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National Auto Race Meet Indianapolis Motor Speedway May 30, 1910

By Charles Bretzman

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In one of many races held on May 30, of 1910, the cars round the first turn in a cloud of smoke. Pit crews wait patiently as spectators from behind the safety of the new concrete guardrail crowd the fence along the main straightaway. Another improvement, the brick track surface, contains three million bricks that were all laid by hand.The original nitrate negative was copied with funds provided by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission in 1990. This digital image was created from that copy. The copy prints and negatives are stored in Microfiche Number order

Topics: Indianapolis Speedway Race; Automobile racing; Automobile racing drivers; Automobile mechanics; Racetracks (automobile racing); Grandstands; Spectators; Photography, Panoramic
Publisher: Indiana Historical Society
Year: 1910
OAI identifier: oai:images.indianahistory.org:dc013/176
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