Race Cars 1916 Season

300 CID Frontenac

Circa 1916 - SOHC Frontenac Engine

300 Cubic Inch Aluminum Mill

View from Carburetor/Intake Side

(Alcoa Archives)

Circa 1916 - Frontenac Chassis

Ladder Type Frame

Under Slung Gasoline Tanks

(The Automobile Journal)

Circa 1916 - SOHC Frontenac Engine

300 Cubic Inch Aluminum Mill

View from Magneto/Water Pump Side

(Motor World)

Spring 1916 - Detroit Michigan

300 CID SOHC Frontenac

(Fred Roe Collection)

Spring 1916 - Detroit Michigan

300 CID SOHC Frontenac

(Fred Roe Collection)

Spring 1916 - Detroit Michigan

300 CID SOHC Frontenac

Aluminum Coach Work by Reiss Co.

(Fred Roe Collection)

Spring 1916 - Detroit, Michigan

West Grand Boulevard

300 CID SOHC Frontenacs

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

Spring 1916 - Detroit, Michigan

West Grand Boulevard

Joe Boyer Jr. with Louis & Gaston

(Wayne State University)

Spring 1916 - Detroit, Michigan

West Grand Boulevard

Louis Chevrolet in Frontenac Race Car

(Wayne State University)

Spring 1916 - Detroit, Michigan

West Grand Boulevard

300 CID SOHC Frontenacs

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

Spring 1916 - Detroit, Michigan

300 Cubic Inch Aluminum Engine

Single Overhead Cam Frontenac

(Fred Roe Collection)

Spring 1916 - Detroit, Michigan

West Grand Boulevard

Gaston Chevrolet in Frontenac Race Car

(Veteran & Vintage)

Spring 1916 - Detroit, Michigan

West Grand Boulevard

Gaston Chevrolet in Frontenac Race Car

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

Spring 1916 - Detroit, Michigan

300 Cubic Inch Aluminum Engine

Single Overhead Cam Frontenac

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

Spring 1916 - Detroit, Michigan

300 CID SOHC Frontenac

Louis Chevrolet behind the wheel

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

1916 Indianapolis 500

May 1916 - Indianapolis, Indiana

300 CID Frontenac

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(GotoMN.com)

May 1916 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Driver - Arthur Chevrolet

(Fred Roe Collection)

May 1916 - Indianapolis, Indiana

#7 Frontenac

Driver - Arthur Chevrolet

(Fred Roe Collection)

May 1916 - Indianapolis, Indiana

#7 Frontenac

Driver - Joe Boyer

(Billy Dunbar Collection)

May 1916 - Indianapolis, Indiana

#7 Frontenac

Driver - Joe Boyer

(Billy Dunbar Collection)

May 1916 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Rare Photo

Gaston, Arthur, and Louis Chevrolet

(Billy Dunbar Collection)

May 1916 - Indianapolis, Indiana

#8 Frontenac

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1916 - Indianapolis, Indiana

#8 Frontenac

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Indianapolis News)

May 1916 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Frontenac Race Car

Driver - Gaston Chevrolet

(Wichita Beacon)

May 1916 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Frontenac Race Car

Driver - Gaston Chevrolet

(Mark Herdman Collection)

May 1916 - Indianapolis 500

Traditional Drivers Line Up Photo

Arthur & Louis Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1916 - Indianapolis 500

Race Action Pit Stop

Frontenacs of Arthur & Louis Chevrolet

(Motor Age)

1916 Cincinnati, Ohio

1916 Frontenac Team 

Carried the WAC steering wheel logo,

which stood for the

Wolverine Automobile Club of Detroit

Sept 1916 - Cincinnati, Ohio

#39 Frontenac

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

Sept 1916 - Cincinnati, Ohio

#39 Frontenac of Louis Chevrolet

started on 4th row (next to grandstand)

(Library of Congress)

         1916 Astor Cup
Sheepshead Bay Speedway
    Coney Island, New York

Sept 1916 - Astor Cup

Sunbeam Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Library of Congress)

Sept 1916 - Astor Cup

Sunbeam Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Detroit Public Library)

Sept 1916 - Astor Cup

Sunbeam Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Library of Congress)

Sept 1916 - Astor Cup

Sunbeam Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Munson's Magazine)

Sept 1916 - Astor Cup

Sunbeam Race Car

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(ebay Auction)

Sept 1916 - Astor Cup

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Billy Dunbar Collection)

1916 Uniontown, Pennsylvania
     Universal Trophy Race

Dec 1916 - Uniontown, PA

Traditional Driver's Line Up Photo,

Louis Chevrolet in white overalls

(Dick Wallen Collection)

Dec 1916 - Uniontown, PA

Race Action on Board Oval

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Marci McGuinness Collection)

Dec 1916 - Uniontown, PA

First Victory for Frontenac Race Car

Marred by Tragic Accident

(Pittsburgh Gazette Times)