Von Esser Brothers

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The Von Esser Brothers grew up on the south side of Chicago. They cut their teeth wrenching in a municipal garage post war, but talent quickly swept them in the direction of their own speed shop.

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The Von Essers were notorious dirt track racers known for testing their mods late night down Ashland Ave. They even gave Edelbrock a shafting by casting their own heads and intakes.

I would have liked to have known these guys.

 

 

 

 

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2 Responses to “Von Esser Brothers”

  1. Adrian Mary Charniak Says:

    The Von Esser brothers were my uncles – they were wonderful people to know and especially to have as relatives. Thank you for your interest in our family.

  2. Cliff Says:

    I have a vintage red/blue satin (reversible) jacket worn by my step-father, George Petit. Embroidered on the back: Von Esser’s / Speed Equip. / CO 7-5587

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