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Louis Brown, circa 1930 | by The Urbana Free Library Digital Collections
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Louis Brown, circa 1930

Louis Brown, of Speedway Garage, Champaign, IL was a dirt track racer at various state fairs and other events all over the county. It was reported that his car had a top speed of around 110 miles per hour.

 

"Louis Brown" Box 539. Special Collections. Champaign County Historical Archives, Urbana, Illinois.

 

Part of CCHA's blog post: Start Your Engines

 

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Uploaded on June 14, 2017