Some early major midget car manufacturers include Kurtis Kraft s to s and Solar — Midgets are intended to be driven for races of relatively short distances, usually 2. Early midget races were held on board tracks previously used for bicycle racing. Angell Park Speedway in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin near Madison is another major track in the United States operating since the first half of the twentieth century. Soon after in Australia, speedcar racing became popular with the first Australian Speedcar Championship being contested in Melbourne in , its popularity running through the country's "golden era" of the s and s.
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Members Of the racing fraternity of the Atlantic coast claim that they began the sport. Those who follow the peewee game on the Pacific coast will swear to it that their section Of the country introduced midgets to the Speed fans just four years ago. While in one respect both are wrong, statistics and records show that those of the Golden Gate State are nearest to being right. Any old-time race fan, who was on the Pacific coast Venice, California, in , to be exact will answer the question " Where and when was the first midget auto-race held in the United States? The next year a road-race was planned for these baby cars in Culver City, California, which proved to be the starting-point in the speed career of the famous Harry Hartz, then seventeen years ,old, who later became the A. Later, this juvenile bunch of knights of the roaring road organised a racing-association among themselves, and held regular races, including a Junior Indianapolis Classic on the old Ascot track, now the site of the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. In these " baby smoke-eaters" ventured to the San Francisco World's Fait, where they ran off Several races before an awe struck crowd of 20, persons.
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