Seeking History: Crosley H-Mod Racer

1949 Crosley H Mod Race Car

The guys over at Bring a Trailer just contacted us to see if any of our readers could dig up some information on this old Crosley H-Mod race car. According to BaT, the car features a 1949 Crosley frame with a custom fiberglass body. The seller is trying to piece together the history for the next owner.

1949 Crosley H Mod Race Car Family Crest

This car was found in a field a while back and has changed hands a few times since so it has been hard to track down many details. The biggest tip seems to be this Tyrrell family crest painted on the body. Beyond that there is not much to go off of. Anyone here recognize this car?

1949 Crosley H Mod Race Car Rear

Check out BaT’s post for more details or if you are interested in purchasing the car. Be sure to read the comments to see what readers have already come up with. Forgotten Fiberglass also has some information from the current and previous owners. Even without racing history this fiberglass special could be tons of fun restored and it would be sure to draw lots of attention at any race or event.


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  1. Frank Opalka

    Tom Tyrrell was a racer in Chicago area but drove bigger cars, dont think it has any connection to Tom.

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