What is a 1/4 midget race car?

What is a 1/4 midget race car?

A Quarter Midget car is a scaled-down version of an actual midget racer, approximately 1/4 scale. The cars are built around a tubular frame and are fully suspended with springs or torsion bars and shocks. The bodies are typically fiberglass, usually painted to the drivers preference.

How much does a quarter midget car cost?

Quarter midget cars can be reasonably affordable or can cost nearly as much as some full-sized racing cars. Engines can cost from $400 to $8,000. Car chassis can cost from $1,500 (used) up to $6,000 (new). Tires start at $50 each.

How fast do Quarter Midget cars go?

Midget cars, which developed from souped-up dune buggies and use basically Volkswagen engines, are capable of speeds up to 150 miles an hour. But much of that speed is negated because they often run on small tracks, such as the quarter-mile clay oval at Santa Fe Speedway in Willow Springs.

How much horsepower does a quarter midget have?

approximately 5 horsepower
Quarter midget cars are a scaled down version of an actual midget racecar, approximately a ¼ scale. The engines are a single cylinder and can be manufactured by Honda, Briggs &Stratton or Deco. In their stock configuration they produce approximately 5 horsepower.

How big is a quarter midget racing car?

Sarah Fisher’s Quarter Midget car in 2007. Quarter Midget racing is a form of automobile racing. The cars are approximately one quarter (1/4) the size of a full size midget car.

Are there any used midget race cars for sale?

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Who are some famous Quarter Midget racing drivers?

There were over 4,000 quarter midget drivers in the United States in 2007. Many of today’s most recognizable names in racing got their start in quarter midgets, including A. J. Foyt, Jeff Gordon, Sarah Fisher, Jimmy Vasser, Joey Logano, Brad Keselowski, Terry Labonte, and Bobby Labonte to name a few.

Where can I buy a Stanley quarter midget?

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