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Midget racing in 1938


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#1 Cheater

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Posted 01 August 2017 - 10:05 AM

It's a short clip but a good one. This is the 1/6 mile Nutley (NJ) Velodrome, which was constructed in 1933 for bicycle racing. The first AAA-sanctioned midget race at Nutley was held on April 3, 1938, and this may in fact be film from that race.

 

Midget racing was extremely popular during its brief pre- and postwar heyday, which is shown by the nunber of fans in the bleachers in this clip.



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Posted 01 August 2017 - 02:31 PM

Short but sweet.







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