Auto racing researcher Ken Parrotte has been studying early motor sport history and especially the controversial 1920 American Automobile Association (AAA) national championship point standings. This year's championship was particularly odd because of attempts by individuals years later to revise the results.
Bob Burman was one of the great American talents of the Heroic Age. By 1913 he had firmly established himself among the sport's brightest lights. All eyes were on him headed into an Indianapolis 500 that had at last the international participation Indianapolis Motor Speedway Founder and President Carl Fisher and his partners had coveted from the get-go.