TITLE

THE ROOTS OF RACING

AUTHOR(S)
Sutton, Horace
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Sports Illustrated;2/6/2008, Vol. 108, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
28551749

 

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