Bob Buchholz of WaKeeney, Kansas with a 1931 Model A Ford coupe jalopy that he built in 1959 at the age of 19 and raced at the western Kansas racetracks of Oakley, WaKeeney, Dodge City, Stockton, Norton, and Smith Center.  The engine was from a 1953 Ford.  He chose the #31 as it was a 1931 model body and he added the F because it was a Ford Bob Buchholz collection