The original Marmon Wasp, what the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum considers the “Crown Jewel” of their collection, was lovingly displayed in the Shell Pioneering Performance Pavilion during SEMA. Reflecting on the historic marvel, IMSM’s Ellen Bireley and Mark Gessler of the Historic Vehicle Association, share the incredible story of Ray Harroun: a chauffeur turned inventor and Indy 500 winner.
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