Jun 11 2010

Mystery Photo Contest #2 Solved: 1911 Indy 500


Mystery Photo Contest #2: Identify the race track, the race and the four upfront race cars. Place your answer in the Blog Comments section.


Enjoy,

Howard Kroplick



Comments

Jun 12 2010 Michael Ferner 2:39 AM

Indianapolis Motor Speedway, 500 Mile Race, May 30, 1911, left to right National, National, Alco and Fiat.
When are you going to start asking difficult questions, Howard?
wink

Jun 12 2010 Jean-Yves L. 4:02 AM

Hi Howard,
The “Mystery photo” shows the start of the first Indianapolis 500 in 1911.
Cars:
#21 Howdy Wilcox, National
#20 Charlie Merz, National
#19 Harry Grant, Alco
#18 Eddie Hearne, Fiat

Jun 13 2010 Howard Kroplick 4:42 PM

Hi Michael & Jean-Yves:

You got it! This is the parade lap for the 1911 Indy 500 Race:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1911_Indianapolis_500


Howard Kroplick

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