Haynes Qualifies for 1906 Vanderbilt Cup

It was big news in Indiana that a Hoosier-built car from Kokomo's Haynes Automobile Company qualified for the 1906 Vanderbilt Cup by virtue of finishing third in the American Elimination Trial. The top five cars in the elimination trial were to be selected to represent the United States in the international competition. The article in the attachment below was published in the September 24, 1906 Indianapolis News.
Joe Tracy won the elimination trial for Locomobile with Hubert Le Blon driving a Thomas to the runner-up spot. E.N. Harding drove the Haynes to third. Other qualifiers for the American team were Walter Christie in his front drive Christie racer and Frank Lawwell for Frayer-Miller.

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