An Indianapolis 100 mile leaders trophy for Frank Lockhart May, 30th 1927,
Lot 26
An Indianapolis 500 100-mile leader's trophy awarded to Frank Lockhart, May 30th, 1927,
Sold for US$ 10,625 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
An Indianapolis 500 100-mile leader's trophy awarded to Frank Lockhart, May 30th, 1927,
manufactured by Derby S.P. CO. International, a silver plated loving cup design with general ornate features around the base, handles, and top, inscribed Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce trophy for driver leading at 100 miles Indianapolis Speedway 500 mile race May 30, 1927, some wear to plating and dents are apparent. 17½in. high.

Footnotes

  • In 1927, Lockhart qualified on the pole for the Indy 500 in his Perfect Circle Miller. He led the opening 81 laps, and a full 107 before his car broke a connecting rod, nonetheless he set an opening lap-leader record that stood for 64 years. He won five more AAA championship events in 1927.
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