National Geographic : 1936 Jul
Photograph byHarris W.Reynolds "THEY'RE OFF!" IN THIS ROAD RACE THAT BEGINS WITH A SPRINT AS DRIVERS DASH TOTHEIR MIDGET CARS The starter has waved his flag. Contestants, who were lined up across the roadway, scramble into their machines,motors idling. One driver leaps belatedly from the sidelines, while another has his car already under way. Starting positions are determined on a handicap basis, smallercars being placed near thehead oftheline. This race is run on a "circuit" of winding roads on a private estate at Wayland, near Boston (page 57).