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1911 Indy 500 newsreel footage

Submitted by on May 25, 2011

When a race is 40 years older than the Formula 1 World Championship, the newsreels have to both show the race highlights and explain how an auto race works. “Cars remain in platoon formation for the first lap”—platoon formation. That’s the first time I’ve heard that term: definitely ready for a comeback.

By Harlo

Via: TheChicaneBlog

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