Article Index


 

Oldfield's Track Victories

10/23/1902

Grosse Point, MI

Manufacturer’s Cup Challenge

:05:20.0

5

56.2

999

12/1/1902

Grosse Point, MI

1 mi. Dirt Track - Track Record

:01:01.2

1

59

999

5/30/1903

Yonkers, NY

Empire City 1 mi. dirt track

:05:31.0

5

54.2

999

7/18/1903

Jackson, MS

Jackson 1/2 mile dirt track

:01:16.0

1

47.5

999

7/25/1903

Yonkers, NY

Empire City 1 mi dirt track - track record

:55.8

1

65

999

11/22/1903

Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles 1 mi dirt track - track record

:54.6

1

65.6

Winton Bullet

10/29/1904

Yonkers, NY

Empire City 1 mi dirt track - 10 mi standing start record

:09:12.6

10

64.9

Peerless Green Dragon II

12/9/1909

Dallas, TX

Dallas 1 mi dirt track

:47:18.0

50

63.5

Benz

4/8/1910

Los Angeles, CA

Playa del Ray 1 mi Motordrome (inaugural)

:36.22

1

99

Benz

8/8/1910

Philadelphia, PA

Point Breeze 1 mi dirt track (6 hour race)

 

261

43.5

Knox

Feb. 1913

Playa del Ray

Banked Board Track

 

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-

Christie

Feb. 22, 1913

Imperial Valley, Ca.

Imperial Valley Road Race

4:41:00

203

 

Fiat

10/10/1914

Los Angeles to Phoenix

7th Cactus Derby, 671 mi. Desert Road Race

01:00.0

671 mi.

29.1

Stutz

3/17/1915

Venice, California

Venice Grand Prix

24:09.4

300 mi.

68.5

Maxwell

3/20/1915

Tucson, Arizona

Tucson Road Race, 2.1 mi course

31:59.0

103

67.3

Maxwell

5/16/1918

Uniontown, Pennsylvania 1 1/8 mi. Board Speedway

5 5/8 mi. Match Race

:03:18.51

5 5/8

102

Golden Submarine

7/18/1918

Uniontown, Pennsylvania 1 1/8 mi. Board Speedway

5 5/8 mi. Match Race

:03:20.0

5 5/8

101

Golden Submarine

5/21/1927

Culver City, California 1 1/4 mi. Board Speedway

1000 mi. Closed Body Stock Car Run

05:00.0

1000 mi.

76.4

Hudson

Barney Oldfield's Speed Trial Wins

6/19/1903

Indiana Fairgrounds 1 mi. dirt track

First circular mile under 60 seconds in US

:59.6

1

60.4

999

7/4/1903

Columbus, OH

5 mi. exhibition

:05:00.6

5

60

999

 

 

1904 World’s Records made in Peerless Green Dragon II

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 mi :00:51.2 70 mph

 

 

 

 

 

 

5 mi :04:30.0 66.5 mph

 

 

 

 

 

 

10 mi :09:12.0 65.0 mph

 

 

 

 

 

 

15 mi :14:05.0 63.7 mph

 

 

 

 

 

 

20 mi :18:45.4 64 mph

 

 

 

 

 

 

25 mi :23:38.6 63.2 mph

 

 

 

 

 

 

30 mi :28:38.8 62.9 mph

 

 

 

 

 

 

35 mi :33:36.6 62.2 mph

 

 

 

 

 

 

40 mi :38:31.6 62.4 mph

 

 

 

 

 

 

45 mi :43:29.0 62.4 mph

 

 

 

 

 

 

50 mi :48:39.2 62 mph

 

 

 

 

8/19/1909

Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis 2 1/2 mi Macadam Motor Speedway (Inaugural) - 1 mi speed trial

:43.0

1

83.1

Benz

3/16/1910

Daytona-Ormond Beach, FL

1 mi straightaway record

:27.33

1

131.72

Blitzen Benz

3/16/1910

Daytona-Ormond Beach, FL

5 mi straightaway record

:27.33

5

128.88

Blitzen Benz

12-Sep

Cleveland, OH

2 mi. track

:1:35.8

2

-

Christie

13-Apr

Bakersfield, CA

dirt track

:46.4

1

-

Christie

5/28/1916

Indianapolis, IN

Brickyard Record - first over 100mph at Indy

:1:27.7

3

102.6

Christie

8/9/1917

St. Louis, Missouri, 1 mi. Dirt Track

Non-competitive Speed Records:

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 mi: :00:45.00 80 mph

 

 

 

 

 

 

2 mi: :01:30.40 79.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

3 mi: :02:17.60 78.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

4 mi: :03:05.60 77.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

5 mi: :03:53.60 77.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

10 mi: :07:56.20 75.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

15 mi: :12:00.80 75.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

20 mi: :15:52.20 75.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

25 mi: :19:57.60 75.4

 

 

 

 

 

 

25 mi: :19:57.60 75.4

 

 

 

 

 

 

50 mi: :40:47.60 73.5

 

 

 

 

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