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Jules Devigne At Indianapolis….1915

Jules Devigne who we have been following is shown above at Indianapolis, were he was the riding mechanic in the 1915 race. He and Billy Carlson finished 9th, although Hughie Hughes stepped in as a relief driver for Carlson to finish the race. It is not known if and where Devigne raced between the last…

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The DOHC Ford V-8

This Ford engine was part of the changing of the guard in racing during the early sixties. Ford was focusing on dominating racing at the time and developed this engine to help with their quest. It started out as 260 c.i. dohc V-8 which developed 425 h.p. The first time it ran at Indy was…

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Earl Cooper At Indy

Three time National AAA Champion driver Earl Cooper (1913, 1915, 1917), is shown here at Indianapolis with his Stutz in 1914, were he went out on lap 118 with a broken wheel. Cooper drove for The Stutz team until Harry Stutz withdrew from racing after several years of successful racing and many wins. Later on…

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Updated….A Custom At The Brickyard

Original Post Greg Schneider was at Indianapolis last week and this photo of a custom caught his eye. We have never seen anything quite like it, but it has the appearance of possibly being on a two-wheel braked, Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost chassis. After examining a very large photo of it here, we can see no front…

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