First Championship Race

This June 15, 1905 article from The Automobile reports on the first ever AAA national championship points race at Morris Park in New York. The star of the day - and the day was June 10 - was Fiat driver Louis Chevrolet, who won the national championship race with Dan Wurgis in the REO (Ransom E. Olds) Bird finishing second. The card included several other events to provide entertainment for a crowd of several thousand spectators.

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