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A Case at the Old Orchard Beach Race….1912

This Case was run in the 1912 Indianapolis 500 by Eddie Hearne but went out with a burned bearing. Lou Disbrow, seen below also entered another Case in the 500 with a slightly different body and his car went out with a differential problem. The car showed up at the Old Orchard beach races in 1912 and…

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The Case Jay Eye See….The Zip And A Mercer

A great photo from the Peter Helck Collection showing us three early racing cars. The event was a race in Libertyville Ill. on Aug. 9, 1913. On the left are the Case “Jay Eye See,” and the Simplex Zip taking a break while a Mercer Raceabout in the background is seen running in qualifying heat…

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The 1911 Running Of The Algonquin Hill Climb

The Algonquin Hill Climb south east of Chicago was a well known and followed event on the racing and hill climb calendar. The postcard above shows well know racer “Louie” Strang, who along with his Case team won both classes that they were entered in, taking both 1st and 2nd places. The article below from…

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