First Day of September 1910 Race Meet

This collection combines articles from the Indianapolis Star and Indianapolis News for the first day of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway's September 1910 Labor Day race meet. The morning paper (the Star) provided more pre-race coverage, while the evening edition (the News) was able to report on some to the race results, including one of Ray Harroun's wins in a Marmon. Note I wrote in the margin of the original copy a marker for a passage on the Overland Motors Company's promise to award the driver recording the fastest mile in the 1910 season a gold plated car. That prize went to Barney Oldfield for his May runs in his Blitzen (aka Lightning) Benz. Oldfield did not compete in September.

star090310.pdf23.1 MB