This is said to have been Rene’s first racing car. Photo from Brad Charland.
1949 – Kingsbridge Armory in NYC. Photo by Doug Post.
Danville Fairgrounds. Co-owner Hardy Campbell is on the left. Photo from Joey Campbell.
A young Rene is on the left. Photo from Catamountspeedway.com.
1951-52. Perk’s real name was Jack Thomasson.
Photo via Otto Graham.
Photo from Brad Charland.
Photo from Clyde Magnum.
Photo from Racingthroughtime.com.
Now, if this was a Garuti car, it was a VERY early example.