The below midget racing car profile is part of an online registry of Edmunds midget racing cars. Please click on the above link to be taken to the complete registry.


Year built September 1968
Edmunds Serial # (dash tag) HB-40
Dash Tag (click to enlarge)
Year restored to, (if restored), or current status 1969 (as the car arrived in Australia)
Years the car ran 1968 - ?
Original engine in car, type, size, etc 110 cu in Offenhauser
Current engine in car, type, size, etc 1
Type of suspension, bar, coil, etc Half torsion bar style suspension. Front and Rear.
Miscellaneous mechanical information 1
Former drivers Bob Tatersall
Notable finishes, championships May have won the RMMRA CHAMPIONSHIP in 1968/69
Car # 's the car ran as May have been numbered 64 while in the USA. Once brought to Australia it was numbered USA1.
Tracks the car ran at, (please list track names and location)


Former sanctioning bodies the car ran with 1
Current vintage groups the car runs with Vintage Speedcar Association (Qld) Inc., (http://vsaq.net)
Former car owners Harry Conklin (original owner)
Year the car was restored 2006
Person / shop that did the restoration Gordon Clough from Queensland, Australia, gjclough@hotmail.com
Certifications / awards post restoration Won the VSA(Q) Inc "Best restored midget" in 2006
Web site .
General Description Bob Tatersall brought this midget to Australia in 1969 and It was numbered USA1 and had a U.S.A.C. registered decal 1969 on the side panel. Tatersall ran the midget in Australia and New Zealand and sold it in South Australia before he returned to the USA.
Current owner / location / contact information Mick Turner of Queensland, Australia
Any additional information you want to provide about the car / owner / drivers 1

These are thumbnail images of each photo. Please click on each to enlarge.

In the USA with a bolt on roll cage.

Tatersall in 1969 In New Zealand and Australia.

Tatersall in 1969 In New Zealand and Australia.

As restored in 2006.