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Atlanta Auto Speedway, November 1909

The post below gives the description of the opening day at theĀ New Atlanta Auto Speedway. The photo from the article which was in the November, 18 1909 The Automobile gives you a view of the unique sunken speedway. Louis Strang who set fastest time in his Fiat is shown above and on the right is Asa Candler Jr. builder of the track.

The two photos below which we found that we had hidden away here, are from the George Eastman House collection give you a very good look at the tracks construction along with the wooden pits. The #21 car below is a Marmon.

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Opening Event At Atlanta 1909

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