Race Cars 1924 to 1935

1924 Indianapolis 500

May 1924 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Custom Crankshaft for Fronty Ford

Clarence Warnock & Arthur Chevrolet

(Jarvis Erickson Collection)

May 1924 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Double Overhead Cam Fronty Ford

Exhaust Side

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1924 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Double Overhead Cam Fronty Ford

Carburetor/Intake Side

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1924 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Speedway Pit Lane

Fronty Ford Race Cars

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1924 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Fronty Ford Race Car in Gasoline Alley,

Barber Warnock Team & Art Chevrolet

(xxxxx)

May 1924 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Fronty Ford Race Car

Henry Ford and Louis Chevrolet

(The Henry Ford)

May 1924 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Fronty Ford Race Car

Henry Ford and Louis Chevrolet

(Kettering University)

May 1924 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Speedway Pit Lane

Fronty Ford Race Cars

(The Henry Ford)

May 1924 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Barber Warnock Team in Pit Lane

Arthur Chevrolet standing in center

(FrontyVineyards.com)

May 1924 - Indianapolis, Indiana

#28 Fronty Ford Race Car

Driver - Alfred Moss

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1924 - Indianapolis, Indiana

#27 Fronty Ford Race Car

Driver - Fred Harder & Arthur Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1924 - Indianapolis, Indiana

#26 Fronty Ford Race Car

Driver - Bill Hunt

(The Henry Ford)

May 1924 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Fronty Ford Race Car

Driver - Alfred Moss

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1924 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Fronty Ford Race Car

Arthur Chevrolet supervises pit stop

(The Henry Ford)

May 1924 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Fronty Ford Race Car is shown

being pushed after pit stop

(The Henry Ford)

1924 Havana, Cuba

8/19/24 - Havana, Cuba

Louis visits the Oriental Park Track

and makes front page news

(La Prensa)

August 1924 - Havana, Cuba

Fronty Ford with 183 Frontenac Engine

Driver - Louis Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

1925 Indianapolis 500

May 1925 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Fronty Ford Race Car (Skelly Special),

Driver Milt Jones with Arthur Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1925 - Indianapolis, Indiana

#22 FIAT Race Car

Driver Pietro Bordino with Art Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1925 - Indianapolis, Indiana

#17 Miller Race Car

Driver Ralph Hepburn & Louis Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1925 - Indianapolis, Indiana

#4 Miller Race Car

Driver Tommy Milton with Art Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1925 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Miller Race Car

Driver Lora Corum with Art Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1925 - Indianapolis, Indiana

#12 Duesenberg & Peter DePaolo,

Louis Chevrolet waives checkered flag

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

1926 Indianapolis 500

May 1926 - Indianapolis, Indiana

DOHC SuperCharged FWD Fronty

Driver Jack McCarver with Art Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1926 - Indianapolis, Indiana

DOHC SuperCharged FWD Fronty

Art Chevrolet kneeling

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1926 - Indianapolis, Indiana

DOHC SuperCharged FWD Fronty

Driver Jack McCarver with Art Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1926 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Fronty Ford Race Car (Hamlin Special)

Driver Jack McCarver with Art Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1926 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Fronty Ford Race Car (Hamlin Special)

Driver Jack McCarver with Art Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1926 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Fronty Ford Race Car (Hamlin Special)

Driver Jack McCarver with Team

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1926 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Supercharged Argyle Schmidt Special

Driver L.L. Corum with Art Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1926 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Miller Race Car

Peter DePaolo & Louis Chevrolet

(Indianapolis News)

May 1926 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Traditional drivers line up photo

Arthur & Louis Chevrolet kneeling

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1926 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Chrysler Imperial 80 Pace Car

Louis Chevrolet pacing the field

(Indianapolis News)

May 1926 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Chrysler Imperial 80 Pace Car

Louis Chevrolet leading the field

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1926 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Chrysler Imperial 80 Pace Car

Louis Chevrolet heads for green flag

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

1928 Indianapolis Motor Speedway

April 1928 - Special 24 Hour Race  

Stutz Black Hawk vs. Hispano Suiza,

Louis Chevrolet seen in the pits

(Dick Wallen Collection)

