Prest-O-Lite Trophy Race

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The Prest-O-Lite Trophy Race was an automobile race held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in each of the two years prior to the first Indianapolis 500. The trophy was sponsored by the Prest-O-Lite Company, a manufacturer of automotive lighting systems. Carl Fisher and James Allison, two of the four co-founders of the Speedway, were also two of the three co-founders of Prest-O-Lite.

Race results[edit]

Year Date Winning Driver Car Race Distance Time of Race Winning Speed Starting
Miles Laps
1909 Aug 19 United States Bob Burman Buick 250 100 04:38:57.40 53.772 mph 9
1910 May 27 United States Tom Kincaid National 100 40 01:23:43.12 71.670 mph 6