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Car #77 Loaded onto Wrecker, 1953

Description: Pat Flaherty's #77 Peter Schmidt Special is pulled onto a wrecker on the track. Suffering from the heat, Flaherty sustained serious head injuries after crashing his car into the north chute wall.
Origin: 1953
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: Indianapolis Motor Speedway (Speedway, Ind.)
Automobiles, Racing
Automobile racing accidents
Automobile mechanics
Wreckers (Vehicles)

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