Not Every Vintage Motorsport Can Make a Comeback

Auto Polo by Collier's

Nor should they all. Then again, I’d sure like to see a rekindling of the New York/DC rivalry of Auto Polo’s heyday; when nightly Auto Polo matches could be attended in the Northeast United States. From the Auto Polo Wikipedia page: “A tally of the damages encountered by Hankinson’s British and American auto polo teams in 1924 revealed 1564 broken wheels, 538 burst tires, 66 broken axles, 10 cracked engines and six cars completely destroyed during the course of the year.”

Sounds like fun, right?

Best use of running boards ever.

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