May 1928 - Indianapolis 500  

Winner Louis Meyer & Miller Race Car,

Louis Chevrolet seen in Victory Lane

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

Official Program for the

1928 Indianapolis 500

(National Indy 500 Collectors Club)

1929 Indianapolis 500

April 1929 - Indianapolis, Indiana 

French Delage Racer of Louis Chiron,

Louis Chevrolet assisted team for race

(Indianapolis Star)

April 1929 - Indianapolis, Indiana 

Cliff Durant, Louis Chiron, and Louis Chevrolet inspecting Delage race car

(Wire Report)

May 1929 - Indianapolis, Indiana 

French Delage Racer of Louis Chiron,

Louis Chevrolet assisted team for race

(ebay Auction)

May 1929 - Indianapolis, Indiana 

6-Cylinder Amilcar of Jules Moriceau,

with Ralph DePalma & Louis Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1929 - Indianapolis, Indiana 

#27 FWD Miller of Albert Karnatz

Art Chevrolet with owner Tom Mulligan

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

May 1929 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Traditional drivers line up photo

Louis Chevrolet standing in center

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

1930 Indianapolis 500

SOHC Fronty Ford Engine 

Carburetor / Intake Side

Used by Chet Miller in 1930 Indy 500

(Museum of American Speed)

May 1930 - Indianapolis, Indiana

SOHC Fronty Ford with Chet Miller,

car was owned by Reed & Mulligan,

Tom Mulligan was Art's Brother in Law

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

SOHC Fronty Ford Engine 

Exhaust Header Side

Used by Chet Miller in 1930 Indy 500

(Museum of American Speed)

1931 Indianapolis 500

May 1931 - Indianapolis, Indiana

DOHC Fronty Ford with Gene Haustein,

car was owned by Reed & Mulligan,

Tom Mulligan was Art's Brother in Law

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

DOHC "Stagger Valve" Fronty Ford

Engine utilized Model A Ford block

Intake & Exhaust Ports on each side

(Museum of American Speed)

DOHC "Stagger Valve" Fronty Ford

Engine utilized Model A Ford block

Intake & Exhaust Ports on each side 

(Museum of American Speed)

1932 Indianapolis 500

Track Credentials for the 

1932 Indianapolis 500

(National Indy 500 Collectors Club)

May 1932 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Fronty Ford with Gene Haustein

Car was owned by Reed & Mulligan

Entry failed to qualify for race

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

Ticket Stub for the 

1932 Indianapolis 500

(National Indy 500 Collectors Club)

1933 Indianapolis 500

May 1933 - Indianapolis, Indiana

#23 Goldberg Special 

16-Cylinder Marmon w/ Cooper Chassis

Driver Ralph Hepburn with Art Chevrolet

(GentlemanIndiana.blogspot)

May 1933 - Indianapolis, Indiana 

Brief article on 16-Cylinder Marmon

Arthur Chevrolet prepped car for race

(Indianapolis Star)

May 1933 - Indianapolis, Indiana 

C.S. Goldberg Team

Art Chevrolet standing in back

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

1935 Indianapolis 500

Spring 1935 - Dearborn, Michigan 

Construction of Miller-Ford race cars,

Arthur Chevrolet seen in white overalls

(Shutterstock.com)

Spring 1935 - Dearborn, Michigan 

Art Chevrolet working on axle half shaft

assembly of Miller-Ford race car

(Wayne State University)

May 1935 - Indianapolis, Indiana 

Arthur Chevrolet seen in the pits 

tuning Miller-Ford V-8 race car

(Shutterstock.com)

May 1935 - Indianapolis, Indiana 

Brief report on George Bailey's V-8 Ford

Art Chevrolet prepped car for race

(Indianapolis Star)

May 1935 - Indianapolis, Indiana 

#35 Ford V-8 with Driver George Bailey

Art Chevrolet prepped car for race

(Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

Official Race Program for the

1935 Indianapolis 500

(National Indy 500 Collectors Club)