Love this video, filmed with a hand-held super-8 camera in 1949 it shows stock car racing at the Playland Park Speedway in Indiana. It does have some music in the background but far from the usual Youtube-deathmetal selection it’s actually pretty good and period accurate. Enjoy!

Founder & Senior Editor Silodrome

Ben Branch has had his work featured on CNN, Popular Mechanics, the official Smithsonian Magazine, Road & Track Magazine, the official Pinterest blog, the official eBay Motors blog, BuzzFeed, and many more.

Silodrome was founded by Ben back in 2010, in the years since the site has grown to become a world leader in the alternative and vintage motoring sector, with millions of readers around the world and hundreds of thousands of followers on social media.

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