Racing drivers similar to or like Barney Oldfield

American pioneer automobile racer; his "name was synonymous with speed in the first two decades of the 20th century". Wikipedia

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    American automobile racing driver active in the 1920s, considered by many historians to be a legend in the sport on par with 1960s British World Driving Champion Jim Clark. During a "remarkable if all too short" career, Lockhart won numerous races on dirt, board tracks, the 1926 Indianapolis 500, and set a world land speed record for a distance average. Wikipedia

  • Erwin Baker

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  • Louis Meyer

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  • American racecar driver. He won the AAA National Championship in 1946, 1947 and 1948 and collected 24 wins, 12 second-place finishes and 13 third-place finishes in 71 major American open-wheel races prior to his death at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds at the age of 38. Wikipedia


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    • In 1909, automobile race pioneer Barney Oldfield was the first celebrity to endorse Pepsi-Cola, describing it as "A bully drink...refreshing, invigorating, a fine bracer before a race."Pepsi-Wikipedia
    • Barney Oldfield's success at the Mile helped make him a legend.Milwaukee Mile-Wikipedia
    • Teaming up with former racing cyclist Tom Cooper, Ford also produced the 80+ horsepower racer "999," which Barney Oldfield was to drive to victory in a race in October 1902.Henry Ford-Wikipedia
    • In American popular culture, his name has become synonymous with speed, as with Barney Oldfield in the early twentieth century and Stirling Moss in the United Kingdom.Mario Andretti-Wikipedia
    • The Bullet was defeated in another Ford by famed driver Barney Oldfield, but two more Bullet race cars were built.Winton Motor Carriage Company-Wikipedia
    • One such event occurred in 1902 when Barney Oldfield set a one-mile (1.6 km) record in an automobile at Empire City Race Track.Yonkers Raceway & Empire City Casino-Wikipedia

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