Bob Burman at Brighton Beach

Bob Burman's Buick racer is inspected at Brighton Beach. This New York horse track was used extensively in the early 20th century for automobile racing - both short distance sprint races and 24-hour endurance tests. The final two 24 hour "grinds" as they were promoted in those early days were held in 1910. Charles Basle won one in May and the last one was completed August 20, 1910, with drivers Cyrus Patschke and Al Poole winning. Patschke served as a relief driver for Ray Harroun and together they won the first Indianapolis 500.

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