Caleb Bragg Defeats Barney Oldfield

These articles from Barney Oldfield's scrapbook cover events at the opening race meet at the Playa Del Rey boad track in Los Angeles. The key event was the surprising result of a match race between the legendary Barney Oldfield and upstart Caleb Bragg. Bragg defeated Oldfield (who drove the much heralded Blitzen Benz) in a best of three match race to suddenly established himself as a top-flight challenger in the auto racing world. These articles were published in March and April 1910.

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