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1915 Maxwell Racer

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Here's some photos of a 1915 Maxwell racer that held the stock car record up Mt. Wilson in southern California. Howard Dennis

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Dave, Maxwell did the same thing that manufacturers do today they created engines for the track that had no resemblance to their showroom product whatsoever. They varied so much that the first version didn't even run on gasoline it used kerosene. Howard Dennis

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Guess the second question is why Eddie Rickenbacker drove a Maxwell?

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Ahhhhh..... 1915 duh. The Rickenbacker Auto Company didn't start until 1920...

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