More Frontenacs

300 CID Frontenacs

2/21/17 - Los Angeles, California

Roscoe Sarles at the Ascot Race Track

showing his aluminum Frontenac mill

(LA Herald Examiner)

3/04/17 - Los Angeles, California

Joe Boyer Jr. brakes a crankshaft

during race at Ascot

(Detroit Public Library)

7/04/17 - Uniontown, Pennsylvania

Joe Boyer Jr. leads group of cars

down main straightaway

(Detroit Public Library)

Circa 1917/18 - Location Unknown

#5 Frontenac race car in competition,

with Louis Chevrolet behind the wheel

(Sloan Museum)

3/16/18 - Los Angeles, California

Ascot Race Track

#45 Frontenac with driver Eddie Hearne

(Jim O'Keefe Collection)

August 1918 - Sheepshead Bay, NY

#2 Frontenac with driver Arthur Duray,

note special camouflage paint job

(Jim Dillon Collection)

9/02/18 - Uniontown, Pennsylvania

#2 Frontenac with driver Arthur Duray,

special WW1 paint job is wearing off

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

7/04/19 - Tacoma, Washington

"Smiling" Ralph Mulford on the boards

with his Frontenac machine

(Tacoma Public Library)

9/28/19 - Sheepshead Bay, New York

Frontenacs in action on the high banks

in front of packed grandstand crowd

(New York Herald)

Nov 1919 - Los Angeles, California

Ascot Park Race Track

Kenneth Goodson in #39 Frontenac

(Revs Institute)

Nov 1919 - Los Angeles, California

Racer Joe Thomas adds castor oil

to his 300 CID Frontenac machine

(Revs Institute)

February 1920 - Beverly Hills, California

Joe Boyer Jr. in the #7 Frontenac,

note the torpedo style coachwork

(Revs Institute)

2/14/20 - Beverly Hills, Calilfornia

Roscoe Sarles & Joe Boyer Jr.

in side by side action on the high banks

(LA Herald Examiner)

Circa 1922/23 - Location Unknown

Racer Sig Haugdahl in IMCA event

with 300 CID Frontenac machine

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

Circa 1924 - Ascot Speedway

Racer Sig Haugdahl in IMCA event

with 300 CID Frontenac race car

(Jim O'Keefe Collection)

            300 CID Frontenacs
that were converted to Dirt Cars

Circa Early 1920's - Location Unknown

Les Allen in single seat

300 Frontenac dirt car

(Mark Herdman Collection)

Frontenac Emblem

Coat of Arms with Checkered Flags

"Semper Plus"

(Frontenac Brochure)

Circa 1924 - Roby Speedway, Chicago

Cliff Woodbury in single seat

300 Frontenac dirt car

(Jim O'Keefe Collection)

183 CID Frontenacs

5/31/20 - Indianapolis 500

#6 Frontenac of Joe Boyer suffers

broken steering knuckle

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

5/31/20 - Indianapolis 500

#5 Frontenac of Roscoe Sarles suffers

broken steering knuckle

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

5/31/20 - Indianapolis 500

#8 Frontenac of Art Klein suffers

broken steering knuckle

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

7/05/20 - Tacoma, Washington

#28 Frontenac machine with

Joe Thomas & Marcel Treyvoux

(Treyvoux Family Collection)

10/01/21 - Fresno, California

#12 Frontenac of Alton Soules crashes,

and plunges outside of the track (fatal)

(Kem Robertson Collection) 

1922 Indianapolis 500

Art Klein & mechanic James McAllister

#6 Frontenac race car

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1922 - Cotati, California

Peter DePaolo in a Straight 8 Frontenac

with solid Disteel wheels

(Dick Wallen Collection)

May 1922 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Wilbur D'Alene at the wheel of the

restored race car of Gaston Chevrolet

(GotoMN.com)

9/17/22 - Kansas City, Missouri

#6 Frontenac of Riley Brett,

note twin carb set-up & intake runners

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

Single Seat Dirt Cars with
  183 Frontenac Engines

Circa Early 1920's - Location Unknown

Dutch Baumann in single seat

183 Frontenac dirt car

(Kem Robertson Collection)

1924 - Los Angeles, California

Chance Kinsley at the Ascot Speedway

183 Frontenac dirt car

(Revs Institute)

July 1926 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Bill Jeffries (African American Driver)

183 Frontenac

(Indianapolis News)

Wilbur Shaw in a re-bodied 183 Frontenac race car

July 1927 - Winchester, Indiana

Wilbur Shaw behind the wheel of a 

re-bodied 183 Frontenac

(Winchester Old Timers Association)

Fall 1927 - Hammond, Indiana

Driver Wilbur Shaw in a Miller Chassis

powered by a 183 Frontenac engine

(Jerry Murawski Collection)

February 1928 - Daytona Beach, FLA

Wilbur Shaw kicking up sand with his

183 Frontenac powered Miller race car

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

Circa Late 1920's

Emory Collins (Dirt Track Specialist)

183 Frontenac

(Kem Robertson Collection)

Summer 1931

Driver - Art Foley

183 Frontenac

(Kem Robertson Collection)

August 1933

Elfrieda Mais (Female Stunt Driver)

183 Frontenac

(Chicago Tribune)

Re-Purposed Scheel Frontenacs

May 1924 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Jimmy Rossi failed to qualify this car

which had a Model T block & Roof head

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1925 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Tom Alley did not qualify this car, which reportedly had a Frontenac engine

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

Circa Mid to Late 1920's

Location said to be track in Michigan,

Scheel Frontenac with unknown engine

(Kem Robertson Collection)