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Gaston Chevrolet, winner, 1920 Indy 500; how cars have changed!

Nov. 25, 1920: Gaston Chevrolet Dies in Race Crash

AUTO RACING: Indy 500 - Photograph of Gaston and Lewis Chevrolet 1920 This rare pair of photographs depicts both Gaston and Lewis Chevrolet winners of the 1920 and 1921 Indianapolis 500

Indy 500 winner 1926: Frank Lockhart  Starting Position: 20  Race Time: 4:10:14.950  Chassis/engine: Miller/Miller

The Complete History of Indianapolis 500 Winners1926: Frank Lockhart

Indy 500 winner 1934: Bill Cummings  Starting Position: 10  Race Time: 4:46:05.200  Chassis/engine: Miller/Miller

The Complete History of Indianapolis 500 Winners1934: Bill Cummings

Bill Cummings, Indy 500 winner Cummings met an ironic fate when his passenger car crashed into Lick Creek in Indiana. He died from his injuries.

in 1930 Billy Arnold, who started from pole position, secured the lead on the third lap and held it for the rest of the race. Arnold led 198 consecutive laps, a record that still stands today.

Driver Billy Arnold and riding mechanic Spider Madlock win the 1930 Indy

Indy 500 winner 1925: Peter DePaolo  Starting Position: 2  Race Time: 4:56:39.460  Chassis/engine: Duesenberg/Duesenberg

The Complete History of Indianapolis 500 Winners1925: Peter DePaolo

Indy 500 winner 1935: Kelly Petillo  Starting Position: 22  Race Time: 4:42:22.710  Chassis/engine: Wetteroth/Offy

The Complete History of Indianapolis 500 Winners1935: Kelly Petillo

Kelly Petillo, shown with mechanic Jimmie Dunham, won the 1935 race driving a Gilmore Speedway Special.

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In 1946 this 4WD Twin Fageol was driven by Paul Russo. It started 2nd but finished last.

1946 Faegol Special, with Paul Russo, driving qualified but finished last after a crash

Indy 500 winner 1928: Louis Meyer  Starting Position: 13  Race Time: 5:01:33.750  Chassis/engine: Miller/Miller

The Complete History of Indianapolis 500 Winners1928: Louis Meyer

Louis Meyer in Louis was the first winning driver to request milk at the Indianapolis 500 and now it is one of the most enduring traditions at the track.

1931 Hunt Special Studebaker Indy car

Studebaker President Roadster Sets Records at Muroc Dry Lake – Hunt Special Runs Well at Indy – Wins Pikes Peak Hill Climb

Indy 500 winner 1927: George Souders  Starting Position: 22  Race Time: 5:07:25.080  Chassis/engine: Duesenberg/Duesenberg

The Complete History of Indianapolis 500 Winners1927: George Souders

The Complete History of Indianapolis 500 George Souders

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