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The Exciting Story of the Novi Special

Event Type: Adult Library Program
Age Group(s): 12+
Date: 10/30/2019
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:30 PM
Description:
 n 1940, Novi's Lew Welch was commissioned to make a racing engine that would become known as the Novi Special, thrilling fans at the Indianapolis Speedway for a quarter century. When it was retired in 1966, the Novi Special remained the most powerful car on the track, boasting eight hundred forty horsepower, a four-wheel-drive transmission, and a supercharger that spun at forty thousand RPM. Come hear the whole story.

Location: Novi Civic Center
Contact: Betty Lang
Presenter: Sam Rood, from The Henry Ford
Status: Closed