Racing & Results 1911 to 1916

1911 Season

5/08/11 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Buick team prepares for Indy 500

Louis & Arthur Chevrolet

(Indianapolis Star)

5/14/11 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Practice for the Indy 500

Arthur Chevrolet flips Buick race car

(Indianapolis Star)

5/26/11 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Practice for the Indy 500, Louis takes

Buick over 100 miles per hour

(Flint Daily Journal / Associated Press)

5/26/11 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Buick Racing Team

Louis Chevrolet files post entry for 500

(Indianapolis News)

5/30/11 - Indianapolis, Indianapolis

Inaugural Indianapolis 500

Arthur Chevrolet breaks crankshaft

(Indianapolis News)

5/30/11 - Indianapolis, Indianapolis

Inaugural Indianapolis 500

Louis Chevrolet offers relief to Burman

(Indianapolis News)

5/31/11 - Fort Wayne, Indiana

Buick team & executives

dine in Fort Wayne after 500 mile race

(Fort Wayne Sentinel)

6/21/11 - Detroit, Michigan

Louis Chevrolet withdraws entry from the French Grand Prix Race

(New York Times)

Arthur Chevrolet

Candid Photograph

(Henry Winterhoff Collection)

1914 Season

10/09/14 - Newport, Indiana

Newport Hill Climbing Event

Arthur Chevrolet wins driving a Chevy

(Brazil Daily Times)

11/04/14 - Los Angeles, California

Cactus Derby Race

Louis Chevrolet testing Chevy in desert

(Los Angeles Times)

11/04/14 - Prescott, Arizona

Cactus Derby Event

Louis Chevrolet has bad luck in race

(Santa Ana Register)

1915 Season

4/26/15 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Chevrolet Race Team of William Small,

Gaston was a mechanician for Doughty

(Brazil Daily Times)

5/21/15 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Cornelian Race Car

Joe Boyer qualifies car for Louis

(Indianapolis News)

5/31/15 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Cornelian Race Car

Louis Chevrolet's first Indy 500

(Indianapolis News)

6/07/15 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Delage Race Car

Louis Chevrolet prepares for Chicago

(Indianapolis News)

6/07/15 - Chicago, Illinois

Delage Race Car

Louis Chevrolet in practice for race

(Indianapolis News)

7/04/15 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Chevrolet Race Team of William Small,

Arthur Chevrolet to compete in races

(Indianapolis Star)

7/08/15 - Bluffton, Indiana

Chevrolet Race Team of William Small,

Gaston Chevrolet injured in accident

(Indianapolis Star)

9/16/15 - Detroit, Michigan

Healy Garage - Grand River Avenue

Louis Chevrolet builds Frontenac racer

(Detroit Free Press)

11/10/15 - Detroit, Michigan

Healy Garage - Grand River Avenue

Louis Chevrolet builds Frontenac racer

(Detroit Free Press)

11/12/15 - Detroit, Michigan

Aluminum Convention

Louis Chevrolet tests Frontenac racer

(The Automobile)

11/20/15 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Automobile Convention

Louis meets with William Small

(Indianapolis News)

12/17/15 - Detroit, Michigan

Frontenac Motor Company is created,

Louis Chevrolet is principal shareholder

(The Automobile)

1916 Season

5/30/16 - Indianapolis, Indiana

#8 Frontenac

Louis & Gaston with Joe Boyer

(Indianapolis News)

6/10/16 - Chicago, Illinois

Maywood Board Track Event

Frontenac Team slated to compete

(Wire Report)

6/20/16 - Detroit Michigan

Frontenac Race Cars

Louis Chevrolet addresses problems

(Detroit Free Press)

7/02/16 - Detroit Michigan

Frontenac to race at Minneapolis,

team dealing with engine problems

(Detroit Free Press)

8/19/16 - Chicago, Illinois

Frontenac Race Car

Louis Chevrolet cuts lap at 107 MPH

(Wire Report)

8/19/16 - Chicago, Illinois

Frontenac Race Car

Louie looses an engine in practice

(Wire Report)

9/04/16 - Cincinnati, Ohio

Frontenac Race Car

Louis Chevrolet qualifies car for race

(Cincinnati Enquirer)

9/05/16 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Sunbeam Race Car

Louis parks Frontenac for Indy Event 

(Indianapolis News)

9/09/16 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Sunbeam Race Car

Louis Chevrolet has 2 podium finishes  

(Wire Report)

9/29/16 - Brooklyn, New York

Astor Cup - Sheepshead Bay Speedway

Louis Chevrolet practices at 115 MPH  

(Wire Report)

9/30/16 - Brooklyn, New York

Astor Cup - Sheepshead Bay Speedway

Louis Chevrolet drops out early in race  

(Wire Report)

10/01/16 - Detroit Michigan

Frontenac Motor Company

Engineer Victor Gauvreau leaves firm  

(Society of Automotive Engineers)

10/14/16 - Chicago, Illinois

"Ben Hur" Delage Race Car

Louis Chevrolet is scratched from race  

(The Automobile)

12/02/16 - Uniontown, Pennsylvania

Universal Films Trophy Race

Louis Chevrolet wins in Frontenac  

(The Automobile)

12/05/16 - Uniontown, Pennsylvania

Bison Theatre

Movie of Race shown in local cinema  

(The Morning Herald - Uniontown, PA)