1926 Miller 91 race car being checked on track Creator
Packard Motor Car Company Institution
Detroit Public Library Subject
Miller automobile--History Subject
Automobile racing--Michigan Subject
Automobiles--United States--History Item Number
8x10 black and white Packard Co. file photograph of a 1926 Miller 91 race car being checked out by three men, driver behind wheel. Inscribed on photo back: Packard Motor Car Co. Proving Grounds 2.5 mile concrete speedway, Utica, Mich., inauguration ceremonies 14 June 1928; Leon Duray, 91-cubic inch front drive Miller special #4, set closed course one lap record of 148.17-mph, thus did proving ground track become the world's fastest speedway, a title held until the opening of Monza in Italy after WWII.