The Harry A. Miller Club Vintage Indy Car Exhibition, 2007

The Harry A. Miller Club Vintage Indy Car Exhibition was held July 7-8 at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds in West Allis, Wisc. The Club has done a great job of preserving a wonderfully cordial and open atmosphere for all attendees.  At what other event can you stand in pit row and watch and listen to the best historical race cars from around the world and then go and chat with the owners, drivers, and restorers at leisure?

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Cars in attendance included:

1932 Hudson Martz Special Bauman
1960 Meskowski Boone
1916 Miller Golden Sub Boudeman
1957 Meckowski - AJ Foyt Bowser
1961 Watson roadster Boyce
1930 Duesenberg C. Davis
1913 Mercer Indy T. Davis
1953 Kurtis 4000 Dittman
1960 Watson Dittman
1912 Cutting Indy Eby
1952 Kurtis-Chrysler 500A Freeman
1926 Bugatti Type 37A Holloway
1912 Mercer Raceabout 35 Lederer
1946 Jewell Special Lederer
1928 Front-drive LeFever
1923 Halley's Comet MB-Miller McConnell
1963 Watson roadster McConnell
1934 Glimore Special Sparks-Wierick Miller Mecum
1933 Ford - Fred Frame car Mecum
1922 Wisconsin Haugdahl Special Mittler
1913 Isotta Fraschini Mittler
1953 Kurtis 3000 Mueller
270 Offy Mueller
1933 Detroit Gasket Special Natenshon
1927 Miller 91 rear-drive Rasansky
1964 Watson Taylor
1963 Watson Thomas/Watson
1947 Indy car Truchan
1923 Miller Uihlein
1925 Miller front-drive Uihlein
1931 Miller-Bowes Uihlein
1937 Sparks "Big Six" Uihlein
1925 Duesenberg Uihlein



These videos were recorded on a Casio EXP-505 in MPEG-4 AVI format. The source file is DVD quality: 640x480, 30fps, with digital stereo audio. In order to accomodate various Internet speeds, the source files were compressed into Windows Media Video files, using Microsoft Movie Maker. The finished videos are available in two sizes: Small - 320x240, 358k bit rate; Large - 640x480, variable bit rate.

The recording location was directly across from the grandstands, facing the track, with the pits behind. The cars accelerate out of the turn off to the right, come down the grandstand straight from right to left, and then decelerate for the next turn. You can occasionally hear voices and other cars in the pit row that was right behind the recording location. To really hear how the cars sounded, connect a pair of full-range high quality speakers or headphones rather than tiny computer speakers.

    The Miller Golden Sub. 1.2 minute video of pull starting the car; car exiting the pits; on the track.
    Small 320x240, 2.9MB                    Large 640x480, 22MB

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