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Track Action with Merz, Burman and Knipper, 1911

Description: With the overhead bridge and the field gate towers in the background, drivers, including Charlie Merz in the #20 National Special, Bob Burman in the #45 Benz Special, and Billy Knipper in the #46 Benz Special, make their way through the southeast turn during the 1911 running of the Indianapolis 500.
Origin: 1911
Contributor(s): Funding provided by an Institute of Museum and Library Services grant, administered by the Indiana State Library
Collection: Indianapolis Motor Speedway Collection
Copyright: Copyright Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Copyright permissions granted for non-commercial use by Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Subjects: Merz, Charlie, 1888-1952
Burman, Bob, 1884-1916
Knipper, William Peter, 1882-1968
Automobiles, Racing
Automobile racing drivers
Indianapolis Motor Speedway (Speedway, Ind.)
Indianapolis Speedway Race
Automobile mechanics

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