Yearly Archives: 2017

HARRY S. HARKNESS AUTO RACING

HARRY S. HARKNESS AUTO RACING H.S. Harkness in His Mercedes-Simplex,“Winning Five-Miles Event in 6:1 3-5, Grosse Pointe Track, Detroit.” Detroit Publishing Company, copyright 1902. Touring Turn-of-the-Century America: Photographs from the Detroit Publishing Company, 1880-1920, American Memory collections, Library of Congress. … Continue reading

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Harry Harkness in a Mercedes Simplex, at the Detroit Driving Club’s 1 Mile Track in Grosse Pointe.

Exhibition Run, Grosse Pointe, MI, 1903. Henry Ford driving the “999” in an Exhibition Run against Harry Harkness in a Mercedes Simplex, at the Detroit Driving Club’s 1 Mile Track in Grosse Pointe. Henry Ford and racing 1901 to 1913 … Continue reading

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Harry Harkness in a Mercedes Simplex, at the Detroit Driving Club's 1 Mile Track in Grosse Pointe.

Exhibition Run, Grosse Pointe, MI, 1903. Henry Ford driving the “999” in an Exhibition Run against Harry Harkness in a Mercedes Simplex, at the Detroit Driving Club’s 1 Mile Track in Grosse Pointe. Henry Ford and racing 1901 to 1913 … Continue reading

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