Blog Posts tagged with Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Indianapolis 500 presentation frame by Heintz Art Metal Smiths, 1913

1913 Indianapolis 500 Mile Race Sweepstakes Trophy at Antique Helper Auctions

Posted: October 04, 2012 12:08 Last Updated: | Antique Helper

We have had the privilege to offer some fantastic Indy 500 and auto racing-related treasures over the years. Thanks to the Duesenberg and Clarence Cagle Estates, and the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work with retired racer Jigger Sirois, we have all become, in some shape or form, race fans. For many of us, racing has always been a big deal. For others, it’s been the collections and rich history of auto racing that served as the bait. We can unequivocally state that we all love auto racing and all of the interesting and amazing bits and pieces of memorabilia that go with it. ...


Indianapolis Motor Speedway poster from inaugural race, 1909, fetches $24,000

1909 Indianapolis Motor Speedway from Cagle Estate brings $24,000 at Antique Helper

Posted: April 04, 2012 10:41 Last Updated: | Antique Helper

March 25 might have marked the season opener for the 2012 Indy Car Series, but that wasn’t the only Indy Car- event that piqued the interest of auto racing fans that weekend;  they were also keeping a watchful eye on Antique Helper’s March 24 Art & Antiques Auction, featuring racing memorabilia from the estate of Clarence Cagle.   This wasn’t the first time Antique Helper played host to an important auto racing memorabilia auction.  In 2006, the company presented The Duesenberg Estate and in June of 2011, Antique Helper joined forces with retired racer Jigger S...


Clarence Cagle

Antique Helper to offer Fresh-to-the Market Indy 500 Memorabilia from Clarence Cagle Estate March 24

Posted: March 20, 2012 08:41 Last Updated: | Antique Helper

  It’s not every day that we get to offer fresh-to-the market Indy 500 Memorabilia.  It’s also not every day that you can say that the items offered once belonged to Clarence Cagle.  Clarence Cagle wasn’t just another guy at the track.   Ask anyone who grew up in Speedway or around the Indy 500 scene and they’re sure to have a tale to tell about the man who worked for 30 years as Track Superintendent, then Vice President of Speedway Corp.    He was known to work 20 hour days at the track; he called it his baby. Taking on the job in 1946...


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