Webb Jay Wins at Morris Park

This collection of articles is full of details about the second national championship race meet held during 1905 at the Morris Park track in New York. The national championship race was won by Webb Jay in the "Whistling Billy" White Sewing Machine Company steam engine racer. Jay set an astounding time for a track mile at 48.6 seconds to demonstrate the awesome power and torque of steam power. Other stars of the meet were Louis Chevrolet (Fiat) and Walter Christie (Christie) in his innovative front wheel drive "freak" racer. The meet was held July 3 and 4. The articles appeared in Motor Age and The Automobile.

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