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Put-in-Bay Road Races

Annual reunion features car shows, picnics, roundtable discussions, a vintage car parade, and films of early races when European cars sped at 100 mph on the otherwise quiet public roads of Put-in-Bay, Ohio, on Lake Erie, nearly 60 years ago. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

Tourists watch as the historic, foreign cars in the Put-in-Bay Road Race parade finish their first lap around the race route on the Ohio island. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Tourists watch as the historic, foreign cars in the Put-in-Bay Road Race parade finish their first lap around ...
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One of the many commemorative stones along the parade route. Enlarge | Buy This Photo One of the many commemorative stones along the parade route.
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Put-in-Bay Road Race parade coordinator Bob Williams discusses last minute details about the route with Put-in-Bay police Cpl. Ryan Stone. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Put-in-Bay Road Race parade coordinator Bob Williams discusses last minute details about the route with Put-in-Bay ...
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Dan Jadwisiak gets a kiss from Scarlet, his pet African Grey bird, as he sits by his 1969 MGC during the Put-in-Bay Road Race car show. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Dan Jadwisiak gets a kiss from Scarlet, his pet African Grey bird, as he sits by his 1969 MGC during ...
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Roger Sieling lifts the hood of his 1958 Lotus 11, which was raced by a former owner in the original Put-in-Bay Road Race in the 1950s. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Roger Sieling lifts the hood of his 1958 Lotus 11, which was raced by a former owner in the original ...
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This 1964 Triumph, from England, is owned by Mark Rollinson. Enlarge This 1964 Triumph, from England, is owned by Mark Rollinson.
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Mary Costich, from New Hampshire, holds the checkered flag as the car cross the finish line downtown. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Mary Costich, from New Hampshire, holds the checkered flag as the car cross the finish line downtown.
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Local vintage cars, like this German Volkswagen, were invited to join the Put-in-Bay Road Race parade around the Ohio island. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Local vintage cars, like this German Volkswagen, were invited to join the Put-in-Bay Road Race parade around the Ohio island.
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These historic race cars went about 35 miles per hour around the former race track, compared to the 100 miles speeds they reached during the actual races in the 1950s. Enlarge | Buy This Photo These historic race cars went about 35 miles per hour around the former race track, compared to the 100 miles ...
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Spectators can now watch a leisurely parade whereas Put-in-Bay visitors once stood on the streets as cars whizzed by in excess of 100 mph. Enlarge Spectators can now watch a leisurely parade whereas Put-in-Bay visitors once stood on the streets as cars whizzed ...
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