Racing & Results 1917 Season

1/24/17 - Detroit, Michigan

Louis in Detroit working on

"New Castings" for Frontenac engine

(Detroit Free Press)

5/10/17 - Uniontown, Pennsylvania

Frontenac Race Team

Victory "snatched" from Louis Chevrolet

(Motor Age)

5/30/17 - Cincinnati, Ohio

Sharonville Sweepstakes

Louis Chevrolet takes victory

(New York Times)

6/16/17 - Chicago, Illinois

Joe Boyer wrecks Frontenac

Louis Chevrolet finishes in 10th place

(Wire Report)

7/04/17 - Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha Derby

Louis Chevrolet breaks an axle

(Wire Report)

7/10/17 - The Automobile Journal

Technical article on Louie's

aluminum Frontenac race car

(by Chester S. Ricker)

7/14/17 - Minneapolis, Minnesota

Twin City Motor Speedway

Louis Chevrolet leads briefly

(Motor Age)

8/16/17 - Brooklyn, New York

Sheepshead Bay Speedway

Louis practicing for match race

(Brooklyn Standard Union)

8/18/17 - Brooklyn, New York

Special Match Race

Louis finishes 2nd to Ralph DePalma

(Automobile Journal)

9/03/17 - Chicago, Illinois

Maywood Board Track

Louis Chevrolet wins 100-mile event

(Wire Report)

9/15/17 - Providence, Rhode Island

Narragansett Park Race Track

Louis Chevrolet has competitive day

(New York Sun)

9/22/17 - Brooklyn, New York

Harkness Trophy Race

Louis Chevrolet wins race in record time

(Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

9/29/17 - Dayton, Ohio

Match Race

Barney Oldfield vs. Louis Chevrolet

(Xenia Daily Gazette)

9/29/17 - Trenton, New Jersey

Trenton Fair

Gaston Chevrolet battles Fire

(Wire Report)

10/08/17 - Chattanooga, Tennessee

Match Race

Barney Oldfield vs. Louis Chevrolet

(Jim O'Keefe Collection)

10/13/17 - Birmingham, Alabama

Match Race

Barney Oldfield vs. Louis Chevrolet

(New Orleans Times-Picayune)

10/13/17 - Chicago, Illinois

Maywood Board Track

Gaston Chevrolet racing in Frontenac

(Wire Report)

10/22/17 - New Orleans, Louisiana

Match Race

Barney Oldfield vs. Louis Chevrolet

(New Orleans Times-Picayune)

10/29/17 - Uniontown, Pennsylvania

Autumn Classic Automobile Race

Gaston Chevrolet has bad accident

(New York Times)

11/29/17 - Los Angeles, California

Ascot Park - Liberty Sweepstakes

Louis Chevrolet gives crowd a show

(Los Angeles Times)

12/08/17 - Los Angeles, California

Ascot Park Race Track

Louis Chevrolet tests Frontenac

(Los Angeles Times)

12/26/17 - Bakersfield, California

Match Race

Louis Chevrolet sets new 5-mile record

(El Paso Herald - Wire Report)