Racing & Results 1919 to 1920

1919 Season

5/19/19 - Uniontown, Pennsylvania

100 Lap Event

Louis Chevrolet finishes in 2nd Place

(Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

5/20/19 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Practice for the Indy 500

4-Frontenacs qualify at over 100 MPH

(Indianapolis Star)

5/31/19 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Serious accidents mar Indy 500,

Louis Chevrolet finishes in 7th place

(Associated Press)

5/31/19 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Louis Chevrolet runs over electronic -

timing wire, cuts throat of competitor

(Motor Age)

5/31/19 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Louis Chevrolet enters into contract

with William Small to build Frontenacs

(Automobile Topics)

6/14/19 - Brooklyn, New York

Sheepshead Bay Speedway

Louis Chevrolet drops a valve

(Wire Report)

6/14/19 - Brooklyn, New York

Sheepshead Bay Speedway

Ralph Mulford wins twice in Frontenac

(Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

7/04/19 - Brooklyn, New York

Sheepshead Bay Speedway

Gaston Chevrolet breaks record

(New York Times)

7/04/19 - Tacoma, Washington

Tacoma Board Speedway

Louis Chevrolet wins 2-races

(Seattle Times)

7/30/19 - Syracuse, New York

Planning for New York State Fair,

Louis Chevrolet meets with organizers

(Syracuse Herald)

8/25/19 - Uniontown, Pennsylvania

AAA lifts suspension for

Gaston Chevrolet & Ira Vail

(Indianapolis News)

9/01/19 - Uniontown, Pennsylvania

Autumn Classic 200 lap race,

Joe Boyer & Gaston Chevrolet win event

(Automotive Industries)

9/06/19 - Johnstown, Pennsylvania

Luna Race Track - Special Match Race

Omar Toft vs. Gaston Chevrolet

(Pittsburgh Press)

9/20/19 - Brooklyn, New York

Sheepshead Bay Speedway

Louis Chevrolet wins 10-mile event

(New York Evening Telegram)

9/20/19 - Brooklyn, New York

Sheepshead Bay Speedway

Gaston Chevrolet wins 75-lap race

(New York Tribune)

10/12/19 - Cincinnati, Ohio

Louis Chevrolet recovering from burns,

Arthur & Gaston Chevrolet drive in race

(Arizona Republican)

Arthur Chevrolet

Behind the wheel of a 300 Frontenac

(The Henry Ford)

12/01/19 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Frontenac Motor Co. leaves New Jersey,

Chevrolet Brothers now in Indianapolis

(Indianapolis Star)

1920 Season

4/10/20 - Havana, Cuba

Program for Oriental Park Hippodrome

Louis Chevrolet races Frontenac

(Detroit Public Library)

4/10/20 - Havana, Cuba

Oriental Park Hippodrome

Louis Chevrolet races Frontenac

(Havana Daily Post)

5/24/20 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Practice for the Indy 500

Arthur Chevrolet is Hospitalized

(Indianapolis Star)

5/31/20 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Gaston Chevrolet Wins Indy 500

Victory Lane Celebration

(Indianapolis News)

5/31/20 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Gaston Chevrolet Wins Indy 500

Post Race Interview

(Indianapolis Star)

6/19/20 - Uniontown, Pennsylvania

Universal Trophy Race

Gaston Chevrolet has engine problems

(Motor Age)

7/04/20 - Tacoma, Washington

Tacoma Speedway - 200 mile race

Gaston Chevrolet finishes in 7th place

(Seattle Times)

7/10/20 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Louis Chevrolet retires from racing

(Lansing State Journal)

8/01/20 - Columbus, Ohio

100 Mile Dirt Track Event

Gaston Chevrolet wins race

(Motor Age)

8/28/20 - Elgin, Illinois

Elgin Road Race

Gaston Chevrolet bogged down in pits

(Wire Report)

9/06/20 - Uniontown, Pennsylvania

Autumn Classic 200-lap race

Gaston Chevrolet in minor accident

(Motor Age)

9/11/20 - Syracuse, New York

Syracuse Mile - New York State Fair

Gaston Chevrolet prepares car for race

(Syracuse Herald)

10/02/20 - Fresno, California

San Joaquin 200 mile race

Gaston Chevrolet finishes in 4th place

(Wire Report)

10/11/20 -Phoenix, Arizona

Arizona State Fair

Gaston Chevrolet cracks cylinder head

(Arizona Republican)

11/25/20 - Beverly Hills, California

Thanksgiving Day 250 mile race

Gaston Chevrolet killed in accident

(Los Angeles Times)

11/25/20 - Beverly Hills, California

Thanksgiving Day 250 mile race

Gaston Chevrolet killed in accident

(Los Angeles Times)

11/25/20 - Savannah, Georgia 

Louis Chevrolet in exhibition race

learns of his brother's passing

(Atlanta Constitution)

11/26/20 - Indianapolis, Indiana 

Local reaction to fatal accident,

Arthur Chevrolet notified about Gaston

(Indianapolis Star)