Indy Star June 19 - 21, 1903

This package includes three days of coverage from the Indianapolis Star about the June 1903 auto race meet at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. The best single package of content about this historic event, this material covers preparations for the event, the entrants, a rain delay and the dramatic climax of Oldfield shattering the mile-a-minute record for a lap around a mile track in his Tom Cooper prepared Cooper-Ford racer. Anyone wanting to research this landmark achievement in motor sport must study this article.

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