Speedway Announces Return to 500 Miles

In the wake of the September 9, 1916 Harvest Classic the Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced that it would return to the 500 mile race format for its Memorial Day Classic after shortening it to 300 miles the previous May. This article, published September 10, also summarized the Brickyard's September 9 running of the Harvest Classic race meet. This content also includes the image of Johnny Aitken, who swept the three race card, pouring water over his hot tires during a break in the competition.

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