To provide an overview of the fascination STuTZ Blackhawk DV 32 Racer and the background of the sports car, we will take a look at the history of the car manufacturer STuTZ first:
History of the STuTZ
Harry Clayton Stutz, son of a Dutch farmer who emigrated to Pennsylvania, has always been fascinated by engines. In his early life, he already started working on his own projects. He developped his first vehicle in 1911, after founding the Stutz Parts Company. Only few days after producing it, he sent it to the legendary Indianapolis 500 miles races where it came in eleventh. To cover such a distance with a freshly developped and produced car without any problems as an incredible feat in the twenties.
The slogan that was established after the race showed, that Stutz was proud of his car: «The Car that made good in a Day». The STuTZ was no advancement of sports car that were sold by competitors. It was the invention of a inoovative and groundbreaking sports car, praised as «America’s greatest sports car». The head of the sun god Ra decorated the cars of STuTZ as a tribute for the unrivaled success of the sports car on the race tracks.