Originally built by Bob Ruf and first appeared in 1939 which Chevrolet 4-banger. This was before the pontoon spare fuel tanks were utilized. The wheel covers if you look closely are actually washing machine lids! No suspension either. Later it was converted to a fully enclosed cockpit and ran before/after WWII. After a crash, it was rebuilt and sold onto other enthusiasts who ran it until 1948 with a Ford 4-banger Where is it today? A few people would like to know!
Not much in terms of safety gear or roll cages during this era of land speed record racing.