Indian "Daytona" Dry-Lakes Racing Motorcycle

of black and cream Indian
    In April, 1920,  Indian set 8 new world records for so-called "standard-valve" motors.  The racing version of the Powerplus motor that was used to set these records was subsequently known as the Indian  "Daytona,"  for the beach race course where the records were set.  Throughout the 1920's,  the Springfield manufacturer built a variety of racers around their record-setting,  "Daytona,"  motor. This Indian "Daytona" racer was originally owned by Sam Parriot who raced it at Muroc Dry Lake in Southern California.
Restoration by Brad Wilmarth
Petersburg, Virginia, USA

Installed:  April 12, 1997
Revised:  June 28, 2003