Race Cars 1921 to 1923

   183 CID DOHC
      Straight 8
Frontenac Engine

Spring 1921 - Indianapolis, Indiana

8-Cylinder Double Overhead Cam

3-Liter Frontenac Engine

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

Spring 1921 - Indianapolis, Indiana

8-Cylinder Double Overhead Cam

3-Liter Frontenac Engine

(C.W. Van Ranst Collection)

Spring 1921 - Indianapolis, Indiana

8-Cylinder Double Overhead Cam

3-Liter Frontenac Engine

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1921 - Indianapolis, Indiana

8-Cylinder DOHC

3-Liter Frontenac Engine

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1921 - Indianapolis, Indiana

8-Cylinder DOHC

3-Liter Frontenac Engine

(The Henry Ford)

May 1921 - Indianapolis, Indiana

8-Cylinder DOHC

3-Liter Frontenac Engine

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

1921 Indianapolis 500

May 1921 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Frontenac team on pit road

Louis & Arthur Chevrolet on far right

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1921 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Howdy Wilcox, Tommy Milton,

Barney Oldfield, and Louis Chevrolet 

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1921 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Louis Chevrolet in 8-Cylinder Frontenac

Jules Ellingboe in 4-Cylinder Frontenac

(Indianapolis Star)

May 1921 - Indianapolis, Indiana

8-Cylinder Frontenac

Tommy Milton in practice

(Indianapolis News)

May 1921 - Indianapolis, Indiana

8-Cylinder Frontenac

Driver - Tommy Milton

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1921 - Indianapolis, Indiana

8-Cylinder Frontenac

Driver - Tommy Milton

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1921 - Indianapolis, Indiana

8-Cylinder Frontenac

Driver - "Smiling" Ralph Mulford

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1921 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Albert Guyot in the #9 Duesenberg

Arthur Chevrolet standing next to car

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1921 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Frontenac of Jules Ellingboe

Arthur Chevrolet standing behind car

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1921 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Starting Grid for the 500

6 Frontenacs qualified in the field

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1921 - Indianapolis, Indiana

#27 Frontenac with Driver Tom Alley,

Mechanic Marcel Treyvoux was

Louie's Brother In-Law

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1921 - Indianapolis, Indiana

#28 Frontenac - C.W. Van Ranst

Van Ranst was Louie's Chief Engineer

(C.W. Van Ranst Collection)

May 1921 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Starting Grid for the 500

#2 of Milton & #28 of Van Ranst

(Ford Bergen Collection)

May 1921 - Indianapolis, Indiana

8-Cylinder Frontenac

Tommy Milton enroute to victory

(Frontenac Motor Company)

May 1921 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Tommy Milton receives checkered flag,

Louis celebrates with hands in air

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1921 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Tommy Milton receives checkered flag

(Enlargement)

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1921 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Victory Lane Celebration

Art, Louis, Tommy, & Barney

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1921 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Milton in Frontenac Wins The 500

Front Page Headline

(Indianapolis Star)

1921 Fronty Ford

Sept 1921 - Syracuse, New York

Fronty Ford in Competition,

Tommy Milton in Frontenac

(Dan Killecut Collection)

Sept 1921 - Syracuse, New York

Official Race Program

(ProgCovers.com)

October 1921 - Centerville, Indiana

Fronty Ford Race Car

Driver - Ralph Ormsby

(Indianapolis News)

1922 Indianapolis 500

May 1922 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Fronty Ford Race Car

Driver Jack Courtner & Arthur Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1922 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Fronty Ford damaged in practice,

Driver Tom Mulligan was

Art's Brother In-Law

(Indianapolis News)

May 1922 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Fronty Ford Race Car

Driver Glenn Howard & Arthur Chevrolet

(Motor Magazine)

May 1922 - Indianapolis, Indiana

#27 Monroe/Frontenac Race Car

Driver - Lora Corum

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1922 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Frontenac Race Car

Driver - "Cannon Ball" Baker

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1922 - Indianapolis, Indiana

#11 Frontenac Race Car

Driver - Peter DePaolo

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1922 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Barney Oldfield shares a a moment with

Arthur & Louis Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1922 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Frontenac Engines & Chassis

(Note Dual Carb Set-Up on 4-Cylinder)

(Motor Age)

May 1922 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Traditional driver line-up photo,

Louis Chevrolet on left in dark suit,

Arthur Chevrolet standing (far right)

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1922 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Starting Grid for 500

9 Frontenacs & 2 Fronty Fords in Field

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1922 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Field rolls away from grid

Frontenacs #2, #5, & #4

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1922 - Indianapolis, Indiana

#7 Frontenac of Peter DePaolo

"Smacks" Turn 4 Wall

(Newsreel Film Still)

1922 Test Sessions

November 1922 - Indianapolis, Indiana

#6 Frontenac - Private Test Session

Louis Chevrolet & Driver Dick Jennings

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

November 1922 - Indianapolis, Indiana

#6 Frontenac at Speed

Driver - Dick Jennings

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

November 1922 - Possibly St. Louis, MO

#6 Frontenac - Private Test Session

Louis Chevrolet & Driver Dick Jennings

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

1923 Rotary Valve    Scheel Frontenac

February 1923 - Scheel Catalog

Image of Herbert Scheel superimposed 

on picture of 1922 Frontenac Race Car

(Mark Herdman Collection)

May 1923 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Rotary Valve Scheel Engine

(Automotive Industries)

May 1923 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Rotary Valve Scheel Frontenac

Louis Chevrolet with Cuban Dignitaries

(Indianapolis Star)

May 1923 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Rotary Valve Scheel Frontenac

Louis Chevrolet in test session

(Jerry Gebby Collection)

May 1923 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Rotary Valve Scheel Frontenac

Louis Chevrolet in test session

(Motor Age)

May 1923 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Rotary Valve Scheel Frontenac

Louis Chevrolet in test session

(Jerry Gebby Collection)

1923 Indianapolis 500

Spring 1923 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Fronty Ford Race Car in raw aluminum,

Mr. Chevrolet supervises test session 

(FrontyVineyards.com)

Spring 1923 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Fronty Ford Race Car in raw aluminum,

Chevrolet team in private test session 

(Jarvis  Erickson Collection)

May 1923 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Fronty Ford Race Car

Driver L.L. Corum 

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1923 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Fronty Ford Race Car

Driver L.L. Corum with Art Chevrolet

(Postcard Image)

May 1923 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Fronty Ford Race Car (note windscreen)

Driver L.L. Corum with Art & Louie

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1923 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Fronty Ford Race Car

Arthur Chevrolet & L.L. Corum

(FrontyVineyards.com)

Official Program for the

1923 Indianapolis 500

(National Indy 500 Collectors Club)

May 1923 - Indianapolis, Indiana

#23 Fronty Ford Race Car

Driver L.L. Corum 

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

Race Ticket for the

1923 Indianapolis 500

(National Indy 500 Collectors Club)