Season Set to Rhyme

This is a curious item I found in the January 8, 1908 Indianapolis News that is evidence that some sports writer might have been a frustrated poet. As with any New Year the media of the day reflected on the previous year. In this instance the author was reviewing auto racing events of 1909 that he found most significant. I have provided links to original coverage of each of these events, all of which include additional links to biographical information on the drivers listed in bold.
In chronological order, the are:

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