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For Sale: One Slightly Used Racing Car

One would not normally think of the Indianapolis Speedway as being in the used racing  car sales business, but the advertisement (above), found in The Motor Age, December 4, 1919 issue, tells the end of a very interesting story.    The 1916 Indianapolis Race was held right in the middle of the trying times of the World…

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The Wisconsin-Stutz Racing Engine

While looking for other information recently, a considerable amount of Wisconsin racing engine technical info was found. Since some of this may not have seen the light of day since it was published, it was decided to show some of it here and present it in stages. This engine is believed to have originated when…

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The Keeton and Burman’s 1913 Indy Attempt

The Keeton was manufactured for two years in Detroit by Forrest M. Keeton. He had been in several previous automobile ventures, one of which was the “French” Croxton-Keeton, that appears to have been a Renault copy. He then started producing both the four and six-cylinder Keeton with the inital production doing quite well on a…

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Ivan P. Wheaton Photo Collection

Kurt P. Wheaton contacted us about helping with identifying photos from the photo collection that his grandfather, Ivan P. Wheaton assembled in his early pursuits of racing, which was then followed by aviation. We have included some of the photos here, that he is posting on his blog called Ivan P. Wheaton-Early Bird. Just below…

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