Sutton, Horace
February 2008
Sports Illustrated;2/6/2008, Vol. 108, p16
The article reports on the history of stock car racing in the early years of the twentieth century and mentions William K. Vanderbilt, Jr., Alexander Winton, Ransom Olds, Vincenzo Lancia, Louis Chevrolet, F. E. Stanley, and Henry Ford. After Vanderbilt set a world's speed record in his Mercedes in 1904, car enthusiasts, businessmen, inventors and adventurers began to come to Daytona Beach, Florida.


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