24 Hours of Indianapolis

This 24 hour race held at the Indiana StateĀ  Fairgrounds was actually a follow up to an earlier race meet that offered a menu of events including a 100 mile race.

This article announces what proved to be a significant race meet in the autumn of 1905 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. This event's importance was less about the contest than what it precipitated. One of the events was a 100 mile race which was won by a National Motor Vehicle stock car.

Now is your chance to read about the November 5, 1905, race meet that was a precursor to the 24-hour record-setting event where the concept of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway was first discussed among