Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Gaston Chevrolet Brakes Dominance Of European Cars At Indy - May 31, 1920

May 31, 1920
Gaston Chevrolet broke the dominance of European built cars in the Indianapolis 500, winning the race in a redesigned Monroe-Frontenac. In the process, he became the first driver in the history of the 500-mile race to go the distance without making a tire change.
(Photo: clamshack via photopin cc)
Gaston Chevrolet (Brother Louis to the left) in the Frontenac powered Monroe Indy 500 winner.

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