Eddie Rickenbacker's race at Maywood Speedway photograph   Save
Eddie Rickenbacker's race at Maywood Speedway photograph
Description: Photograph of the start of Eddie Rickenbacker's race at Maywood Speedway near Chicago, Illinois, 1916. Rickenbacker is driving the Peugeot, #21. Edward Rickenbacker was born on October 8, 1890, in Columbus, Ohio. He raced with the Peugeot, Maxwell, and Prest-O-Lite Teams, before enlisting in the army during World War I and earning fame as an ace fighter pilot. Rickenbacker died in July 1973 in Switzerland. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL02927
Subjects: Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973; Automobile racing; Automobile racing drivers; Peugeot automobile
Places: Chicago (Illinois)