster at El Mirage, September 24, 1948. Duke was a part of the crewmemember team on the roadster

1925 Chevrolet Roadster owned by Bob Giovanine and Chuck Spurgin. The roadster was powered by a Chevrolet four-cylinder fitted with an Oldsmobile head. The car was featured on the cover of Hot Rod Magazine, and it was the SCTA points champion in 1948 when it set a Class A Roadster record of 123.655 mph, a mark that stood unbroken for two years.[2]


Duke Hallock and Bob Rufi were crewmembers on the Giovanine and Spurgin Roadster.[3]


The car, then unrestored was sold at a Bonhams auction at Quail Lodge a few years ago.[2]


Magazine Features

Hot Rod Deluxe September 2009


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