Bob Burman's Astrology Chart

This astrological chart posits that Bob Burman was the favorite to win the first Indianapolis 500 because the planets were in alignment on the day he was born. Burman had recently set the world land speed record in the Blitzen Benz. The graphic supported an article published in the Indianapolis Star on May 29, 1911. This was the same day Burman drove the Blitzen Benz to a world's record for covering a mile on a track. The race was run the following day.

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