Sport: Stutz v. Hispano-Suiza

Two big automobiles stood side by side, their motors rumbling, their front wheels on the starting-line of the Indianapolis speedway. At the flash of the signal the two roared off in a cloud of blue exhaust, the drivers handling their cars carefully, expertly, in anticipation of the 24-hour grind that lay ahead of them.

The cars were an American-built Stutz, owned by F. E. Moskovics, president of the Stutz Motor Car Co., and a French-made Hispano-Suiza, owned by Charles T. Weymann, famed motor car body designer and sportsman. Both were stock cars. The race was the result of an argument between Mr....

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!