box car race

A race car driver at the Culver City Speedway looks thrilled to receive a garter from a leggy chorus girl in 1927. The woman was there to promote the Music Box Theatre (now the Fonda Theatre) at 6126 Hollywood Blvd. The Music Box offered Ziegfeld like live entertainment…and a speakeasy on the top floor.

Manual Transmission.

#Jenks1955: “Being used to four-speed boxes Stirling Moss was occasionally going across the gate from second to fifth. Within only about two days, the engineers designed, drew and made a mechanism that would prevent this. At such speed does a true racing department work.” – #mbMille