Benefit For Earl Kiser

This article ran in one of the major automobile trade papers in August 1905. Earlier that month at the Glenville horse track near Cleveland Winton Motor Carriage Company driver Earl Kiser was severely injured while drive the team's Bullet II machine. Doctors amputated one of his legs and Kiser decided he could no longer function effectively as a race driver and retired from the sport. His fierce rival and friend Barney Oldfield joined forces with Carl Fisher to organize a race in Dayton Ohio to benefit their injured comrade. The event was conducted August 26, 1905.

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