Race Cars 1909 Season

Buick Racing Team

Louis Chevrolet & The Buick Team

(Kettering University Archives)

Custom Rail Car for Buick Race Team

(Flint Daily Journal)

Louis Chevrolet & The Buick Team

(Kettering University Archives)

Lookout Mountain - Chattanooga, TN

April 1909 - Lookout Mountain, TN

Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

April 1909 - Lookout Mountain, TN

Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

April 1909 - Lookout Mountain, TN

Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

April 1909 - Lookout Mountain, TN

Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

April 1909 - Lookout Mountain, TN

Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

April 1909 - Lookout Mountain, TN

Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Detroit Public Library)

(Buick Heritage Alliance)

April 1909 - Lookout Mountain, TN

Buick Race Team Members

& event organizers

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

(Buick Motor Company)

   Giants Despair Hillclimb
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

May 1909 - Giants Despair Hill Climb

Large crowd gathers around wrecked

Buick machine of Louis Chevrolet (Luzerne County Historical Society)

May 1909  - Giants Despair Hill Climb

Large crowd gathers around wrecked

Buick machine of Louis Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1909 - Giants Despair Hill Climb

Official Race Program

(ProgCovers.com)

           Cobe Cup
Crowne Point, Indiana

June 1909 - Cobe Cup

Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Detroit Public Library)

June 1909 - Cobe Cup

Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Chicago History Museum)

June 1909 - Cobe Cup

Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Chicago History Museum)

June 1909 - Cobe Cup

Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

June 1909 - Cobe Cup

#10 Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Pat Hathaway Archives)

June 1909 - Cobe Cup

#10 Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

June 1909 - Cobe Cup

#10 Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Chicago History Museum)

June 1909 - Cobe Cup

#10 Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Chicago History Museum)

June 1909 - Cobe Cup

#10 Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

June 1909 - Cobe Cup

#10 Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Chicago History Museum)

June 1909 - Cobe Cup

#10 Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Postcard Image)

June 1909 - Cobe Cup

#10 Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

June 1909 - Cobe Cup

#10 Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Detroit Public Library)

June 1909 - Cobe Cup

Race Winner

Louis Chevrolet

(Detroit Public Library)

June 1909 - Cobe Cup

(Lowell Public Library)

Brighton Beach, New York

July 1909 - Brighton Beach, NY

Louis Chevrolet at speed in

stripped down stock chassis Buick

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

July 1909 - Brighton Beach, NY

Louis Chevrolet racing Buick machine

wins 50-mile event

(Newspaper Clipping)

Circa 1909 - Brighton Beach, NY

Club House Grandstands

(Detroit Public Library)

Indianapolis Motor Speedway
         #34 Buick Race Car

August  1909 - Indianapolis, Indiana

#34 Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Detroit Public Library)

August  1909 - Indianapolis, Indiana

#34 Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Detroit Public Library)

August  1909 - Indianapolis, Indiana

#34 Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

  Indianapolis Motor Speedway
            #37 Buick Race Car

August  1909 - Indianapolis, Indiana

#37 Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

August  1909 - Indianapolis, Indiana

#37 Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

August  1909 - Indianapolis, Indiana

#37 Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

August  1909 - Indianapolis

#37 Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Detroit Public Library)

August  1909 - Indianapolis

#37 Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(ebay Auction)

August  1909 - Indianapolis

#37 Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

August  1909 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Rare Ticket Stub for Race

(National Indy 500 Collectors Club)

August  1909 - Indianapolis, Indiana

#37 Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

August  1909 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Rare Program for Race Meet

(Heritage Auctions)

       Merrimack Park
Lowell, Massachusettes

September 1909 - Lowell, Mass

#31 Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

September 1909 - Lowell, Mass

#31 Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Motor Magazine)

September 1909 - Lowell, Mass

#31 Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

September 1909 - Lowell, Mass

#31 Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

September 1909 - Lowell, Mass

Buick Race Team with Ray Harroun,

#31 Buick of Chevrolet featured

(Herald Republican - Salt Lake City)

 Riverhead Road Race
       Long Island, NY

September 1909 - Long Island, NY

#11 Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Motor Age)

September 1909 - Long Island, NY

#11 Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(The Automobile)

September 1909 - Long Island, NY

#11 Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Motor Age)

       Fairmount Park
       Philadelphia, PA

October 1909 - Philadelphia, PA

#13 Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

October 1909 - Philadelphia, PA

#13 Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Motor Magazine)

October 1909 - Philadelphia, PA

#13 Buick Race Car

Driver -Louis Chevrolet

(Detroit Public Library)

Brighton Beach, New York
           24 Hour Race

October 1909 - Brighton Beach, NY

#6 Buick with Louis at the wheel,  brother Art is standing in background

(Detroit Public Library)

October 1909 - Brighton Beach, NY

#6 Buick of the Chevrolet brothers races

#5 Buick of Bob Burman

(Motor Age)

October 1909 - Brighton Beach, NY

Official Scoreboard for the

24-Hour  Race

(Detroit Public Library)

Vanderbilt Cup Race       Long Island, NY

October 1909 - Vanderbilt Cup Race

#15 Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Peter Helck Collection)

October 1909 - Vanderbilt Cup Race

#15 Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Peter Helck Collection)

October 1909 - Vanderbilt Cup Rae

Rare Race Program

(VanderbiltCupRaces.com)

  Coca-Cola Cup
Atlanta, Georgia

November 1909 - Atlanta, Georgia

Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Detroit Public Library)

November 1909 - Atlanta, Georgia

Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Atlanta Journal Constitution)

November 1909  - Atlanta, Georgia

#31 Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Buick Motor Company)

November 1909 - Atlanta, Georgia

#31 Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

November 1909 - Atlanta, Georgia

Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Library of Congress)

November 1909 - Atlanta, Georgia

#31 Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Delco-Remy Postcard)

November 1909 - Atlanta, Georgia

Louis Chevrolet standing with

Coca-Cola President Asa Chandler

(Atlanta Journal Constitution)

1909 Coca-Cola Cup - Atlanta, Georgia

(Coca-Cola Company)

November 1909 - Atlanta, Georgia

Louis Chevrolet standing with

Lewis Strang & George Robertson

(Detroit Public Library)

November 1909 - Atlanta, Georgia

Buick Race Car

Driver - Arthur Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

November 1909 - Atlanta, Georgia

Buick Team Photo

(Atlanta Journal Constitution)

November 1909 - Atlanta, Georgia

#29 Buick Race Car

Arthur at the wheel, Louis standing

(Georgia Historical Society)

November 1909 - Atlanta, Georgia

#31 Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

November 1909 - Atlanta, Georgia

Race Action

Marquette Buick makes Pit Stop

(Detroit Public Library)

November 1909 - Atlanta, Georgia

#31 Buick Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)