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“500” Drivers Wear Flame-Proofed Uniforms

Issue 6 and Volume 112.

“500” Drivers Wear Flame-Proofed Uniforms All drivers in the recent Indianapolis “500” auto race on Memorial Day wore uniforms treated with a fire-retarding solution. Use of boric acid-borax flamoproofing was ordered by United States Auto Club officials after a driver was severely burned in a wreck during a practice trial earlier in the month.

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