Designer Norman Lauterbach was the driver in all but one of her races.
Although utterly untried, DEE-JAY V went on to win the race at a record 81 miles per hour with Miller at the wheel and Lauterbach
along side as riding mechanic.
and DEE-JAY V won the First Heat at 69.912 but didn't finish the Second.
Elam was declared the 7-Litre winner; Lauterbach
won the Unlimited prize. (Two other Unlimiteds--MISS PEPSI and MISS GREAT LAKES II--were in attendance but scored no points due to mechanical difficulties.)
Although the Murphy team retired from racing after 1952, driver/designer Lauterbach continued in the sport for many years.
A brother of famed boat builder Henry Lauterbach, Norman
owned the 1977 Grand Prix Class National Champion UNCLE NORMAN'S LAUTERBACH SPECIAL that Terry Turner drove.