Wheeler-Schebler Carnage - 1910

These images are from the May 30, 1910 Indianapolis Sun that report on the final day of racing for the May 1910 race meet at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. This was the day of the much-anticipated "national championships," a newly-announced distinction by the American Automobile Association (AAA) for select race meets. Car manufacturers were keen to make a great showing. Check out other articles that provide additional summaries on the results of the races staged May 27 and May 28 elsewhere on First Super Speedway.
Other images of these two cars - both wrecked during the May 1910 Wheeler-Schebler Trophy race - appear elsewhere on First Super Speedway. The one on the left is the wrecked American racer of driver Herb Lytle. The one on the right is the wrecked Marmon of Joe Dawson.
Below is the original cutline from the May 30 article:
"Lytle, in an American, and Dawson, in a Marmon, had mishaps in the 200-mile race for the Wheeler-Schebler Trophy. Lytle's leg was broken. Dawson was uninjured. The American car is on the left, the Marmon on the right."

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