Bill Endicott - 1910

This image orginally appeared in the May 22, 1910 Indianapolis Star as part of the build-up to the May 1910 race meet at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. This was the Sunday edition of the paper just five days prior to the beginning of the meet and as such was packed with articles concerning the event in anticipation of subscribers spending more time with the paper over coffee on their day of rest. I lifted this image from the first page of a section devoted to previewing the May 1910 "national championships," a newly-announced distinction by the American Automobile Association (AAA) for select race meets.
This image is of "Farmer" Bill Endicott who drove for several companies among them Cole and Case. In this grainy image he is seen at the wheel of an Indianapolis-built Cole. Endicott is another of the Heroic Age drivers with no organized biography. The following links connect you to the best information available about him - and I believe this is easily the greatest consolidated collection of articles that help paint a picture of the man, the driver.

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