Barney Oldfield

Wayne Petersen Trip Report

08/03/2009

Today's blog post was authored by Wayne Petersen, great-nephew of Barney Oldfield and expert on the master driver's career and life events. Petersen is an avid collector of Oldfield memorabilia and an enthusiastic supporter of this Web site's efforts to provide information about his career, among other topics.

Wayne recently visited the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum, The Henry Ford, the Automotive Hall of Fame and the Motorsports Hall of Fame. What follows is his trip report of that fact-finding mission.
 

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