Fred Ede’s “Beast” has a 355-cid Chevy V-8 outputting 750 horses. The colorful 100-inch wheelbase car was very well known on the challenging mile dirt circuit where the cars reached speeds approaching 140 mph.
The winner of 1991 USAC Silver Crown Championship, this car helped begin Jeff Gordon’s NASCAR racing career. He won at Phoenix International Raceway and the Indiana State Fair Grounds. Another notable driver who enjoyed success in the car was legendary open wheel ace Ron Shuman.