Barney Oldfield, #3 Stutz, Indianapolis Speedway, 1914

Summary

After teaming with Henry Ford to drive Ford's "999" race car in 1902, Barney Oldfield became America's first nationally famous racing driver. Though perhaps better known for his thrilling exhibition races staged around the country, Oldfield competed twice in the Indianapolis 500. He finished fifth with the #3 Stutz in 1914, and fifth with the #15 Delage in 1916.

After teaming with Henry Ford to drive Ford's "999" race car in 1902, Barney Oldfield became America's first nationally famous racing driver. Though perhaps better known for his thrilling exhibition races staged around the country, Oldfield competed twice in the Indianapolis 500. He finished fifth with the #3 Stutz in 1914, and fifth with the #15 Delage in 1916.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

1914

Collection Title

Phil Harms Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2009.103.P.829.24

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8.00 in

Width: 10.00 in

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