A Race For Millionaires

This image first appeared in support of an Indianapolis Star article on January 10, 1910. The article concerned plans by the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to stage a special race meet for amateurs during the 1910 racing season. These amateur racers were primarily New York-based millionaires, the most notable of which was William K. Vanderbilt, Jr., the founder of America's first international auto race the Vanderbilt Cup. The event was intriguing and although it was presented as a certainty in the article it never materialized.

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