The French #14 Panhard at the Hempstead Control

Through the first three laps, the 90-hp #14 Panhard driven by George Teste led the race, averaging 66.4 mph. Teste’s car was stopped at the Hempstead control for inspection on Fulton Street. During lap four, when Teste’s car left the race with ignition problems, Heath’s Panhard took the lead for the first time.