FAM One Mile Amateur Go

This image first appeared in the August 15, 1909 Indianapolis Star. The occasion was coverage of the first motorcycle race meet at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
This image captures the start of the second race of the meet - a one mile Federation of American Motorcyclists (FAM) amateur "national championship." The winner of this event was Indian Motorcycle rider Fred Huyck who won three events.

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