IMS Scuttles 1910 24-Hour Race

This brief article reports on efforts by the Indianapolis Motor Speedway management team to organize events for the second half of the 1910 season. Originally, they had announced a 24-hour auto race for August, which they cancelled in early July. Also falling by the wayside was a balloon race that was planned to open for the day long auto race. Funds targeted to promote these contests were then invested in the September 1910 race meet associated with Labor Day. At this point, they were putting a full court press on attracting "Old World" European stars such as Victor Hemery, Felice Nazzaro, Louis Wagner and Ferenc Szisz. These efforts would prove futile.

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