Geoffrey Hacker

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Geoffrey Hacker's Recreation of Bill Burke's P-51 Belly Tank of Tampa, Florida. Bill Burke's P-51 Belly Tank is known as the first belly tank Streamliner racer. Bill was racing on the dry lakes long before the war started. While stationed in the South Pacific during WWII he saw potential in using a belly tank as the body for a dry lakes car. Shortly after returning home from the war he built his first Belly Tank Streamliner. In 1946 he raced his brand new car. Burke was the first to run a belly tank in the "Streamliner" class and ran at both El Mirage and Harper Dry Lake. In 2009 Geoffrey Hacker commissioned Creative Motion Concepts to build him a recreation of Bill's groundbreaking belly tank. The recreation made its debut at the 2009 Bonneville Speed Week.
Leo Lyons' Ultra Modern Merc of San Bernardino, California. The build was started in 1950, and completed in the Summer of 1959. Leo wanted to do something different. He wanted to build a custom car mostly from scratch. His initial plans called for building 10 identical custom Mercs, but only one, the prototype, was ever built. Geoff bought the Ultra Modern Merc together with Rick D'Louhy in June of 2013. Together they had the car restored. The restored version made it's debut at the 2015 Pebble Beach Custom Car D'elegance.

Geoffrey Hacker is a fiberglass car expert from Tampa, Florida.

Geoffrey Hacker's Cars

Geoffrey Hacker's Recreation of Bill Burke's P-51 Belly Tank
Geoffrey Hacker's Maverick Sportster
Leo Lyons' Ultra Modern Merc


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