A fitting celebration of The Most Important Race in History, the “100th Anniversary Indy 500 Mile Race Celebration of Automobiles,” takes place May 13 – 14 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Over 250 contestants have been selected from a pool of applicants to display their autos at the track in competition for blue-ribbon awards. This impressive display will be a must-see event for the month of May, read more at IndianapolisMotorSpeedway.com. Below, discover more about Harry Yeaggy’s submission, a 1935 Duesenberg:
One of the cars entered in the Celebration of Automobiles is owner Harry Yeaggy’s 1935 Duesenberg SJ Mormon Meteor Speedster, which was named the Best of Show award winner at the 2007 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Known worldwide for its stylish splendor, the Mormon Meteor also excelled as a high performance speedster, setting a number of land speed records at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. Featuring a supercharged 420 cubic-inch eight-cylinder engine which produced a remarkable 400 horsepower, the Mormon Meteor was considered one of the fastest cars in the world.