Tom Claridge -- 1953 Kurtis 500S

Claridge won Group 1 in his 5300cc. Chrysler Hemi-powered Kurtis.  Someone told me that the engine in this car weighs 800 lbs. Can this be true?  If so, the Hemi alone weighs about as much as 2nd place finisher Thor Thorson's entire Elva Mk.6.

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